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2005 Student Award Essays
We are very pleased to announce that the ESCalate 2005 Student Writing Award Competition winner is Wendy Belk studying Postgraduate Certificate in Community Education at Strathclyde University (Jordanhill Campus). The runner up was Diana Brady in her second year of Education Studies with Music, at University of Cambridge. The ESCalate Student Awards 2005 'What makes a good learning experience for an education student?' provided an opportunity for...
2006 Student Award Essays
We are delighted to announce that the ESCalate Student Award Winner for 2006 is Claire Mann who is studying a Postgraduate Certificate in Continuing Education at the University of Nottingham. Runners up include: Natasha Williams, studying Educational Psychology at the University of Bristol and Rachel Gosling, studying Applications of Educational Technology (part of MA in Online and Distance Education) at The Open University. Claire Mann has...
2007 Student Award winning essays
We are delighted to announce that the ESCalate Student Award Winner for 2007 is Lucia Terry, studying a Foundation Degree in Learning Support at University of Wolverhampton. Runners up include: Louise Fraser, studying Postgraduate Certificate in Post-Compulsory Education at University of Wolverhampton Joseph Gordon, studying Postgraduate Certificate in Mathematics Education at University of Nottingham. Lucia Terry has been entered into the...
2011 Student Award winning essays
We are delighted to announce that the ESCalate Student Award Winner for 2011 is Caroline Jane Ellis-Lockhart, studying a Postgraduate Certificate in Post-Compulsory Education at Glyndwr University. Runners up include: * Mandeep Bryant, studying a Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (DTLLS) at the University of Wolverhampton * Barbara Nicolls, studying MSc in Technology-enhanced Learning at Bucks New University. Thank you to...
Journeys of Personal Discovery: The Higher Education Academy Subject Centre Network Student Award
An overview of the submissions for the essay competition held by the Subject Centre of Education (ESCalate) as part of the Higher Education Academy Subject Centre Network Student Award reveals a fascinating variety of answers to the question: “How does your experience of your course compare with any expectations that you have had?” The winner and runners up of the education element of the competition have their essays published by ESCalate....
Putting Writing at the Centre
In the USA and often in Europe, it is usual to have Writing Centres in higher education to support the writing of students and to support staff in their work with students. Sometimes these are linked with provision of writing support for non-native language speakers. With some exceptions in the United Kingdom, we have not pursued this pattern. We have tended to link writing with study skills or with education and staff development units and...
The freedom to write
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, summer 2010, celebrating 10 years of the education subject centre. Rebecca Turner explains how the collaboration between ESCalate and the HELP CETL provided invaluable support for scholarly activity amongst staff at the University of Plymouth Colleges