Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Forthcoming CRA National Residential Seminar: first Workshops announced!

With the CRA National Residential Seminar (Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd November 2013 Lakeside Conference Centre, the University of Aston in Birmingham) now firmly on the horizon, we are please to:


Confirm the substantial sessions

On day 1, (led by graduates) a whole seminar workshop on the theme of ‘Students as partners in developing PDP practice’.

on day 2, led by colleagues from QAA, which will bring attendees bang up-to-date with the development of sectoral guidance on extra-curricular awards and provide a context for the discussion of emerging ideas.


Announce the first tranche of workshop sessions, which will include:


Using mobile video devices in practicum placements

Chris Dann

University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia


Using the HEAR in Student-Led Personal Development Planning

Helen Tattam and Steve Wise

University of Sheffield


Constructing knowledge using patchwork text assessment with a critical twist

Alfredo Gaitan

University of Bedfordshire

Linking PDP to skills awards and Technology – exploring current practices.

Paul Chin

University of Hull

Practicing what we preach- Developing a CPD Scheme for Academic Staff

Lisa Hayes

University of Bedfordshire

Designing Skills Development/ Employability – E-learning Resources for Students and Staff

Joan Cartledge

University of Birmingham

The HEAR as a formative tool for inclusive success

Julie McLeod

University of West England


There are only a limited number of places now available for this event, so if you have not booked and plan to join us please make use of the attached booking form to reserve your place.


My best wishes




Rob Ward


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Supporting the Implementation of the Higher Education Achievement Report


The CRA's Thirteenth Annual Residential Seminar, 21st & 22nd November 2013

Lakeside Conference Centre, Aston.

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David Andrew, 
HEA CPD Manager
Senior Tutor

Centre for Academic and Professional Development
Queen Mary University of London

Mile End, London E1 4NS



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