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    The long fight for in-session resits and assessment diversity at LSE

The long fight for in-session resits and assessment diversity at LSE

Jasmina Bidé and Riham Mansour, respectively LSESU Education Officer and LSESU Community and Welfare Officer, write on the School’s recent commitment to assessment reform.

40 years after students began agitating for summer resits, the LSESU and LSE have between them accomplished the historic achievement of voting yes to in-session exam resits and assessment diversification.

Exam resits and assessment diversification are […]

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    Pro-Director Education Paul Kelly on the progress of LSE’s Education Strategy this term

Pro-Director Education Paul Kelly on the progress of LSE’s Education Strategy this term

With the Easter break around the corner, we asked Pro-Director Education Paul Kelly for his reflections on the progress of LSE’s Education Strategy this term.

As most readers will know, the Education Strategy has three objectives: the delivery of an excellent disciplinary education to our undergraduate and taught master’s students; the enhancement of opportunities for those same students to […]

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    Pro-Director Education Vision Fund – winning proposals 2016/17

Pro-Director Education Vision Fund – winning proposals 2016/17

LSE’s new Pro-Director Education Vision Fund, established to support the delivery of the School’s Education Strategy with funds of £100,000 annually for projects designed to make a significant impact on students’ educational experiences, has just made its first awards.

Following the call for applications in Michaelmas Term, thirteen proposals, requesting a total of over £400,000, were received. After full […]

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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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Academic advising at LSE: news from the School’s Review

With academic advice and support emerging as priorities in both the LSE Education Strategy and the recommendations from LSESU’s recent survey, Dr Suki Ali answers some questions about the Academic Adviser Review she is leading for the School.

Can you give a little background to the Academic Adviser Review – why it was set up, what its aims are, […]

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