National Teaching Fellowship for York Lecturer

Congratulations to Anne Phillips, Senior Lecturer in Diabetes Care in the Department of Health Sciences, who has been awarded National Teaching Fellow status by the Higher Education Academy.  This prestigious award recognises excellence and outstanding achievement in learning and teaching in higher education. Anne will receive the award at a gala event in London in the … Continue reading National Teaching Fellowship for York Lecturer

L&T Session A1: The holistic student: how linking societies and academia can help students reach their full potential

Thomas Ron, YUSU Academic Officer Abstract | Presentation | Recording In an enthusiastic and thought provoking presentation, Thomas Ron and Chris Wall from YUSU set out a masterplan for building lasting partnerships between academic societies and departments as a way to enhance the employability skills of students, and to more effectively tailor the careers support facilitated by the departments. Using … Continue reading L&T Session A1: The holistic student: how linking societies and academia can help students reach their full potential

New look for Forum magazine: Employability special edition

For the Summer 2016 issue we have a new look for Forum. This issue of the magazine is linked to the University of York Learning and Teaching Conference which focuses on ‘value added graduates’. With articles on ‘developing skills for industry’,  ‘authentic ‘real world’ assessments’, ‘group student research-led projects’ and blogging. As well as, viewpoints … Continue reading New look for Forum magazine: Employability special edition

Deparment of Chemistry to host Teaching Fellows Network Meeting

The Royal Society of Chemistry supports a Teaching Fellows Network. The group encourages colleagues to  discuss common issues, share practice, ask questions and make new contacts. The next meeting will be hosted by the University of York. Royal Society of Chemistry Teaching Fellows Network Meeting 9th December 2015, 10:30-16:30, Department of Chemistry, University of York The event … Continue reading Deparment of Chemistry to host Teaching Fellows Network Meeting

Additional academic members for the Learning and Teaching Forum committee

The Learning and Teaching Forum is seeking additional academic members from each of the faculties to sit on its steering committee. The Learning and Teaching Forum aims to bring together and support colleagues involved in teaching and learning support across the University. The official terms of reference of Forum are: To work with the University … Continue reading Additional academic members for the Learning and Teaching Forum committee

Innovative Language Teaching and Learning at University: Enhancing Participation and Collaboration

#InnoConf15 The School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies at The University of Nottingham is hosting the 5th annual conference in the "Innovative Language Teaching and Learning at University" series. The conference will focus on 'Enhancing Participation and Collaboration'. The #InnoConf15 is taking place at the University of Nottingham (University Park Campus) on 19 June … Continue reading Innovative Language Teaching and Learning at University: Enhancing Participation and Collaboration

Keynote: Christine Hockings – The craft of Artisan Teaching

One size fits all…. or the craft of artisan teaching? Recording (University of York login required) The keynote at this year’s Learning and Teaching conference was delivered by Prof Chris Hockings, who is Professor of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education at the University of Wolverhampton. Chris’ research focusses on widening participation and student diversity. … Continue reading Keynote: Christine Hockings – The craft of Artisan Teaching

South African History Online and the University of York Collaborative Project

Students studying with Allison Drew (author) and David Attwell have been collaborating with online NGO University of York students studying with Professor David Attwell and Professor Allison Drew have had the exciting experience of working collaboratively with South African History Online (SAHO) in a ‘virtual internship’ programme. SAHO, a dynamic online non-profit NGO launched by … Continue reading South African History Online and the University of York Collaborative Project