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Is the future what it used to be?

Looking forward Like most sectors, higher education looks at trends the affect it and tries to imagine potential futures from them. The University of Greenwich’s 2017 Academic Practice and Technology conference took this theme up this year with relish. Focusing on ‘reimagining higher education in the face of a rapidly changing and sometimes chaotic environment’,…Continue Reading Is the future what it used to be?

Simulated Practice Showcase – July 2017 Report

It has been a year since the City Wide Simulated Practice showcase started, by Neal Sumner (LEaD) and Janet Hunter (School of Health Sciences). Since then, we have had termly meetings and an ever expanding selection of examples of simulation. This month, saw the summer 2017 gathering of the group on 11th July, where we…Continue Reading Simulated Practice Showcase – July 2017 Report

Last orders! Learning at City Conference 2017 | Call for abstracts close 8th March at midnight!

The ninth annual Learning at City Conference will take place on 21st June 2017. The call for abstracts closes tomorrow, 8th March at midnight. Thank you to all those that have submitted so far! Submit your abstract now The overall theme for the conference focuses on Developing Theory into Practice in Higher Education Within this…Continue Reading Last orders! Learning at City Conference 2017 | Call for abstracts close 8th March at midnight!

Reflections on our inspiration day

In November, Anise, Annemarie and myself took a day out to try the technique of walking and learning, as outlined in Anise’s previous post.  The day was a fantastic opportunity to gain some thinking time as well as trying out a technique that I had read about from elsewhere and I wanted to use in…Continue Reading Reflections on our inspiration day

Walking and learning

Walking and learning is an educational technique and tool for discovery and reflection that we have been keen to explore.  This month we took a day out to walk and learn in central London with these three main objectives: Build resilience as change managers and leaders Explore walking and learning as an educational practice Discover…Continue Reading Walking and learning