Learning and Teaching Conference
SUMMER 2018 LEARNING AND TEACHING CONFERENCE – WEDNESDAY 27th JUNE, 9 am to 1 pm
The Learning and Teaching Enhancement team at CCCU are delighted to invite you all to this year's summer Learning and Teaching Conference taking place on Wednesday 27th June 2018 (9 am to 1 pm). The event will be opened by the Vice Chancellor and Senior Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education, Enhancement and Student Experience) and then followed by 11 sessions which will cover various reflections and examples of practice to promote inclusivity in Higher Education. The full programme and the session abstracts are now available to download.
We are pleased to welcome Dr Helen Barefoot and Nathan Ghann from Hertfordshire University as keynote speakers. Their presentation title will be "No one can do everything, but everyone can do something – the journey to closing the attainment gap" see below for short biographies.
Dr Helen Barefoot - Deputy Director of the Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre (LTIC).
Barefoot is the Deputy Director of the Learning and Teaching Innovation Centre (LTIC) where she leads continuing professional development (CPD) for academic staff. Her research is centred on inclusive teaching and student success. As Chair of the BME student success working group, and with a specific interest in reducing the attainment gap between White and Black and minority Ethnic (BME) students, Helen works to improve policies, processes and teaching practices.
Nathan Ghann – Student Success Lead, Hertfordshire Business School (HBS)
Nathan Ghann is the co-chair of the University of Hertfordshire BAME staff network and sits on the Universities’ BME Student Success working group. In his role as the Hertfordshire Business School Student Success Lead he is responsible for working with both staff and students to coordinate activities that enhances the student experience and supports positive outcomes for all students.
The conference will celebrate the success of colleagues who have been awarded the University Teaching Excellence Awards and HEA Fellowships this year in the presence of Nick Skeet, Advance HE Global Partnership Manager.
To register to attend the conference, please search for “Summer 2018 Learning and Teaching Conference” on StaffSpace and book your place. If you have any problems booking your place please contact LTE Admin
We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday 27th June.