Events

In this workshop, former LITE Fellows Niamh Mullen and Peter Matthews, will very briefly summarise some select findings from their research on listening at the University. Then, looking at some of the findings through a hidden curriculum* lens, the workshop will invite colleagues to share practice in supporting academic listeners in transition under the themes…
On Thursday May 19th 2pm-3pm we will be holding our regularly scheduled Compassionate Curriculum 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…
Accelerator fellowships provide funding in the form of a secondment of up to 0.8 FTE (in total) which can be allocated to projects to be carried out between one to three years. These projects are targeted at supporting the delivery of the University’s student education strategy demonstrating transformation and innovation in the curriculum and wider…
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…
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…

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Our next Share, Adapt, Adopt workshop focuses on the theme of Pathways to Student Success. We have three fantastic speakers for you from across the University that will speak about initiatives that begin in week 0. You can sign up for the event here. Nadine Cavigioli, Deputy Programme Manager for the Foundation Degree and BA…
Led by Dr Bridgette Bewick, The ‘I belong: Compassionate Curriculum Conversation’ series is 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. April’s conversation will take place on Thursday April 8th 1pm-2pm. To sign up and/or to let…
This session will be led by Gillian Proctor, a lecturer in counselling and psychotherapy in the school of healthcare, and Krista Susman a person-centred counsellor, supervisor and manager of an NGO which offers counselling for the unemployed. Interim Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Digital Transformation, Neil Morris will provide an introduction to the workshop. The aim of the…
Our next Share, Adapt, Adopt workshop, organised in partnership with OD and PL and the TIPS Community has the alluring title Online Magic. The workshop will showcase innovative and new ways to use online tools for teaching and learning. Hot off the heels of her much-talked about presentation at the Student Education Conference, Barbara Kempf will present Prezi…
Led by Dr Bridgette Bewick, The ‘I belong: Compassionate Curriculum Conversation’ series is 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. The first ‘conversation’ is 10th March 2021 at 10am. To sign up and/or to let us…
Yolanda Cerdá and Jenna Isherwood from LITE’s Internationalising Student Education Network discuss how cultural assumptions impact the university experience for international students. This workshop is for academics and staff who are interested in exploring and understanding linguistic and cultural barriers that some students may encounter during their time studying with us. The workshop will be…
Our speakers will share some practical examples and underpinning pedagogic principles for maximising interaction and engagement in online breakout rooms. They will share ideas on how to relieve student anxiety, frame the space and situate such activities in the wider learning journey. This time, we will hear from Alexandra Holloway (Language Centre), Mark Thomas (Earth…
SYNCHRONOUS online teaching will be the focus of the next Share, Adapt, Adopt workshop (SAAW). The online event will feature practical examples, as well as discussion underpinning pedagogic principles for effective interaction in synchronous online teaching. Jointly hosted by TIPS Community, Interim Deputy Vice Chancellor for Digital Transformation, Professor Neil Morris, will introduce the event. This…
THE full programme for the virtual Student Education Conference 2021 has been announced – and colleagues can now sign up to their preferred sessions. The one-day conference – themed ‘Lessons from a Hybrid Teaching World’ – will provide insights into a wide range of teaching innovations, delivered through a series of well-timed sessions, including snap and…
SHARING ideas and practice on student engagement will be the focus of a Christmas Special Share, Adopt, Adapt (SAAW) event. If you have a great student engagement initiative, big or small, that you’d like to share with an interested, and extremely friendly, audience from across the University, this is for you. Volunteers are needed for…