Resources: Institutional role

6 resources found for "Institutional role"
Adult and Community Learning in South Wales : a policy and practice perspective
This publication is part of the ESCalate discussions in education series by Danny Saunders, Lesley Hodgson and Cerys Furlong. It describes policy and practice around Adult and Community Learning (ACL) and the successes that can be achieved by universities when they engage fully with their communities as part of their ‘third mission’ of public service. It review the claims for educational, health and social benefits to individuals, universities...
Oedolion a’r Gymuned yn Dysgu yn Ne Cymru: Persbectif Polisi ac Ar ferion
Yn y cyhoeddiad hwn disgrifiwn bolisi ac arferion yn ymwneud ag Oedolion a’r Gymuned yn Dysgu (OGD) a’r llwyddiannau y gall prifysgolion eu cyflawni wrth ymgysylltu’n llawn â’u cymunedau fel rhan o’u ‘trydedd cenhadaeth’ o wasanaeth cyhoeddus. Dechreuwn trwy adolygu’r honiadau ynglˆyn â buddion addysgol, iechyd a chymdeithasol i unigolion, prifysgolion a chymunedau lleol a defnyddiwn rai enghreifftiau astudiaeth achos o’r prosiect GATES ym...
Resources from Narrowing the Gap
Resources from the ESCalate event Narrowing the Gap, 3 December 2009 includes a summary of Narrowing the Gap, an ESCalate funded project which aims to develop and trial alternative modes of engaging public, private and voluntary sector employers from education and children’s services with the different phases of higher education course design and delivery
Science Shops Wales
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 15, autumn 2009. Kim Treasure of the University of Glamorgan introduces Science Shops Wales. Science Shops Wales offers an example of the way in which the greater ease and speed of movement from idea to action in the devolved nations can not only connect academia to the so-called ‘real-world’ in a way which is all too rare but also provide a model for similar projects throughout the UK. It...
The green village project : a university-community partnership
The University of Plymouth made a successful bid to HEFCE for a Centre for Excellence in Sustainability. This report from the ESCalate newsletter follows one significant development, the Green Village Project. This paper reports on one significant project which aimed to meet the Centre for Sustainable Future’s mandate to build university-community partnerships, to research how such partnerships work, and to make recommendations for future...
Trainee teachers' physical and mental wellbeing: a study of university and school experience provision
This is an ESCalate themed funding grant in the area of student well-being awarded to Jan Huyton of the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff. This study focuses on wellbeing of PGCE / PGDE students, the provision of support and the impact of Fitness to Teach guidelines. It involves three cases studies, exploring institutional policy and the perceptions of staff and students to elicit key issues, and exploits Web 2.0 technologies to stimulate...