Professor and Associate Professor Progression 2020/21 

The 2020/21 Professor/Associate Professor application process is now underway. Applications are particularly welcome from BAME colleagues and/or women, who are both under-represented at this level. To apply, you must submit a Statement of Intent by 4 December 2020 with the deadline for full applications later, 28 February 2021. Please read the guidance in full and discuss…

New events – Race Equity Workshops

As part of our CPD Autumn 2020 programme, we are hosting a series of online Race Equity workshops throughout November and December 2020 which are a call to action as they create a space to have conversations about race and changing cultures which NUS/UUK report identifies as one of the five key steps to closing the gap. Visit the Degree Awarding Gap website for more details.

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.…