Monday, 25 September 2017

FW: Announcement: The Centre for Recording Achievement 4th National Tutoring Seminar and Cohort 3 of the SEDA Personal Tutoring Award


We are pleased to announce that the 4th National Tutoring Seminar will take place at Sheffield Hallam University on Wednesday 11th October 2017 between 9:45am and 15:10pm. The focus of the seminar will be on contemporary narratives of personal tutoring and academic advising including work being done by colleagues to enhance student learning and success.  A programme is attached and further details are available on our website.


Confirmed contributors include:-


Mike Laycock who wrote a SEDA Special on Personal Tutoring - Personal Tutoring in Higher Education - Where Now and Where Next?


Cathy Malone and colleagues from Sheffield Hallam University describing their successful institutional strategy to enhance personal tutoring.


Sam Dent from the University of Sheffield will talk about the HEFCE-funded RARA project - Raising Awareness, Raising Aspiration project that focuses on personal tutoring to close gaps in student attainment.


Alison Wilkinson and Ben Walker from the University of Lincoln started working on the HEFCE funded Intervention for Success project this summer, and have created a suite of materials for tutors and their tutees. They will share their work so far with participants.


All of the institutions that are subscribers to the CRA and acheived a Gold TEF Award had explicit statements about personal tutoring and academic advising in their submissions. Steve Outram has explored these statements and will share his findings with participants.


You can book onto this event by clicking the following link or by completing and returning the attached booking form.


SEDA CRA Personal Tutoring and Advising Award


The third cohort of this highly successful SEDA accredited programme will be launched at the end of this seminar where participants will be able to find out more about the programme as well as get started on it.  You can now reserve your place on this award by clicking here or by completing and returning the attached booking form. More details are available on our website.


Any queries, please contact Cath Hewson or Steve Outram.


Best wishes




Steve Outram

The Centre for Recording Achievement


   The Centre for Recording Achievement

   Unit 3B, First Floor, Pier House, Wallgate, Wigan, WN3 4AL.

   Tel: 01942 826761; Fax: 01942 834623; E-mail:










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