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LITE is pleased to announce its second call for LITE Fellowship applications for 2021. Applications for fellowships that support the delivery of the University’s strategic objectives are invited from colleagues from both academic and professional services. These fellowships provide funding of 0.8 FTE on a secondment basis for individuals or split between a project team….
LITE is excited to announce that the theme for the Student Education Conference 2022 will be ‘Belonging and Community’. The conference will take place on the 6th and 7th January. The spirit of community and support is always at the heart of the Student Education Conference and in 2022 we will be delivering  sessions that…
After our most recent call for fellowships we are delighted to announce that the following projects will begin in Semester 1 of the 2021/2022 academic year. We can’t wait to work with all of our new fellows and look forward to keeping the LITE community updated with their progress. More details on each project will…
LITE would like to update its database on the pedagogic research and scholarly activity taking place around campus. In light of the rapid innovations we have seen in the delivery of teaching and learning on all programmes it is inevitable that a lot of colleagues will already be undertaking data gathering and evaluation of new…
Within a landscape of challenges and rapid innovation in higher education LITE is excited to announce a new call for fellowship applications for 2021. Colleagues from both academic and professional services are invited to submit project proposals for fellowships that will support the delivery of the University’s strategic objectives. LITE is particularly keen to encourage…
Shuyu Chen, a student in the School of Music, has been awarded a composition prize, jointly by the School and the Berlin-based new music ensemble, Ensemble Adapter. Martin Iddon, Mic Spencer, and Scott McLaughlin are engaged in the LITE-funded project, ‘Teaching Musical Composition in the Twenty-First Century’, which aims to embed professional practice in composition…
THE KEYNOTE and all other sessions from the Student Education Conference 2021 are now available to watch in one place. A record 420 colleagues tuned in to 40 parallel and snap sessions at this year’s inaugural online conference around the theme of ‘Lessons from a Hybrid Teaching World’. If you would just like a recap…
APPLICATIONS are now open for two new LITE Fellowships exploring the link between sense of belonging and the student experience. The Fellowships are being offered through a collaboration between the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) and the Educational Engagement team at the University of Leeds. Sense of belonging is at the heart of the University’s newly launched Access…
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 event – 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…
BETTER understanding the barriers and challenges to teaching English for academic purposes in an international context is the subject of a new book penned by one of the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence’s (LITE) first Fellows. Associate Professor Bee Bond‘s book: Making Language Visible in the University (English for Academic Purposes and Internationalisation), focuses on the…