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Westminster Learning Communities launch

Westminster Learning Communities will launch this year with an open space event to generate potential themes and topics for communities. Watch this space for more information about the event. Westminster Learning Communities will be a vibrant and dynamic means to foster innovation in learning and teaching using a bottom-up, collaborative, reflective and scholarly approach,

By | 2017-03-09T15:39:49+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Categories: Learning Communities|0 Comments

Start a learning community

Westminster Learning Communities will be a vibrant and dynamic means to foster innovation in learning and teaching using a bottom-up, collaborative, reflective and scholarly approach, and will support the University Learning and Teaching Strategy 2015-2020. They will provide opportunities for enhancing and sharing practice, exchanging resources, expertise and experience and for developing and promoting new

By | 2017-03-09T15:35:20+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Categories: Learning Communities|0 Comments

Doctoral Success in HE ‘Students as Partners’ Research

We are delighted to congratulate Roisin Curran who achieved her Doctorate in Professional Studies (Higher Education Practice) degree at the University on 23rd February 2017 for her work on ‘A Framework for Student Staff Partnership in Higher Education’.  The study explored the experiences of staff and students working in partnership as part of the

By | 2017-03-09T09:05:15+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Categories: Announcements|0 Comments

Collaborate on Marketplace

If you have an idea or topic for a learning community which you would like to explore further with colleagues, use the Marketplace to generate discussion. The Marketplace is a space where you can join or start conversations or float ideas about teaching practice and innovation for others to comment and engage with, which may lead to

By | 2017-03-09T17:31:30+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Categories: Learning Communities|0 Comments

Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching- call for papers

Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching will be publishing a special technology enhanced learning (TEL) focused edition of the journal. You may wish to share your thoughts via a review of a particular TEL tool which you have used/are using to support learning, teaching, feedback or assessment in practice. If you have embedded the

By | 2017-03-01T12:09:56+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Categories: Announcements|0 Comments

National Teaching Fellows

We are delighted to have two National Teaching Fellows at the University of Westminster and we would like to offer our warmest congratulations to Dr Frands Pedersen and Dr Jennifer Fraser on their awards. Dr Frands Pedersen is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Westminster,

By | 2017-11-01T11:45:27+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Announcements|0 Comments

Team-based Learning Workshop

University of Westminster staff are invited to attend the Team-based Learning workshop on Wednesday 5th April from 12.30 – 3.00pm (lunch provided), at 115 New Cavendish Street, Room C1.03. The workshop will be facilitated by Simon Tweddell, Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and a Principal Fellow of the Higher Educational Academy. This workshop aims

By | 2017-03-10T10:41:22+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Inclusive Learning and Teaching

The Leadership and Management Forum is hosting a discussion on Inclusive Learning and Teaching on 26 April 2017, 2-5pm in Regent Board Room. “Inclusive learning and teaching recognises all students’ entitlement to a learning experience that respects diversity, enables participation, removes barriers and anticipates and considers a variety of learning needs and preferences.” (HEA) The

By | 2017-03-01T11:57:45+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Learning & Teaching Symposium 2017: Call for contributions

This year’s Westminster Learning and Teaching Symposium takes place on 22 June 2017 and the theme will be Innovate! The Westminster Learning and Teaching Symposium is your opportunity to share innovations; contribute to debates, and build networks and collaborations. University of Westminster staff are invited to submit abstracts for presentations (15/20 minute presentations and

By | 2017-03-10T14:37:54+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments