Working with schools, supporting transtions

On Tuesday 20th June, a group of colleagues from a range of disciplines got together with members of the LLI and the Library to discuss the role of schools liaison work in helping inform how we support student transitions to HE study.   I kicked things off by setting some context – in particular the […]

Internationalisation and Teaching International Students

On Wednesday 1st February, I had the pleasure of co-running, with Dan Jones from the English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU), an LLI-hosted session on Teaching International Students. The session focussed on the following themes:   Considering some common experiences and challenges for all HE students Focussing, in particular, on teaching students who are non-native speakers […]

‘Holiploigy’ – capturing the complex and emergent nature of teaching, learning and curriculum

Thursday 24th November saw the second in a year-long series of HE Seminars, hosted by the LLI. The seminar, led by Dr Phil Wood (School of Education), was entitled: ‘Conceptualising the complexity of teaching in Higher Education – developing the case for holiploigy.’ As Phil explained, the latter term – new to those of us attending the seminar! […]

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