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.…

Upcoming events: Advance HE – COVID-19 related webinars

Advance HE are running a series of COVID-19 related series of webinars that SHU staff may be interested in.  These webinars are free to attend for anyone working in an Advance HE member institution, so please feel free to raise awareness of these sessions with colleagues. Emergency Remote Teaching – What have we learnt? Tuesday…

Upcoming Events: Early Career Researcher staff network lunchtime seminars

The Early Career Researcher (ECR) staff network is hosting a series of seminars throughout 2019-20 on a variety of topics. This is a great opportunity to meet other ECRs from across the University and to become more involved with the research community here. These lunchtime events will be held roughly every 6 weeks from 12-2pm to include informal networking before and after the main discussion.

Upcoming Events: Autumn HEA Fellowship support programme now available

Whether you are considering applying for fellowship or have already started your application, we offer a range of workshops and support sessions for both new and experienced academic staff. Our new Autumn HEA Fellowship support programme is now available, with introductory workshops and writing retreats which are suitable for staff applying for Associate Fellow, Fellow and Senior…

News: Launch of Advance HE Connect online network

Advance HE Connect has launched this week – a new global platform for HE staff designed to empower collaboration across the sector through live feeds, discussion forums, events and group spaces amongst others. And it’s free to sign up for SHU staff!

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…

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…

Call for Proposals: 2019 UEL Learning and Teaching Symposium

The 2019 University of East London Learning and Teaching Symposium takes place on Thursday 19 September. Proposals for interactive sessions are invited on the theme of “Connected Students” with a particular interest in decolonial praxes aimed at addressing the BAME ‘attainment gap’. The deadline for submissions is 15 July 2019 – see the symposium website for more information. #uelLTSymp19

Do you want to develop your digital confidence?

Is this you? ..You think you have a harder time with technology than those around you ..you feel overwhelmed by the digital world, unable to catch or keep up with the pace of change ..you only ever venture to try new things or tools when there’s absolutely no choice  ..and you know that you need to…