ESCalate Bulletin No. 72 (1 July 2011)

Contents

  1. We are out and about this Summer and Autumn
  2. Request a publication
  3. Three HEA appointments for subject and discipline areas
  4. OSIER repository now open

We are out and about this Summer and Autumn

If you are thinking of going to a conference this summer/autumn watch out for members of the ESCalate team and also our grant funded project teams who hope to be attending and talking about their project findings.

HEA Conference - July 2011

Jan McArthur - Work-based Learning Pedagogies and Academic Development

Sheena Banks - Understanding Pedagogy in Online Doctoral Learning

Ruth Pilkington - Using reflective dialogue to assess professional learning

Kerry Harman - Work-based Learning Pedagogies and Academic Development

Jocelyn Wishart, Andrew Pollard and Julian Priddle (ESCalate)

BERA - September 2011

Viv Griffiths - An investigation into the impact and effectiveness of beginning and early career primary teachers, trained on a work-based learning route, in the delivery of primary languages at Key Stage 2

Sheena Banks - Understanding Pedagogy in Online Doctoral Learning

Alice Collett - Is University really for everyone?

Nigel Beacham - Developing NQTs e-pedagogies for inclusion

Jacquleine Stevenson - Understanding the value of extra-curricular activities in creating graduates with impact in education

Andrew Pollard (ESCalate Director)

BESA - September 2011

Alice Collet - Is University really for everyone?

Sean MacBlain - Meeting the Every Child Matters agenda and the challenge for employers: a tale of two cities

UCET - November 2011

Viv Griffiths - An investigation into the impact and effectiveness of beginning and early career primary teachers, trained on a work-based learning route, in the delivery of primary languages at Key Stage 2

The ESCalate Team

SRHE - December 2011

Gina Wisker - Troublesome Encounters: Strategies for managing the wellbeing of Postgraduate Education students during their learning processes

Jan McArthur - Work-based Learning Pedagogies and Academic Development

Simon Hoult - Research Informed Pedagogy for the 21st Century Teacher

Kerry Harman - Work-based Learning Pedagogies and Academic Development

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Request a publication

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Three HEA appointments for subject and discipline areas

The three confirmed appointments are:

Head of Social Sciences. Dr John Craig. John will join on secondment from
Teesside where he is Assistant Dean in the Faculty of Social Sciences and
Law. John chairs the C-SAP advisory board.

Head of STEM - Dr Janet De Wilde. Janet joins from the University of
Edinburgh, where she is the Executive Manager of the SINAPSE (Scottish
Imaging Network). This is a pan-Scotland initiative bringing together
academic and clinical experts from a wide range of disciplines to develop
skills in medical imaging.

Head of Health Sciences – Dr Geoff Glover. Geoff joins from the East
Midlands Health Innovation Educational Cluster, to which he was seconded
from the University of Derby,  developing education and training programmes
with service colleagues from health and social care within the East
Midlands region.

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OSIER repository now open

"Find and share ideas and resources on the teaching of
Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship" 

The OSIER repository is now open for all, both to access materials and for submission of new resources. Users will have the opportunity to comment on resources, to add new resources of their own, and to upload resources based on materials that they have downloaded from the site. All materials will be fully accessible and re-usable, made available under a Creative Commons License.

To visit the new site, please visit: http://osier.ac.uk/

Please tell us your first impressions of the OSIER site by completing a short online survey.



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