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 […]
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 […]
What happens? At this time of year with placements looming and assessment deadlines on the horizon, not to mention 1st Teaching Posts to apply for, time is of the essence. So to support students during this potentially difficult period of time, over in Design and Technology teaching spaces are booked over the lunch period, which […]
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 […]
Students become research assistants!
Providing opportunities to encourage students to become research assistants What happens? It is more typical for students to be taught the theory of research, rather than taking part in the actual live research process. Students are given the opportunity and encouraged to take part in actual research activities led by lecturers on the programme. This […]