Monthly Archives: October 2011

Preparing Advanced Apprentices for the new Higher Education world – free CPD workshop

 *A practical workshop for trainers, assessors and professionals advising or supporting apprentices considering Higher Education. Tues 15th Nov.  10-12.  Westleigh Conference Centre, Preston. More details on this flyer:  FREE CPD workshop 15 Nov (Organised by the Lancashire Lifelong Learning Network) … Continue reading

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Events: Digital Literacies Workshop…an LSRN Research event…the LSIS Northwest Road Show

*JISC Developing Digital Literacies Workshop November 4th.  Organised by JISC /  JISC RSC Wales and running across three locations  at the same time (via video conf) – the most northwesterly of the venues is actually not so far away from Chester (left a … Continue reading

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Exploring free or familiar tools to support your teaching or training

We’ve a series of five online short events over the week of 24th – 28th  October (next week) that are all about exploring different ways of supporting your teaching or training – whichever sector you’re in.  Visit the RSC Northwest events … Continue reading

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Student number controls for 2012-13

‘HEFCE has published information on the new approach it will use to implement the control on the number of full-time students that universities and colleges can recruit for 2012-13. This includes information about the process for bidding for 20,000 places … Continue reading

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Funding: Developing Higher Education in FE

Developing Higher Education in FE ‘LSIS is pleased to announce the opportunity for PRD* groups to access funding for peer reviews and/or collaborative development activity relating to Higher Education in FE (HE in FE). Funding , up to a maximum … Continue reading

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More Autumn fruits (resources etc)

*A really juicy resource for the Autumn is the latest e Assessment newsletter, of the e Assessment association.  There’s loads to pick up on here.  I’ve made some choice selections (below – with big thanks to the newsletter team, particularly … Continue reading

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Learning On Screen Awards 2012

*‘The Learning on Screen Awards celebrate and reward excellence in the use of moving image and related media in learning, teaching and research. The Awards are open to broadcast, non-broadcast and multimedia entries, from broadcasters, production companies, education providers and … Continue reading

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