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  The University of Leeds has appointed award-winning ‘pedagogic leading light’ Tina Overton as the new Director of the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). Professor Overton, who was formerly Professor of Chemistry at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, has been the recipient of multiple awards, including the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Higher Eduction Teaching Award….
THE NEXT generation of educational innovators and scholars have been unveiled by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). A total of four Excellence and Innovation Fellowships and seven Teaching Enhancement Projects (TEPs) make up the latest of a diverse range of projects designed to improve student education at the University of Leeds. The majority…
TWO exciting TEDx University of Leeds events to be staged on campus are again being sponsored by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). The first on December 7 will focus on women who push the boundaries as part of a series of ‘streamed’ talks from the sold out TEDWomen conference in Palm Springs, California,…
The Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) is looking to recruit a talented research officer with a passion for student education who can help design, deliver and evaluate the success of its projects at the University of Leeds. The successful candidate will work alongside and support a team of LITE Fellows and Teaching Enhancement Project…
INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY LITE is offering a trio of exciting opportunities to lead on the development of a world-class curriculum while shaping the academic experience of students at the University of Leeds. We are seeking Discovery Theme Leaders to work across the Discovery themes of Ethics, Religion and Law, Media, Culture and Creativity and Power and Conflict….
A UNIQUE collection of different higher education assessment methods from a students’ perspective have been put together by LITE Fellow Dr Samatha Pugh. The Compendium of Assessment Techniques in Higher Education: From Students’ Perspectives is a compilation of degree level assessment techniques from similar UK and international universities researched by three University of Leeds students in their…
VOLUNTEERS ARE being sought out for a new cohort of student education-focused mentoring programme run by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). The LITE Mentoring Scheme provides a framework of support in key areas across the student education network at the University of Leeds. Mentoring themes include scholarship and pedagogy, career development through student…
THE STUDENT Education Bulletin for Summer 2018 is now available to view online. This themed issue focuses on the many and varied ways in which postgraduate researchers at Leeds contribute to undergraduate student education. Alongside contributions from Claire Honess (Dean of the Doctoral College) and OD&PL outlining the training and support available for PGRs, we…
Internal only: these secondment opportunities are open to University of Leeds employees only The Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) is recruiting the next cohort of Excellence and Innovation Fellows and Teaching Enhancement Project (TEP) Leaders to join its growing community in 2019. Both roles focus on high quality teaching innovation, scholarship and leadership and further rubber…
Rebecca Huxley-Binns, who is professor of Legal Education and Vice-Provost, Academic Enhancement, at the University of Law, gave the seminar at the University of Leeds. Generation Z, as they have been coined, consist of those born in 1995 or later. A “Millennial”, or Generation Y, is a person reaching young adulthood around the year 2000. Professor Huxley-Binns…