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Universities in the crosshairs: why they are under attack, and what they should do about it

04/10/17 – Public Lecture @ University of Bradford, Norcroft Centre This lecture entitled “Universities in the crosshairs: why they are under attack, and what they should do about it” will be given by be Sir Richard Lambert, journalist and business … Continue reading

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North West & Yorkshire Doctoral Training Group

01/02/17 – Founder Member This group is a reciprocal training sharing network. We meet twice yearly to discuss which doctoral training at our institutions can be opened to others at our partner university’s across Yorkshire and the North West. Students … Continue reading

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Personal Tutoring and Mental Health

20/11/17 – UKAT’s Personal Tutoring and Mental Health Although I couldn’t attend the live event, I watched this application of research to practice offer by UKAT. A good deal of our work involves some aspects of mental health. Even people … Continue reading

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Launch of Early Career Researcher Peer-support Forum

12/10/17 – this peer support group was initiated this week. The group is designed to foster peer support between ECRs. I am currently collating all expressions of interest with a planned initial meeting in December or early January.

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Development of new sessions for PGR Induction

2/10/17 – PGR Induction week. New sessions were designed and delivered, and evaluated well. What is a Doctorate? From Beginning to End: the Doctoral Journey Research Design: Key Principles for All Researchers Qualitative Research: Foundations of Good Practice.

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Teaching Delivered to Doctoral Students

Jan-Apr 2017 This teaching evidences my skills, knowledge and understanding in thesis writing, research design & methodology inc. data collection & analysis, ethics, project management, and analytical skills. I have conceptualised, researched, written and delivered all of these sessions. I … Continue reading

Posted in A1 Design and plan learning activities and/or programmes of study, A2 Teach and/or support learning, A3 Assess and give feedback to learners*, A4 Develop effective learning environments and approaches to student support and guidance*, K1 The subject material, K2 Appropriate methods for teaching, learning and assessing in the subject area and at the level of the academic programme, K3 How students learn, both generally and within their subject/disciplinary area(s), K4 The use and value of appropriate learning technologies, K5 Methods for evaluating the effectiveness of teaching, K6 The implications of quality assurance and quality enhancement for academic and professional practice with a particular focus on teaching, RESEARCH DOMAIN A1 KNOWLEDGE BASE, RESEARCH DOMAIN A2 COGNITIVE ABILITIES, RESEARCH DOMAIN A3 CREATIVITY, RESEARCH DOMAIN D3 ENGAGEMENT & IMPACT, V1 Respect individual learners and diverse learning communities, V2 Promote participation in higher education and equality of opportunity for learners, V3 Use evidence-informed approaches and the outcomes from research, scholarship and continuing professional development, V4 Acknowledge the wider context in which higher education operates recognising the implications for professional practice | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

PGR Students & Tier 4

04/01/17 – PGR 01.02 Naheeda Kauser, Visa Support Manager This was informal, but exceedingly informative, briefing that I attended ¬†which was designed to update those involved with management of PGR about the issues around visas and questions about the length … Continue reading

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