Monthly Archives: October 2010

Funding opportunities and a fellowship

                                            ESCalate funding:                                          … “funding is intended to support innovative teaching and scholarship amongst teachers and lecturers from across the UK who work on higher education programmes within Education, Continuing Education and Life Long Learning. We are particularly interested in … Continue reading

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Resources and inspiration for October

These look really useful: “…a set of free Internet tutorials to help you develop Internet research skills for your university course” A really wide range of subject areas too.  Have a look. Inspiration on our own patch: Preston College & how they’ve developed high … Continue reading

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Strategic matters, briefing and update

  -Link to the Browne review here -and the HEPI (Higher Education Policy Insitute) response to the Browne review here -Guide to funding:  How HEFCE allocates its funds  (funds?  what funds?)  -A report on the Educational Quality of Higher Education available … Continue reading

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Work-based HE / Higher Level Skills and Work-based Learning – events

-Advising working people: Career progression through work-based HE Conference   Birmingham on 14th December, 2010 -The Future Agenda for Higher Level Skills and Work-                                   Based Learning.   11-12th Nov, York.  conference inf. 

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Supporting inclusive practices in HE – incl. opportunities for development

A number of activities coming up around supporting inclusive practices:  JISC Techdis online update:  [‘The JISC TechDis Service aims to be the leading educational advisory service, working across the UK, in the fields of accessibility and inclusion’] ] Update: 18th October at … Continue reading

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Scholarly Activity Workshops

If you missed the last series of workshops on Scholarly Activity then it’s well worth trying to get along to one of this latest series coming up. If they are anything like the last lot, they will be excellent events. … Continue reading

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Teacher Education: for submissions..a bursary…FE teacher review…latest from ESCalate

This year one of the priority areas of the JISC Regional Support Centre NW is to support Teacher Education in the post-compulsory sector across the North West region. We’ve a range of activities underway to identify the ways that colleagues would value support and … Continue reading

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