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Thursday, 5 April 2012


EVENT - Surveys for Enhancement Conference
National College for School Leadership, Nottingham
17 May 2012

This conference will present research and practice on the use of student surveys for the improvement of learning and teaching. It will be of interest to senior managers with strategic learning and teaching roles, educational developers, policy and quality enhancement professionals, pedagogic researchers and lecturers at the chalk face. The conference will cover a wide range of issues around the use of survey data, focusing particularly on the National Student Survey.
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EVENTS - SEDA Workshops - UK Professional Standards Framework for Teaching and Supporting Learning: from PG certs to provision at all levels
Edinburgh Napier University
29 May 2012
University of Birmingham
11 June 2012

Due to demand, this workshop is also being held at Edinburgh and Birmingham (in addition to Birkbeck University of London, 24 April 2012). Most universities and HE colleges provide Post Graduate Certificates or equivalent courses for staff new to HE teaching. These events will share expertise and explore models of provision and HR processes for developing and rewarding across the whole range.

EVENT - NUS and HEA Student Engagement Conference
The Powers and Perils of Partnership
Radisson by Park Inn Hotel, Nottingham
12 - 13 June 2012

This two-day conference on student engagement, organised by NUS and the Higher Education Academy, will highlight some of the ways that NUS and the HEA have been working to embed student engagement at the heart of every institution. It will include its projects on student-led teaching awards and widening engagement and more.
NEWS – reminder about HEA Travel Fund

The HEA travel fund will enable staff and students in UK higher education to exchange and disseminate good practice in learning, teaching and assessment and engage with their peers. The funding may be used to help the applicant(s) attend conferences, network meetings and special interest groups that are being run in the UK. Individuals can apply for up to £300 and teams for up to £500.

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