Thursday, 27 August 2015

FW: Plymouth University - Invites you to attend: PedRIO Critically Inclusive Pedagogies Research Network International Seminar (10/09)


Dear Colleagues


We would like to invite you to attend the following:


PedRIO Critically Inclusive Pedagogies Research Network International Seminar – with a focus on Social Justice and Student Transformation. 


Please see attached further details of this event that we are hosting at Plymouth University on 10-4.30, Thursday 10th September.


To register your place now


Kind regards




Deborah White | Teaching and Learning Support Manager

Teaching and Learning Support

Room 116, 1st Floor

3 Endsleigh Place

Plymouth University

Drake Circus

Plymouth, PL4 8AA

Phone: +44 (0)1752 584 506



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PedRIO Conferences 2015-16, do join us:

  Culturally Inclusive Pedagogies, International Seminar  10th September 2015

  Masters Teaching: Setting New Agendas Conference  8th January 2016

  Fifth PedRIO Annual Conference   8th April 2016

Digital Learning Conference  29th June 2016

VC’s 14th  Teaching and Learning Conference 30th June 2016







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Monday, 24 August 2015

FW: SACWG Annual Seminar – Thurs 26th November 2015


We are very pleased to announce the details for the SACWG 2015 seminar (Student Assessment and Classification Working Group) – the event will take place on Thursday 26th November 2015 and will be entitled:


"Using Grade Point Average: Principles and Practicalities"


The event will be held at the Aston Conference Centre, Birmingham and bookings can be made via the weblink Please find attached the flier which gives more details – it should prove to be another interesting and illuminating event with useful discussions and we do hope that you will be able to join us. 


With apologies for any duplicate postings.


Kind regards



Dr Marie Stowell

Chair of SACWG (and Director of Quality and Educational Development)

University of Worcester






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Tuesday, 18 August 2015

FW: UPDATE - 8th HEIR Network Conference, 10/11 September 2015


8th HEIR Network Conference, 10/11 September 2015 

Hosted by the University of the West of Scotland, Paisley Campus

We are writing to let you know that due to further interest in registering for the 8th Heir Annual Conference that the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is hosting on 10/11 September 2015 at its Paisley Campus near Glasgow that we have extended Registration until 4pm on 21 August 2015.  Please do register for what is going to be an exciting and busy Conference discussing Higher Education Research.

The Draft Conference Programme is available at:

Registration for the two-day conference is £150.00 per delegate and there is a dinner at Paisley Abbey on the evening of 10 September at a cost of £48.00 per delegate ( We also have the opportunity for delegates, prior to the Conference Dinner, to meet Sandy Stoddart who since 2008 has been Her Majesty’s Sculptor in Ordinary in Scotland and has a studio at UWS, Paisley Campus.

Full details of the conference and registration are available via the following link -

Best wishes

HEIR 2015 Secretariat



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Monday, 17 August 2015

FW: Retention and success webinar

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Dear Colleagues,

You may be interested in forthcoming webinars on Starfish.  Starfish enables you to use institutional data to track students’ engagement and progress, and follow-up students who are at risk of under-achieving or withdrawing – and much more.


Thursday 20th August at 12pm:  Building a Culture of Success.  This webinar will look at how technology can support retention and student engagement; it will cover:

  • Engaging students through effective use of technology and best practice
  • Connecting students to their support network and optimising institutional resources
  • Identifying at risk students and managing the next steps
  • Gaining cross-departmental buy-in


Thursday 3rd: September:  Improving Academic Attainment and Engagement with Starfish.


To register for either of the webinars please visit: There is no charge for the webinars.


With best wishes




Professor Liz Thomas

Liz Thomas Associates

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Emily Foster


Student Success Adviser,  Computer Science

Library & Learning Innovation
University of Hull

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 Hull, HU6 7RX


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