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…

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…

Update: Hallam Academic Award

Update from Dr Rebecca Hodgson, Associate Dean Teaching and Learning, College of Social Sciences and Arts   The next intake of the Hallam Academic Award (PgDip in Academic Practice) will be in January 2021. There won’t be a cohort starting in September 2020. This was planned to ensure that the onboarding of new staff onto the…

Upcoming events: External Examiner workshops – May & June 2019

Do you want to add value to your CV? Are you looking for evidence against the Academic Careers Framework? Would you like to develop your external profile? Becoming an External Examiner can support all of these objectives. Our upcoming interactive workshops are designed for staff who have not been an External Examiner before and would like to find…

Course Leader Development Programme

Upcoming event – Induction event for new course leaders!

Are you new to course leadership?
Have you been undertaking the role of course leader within the last 12 months?
Are you about to start the course leader role this coming academic year?
Are you interested in becoming a course leader and want to see if the role is right for you?
We are hosting induction events on 19th June and 23rd July which apply to all UG/PG/Collaborative and HDA course leaders!

News: Digital Essentials – an update

Since its launch at the end of February, almost 300 staff members have engaged with the Digital Essentials course. The course is designed to help support the development of digital skills and digital ways of working and can be treated as either a full course or as a set of individual resources. This video gives a summary…

Upcoming events: Disparities in Attainment CPD series

The degree awarding gap, also called the degree attainment gap, between white and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME students) is complex problem that continues to challenge the Higher Education sector. The Disparities in Attainment series of Continuous Professional Development have been designed to build race equity into the core of everything we do at Hallam. These sessions are available for all academic and professional services staff to attend and can be booked through the Core Portal – click ‘Continue reading’ for full details.