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    LSE Education Awards 2016/17: what is ‘excellent teaching’?

LSE Education Awards 2016/17: what is ‘excellent teaching’?

In 2016/17, LSE’s teaching awards identified and celebrated the work of 262 teaching staff. To understand more about what staff and students identify as excellent teaching, the Educational Strategy Unit collected and analysed nomination statements from the LSE Class Teacher Awards (CTAs), LSE Excellence in Education Awards (EIEAs) and LSESU Teaching Excellence Awards (SUTEAs).

Dame Minouche Shafik addresses recipients of […]

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    Just got schooled: learning from effective teachers at the LSE

Just got schooled: learning from effective teachers at the LSE

In the first of two pieces on teaching awards at LSE this week, the Teaching and Learning Centre’s Lee-Ann Sequeira discusses October’s Celebration of Teaching panel event.

LSE has a world-renowned reputation for research. For a smallish social sciences university, it punches above its weight in the Research Excellence Framework and is a sought-after destination for academics and students who […]

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Heresy of the week: Teaching- what a performance!

Following  our earlier post, Theatre Improvisation in Teaching, the Teaching and Learning Centre’s Dr Jenni Carr examines performance in the context of teaching, professional identity, preparation and student learning.

“Teaching is at least as much art as it is science. Yet in our time we glorify the science of teaching and give short shrift to the art of teaching.” (Baughman, […]

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Educational Strategy Unit survey results

In Michaelmas Term, the LSE Educational Strategy Unit undertook three pilot surveys to gather feedback on students’ perceptions, expectations and experiences of education at LSE. Posing questions about a range of themes in education to our students, both those just about to join LSE and those who had already spent time studying here, highlighted some anticipated themes and responses, […]

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