Supporting Transition to Higher Education
What we do To facilitate the induction and transition of students new to Higher Education, The BA Hons Teaching Learning & Child Development programme have developed a work booklet for their students to engage with through the Getting Started pages. The booklet, divided into 4 key sections, is designed to introduce students to common ways […]
New Year, New UniSkills!
With what feels like never-ending dark mornings and a long stretch ahead to Easter, Library and Learning Services understand that for some students bouncing back after the Christmas break is easier said than done! While we hope students found space to relax and recharge for all-important semester 2, we know for some students the reality would have been […]
Supporting Transition to HE Study
What happens? Students on the BA Hons Teaching, Learning & Child Development programme are introduced to assessment protocols and practices in a series of seminars at the beginning of Year 1. After the first assessment point in semester 1 each PAT meets with their group of 10 tutees to reflect on the feedback / […]
Induction and Transitions Workshop
The next Induction and Transitions Workshop is on Wednesday 24th April. To attend please book via the CLT Professional Development Series web space. Or for more information or to book a bespoke workshop for your department please contact Dawne [email protected] or email [email protected] for more details
Supporting Induction and Transitions: The Impact of Festive Friday!
Festive Friday What happened? Staff host a festive gathering for all of the 1st Year BA Hons Dance Students, providing an opportunity to evaluate and reflect on the students first semester and the journey they have been on since leaving FE. What is the impact? The activity helped to bring the cohort together, it helped […]
Supporting retention with ‘Transition Days’
Student ‘Transition Days’ at critical junctions within the programme which make effective use of contributions from Graduate Teaching Assistants What happens? The transition days generally evaluate well, however informal feedback from students has been extremely positive regarding the sessions delivered by the GTAs. They find the GTA role itself ‘aspirational’. They also refer to the […]
Getting Started student support package
The development of the ‘Getting Started’ pre-entry support package for students What happens? The Getting Started support package is designed to offer students a seamless transition and a preview into the process of learning at Edge Hill and specifically on their chosen programmes. This is beyond simply pre-course reading, engaging students in becoming familiar with […]