Advance HE: New Events – equality, diversity and inclusivity

Starting in November 2020 and working alongside our wider services and events, built on a legacy of expertise in race equality, our EDI Workshops, Diversifying Leadership programme and EDI Conference 2021 aim to offer practical advice, guidance, policy information, frameworks and toolkits to support positive change within institutions in areas such as race equality, challenging privilege, dignity and respect and, ultimately, addressing barriers to career development and progression experienced by minority ethnic staff.

Academic Development & Diversity Team – a warm welcome

The Academic Development & Diversity Team provides academic workforce development and support to enable the delivery of effective and inclusive pedagogic and academic practices. From the support to our academic community in the design and delivery of an inclusive learning experience to supporting individual continuous professional development. Our distinctiveness includes: Facilitate delivery of an excellent student…

The Experiment- Writing Forum: in tempore feedback on writing to support student learning with both undergraduate and postgraduate students

Along with the following slides please refer to Michele’s writing forum feedback notes         Strand Student attainment Type Campfire Learning Objective(s) appreciate the benefits of this Writing Forum mode from students for their academic writing understand how coaching  in this manner can benefit  the student writer understand how this Writing Forum mode…

Recent progress in automated monitoring of students’ attendance using their contactless student ID cards

                    A study conducted on KS2 and KS4 schoolchildren in the UK presented solid evidence that attendance and academic attainment are positively correlated [1]. There are also other reasons for recording attendance [2], for example, to support the status of international students on Tier 4 visas.While…

Making the Message Count (part 2) – supporting students to deliver effective presentations

About the session Speaking and writing are two modes of communication for delivering your message. Both modes require their own skills to ensure the message is delivered successfully. For students, presenting clearly is crucial for both employment and academic achievement, but where do they get genuine support and advice on the practical skills and techniques…