What do graduates do? – an evidence-led guide to the world after graduation

Dr Charlie Ball, Head of HE Intelligence at Graduate Prospects, dispelled some myths surrounding the graduate jobs market.  For example, suggestions that ‘everyone has a degree these days’ whereas 38% of the adult population currently have a degree (as at the end of 2017); and ‘there are no graduate jobs’ when the Annual Population Survey (APS) data […]

The learning environment and singing off the same song sheet

Caroline Bowsher gave a thought-provoking talk about the assumptions we make regarding assessment and feedback that can affect a student’s understanding or participation.  We considered ways to demystify the process and Caroline shared some good practice from within the School of Biological Sciences.

Reflection

For the September pedagogy seminar, Rachel Starkey led a discussion on the importance of reflective practice and the difficulties involved in its use as a teaching and learning tool. Her slides can be found below.

Embedding active learning

The monthly pedagogy seminar series was launched on 24th May by Caroline Bowsher. This first session focused on Caroline’s research into embedding active learning across the curriculum. Her slides can be found below.