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Understanding the Experience of Black and Minority Ethnic Students in HE and Shaping the Curriculum 

Location:
London Metropolitan University, Graduate Centre, Holloway Road, London N78HN
Date(s):
11 November 2009 12:00-16:30

The Higher Education Academy and London Metropolitan University would like to invite you to the above research seminar, which is part of Research Seminar Series 2009: Access and Success for All.  Details of the Series are available at www.heacademy.ac.uk/ourwork/learning/national_research_seminar

The seminar explores the impact of curriculum initiatives introduced in London Metropolitan University Business School (LMBS) to encourage student engagement and improve retention, progression and achievement. The seminar also offers the opportunity for discussion with leading researchers and academics in the field, including Dr Gurnam Singh who has a specific interest in developing creative solutions to addressing issues of BME achievement that focus on pedagogical and institutional practices.
 
Speakers:

  • Dr Uvanney Maylor, Institute for Policy Studies in Education
  • Dr Gloria Gordon, Research Director Centre for British African Caribbean Studies, South Bank University
  • Derek Browne, Director of Entrepreneurs in Action
  • John Curran, Learning and Teaching Co-ordinator; Linda Johnson Head of Learning and Teaching, (LMBS) and Helen Pokorny Learning, Teaching and Curriculum Development Co-ordinator, Centre for Academic Professional Development)
  • Dr Gurnam Singh, Co-Director of the Applied Research Group in Social Inclusion in Social Care (SISC), Coventry University

 
Details of the above seminar including abstract, speakers and bookings are available at www.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/detail/RSS_LondonMet_111109
 
35 free places are available on a first-come, first-served basis. To book a place, please email Jan Miles directly.

Website:
http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/resources/detail/RSS_LondonMet_111109
Contact Name:
Jan Miles
Contact Email:
j.miles@londonmet.ac.uk

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