Universities and schools must take action to reduce the crippling workload that teachers and academics are facing. This issue has once again been highlighted this week by the BBC, regrettably with a story about a widow who blames her husband’s HE marking workload for his tragic suicide. Follow this link to read more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-47296631 … Read more » about Urgent Action Needed to Tackle Marking Mountains- Is AI one solution?
Dr Marketa Zezulkova, Charles University, Prague, has been leading the collaborative work on Digital toolkits with Bournemouth Universities Dr David Biggins and Professor Debbie Holley. Session Description The tensions of UK Higher Education environment metrics (cf Research Excellence Framework (REF), Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF)) can be seen in drivers of digital… Read more » about Professor Debbie Holley talks Digital Toolkits at #ALTC
A bumper policy update for you packed full of political changes and arguments, and BU gets a mention in the House of Commons. Enjoy the sunny bank holiday weekend! Political News Amber Rudd resigned on Sunday. Replacing her are Penny Mordaunt and Sajid Javid. Penny Mordaunt (Secretary of State for International Development) will replace her… Read more » about HE policy update for the w/e 4th May 2018
Dear colleagues, find below some friendly, informal and free creative craft and wellbeing drop-in activities you might be interested in: ART AT BU Well Made Craft Workshops 2017-18 Final