Resources: Education

18 resources found for "Education"
Editorial : summer newsletter June 2010
David Sadler, Director of Networks for the Higher Education Academy writes the editorial for the ESCalate summer newsletter for 2010 and outlines the involvement he has had with ESCalate, the Subject Centre for Education over the years. It is available as a PDF download of some 3 pages
Editorial for ESCalate news no.15
This is the Editorial for the ESCalate newsletter no.15, autumn 2009, written by Tony Brown, Director of ESCalate. ESCalate is a small but important part of the HE Academy and as such, is part of an institution with UK wide responsibilities. This edition (ESCalate News No. 15) seeks to underline our commitment to maintaining a UK perspective by inviting pieces from writers working in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It is available as a PDf...
Enhancing the Higher Education student learning experience
Enhancing the Higher Education student learning experience is the generic brochure outlines the work of ESCalate the Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Education. It details who they are, who they work with and what the current and planned activities for 2008/09 are. It also gives contact details for the Centre and useful links to selected areas of their website. It is presented as a PDF file of some 6 pages
Enhancing the student learning experience
This compact booklet describes ESCalate, the Higher Education Academy subject centre for Education, what they do, what they can offer, and how to get in contact with them. Written in an easy and succinct manner, this booklet is designed to answer those initial questions and gives full contact details for more information. It is useful resource for new members of staff in HEIs. It is presented as a single PDF file of some 6 pages
ESCalate - an important commmunity of practice
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, summer 2010. Sheena Banks praises the way in which ESCalate allows education professionals to share effective practice, new ideas, knowledge and resources. It is available as a PDF download of 2 pages
ESCalate News - Spring 2011 - Issue 19
This edition of our termly newsletter is guest edited by Joe Gazdula from Liverpool Hope University. The theme this time is 'Graduates with Impact', or how to engage graduates with the world of work while maintaining academic credibility. The articles showcase a wide range of initiatives. For example, Bishop Grosseteste University College teaches early years care while looking at the business side of a small nursery. Anglia Ruskin...
ESCalate newsletter issue 12, autumn 2008
This is the autumn 2008 newsletter from ESCalate, the Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Education. In this edition articles include - What has Inquiry Based Learning got to do with Learning and Teaching in a Business School and beyond? Work-Based Learning within an Extended Learning Environment (ELE) – promoting Higher Education opportunity with communications technologies - How do students feel about studying in a culturally diverse...
ESCalate newsletter, issue 11, summer 2008
This is the ESCalate newsletter, issue 11 published in summer 2008, with the theme - towards a new psychology of student learning. In the last edition for the 2008 academic year, Tony Brown explores the psychology behind the student experience of Higher Education. This edition looks at many contemporary issues in Education. 1. Towards a new psychology of student learning - Dr Tony Brown (editorial) 2. Bringing life to the material - Doug Parkin...
ESCalate newsletter, issue 17, summer 2010
This edition of the ESCalate newsletter celebrates 10 years of the subject centre and contains a collection of articles from our community - from past and present staff, award holders and outside agencies, all of whom have been involved with ESCalate and its range of activity in the last ten years
Letters to Africa
Debbie Williams writes about how a research trip to a village in Kenya led to publication of a book to raise money for local schools. Her university, UCLan, had built a research and community centre there. Letters to Africa was a research project, in which UK primary school children wrote letters to children in Kenya; these letters were taken to the village and the Kenyan children wrote back. The letters formed the basis of a book, co-produced...
Memories of the early years of ESCalate ..
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, summer 2010, celebrating 10 years of the subject centre for education. Arlene Gilpin the first ESCalate manager, talks about a role she describes as encompassing ‘associate directorship with executive manager, academic manager and any other job that needed doing!’
Newsletter Issue 21 - Autumn 2011
The last edition of the ESCalate newsletter. The editorial is provided by ESCalate's Director Andrew Pollard as well as colleagues across the Education community, gathering together their thoughts on the legacy ESCalate leaves behind but also what support continues to be available to the community
Resources from Teacher Education Futures across the UK: England
Resources from the event Teacher Education Futures across the UK: England, held at the University of Cumbria on 4 March 2011. This was presented by TEAN and supported by ESCalate. There are Powerpoint slides and a summary document of a group discussion. Presenters included Andy Jones, PVC and Dean of the Institute of Education, Manchester Metropolitan University, and Sam Twiselton, Dean of Education at the University of Cumbria. This event is...
Resources from Teacher Education Futures across the UK: Northern Ireland
Resources from the event Teacher Education Futures across the UK: Northern Ireland, held at St Mary’s University College, Belfast on 5 April 2011. This event was presented by TEAN and supported by ESCalate. There are Powerpoint slides and a summary document of a group discussion. Presenters included Gerry Devlin, Senior Education Officer from the General Teaching Council of Northern Ireland, and Tom Hesketh, Director of the Regional Training Unit...
Resources from Teacher Educators Workshop: Working with Diverse Groups of Learners in the Digital Age
Resources from the event Teacher Educators Workshop: Working with Diverse Groups of Learners in the Digital Age, held at University of East London on 28th February 2011. This was organised by ESCalate in partnership with UEL. There are Powerpoint slides from the presenters available
Schooltoons - animation and creativity in education
Britta Pollmuller writes for the ESCalate Newsletter June 2010 about how animation work is a proven way to build self confidence in the learner's creative abilities. She believes strongly in the power of animation projects to support the development of literacy, numeracy and social skills in secondary school pupils. Here she details an ESCalate-funded project that enabled her to research into the role that animation can play in the curriculum
Touching hearts and minds
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, summer 2010, celebrating 10 years of the education subject centre. Bart McGettrick outlines the support that ESCalate has provided to those involved in academic research and the way it has helped them to make their work known to a wider audience
UCET and the influencing of policy
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 16, spring 2010. James Noble-Rogers writes about the remit and work of UCET (Universities Council for the Education of Teachers) and its input into national policy for Initial Teacher Education