Resources: Personal development planning

16 resources found for "Personal development planning"
Assessing professional standards
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 18, autumn 2010. Ruth Pilkington, of the University of Central Lancashire writes about an ESCalate funded project looking at using reflective dialogue to assess professional learning. It details how professional learning dialogues from four institutions are being studied to aid the Continuing Professional Development of academic staff
Beyond the Subject Curriculum: the Employability agenda
A powerpoint presentation given at the Universities Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET) conference in Daventry on November 26th. The presentation covers subjects including employability, what employers expect from graduates, personal development planning, the National Policy Context and the Enhancing Student Employability Skills Co-ordination Team (ESECT)
Bridges - supporting personal career and professional development through the undergraduate curriculum
Bridges is a Centre for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL) that supports Personal, Career and Professional Development through the Undergraduate Curriculum. It is based at the University of Bedfordshire. It aims to build bridges between student learning and the world beyond the university, thereby paving the way for brighter opportunities and smoother transitions into the global workplace, and life beyond undergraduate study
CCMS - Centre for Career Management Skills
The main areas of activity of this Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching are: Employability, Careers Education and Career Management Skills (both in the curriculum and outside the curriculum), Elearning/online learning, Interface between Career Management Skills (CMS) and PDP, context-based learning, blended learning, problem based learning
Centre for Excellence in Preparing for Academic Practice
The main areas of activity of this Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning are: increasing the teaching development support and teaching opportunities for Oxford research students and contract research staff; sharing knowledge about preparing future academics across a network of seven institutions; making a continuous contribution to local and international knowledge through investigations of practice. It is based at the University of...
ESCalate newsletter issue 2, summer 2005
This is the ESCalate newsletter issue 2, published in summer 2005. Articles in this issue include: Education stories in the media, Jenny Moon - Putting Writing at the Centre, Ruth Leitch - Outstanding dissertation award, Student writing award scheme - the winners, Development grants - the next steps, In conversation with...Alison Fox, PDP are you ready?, Editorial by Dr Tony Brown. It is presented as a single PDF file of some 12 pages
ESCalate newsletter issue 5, summer 2006
This is the ESCalate newsletter issue 5, published in summer 2006. Articles in this issue include: On the rock face... rules of engagement - Wendy Belk, What is ESCalate Initial Teacher Education? - Alison Jackson, The growth of the ‘New education studies’ - Prof Steve Bartlett and Prof Diana Burton, Research to reality : the challenges facing early childhood studies - Mary Wild, Learning disabilities and higher education : the duty to promote...
Foundation direct
The main areas of activity of this Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning are: campus-based and e-learning support to meet the needs of the University's foundation degree students, career management skills, PDP, research into and dissemination of good practice within the national context in Foundation Degrees. It is based at the University of Portsmouth
Hold on tight we're in for a bumpy ride..
Sarah Weatherhead from the University of Wolverhampton looks at technology-enabled models of ITE (Initial Teacher Education) that support action learning in this article from the ESCalate newsletter. Through my own reflection as an ‘e-tutor’, I realise that meeting the needs of the trainees is a challenge for all involved in nurturing the learning of those in ITE. So I endeavour to continue to communicate with the trainees in various ways; by...
PDP and employability: leaving the academic agenda behind?
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 16, spring 2010. Tracy Johnson, a lecturer in study skills and a qualified personal coach, asks if Personal Development Planning can fit easily into the academic curriculum or whether it resides more comfortably within the employability agenda
Personal Development Planning : are we achieving our goal?
As most people know, the origin of the current policy on Personal Development Planning (PDP) was Recommendation 20 of the Dearing Report (NCIHE 1997) which suggested that Progress Files (a term that had recently been introduced in the school sector to replace the National Record of Achievement) should be developed in Higher Education, consisting of two elements: A Transcript recording student achievement; And a means by which students can...
Raising student awareness of employability
This resource is the transcript of a video clip on student employability that was shown as part of a presentation at the UCET conference in Daventry on November 26th
Reflective journelling for the development of abilities
This project was undertaken with the support of an ESCalate small grant. It was led by Dr Elisabet Weedon of the University of Edinburgh. The main aim of the project was to develop materials that would support staff in HE institutions who wish to develop reflective abilities in their students. A second aim was to test these materials on a group of colleagues within our institution who have been or are beginning to be involved in the development...
Resources from Kent e-PDP and Employability Event
Resources from the ESCalate event Kent e-PDP and Employability Event, 10 May 2010 to promote the work of the project team from the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research and Unit for the Enhancement of Learning Teaching at the University of Kent in linking eportfolios, Personal Development Planning (e-PDP) and employability. The project is supported by the Higher Education Academy’s Discipline-focused Learning Enhancement Academy...
Teacher Educator Induction Project
This is a piece of ESCalate commissioned work. The project team includes: Dr Pete Boyd, University of Cumbria, Ms Kim Harris, University of Cumbria and Professor Jean Murray, University of East London The aim of this project is to enhance the academic induction of newly appointed lecturers in teacher education. In addition to providing regional workshops for new teacher educators the project will also gather data to inform the revision of...
Transferability of e-portfolios in education
This is a project funded by JISC DELL II and undertaken by Dr Derek Young and Kylie Lipczynski of ESCalate / University of Stirling. The aim of this project is to undertake an investigation of existing e-portfolio models and their use within the field of Education which will: Review existing motivational strategies; Identify alternative implementation models for PDP in Education departments; Explore the potential for cross-fertilisation of models...