Reminder- Teaching Awards

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Please note that the closing date for submission of documentation relating to Teaching Innovation Awards is Friday 7th March 2014, directly to the Teaching Centre. For applications relating to Research-informed Teaching Awards, the closing date is Monday 28th April 2014. Further details on Teaching Innovation Awards can be found on the Teaching Centre website. FurtherRead more

GPA: An alternative to degree classifications?

It is well recognised that there are limitations and issues in the use of the UK honours degree classification system (e.g. current grade classifications do not provide sufficient information to distinguish between graduates). The adoption of a single GPA system, as commonly used in many countries, could provide key benefits including a finer granularity ofRead more

Promotion to Senior Lecturer – May 2014 Round

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Please note that the deadline for submission of documentation relating to the teaching element of Promotion applications is Friday 4th April 2014, directly to the Teaching Centre. If you would like to arrange an advisory meeting with Nick Allsopp, Head of Academic Practice, please e-mail Jo Wilkins – j.wilkins@lboro.ac.uk Further guidance on the Promotion processRead more

Student and Staff Partnership (10 Education Priorities)

This academic year the Union and University have been working together in a close partnership to improve the Academic Experience. We have created a list of 10 Education Priorities that we have been working on together. I am excited to announce that there has been definite improvement and positive movements surrounding the 10 points. WeRead more

Higher Education Academy upcoming events

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The Higher Education Academy has reminded us of two events they are running regarding change in learning and teaching: Leading Transformation in Learning and Teaching The application deadline for Leading Transformation in Learning and Teaching is Friday 14 February 2014. The programme starts Wednesday 5 March 2014. The Leadership Foundation and Higher Education Academy haveRead more

Your Education Week- An Update

This week has seen Your Education Week across the campus, with various events and stalls asking students to comment on their education and what they would like improved across the institution. We have used the 10 Education Priorities as a basis for our questions during the week:- Over campus Programme Presidents and Programme Reps haveRead more

The Practice to Academy Transition – Presentation

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Venue: Rutland Building room 0:02 Date / time: 1 Nov 2013 14:00 – 15:00 Presenter: Ian Solomonides, Macquarie University, Sydney           ‘She had tricked him. She had made him leave his old self behind and come into her world, and then before he was really at home in it but tooRead more

Your Education

Hi, I’m Becky your new Vice President of Education at the Students’ Union. I would like to start by saying hello and welcome to the new year. I’d like to introduce you to a basic idea of what ‘Your Education’ is this year and how I will be working alongside the Union and the University to improve the student academic experience.Read more

Employability in Action update

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Employability in Action is an initiative led by the Careers and Employability Centre to develop and promote employability and career planning skills within and alongside the academic curriculum.  At the first event held on the 15th March 2013, academic staff and professional services staff came together:  •To showcase some of the existing work that isRead more

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