Exploring the utility of learning gain internally and across the sector

The most recent definition of learning gain offered is “a change in knowledge, skills, work readiness and personal development, as well as enhancement of specific practices and outcomes in defined disciplinary and institutional contexts” (Kandiko Howson 2018: 7) Sheffield Hallam University in committed to exploring the concept of learning gain across the institution and with…

UnitU – the new communications platform for Student Reps

Unitu is a new social media platform which enables students, student representatives and staff to collectively raise, discuss and resolve academic issues all in one place. Unitu is being piloted at SHU in 2016/17 with course representatives, departmental representatives, identified members of staff and members of the students’ union. If the system works well, we…