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THE Share, Adopt, Adapt Workshops (SAAW) have been re-launched into an online format. The new series will continue to examine and showcase best practice across the University of Leeds as well as address new challenges posed by COVID-19 restrictions. Staff will be invited to share their experiences on a range of relevant issues including the…
The Student Education Bulletin for Spring 2020 is now available to view online. In these unprecedented times, the SEB reflects on the success of the Digital Education Service, with notes from the DVC and LITE Director. The PedR focus follows the theme, focusing on a journal article on online learning. There are also updates on…
We are pleased to announce a collaboration with LUBS and the School of Law for 30 new Transformation Fellowships. LITE’s involvement supports the flagship module transformation project taking place over the next two years. Cathy Myles, Pro Dean for Student Education at LUBS said: We have a really driven team involved with these flagship modules and I…
LITE is relaunching its mentoring scheme with a strong focus on supporting colleagues in carrying our pedagogic research and scholarship of teaching and learning. The new scheme compliments other LITE initiatives designed to build capacity in pedagogic research across the university. Other education-related mentoring opportunities are provided through OD&PL. We are seeking volunteer mentors who…
It was great to kick off the decade with #SEC2020! Preparations for #SEC2021 are already on the horizon; we’d appreciate any feedback you have to make next year’s the best one yet. Find the survey here Tina Overton, LITE Director said: We were delighted with this year’s SEC, with an exciting programme and a great turn…
The LITE team would like to thank Dr Meera Sabaratnam for her excellent keynote speech on “Decolonising the curriculum” at this year’s Student Education Conference. Meera’s engaging presentation discussed challenges and developments of the decolonising movement in teaching. Meera shared insights of “what works” in her own institution, which we can take forward when teaching…
SIX FELLOWS and five projects plus nine new Student Education Catalyst projects from across the University of Leeds have been selected for the latest round of funding by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). The flexible Fellowships – which range from between one year to three years in duration – are both single and…
BOOKINGS for the Student Education Conference 2020 are now closed – after an ‘unprecedented’ rate of sign up. Videos and audio recordings of many of the sessions, however, will be made available, including the keynotes. LITE Director Professor Tina Overton, said: “Due to unprecedented demand, registration for SEC2020 is now closed – this has been…
The Student Education Conference 2020 is the most sustainable yet, according to organisers Among the changes made this year by LITE is a significant reduction in the amount of paper to be used at the event. Delegates can now download a conference app that will allow them to register, manage a ‘live’ online programme over…
A NEW fund that aims to promote the sharing of innovation in student education across faculties and schools has been launched by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). The LITE Transferring Innovation Fund provides £500 to transfer an innovation, or examples of, effective practice from one school, faculty or service to another at the University…