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About intouchwithhe

Keeping in touch with HE: for HE in FE / HE staff. Oriented towards: *Staff Development - esp. relating to teaching, learning and scholarship. *Supporting student transition to HE level study and their engagement / progression. *Policy updates that have impact on the sector. *Links to partners and partner activities (like the Higher Education Academy)

Summary of funding opportunities – including a funded PhD

                                            *JISC funding:  Transformations fund – this one for HE institutions  [two opportunities and two deadlines:  22nd Feb and 16th April] but a separate opportunity for the FE and Skills sector is on its way – anticipated to be released … Continue reading

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A round up of funding still available for applications

Some of these funding sources have been flagged up earlier, but I thought it worthwhile to gather them together in case you’ve missed any: *Growth and Innovation Fund Re-Opened for Applications (England) The second phase of the Growth and Innovation … Continue reading

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Resources and links

*New guidance for using medical recordings in teaching.  Although some of this may not be directly relevant to your context, the ethical principles on which guidance is founded has application to a range of similar situations *The Teaching Perspectives test … Continue reading

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Supporting teacher educators

*There’s a bunch of opportunities coming up through the Teacher Education Advancement Network (TEAN) Follow this link to the events page on their website. Alas it looks like most of them have a cost, but not extortionate! Location seems to be shared … Continue reading

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Events: from Dec through to June – online, local and abroad

*Stockport College have heard that they have been successful in their bid to host an HEA seminar.  The theme is about providing ‘fresh feedforward’.  Agreed date is 29th June, 2012… but more on that and the programme nearer the time. HEA … Continue reading

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‘To spoon feed is not to nurture’

*This Times Higher Education piece is on a topic that many of you have raised in discussion…  though it only just touches on the range of issues relating, it’s worth picking up on. [Following up the reference in the article to a … Continue reading

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A mixed bag of influences on HE

Just a small selection of influences that caught my attention over this last month or so… mix these all together and I’m not sure what you get… *Even though not directly impacting on HE, there are implications implicit in this latest from the … Continue reading

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