Category: 2022

Welcome and Introduction

Welcome to the University of Gloucestershire’s Festival of Learning 2022! The event is titled ‘Celebrating Success in Teaching and Learning’ to encourage you to reflect upon what you have learnt from delivering pandemic pedagogies over the last two…

Academic Exchange 1: Working with students to enhance learning for all in diverse contexts

Tuesday 5 July, 10.00-11.30, Online Recording of the Academic Exchange i. Field Courses: The View from the Bush  Adam Hart and Anne Goodenough (School of Natural and Social Sciences) Field courses have long been an integral part of…

Panel Discussion and Lightning Presentations: Developing professional skills, knowledge and behaviours to enhance graduate outcomes

Tuesday 5 July, 11.45-13.00, Online Recording of the Panel Discussion and Lightning Presentations Panel Discussion i. The Soft Skills Challenge  Clair Greenaway (The Gloucestershire Business School) with Gaurav Chawla (The Gloucestershire Business School) and Yollanda Lagarens (Politeknik Negeri…

External Keynote Lecture – Professor Peter Felten

Tuesday 5 July, 14.00-15.30, Online Relationship-rich education and the future of teaching Professor Peter Felten Abstract The novelist Arundhati Roy has written that historically pandemics prompt ‘humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew.’ A…

Lightning Presentations: Developing inclusive future-facing education

Tuesday 5 July, 15.45-17.00, Online Recording of the Lightning Presentations i. Developing Inclusion, Embracing Difference and Enhancing Equality in Sport and Exercise  Rachael Bullingham and Sam Wilson-Thain (School of Sport and Exercise) This is a current UTF project…

External Keynote Lecture – Dr Emily McIntosh

Wednesday 6 July, 10.30-12.30, TC014, Park Campus Advising Pedagogy – exploring relational approaches to education in the post-pandemic university Dr Emily McIntosh Abstract This session will make the case for the pivotal role of advising and tutoring in…

Interactive Lunch

Wednesday 6 July, 12.30-14.00, TC007, Park Campus A buffet lunch set amongst a range of stands that will include poster presentations, learning technology demonstrations and a range of teaching development initiatives. The Interactive Lunch is a fantastic opportunity…

Internal Keynote Lecture – NTF and CATE Winners 2021

Wednesday 6 July, 14.00-15.15, TC014, Park Campus Recording of the lecture i. Student Teachers Learning for and from Themselves Colin Forster, NTF (School of Education and Humanities) Learning to teach is not easy.  Learning anything worthwhile is hard,…

Teaching & Scholarship Recognition Showcase

Wednesday 6 July, 15.30-16.00, TC014, Park Campus The University of Gloucestershire (UoG) is proud to support a range of schemes that recognise groups and individuals who foster excellence in teaching, learning and assessment within and beyond the institution….

Academic Exchange 2: Developing professional graduates within and beyond the curriculum

Thursday 7 July, 10.00-11.30, Online Recording of the Academic Exchange i. Unlocking Potential: Skills for Prosperity and the University of Gloucestershire/Polimanado Partnership Clair Greenaway and Rachel Vieira (The Gloucestershire Business School) with Mareyke Alelo (Politeknik Negeri Manado, Indonesia)…

LIFT: The “Empowering ChangeMakers” Project

Thursday 7 July, 11.45-12.45, Online Alex Ryan (Director of Sustainability) with Emily Buirski (Cheltenham Education Partnership Co-ordinator), Miriam Webb (Sustainability Engagement Manager) and Alice Lowe (Sustainability Co-ordinator) The University’s Learning Innovation for Tomorrow (LIFT) programme supports university experiences…

Academic Exchange 3: Making teaching and learning meaningful

Thursday 7 July, 14.00-15.15, Online Recording of the Academic Exchange i. To Elevate or not to Elevate? That is the Question  Darren Bolton and Nicky Williams (Library, Technology and Information Service) We provide an update on the Talis…

PGR Three Minute Thesis Competition Final

Thursday 7 July, 15.30-16.00, Online 80,000 word thesis, one slide, three minutes… who’s going to win? An 80,000 word thesis would take nine hours to present; our finalists have explained theirs in just three minutes with the aid…

Closing Comments

Professor Jenny Hill, Head of Learning and Teaching Innovation, shares her post-event thoughts and thanks.