The latest edition of the Advance HE update includes:
- Information about Small Development Project grants and how to apply
- The latest publication on guiding principles for teaching promotions
- Thought pieces on employability, networking and leadership development
- PRES Survey results
- Information on Advance HE’s look at addressing subject challenges and how you can get involved
- An Athena SWAN update
- And dates for your diary
Newcastle University staff can view the newsletter here (log in needed).
Please get in touch with LTDS@ncl.ac.uk with any questions.
Information gathering: future demand for online exams and in course tests
The eAssessment and Feedback Steering Group are currently gathering information about potential demand for online exams and in course tests in the next 5 years.
We are asking all colleagues who are interested in introducing a new online exam (whether for a new module, or a change to assessment method in a current module) to complete a short online form for each potential new exam.
The information collected will be used to gauge demand and assist in planning future provision.
Continue reading “June 2018 Learning and Teaching Newsletter”
Advance HE continuing to support the HEA Fellowship network
As you’ll probably have seen in the press Advance HE is the new agency formed from the merger of the Equality Challenge Unit, the Higher Education Academy and the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education.
However your Fellowship post-nominals to demonstrate Fellowship status: AFHEA, FHEA, SFHEA, PFHEA will stay the same. If you’re just going through the process of applying for fellowship, it too is not changing and our accreditation for programmes is continuing.
New or innovative approaches to Learning and Teaching
The ULTSEC Innovation fund provides a fantastic opportunity for you to propose and develop projects with real benefit to learning. Continue reading “May 2018 Learning and Teaching Newsletter”
Vice-Chancellor’s Education Excellence Awards
Applications are now open for the all-new Vice-Chancellor’s Education Excellence Awards – a chance to recognise the exceptional contributions of staff who teach or support students’ learning.
The awards are open to all members of staff, academic and professional services, individuals and teams who have made a marked impact on enhancing our students’ educational experience.
Groups of colleagues who work closely together are invited to apply for the newly-established team award.
For details of the revised criteria, and application process, please see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/ltds/funding/vc/
Deadline for applications: Wednesday the 25th April
Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey
Continue reading “April 2018 Learning and Teaching Newsletter”