Tag Archives: academic and teaching staff

Professional Development Update – March 2017

Welcome to our monthly email identifying the development opportunities on over the next few months. Please circulate this email to colleagues working in your department, institute or school who may be interested in the opportunities we offer. This newsletter is also available on the CAPD’s website. This month’s update covers: Professional Development Week of Learning . . . Read the full article

Professional Development Week of Learning

Mon03 Apr12.00 pm

The Professional Development Team’s ‘Week of Learning’ will take place from Monday 3 April to Friday 7 April. Every day there will be opportunities to attend a number of Lunch and Learn sessions on a variety of topics or experience a coaching taster session. The team will be holding events at Mile End, Whitechapel and . . . Read the full article

Professional Development February 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to our monthly email identifying the development opportunities on over the next few months. This month’s update covers: Achievements and ILM Annual Quality Assurance Visit Lunch & Learn Sessions Coming Soon New Management Courses New to the Professional Development Team – Lorraine Smith Copyright Awareness lecture capture now available Featured Course – Event Management . . . Read the full article

Retirement Planning Workshop

Tue16 May10.00 am

This year’s Planning for Retirement course has been scheduled on the 16th and 17th May 2017. Any member of staff who is starting to think about when they might want to retire is welcome to attend the session. The aim of the session is to help participants plan for a healthy, enjoyable and financially stable retirement and to start . . . Read the full article

Professional Development December 2016 Newsletter

Welcome to our monthly email identifying the development opportunities on over the next few months. Please circulate this email to colleagues working in professional service roles in your department, institute or school and anyone else who may be interested in the opportunities we offer. This month’s update covers: The Admin Network first 2016-17 meeting Retirement . . . Read the full article

Westfield Fund for Enhancing the Student Experience 2016

Do you have an idea for an innovative project which would enhance the student experience at QMUL?  The Westfield Fund for Enhancing the Student Experience and the Drapers’ Fund for Innovation in Learning and Teaching are now open for applications.  The Westfield Fund provides £100,000 for projects to enhance the student experience at Queen Mary, while the Drapers’ Fund . . . Read the full article

Research Seminars: Technology for employability

Thu23 Jun1.00 pm

23 June 2016 Technology for employability Presented by: Lisa Gray, Senior Co-design Manager, JISC Register Abstract The role of UK higher education (HE), further education (FE) and skills sectors in developing student employability is clear. Technology can be an enabler to the development and communication of employability skills, but are organisations and employers making best . . . Read the full article

Research Seminar: Ipsative assessment: motivating students through recording feedback and progress over time

Thu26 May1.00 pm

26 May 2016 Ipsative assessment: motivating students through recording feedback and progress over time Presented by: Dr Gwyneth Hughes, Reader in Higher Education, Institute of Education Register Abstract Ipsative assessment is a powerful and under-used approach that provokes a radical rethink of the purposes and methods of assessment (Hughes, 2014). In higher education a strong . . . Read the full article

Research Seminar: What role should higher education institutions play in promoting, enacting and teaching sustainability? A sociological perspective

Thu28 Apr1.00 pm

28 April 2016 What role should higher education institutions play in promoting, enacting and teaching sustainability? A sociological perspective Presented by: Patrick Baughan, Senior Lecturer in Educational Development, City University London Register Abstract In this seminar, I will discuss my current research which investigates student and academic staff perspectives about sustainability in higher education in . . . Read the full article

Research Seminar: Interdisciplinary learning and teaching provision: findings from a UK study

Thu17 Mar1.00 pm

17 March 2016 Interdisciplinary learning and teaching provision: findings from a UK study Presented by: Professor Catherine Lyall, Professor of Science and Public Policy, University of Edinburgh Register Abstract Recognition of the need for interdisciplinary research to address global, societal challenges is accelerating. Policymakers and non-governmental organisations frequently call for an evidence base that integrates . . . Read the full article