Events

THE VALUE of improving language skills of teachers to boost pupil learning will be the focus of the next ‘Share, Adopt, Adapt’ themed workshop organised by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). The event: ‘Enhancing Language Skills’ will be delivered by LITE Fellows Helen Sadig and Professor Cecile De Cat who are currently working on a LITE…
AN EXCITING opportunity to collaborate with international colleagues at a two-day writing retreat in the Spanish city of Bilbao has been created by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) as part of a programme of work. Expression of interest are now being invited for the LITE International Collaborative Writing Project, which begins in Bilbao…

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A FRAMEWORK for a practical curriculum to ‘bridge the divide’ between procedural and investigative approaches to a degree will be the focus of the first in a new series of LITE Masterclasses. Respected academic Michael Seery, who is a reader in chemistry education at the University of Edinburgh will deliver the workshop, the first in a…
EFFECTIVE learning from employability-related projects in higher education will be showcased at a ‘Share, Adopt, Adapt’ themed workshop organised by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). The event: ‘Activities in the Curricula – what works and why?’ will be delivered by LITE researchers who have been or are currently undertaking ‘Employability-related’ projects. But LITE…
PLANNING FOR THE STUDENT EDUCATION CONFERENCE 2020 IS ALREADY UNDERWAY. PLEASE READ BELOW FOR A LOOK AT HOW #SEC2019 PLAYED OUT. THE Student Education Conference 2019 kicks off today and will explore the theme of Learning Spaces. Keynote Adam Finkelstein , McGill University, Canada, will talk about the impact that technology-enhanced teaching spaces can have on…
AN EVENT to explain and discuss everything about the Discovery and Broadening programme at the University of Leeds has been organised by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). A panel of current Discovery Theme leaders will be on hand to give staff an overview and field questions at the Discover Discovery event. The session…
SCHOLARS with a passion for improving student education are being sought for a collaborative writing group. The Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) is keen to attract colleagues who are enthusiastic and committed to producing high quality scholarship to take part in this one and a half day writing retreat in January. This will build…
ENGAGING STUDENTS as partners to boost undergraduate learning will be the focus of a LITE event as part of the Festival of Teaching. The talk, led by Dr Glenn Hurst, lecturer and Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of York, will explore how adopting a students as partners approach can help teachers enhance the…
JOIN THE Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) as we call for the next cohort of Teaching Enhancement Project Leaders (TEPLs) and unveil details of future Fellowship opportunities. Research themes will be discussed – making this an important event for anyone intending to apply for LITE funding. A selection of past and current TEPLs and Fellows…
A CELEBRATION of higher education teaching showcasing a host of national and international speakers will take place across the University of Leeds this summer. Guest presenters from Harvard as well as National Teaching Fellows will join a number of others speakers in the festival of events jointly funded and organised by the Leeds University Business…
  THE CHALLENGES and opportunities universities face in how they engage with the next generation of students will be the focus of the next LITE Masterclass. Rebecca Huxley-Binns, who is professor of Legal Education and Vice-Provost, Academic Enhancement, at the University of Law, will lead the seminar at the University of Leeds. Generation Z, as they…
PROVIDING EDUCATION for a changing world will be the focus of a symposium by the Centre for Innovation and Research in legal Education (CIRLE). The over-arching symposium theme is ‘Educating for Uncertainty’, with sub-themes of personal uncertainty, global/political uncertainty and professional/workplace uncertainties to be explored on the day. View the symposium programme here. CIRLE Centre…