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Tom Ward, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Education), gives a topical and informative view of what’s happening across the Student Education community at Leeds for SEB. Welcome to the first fully online edition of the Student Education Bulletin. When the young people who’ve recently taken to the streets demonstrating about climate change...

Welcome to the first edition of our relaunched Student Education Bulletin (SEB), now delivered to you online. The relaunched SEB is just one of a number of initiatives that aim to make LITE even more relevant to colleagues involved in Student Education at the University of Leeds. More to do...

Professor Neil Morris, Dean of Digital Education, gives an update from across the University of Leeds. Emerging technologies A recent ‘horizon’ report from Jisc, outlined the challenges facing the sector, and described some of the opportunities offered by the adoption of educational technology. The report highlighted the growth of 5G,...

WITH one in five pupils across primary schools in England having English as an additional language (EAL) and a similar ratio in secondary, language skills of teachers have never been more important. LITE Fellows Helen Sadig and Professor Cecile de Cat introduce their project here and explore how language pedagogy...

This issue’s focus on pedagogic research (PedR) takes a look at the recently published article by Anne Tierney exploring the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) within the research excellence framework (REF), within a disciplinary context. LITE Research Officer, Katie Livesey, examines the salient parts here for SEB. This study...

LITE’S new Research Officer Katie Livesey shines a light on her role for the Institute for SEB and talks about what she hopes to achieve. I am delighted to have joined the LITE team as the Research Officer. I have been in the post since early January with my first day...

For each edition of SEB we’ll focus on a different aspect of the Student Education community at the University of Leeds with a Q&A feature. This month we shine a light on Dan Trowsdale, a Fellow at the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE).   Tell us a bit about...

GRADUATES in the UK face a crowded job market with both employers and students recognising that a good degree alone may not be enough to stand out from the crowd.  So given the potential benefits of a Year in Industry, why don’t more students opt for placement modules? LITE Teaching Enhancement Project leaders,...

IT’s been two years since three new Collaborative lecture theatres were designed, built and launched at the University of Leeds. LITE Teaching Enhancement Project leader, Alice Shepherd, talks here about her experience following two sets of evaluation from both students and teaching and support staff in an eight minute video....

WITH most employers now recognising that many of the jobs on offer today will have vanished in the next 10 years, are our universities doing enough to meet the education challenges of the future? LITE Teaching Enhancement Project Co-Leader, Caroline Campbell, writes here about how her project shines a light...