Art for All – Diversity and Inclusion in Art and Design Higher Education, UAL, 27.11.15

In contrast to our previous posts, this one moves away from documenting our own activities, and aims to give you an overview of Art for All – Diversity and Inclusion in Art and Design Higher Education held at University of … Continue reading

Teaching and Assessing Troublesome Knowledge: Dr Nicola Ward

Dr Ward reflects on the challenges of teaching a subject that students do not immediately see as relevant to their chosen path of study and future profession in Pharmacy.  Being mindful of the diverse student group and the diverse client … Continue reading

Fostering Compassion, Courage and Compassion in Mental Health Nursing Students: Barry Farnsworth

This is a useful clip of the development of Barry’s approach to students studying the sensitive work of Mental Health Nursing. He evaluates the characteristics students need to develop to be able to be effective practitioners in the field. This … Continue reading

Work based Practice Nursing Learning and Teaching: Allison Brindley

This is an excellent evaluation of Alison’s professional development through taking the PGCert in HE at DMU. Alison has enhanced her delivery of updating the work of Practice Nurses in doctors’ surgeries. Through her participation in the PGCert in HE … Continue reading

Working together to embed employability: Zoe Allman and Alison Skellern

The presenters will discuss how they worked together toco-deliver the first year Media Production compulsory module ‘Technology Fundamentals’. The session will cover: Rationale for this delivery method; what was delivered and how; and views from the academic and careers adviser … Continue reading

Students organising the Cultural Exchanges Festival: Tony Graves

The speaker will outline how the experience of organising this annual festival equips Arts and Festivals Management students with practical skills that translate directly into enhancing their employability within the sector. … Continue reading

Black Perspectives and the Power of Education: Carlton Howson

Carlton outlines the power of education and the need to create safe spaces for engaging and challenging behaviours and barriers to learning. The process of learning requires interaction between the students to change perspectives and paradigms of reality. Students and … Continue reading

Education of Children in Care

Name: Dr Angela O’Sullivan Position: Head of Widening Participation Faculty: Health and Life Sciences Research Topic: Widening Participation About Dr O’Sullivan Dr O’Sullivan embarked onto a Science degree at the former Leicester Polytechnic. After successfully completing the degree went onto … Continue reading