Author: Mike Marqusee - Article published in the Guardian newspaper on 27/07/2011
Call for Expressions of Interest: Higher Education Academy Academic Associates
This draft was published on 09/04/2011
The international journal Social Work Education, Deadline for the expressions of interest is 1st May 2011
NHS Scotland - launch of AHP Document.
From 2012, the HEA will no longer support a network of Subject Centres
HEFCE has today (March 26, 2009) published 'Enhancing learning and teaching through the use of technology - a revised approach to HEFCE's strategy for e-learning' (HEFCE 2009/12). This revised approach follows an independent review of the strategy and is designed to provide further support to higher education institutions as they develop their own e-learning strategies.
Action on Access is delighted to announce that it has secured the contract to deliver HEFCE's national co-ordination team for widening participation in higher education from January 2009 to December 2011.
A new undergraduate peer reviewed journal which accepts submissions from all subjects and is open to all undergraduate students.It aims to provide a supportive environment in which students can learn more about writing for publication and ensures substantial and constructive feedback from Peer Reviewers and a network of Subject Editors who assist each student with their paper from submission through to final publication (or rejection)."
The revised edition of the Code of Practice for the assurance of academic quality and standards in higher education, Section 9: Work-based and placement learning has been published following consultation with representatives of the HE sector.
The Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Mental Health has recently developed a CEIMH tv. It is an easy-to-use high quality flash based video resource, including case study scenarios which can be used as trigger in your teaching. The case studies are created in unison between service users, practitioners and CEIMH team.
This newsletter will be of particular interest to those offering child care programmes or who are wanting to think about how qualifying/postqualifying staff in children's health, education, pyschology and social work will fit in with the IQF plans.
The Disability Equality & Etiquette Learning (DEEL) National Framework has been produced by GB Disability Training & Consultancy on behalf of the Disability Rights Commission (DRC). It identifies disability competencies required by staff and managers working in the health and social care sectors.
A new project has just been launched by five Higher Education Academy Subject Centres in partnership with the Children's Workforce Development Council and Children's Workforce Network. The project aims to bring together relevant subject disciplines and sector bodies to raise awareness of the Children's Workforce agenda and policy developments, identify examples of emergent practice for integrated provision in higher education, promote collaboration between disciplines help facilitate dialogue between higher education and the Chidren's Workforce Development Council (CWDC) and Children's Workforce Network (CWN).
The Centre for Learning and Quality Enhancement at Middlesex University announces the call for papers for its 3rd Annual Conference: "Challenging the orthodoxies: alternative approaches for research into Higher Education" which will take place on 6th December 2007 at Mary Ward House, Tavistock Place, London.
Intrallect is delighted to announce the sponsorship of a Learning Object Competition to be held in conjunction with this year's ALT-C exhibition in Nottingham in September.
Health Scineces and Practice Centre is working with the University of the West of England, Bristol to survey e-Leanring in our disciplines.
Intute was launched on 13th July 2006. It is a free online service providing you with access to the very best web resources for education and research.
Skills for Health has commissioned the Office for Public Management (OPM), an independent not-for-profit consultancy, to undertake a project exploring the need for subject benchmark statements for health areas within future arrangements for the quality assurance of healthcare education. This project is intended to allow Skills for Health to reflect upon: