Monthly Archives: September 2011

Latest events news

*SEDA Conference 2011:  Using Technology to Enhance Learning 17–18 November 2011, Birmingham Cost for day delegate rate  £150 to £175 depending on whether you’re an early bird.  More information *I tucked in these two workshops after information about an event for teacher educators … Continue reading

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Strategy influences – mostly from HEFCE, but also QAA and…

*While the consultation is over, you may still be interested in the list of questions and answers about funding and allocation of student numbers –see the HEFCE web page *HE in FE colleges under the new fees regime – a … Continue reading

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News from the Higher Education Academy

*Latest from the HEA on HE in FE support Steve Outram has now taken over responsibility as Academic Lead for the Academy’s work supporting the HE in FE Sector and non-HEI provision. Steve can be contacted at: steve.outram – at … Continue reading

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Resource spot: research support, fdf, cartoon archives

*Research support There’s a newly released collection from the Higher Education Academy to support colleagues in HE in FE entitled ‘Data Handling resources’ [my feeling is that this low key title doesn’t do this excellent collection justice!] Well worth a look – and … Continue reading

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£1 million to stimulate efficiencies in higher education

*The Leadership Foundation and HEFCE announce £1 million to stimulate efficiencies in higher education …funding for ‘innovative projects to improve efficiency in universities and higher education colleges over the next two years’. Not clear to me, though, how this funding … Continue reading

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Fuel for Autumn thinking and more resources

*Making Google accessible – take a look *Thinking about ways to capture learner voice and reflection? Food for thought in this YouTube video – ‘…thoughts, feelings and experiences captured in a series of visual metaphors. The evolving graphic record is painted in … Continue reading

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For Teacher Educators …two events and a call for papers

“Teacher Educators working with diverse groups of learners in the digital age Free Workshop October 17th, 2011 University of Wolverhapmton Organised by ESCalate (Higher Education Subject Centre for Education) * Teacher Education Advancement Network (TEAN) conference call Call for papers for TEAN’s … Continue reading

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