New! Autumn CPD Programme

The Academic Development & Diversity Team are delighted to launch its online Autumn Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programme. All the events are free and open to both Academic and Professional Services staff. Key highlights of the CPD programme include: New Race Equity programme Part of our continuing work, introducing staff to key conversations about race and…

Update: Key changes to tools for teaching and learning online – guidance for staff

Key News Blackboard migration to the cloud A reminder that Blackboard will be migrated to a new cloud-based infrastructure during this weekend (28 August – 1 September). Blackboard will be unavailable Friday 5pm-Saturday morning, followed by a read-only period until 1 September where changes should not be made in Blackboard though files can be downloaded…

Narrowing the Gap Summer CPD Programme

Due to popular demand, the Academic Development and Diversity team are re-running its online Narrowing the Gap CPD programme over the summer. It is well known that there is an unexplained difference between the outcomes for UK domiciled white students and UK domiciled students from BME backgrounds; this gap at Hallam is above sector average.…

Course Leader Fest online – resources now available

Our second Course Leader Fest was completely redesigned into an online event and provided an opportunity to participate in live sessions discussing topical issues and to engage with pre-recorded sessions. We had excellent engagement from staff during the day with 650 attendees across 25 sessions. Thank you to everyone who attended. If you were unable to attend…

Upcoming events: free webinars Epigeum Insights – 18th and 25th June 2020

Epigeum (part of Oxford University Press) are hosting the following free webinars; Contract Cheating in the Context of Covid-19: Five Key Ideas to Consider Thursday 18 June – 11:00am BST Hosted by: Dr Thomas Lancaster  In the webinar, Dr Lancaster will be providing an overview of the contract cheating landscape in relation to Covid-19, with…

New event: Practice sharing – increase student engagement with academic advising

Practice Sharing Event Help increase Student Engagement with Academic Advising. Monday 8th June 10:00am – 12:30pm Blackboard – Being an Academic Adviser  There will be a series of video presentations from colleagues at Hallam, the opportunity to ask questions as well as a range of additional support material and resources that might be of interest to…