Ross (MSc Urban and Regional Development, PGT Scholar)

Ross (MSc Urban and Regional Development, PGT Scholar)

Ross is studying Urban and Regional Development MSc at Cardiff University.


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Centre for Education Innovation Annual Learning and Teaching Conference

Posted on 6 July 2016 by Ross (MSc Urban and Regional Development, PGT Scholar)

I was delighted to open the Centre for Education Innovation’s Learning and Teaching Conference today on the theme of Active Learning. The event had “sold out” in under two weeks and it was wonderful to see such a broad range of academic and professional services colleagues there. Throughout the day, delegates explored the thorny issue
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Graduation 2015: Celebrating student success

Posted on 17 July 2015 by Ross (MSc Urban and Regional Development, PGT Scholar)

Today saw the conclusion of our 2015 Graduation celebrations. Graduation Week is undoubtedly a high point in the academic year. It’s an opportunity to recognise all the effort and commitment from students and staff – and their families – that results in each graduate getting the chance to cross the stage. It’s easy to focus on how much university life has changed over the past few decades.
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#HE2030 – what will today’s three-year olds expect of their university experience?

Posted on 2 July 2015 by Ross (MSc Urban and Regional Development, PGT Scholar)

I thoroughly enjoyed chairing the lively panel discussion that concluded our very well attended Education Portfolio Showcase today. The topic in question was “What will learning and teaching look like in our sector in 2030?” and discussion was wide-ranging. What will today’s toddlers expect of their university experience? How might new technologies impact on the
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Growing leadership capacity in learning and teaching

Posted on 4 June 2015 by Ross (MSc Urban and Regional Development, PGT Scholar)

The Leadership and Management Development Programme for Research Team Leaders is an established and successful part of our staff development portfolio. Today we held the final session of Leading Teaching Teams, a new short course focussed on development of leadership capacity in learning and teaching, run in conjunction with the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education.
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