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ADM-HEA BULLETIN - week ending 29 October 2010

Date posted: 31/10/2010

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SECTOR ANNOUNCEMENTS
ADM-HEA COLLABORATIVE EVENTS
SECTOR EVENTS
CALL FOR PAPERS / PARTICIPATION

SECTOR ANNOUNCEMENTS

Leading Curriculum Change for Sustainability

The University of Gloucestershire has recently been awarded £200,000 from the Higher Education Funding Council for England, to develop an innovative strategic project in the field of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), in collaboration with four other UK universities.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/leading-curriculum-change-for-sustainability
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Student Workshops and Staff Training across the UK

Fashioning an Ethical Industry are offering Student Workshops and Staff Training across the UK.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/student-workshops-and-staff-training-across-the-uk

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Integrating Sustainability into Design Education: The Toolkit


The Designers Accord have developed a toolkit in that it is hoped will help influence design education so that the next generation of designers will be able to practice sustainably.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/integrating-sustainability-into-design-education-the-toolkit
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Scottish Ethical Fashion Education Network

Over the coming year Fashioning an Ethical Industry (FEI) will be working with Scottish universities and colleges to establish a network interested in teaching, learning and sharing about ethics in the fashion industry.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/scottish-ethical-fashion-education-network

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Embedding Equality and Diversity in the Curriculum

Launch of new three-year programme for Scottish HE Institutions and Colleges

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/embedding-equality-and-diversity-in-the-curriculum

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SEDA Research and Evaluation Small Grants 2011

SEDA’s Research and Evaluation Small Grants support research and evaluation in staff and educational development with the goal of continued improvement in the quality and understanding of educational development practices.

Deadline for applications: 14 January 2011

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/sector-news/seda-research-and-evaluation-small-grants-2011

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ADM-HEA COLLABORATIVE EVENTS

Creative Learning and Teaching Seminar
National Glass Centre, Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL
25 November - 26 November 2010

This seminar, hosted by the University of Sunderland, aims to provide a forum for all those interested in creative art design and media education to come together and explore the issues and challenges faced by students, practitioners and educators.

The Keynote speakers will be: Steve Besley, Head of Policy at Pearson (formerly Edexcel), Professor David Vaughan, Higher Education Advisor/Developer and Professor Kevin Petrie, Professor of Glass and Ceramics, University of Sunderland. We have some very interesting speakers confirmed and the programme will be available next week (sorry for the delay!)

The University of Sunderland is a centre of excellence in glass, architectural glass and ceramics and this two-day symposium will be held at the renowned National Glass Centre. There will be a unique opportunity to explore the glass studios, watch demonstrations in the techniques used in glass making. Additionally the Glass Centre hope to offer taster workshops in glass blowing and etching on the evening of 25 November.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/creative-learning-and-teaching-seminar

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SECTOR EVENTS

Creativity and qualitative methodologies
The Mill Room, Chilworth Manor, Southampton, SO16 7PT
2 - 3 December 2010

Researchers and postgraduate students may be interested in this 2-day workshop, organised and supported by the ESRC National Centre for Research Methods.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/creativity-and-qualitative-methodologies

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Cuts to teaching budgets and The Browne Review: implications for the educational development community

Aston University, Birmingham
10 December 2010

This SEDA seminar seeks to provide support and ideas for educational developers.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/cuts-to-teaching-budgets-and-the-browne-review-implications-for-the-educational-development-community

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Credit: changes and challenges
15HATFIELDS Conference Centre, 15 Hatfields, London, SE1 8DJ
10 December 2010

Credit: Changes and Challenges, is being held on the occasion of SEECs 25th anniversary and is an opportunity to reflect on the success of credit, the challenges it has raised and could pose in the future.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/events/credit-changes-and-challenges
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CALL FOR PAPERS / PARTICIPATION

Assessment and Feedback Seminar Series 2011
UK call for expressions of interest

Deadline: Tuesday, 30 November 2010

The Higher Education Academy is pleased to invite UK Higher Education Institutions, and Further Education Colleges delivering Higher Education, to be part of a national seminar series on Assessment and Feedback.  Funding has been provided to enable the HEA to offer a grant of £500 to institutions to host and deliver a seminar during the series.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/calls-for-papers/calls-for-papers-and-contributions/assessment-and-feedback-seminar-series-2011

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EATAW 2011 Conference
The Role of the Student Experience in Shaping Academic Writing Development in Higher Education
The University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
Wednesday 29 June - Friday 1 July 2011

Deadline for submission of proposals: 10 January 2011

The European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW) 2011 conference invites all those interested in academic writing development in higher education to contribute to the discussion on enhancing the quality of the student experience through writing.

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/calls-for-papers/calls-for-papers-and-contributions/EATAW2011Conference

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Internationalisation of Pedagogy and Curriculum in Higher Education: Exploring New Frontiers
University of Warwick
16-17 June 2011

Deadline for submissions: 17 January 2011

This International Conference is hosted by the HEA/UKCISA Teaching International Students (TIS) project in partnership with the Centre for Academic Practice and Research in Internationalisation (CAPRI), and the Centre for Internationalised Curriculum and Networking (CICIN.  

http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk/news/calls-for-papers/calls-for-papers-and-contributions/internationalisation-of-pedagogy-and-curriculum-in-higher-education-exploring-new-frontiers
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Please also visit our website at  http://www.adm.heacademy.ac.uk  to access a full range of news items and resources which are updated on a regular basis.

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