Events

Fellowships for Professional Services offer an opportunity for colleagues to explore a project over 12 months at 0.2 FTE (equivalent to 1 day a week). Colleagues who are successful will be provided with a comprehensive range of support to help them carry out their research project including dissemination activity and generation of impact. The opportunities…
In the latest of our series curated by Ruth Payne (PebblePad Academic lead) and Patricia Quinn (Digital Practice Advisor with responsibility for PebblePad support and training). Natasha Watchorn (School of Medicine) will present on “Cardiac Physiology’s need for an online clinical skills portfolio – implementing PebblePad into clinical practice”, and Imelda Marshall will present “Mammography practice –…
On Wednesday June 15th 1pm-2pm we will be holding our regularly scheduled Compassionate Campus Conversation, led by Bridgette Bewick. The series is a space for staff and students to regularly come together to explore and discuss how we might develop a more compassionate curriculum at the University of Leeds. To sign up and/or to let…
Our latest LITE Masterclass will be delivered by Jan McArthur, Senior Lecturer at Lancaster University. Jan is currently editor of Arts and Humanities in Higher Education and has published work on authentic assessment and The inclusive University. You can sign up for this masterclass here. This Masterclass is focused on the inclusive university, and specifically on challenging…
LITE fellows Richard Harris, Madeleine Pownall, and Pam Birtill are hosting their second Global Citizenship Conversation on Monday 27th June at 2pm. The first Global Citizenship conversations generated some really interesting discussion, and demonstrated wide ranging opinions on the benefits and problems associated with a global citizenship education. We would really like to hear more…

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BRIDGING THE the gap across science and art in teaching and learning to benefit students and staff is the subject of the next LITE Masterclass. Associate Professor Chris Thompson, Dean for Education of Science at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, will deliver the session: ‘The Science/Art Nexus – a trans-disciplinary approach’ as the latest in the…
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…
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…
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…
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…