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February 1, 2021

Coming up! CPD events and activities – February 2021

The Academic Development & Diversity Team present the February 2021 CPD programme of events and activities on behalf of stakeholders from across the university.

Academic Advising
Fundamentals of Academic Advising
Workshop covering the basics of being an Academic Adviser.
Thursday 18th March 2021 – 9.30am – 12noon – book your place
Academic Essentials
Do you or your course/module teams have trouble locating the right teaching and learning resources?

Pop along to one of the drop-in sessions and we’ll help you search!

Would you or your course/module teams like an overview of the Academic Essentials website and its associated resources?

We can offer bespoke guidance that takes you through the on-going developments of academic resources and essential information! Contact the Academic Development & Diversity Team for more details.

Access and Participation

Following a recent briefing paper delivered by the the Civic University Network and Chris Milward, Director of Access and Participation on Improving local prosperity through pathways and participation you have an opportunity to register a place an a panel taking place Wednesday 10th February 2021 (1.30 – 3pm) with;

  • Chris Millward, Director of Access and Participation.
  • Dr Oman Khan, Director, TASO. 
  • Sammy Wright, Lead Commissioner for Schools and HE at the Social Mobility Commission and Vice-President of Southmoor Academy, Sunderland. 
  • Professor Trevor McMillan, V-C of Keele University. 

Digital Capability

Inclusive Essentials: Microsoft PowerPoint

Date: Thursday 18th February 2021
Time: 13:10 – 13:50

In this session, Neil Mayne, Academic Development & Diversity Team, seeks to: 

  • Explore the approaches and techniques you can employ to maximise the impact of your presentations.
  • Highlight the features and practices that help you work in an inclusive way.
  • Outline the steps you can take to ensure your content is accessible to all.
  • Signpost the resources and support available to help you develop these skills further.

Reserve your place now.

Inclusive Essentials: Microsoft Word

Date: Thursday 25th February 2021
Time: 13:10 – 13:50

In this session, Neil Mayne, Academic Development & Diversity Team, seeks to: 

  • Explore the approaches and techniques you can employ to maximise the impact of your documents.
  • Highlight the features and practices that help you work in an inclusive way.
  • Outline the steps you can take to ensure your content is accessible to all.
  • Highlight the resources available to support your use of this tool.
  • Signpost the resources and support available to help you develop these skills further.

Reserve your place now.

Winter Digital Learning Seminar Series

The Digital Learning team are running a series of seminars this Winter looking at the design and delivery of online sessions and materials. The sessions and their times are listed on their webpage – there is no need to book, just click the relevant link at the appropriate time to take part.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)

Inclusive Hallam

The Power of LGBT+ voices in the workplace
Wednesday 10th February 2021, 10.30am – book your place now

Community of Inclusive Practice (CIP)

CIP Coffee – Tuesday 9th February – 10am to 11am – reserve your place 

External Examining (EE)

Support and guidance for staff wanting to gain an EE appointment.  Coming up! 

Hallam Guild

Data Protection for Student Researchers
Wednesday 3rd February – 1.00 pm – 1:45 pm
Visit the Hallam Guild website for full details. 

Wellbeing

The aim of this Wellbeing Calendar is to reflect the wide range of wellbeing awareness campaigns that take place each year both in the UK and Internationally. This calendar supports the University Staff Health, Wellbeing and Welfare Plan. Coming up in February 2021!

 


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