Friday, 9 December 2011

Re: Higher Education Academy Update December 2011

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11. UKPSF post-launch workshop - 15 December 2011 in London, and 12 Janaury 2012 in Birmingham

The revised UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF) was launched on 2 November this year and is designed to help HEIs seeking to enhance the learning experience of their students by improving the quality of their teaching and learning support. This event will introduce and explain the revised framework and explore how it can help you to perform your role.

12. Social scientists analyse key issues in Islamic Studies: A Higher Education Academy expert seminar, 9 December 2011, Sheffield Hallam University

This event will publicise two volumes of case studies of teaching in the social sciences on Islamic Studies and improve understanding of social sciences contribution to understanding key contemporary issues relating to Islam and Muslims in Britain and across the globe.

13. Learning in law annual conference, 3-4 February 2012, University of Warwick

The 2012 Learning in Law Annual Conference (LILAC) will include a keynote speech by Malcolm Tight, Professor of Higher Education at Lancaster University. A full programme of events, speakers and parallel sessions will be released soon.

14. Islamic Studies Network PhD workshop, 8-9 February 2012, Birmingham

The Islamic Studies Network is organising a two-day residential event for PhD students in Islamic Studies and related disciplines. There will be approximately 25 places available for the event.

15. What works? Student retention and success programme - final conference, 28-29 March 2012, University of York

This two-day residential conference builds on the success of the Retention Convention held in March 2010. It will provide keynote addresses from leading experts, findings from individual projects and from the programme as a whole.

16. STEM Annual Conference 2012, 12-13 Apr 2012, London

This is the HEA's first annual learning and teaching STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) conference and is being held at Imperial College London, one of the world's leading centres of excellence for teaching and research in the fields of science, technology and medicine.

17. Inaugural Future Directions conference, 26 April 2012, Glyndwr University

This is Wales' first national learning and teaching conference. The main focus will be to showcase the first Wales-wide quality enhancement theme, Graduates for Our Future, and its three work strands: students as partners; learning in employment; and learning for employment.

David Andrew,
Head of Academic Practice

The Learning Institute
Queen Mary, University of London

Mile End, London E1 4NS



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