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Fellowships 2021 - Applications open


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...

Fellowship Update: Undergraduate student wins composition award


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...

WATCH: #SEC2021 keynote and sessions


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...

New LITE Fellowship - Sense of belonging and the student experience


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...

Full programme for #SEC2021 announced and flexible sign up now open


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...

LITE Fellow publishes book on language and teaching practice


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...

Call for SEC abstracts deadline extended


THE CALL for abstracts for next year's online Student Education Conference (SEC) has been extended until Monday, November 9. The extra time has been put in place to allow a longer opportunity for colleagues to submit their applications. If you would like to present please complete this submission form. The online event will take place...

Share, Adopt, Adapt workshops relaunch online


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...

Student Education Bulletin Spring 2020


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...

NEW LITE Transformation Fellowships


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...