News: Venture Matrix awarded the Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence

Congratulations to Charmaine Myers and the Venture Matrix team, who have been awarded an Advance HE Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE).  The CATE recognises and rewards collaborative work that has had a demonstrable impact on teaching and learning, and highlights the key role of teamwork in higher education.  Read the announcement of this year’s…

New! Academic Development Events – what’s coming up

The Academic Development & Diversity team has developed a new Academic Development Events Database. This tool aims to provide an overview of academic development events, conferences and workshops available to Hallam staff in areas such as: Digital Thursdays – July 2020 – September 2020 Course Leader Induction Programme – July 2020 – August 2020 Narrowing…

Hallam Guild: Pracademia Network launches on Advance HE Connect

Established Hallam Guild group, Hallam Pracademia has now launched the new Pracademia Network with Advance HE Connect, bringing together academics and practitioners to share best practice, create opportunities for professional development, and facilitate collaborations with partners. To find out more and to join the network please see the Advance HE Connect website or contact Jill Dickinson.  Advance…

New Events: Digital Development – ‘Digital Thursdays’

Digital Learning Support – working collaboratively with digital teams and partners across the university to shape and share best practice. The Digital Thursdays programme forms part of a collaborative training and support offer developed by teams across the University and seek to foster ongoing conversations about digital practice.

Call for Expressions of Interest – National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) & Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) 2021

We are pleased to invite initial Expressions of Interest from staff/teams who are interested in being selected by the University as a 2021 nominee for Advance HE’s National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) or the Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE). Could you become a National Teaching Fellow? Do you get lots of positive feedback from…

The Expectation Gap: New research published on the student experience through and after Covid

New research from Pearson and Wonkhe suggests that though students have found learning during Covid-19 painful, improving online learning will have the most direct impact on students’ future wellbeing, engagement and motivation. From almost 3.500 students surveyed, two fifths of respondents said they have struggled to manage their wellbeing and one third cited challenges with new…

Hallam Guild: Wellbeing events for PGR students and supervisors

PGR Wellbeing ‘Need to Know’ Sessions Wednesday 15 July 2020 The PGR Wellbeing group was established in 2019 with support from the Hallam Guild to develop a better shared understanding of the specific needs of PGR students, the support available and best practice approaches, activities and interventions.  It is important that both PGR students and their supervisors…