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.

News: Evaluation of the OfS Addressing Barriers to Student Success programme

An independent report summarising the findings from the OfS Addressing Barriers to Student Success programme has been published. Between March 2017 and October 2019, the £7.5 million programme funded 17 projects across the country, focusing on addressing gaps in educational and employment outcomes of students from the lowest socioeconomic backgrounds and for black, Asian and minority ethnic students by supporting student belonging and engagement with higher education, and consequently participation, retention and attainment.

New! Academic Development / CPD 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 – end August 2020 Narrowing the Gaps…

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.…

New event: Bulldozing Bias – a community of practice webshop – 15th July

Bulldozing Bias is a community of practice webshop investigating radically effective methods for fighting bias in higher education Wednesday 15th July 2020 – 11:00 – 13:00 BST – Blackboard Collaborate Bulldozing Bias is a community of practice webshop (online workshop) investigating radically effective methods for fighting bias in higher education. There has been a lot…