Thursday, 24 March 2016

FW: Call for Proposals - EXTENDED DEADLINE - SOLSTICE and CLT Conference, Edge Hill University, UK, 9+10 June



A celebration of Learning and Teaching


This is an exceptional year for this conference as it will be the 10th anniversary of the SOLSTICE CETL Conference, and the Centre for Learning and Teaching Conference is in its 13th year. 


15 past keynotes have confirmed that they will be contributing to make it a celebratory and memorable occasion:


Prof. Alejandro Armellini, Director of Institute of Learning and Teaching in HE, University of Northampton

Sue Beckingham,
Educational Developer/Senior Lecturer, Sheffield Hallam University

Prof. Sally Brown,
Emerita Professor, at Leeds Metropolitan University, Adjunct Professor, at the University of Sunshine Coast, and James Cook University, (both in Queensland, Australia) and Visiting Professor, at the University of Plymouth,,  Abstract:  Leading change in learning and teaching: it’s all different now!

Dr. Mark Childs, Senior Lecturer in Technology Enhanced Learning, Oxford Brookes University

Becka Colley, Careers Adviser, Edge Hill University

Prof. Peter Hartley,
Independent HE consultant and also Visiting Professor at Edge Hill University

Dr. Mark Kerrigan,
Director of Learning & Teaching, Anglia Ruskin University

Prof. Allison Littlejohn,
Professor of Learning Technology at the Institute of Educational Technology and Academic Director of Learning and Teaching at the Open University

Lawrie Phipps,
Senior co-design manager, Jisc

Prof. Phil Race,

Prof. Mark Russell,
Professor of Learning and Assessment in HE. Director of Technology Enhanced Learning at King’s College London.

Dr. Rhona Sharpe,
Head of OCSLD and Deputy Director of HR, Oxford Brookes University and Visiting Professor, Edge Hill University

Simon Thomson,
Head of Digital Pedagogy, Leeds Beckett University

Simon Walker,
Principal Lecturer; Head of the Educational Development Unit, University of Greenwich

Steve Wheeler,
Associate Professor of Learning Technologies, Plymouth University,


We invite proposals for papers, workshops, demonstrations, presentations, “PechaKucha” style presentations and posters which broadly align with the conference themes, or relate to other areas of effective practices.

For details of the conference themes, assessment information and instructions for proposals, please visit the conference website.  Proposals should be submitted via the electronic proposal form.


The extended deadline for proposals is 12 noon on Monday 4th April 2016.


Conference fees and booking


Conference fees include admission to all conference sessions, delegate pack, refreshments and lunch.  Delegates are welcome to attend the full conference or choose to attend either day 1 or day 2 only.

Day 1 (Thursday 9th June 2016) = £170, Day 2 (Friday 10th June 2016) = £170, Full conference (Thursday 9th and Friday 10th June 2016) = £340.  All prices are inclusive of VAT.

Please click here to book your place.




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Any enquiries regarding the conference can be emailed to



We hope that you are able to join us in June.


Thank you and best wishes,


SOLSTICE and CLT Conference Team

Centre for Learning and Teaching

Edge Hill University


01695 650750


Twitter: @SolsticeCETL and @CLTatEHU


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