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    Pro-Director Education Vision Fund – winning proposals 2017/18

Pro-Director Education Vision Fund – winning proposals 2017/18

LSE’s Pro-Director Education Vision Fund was 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 and has just made its second round of awards.

Last year the ‘Developing and sustaining inclusivity in the curriculum at LSE’ project was awarded seed funding. This […]

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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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Everyday reflective practice

In today’s post, the Teaching and Learning Centre’s Dr Erik Blair considers reflective practice in Higher Education.

The trouble with doing stuff is twofold. First of all, whatever stuff you plan to do is much more achievable if you feel that there is going to be a positive outcome. Secondly, it is much more likely that you will be successful […]

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    Booking now open for the Education Symposium 2017: Putting assessment at the heart of the student experience

Booking now open for the Education Symposium 2017: Putting assessment at the heart of the student experience

The Educational Strategy Unit, Teaching and Learning Centre and LSE LIFE would like to welcome all colleagues and LSE PhD students to the Education Symposium 2017. The Symposium will take place on 10th May from 9.45-14.00 on the 8th Floor of the New Academic Building. Guests are welcome to attend the whole event, or any of the sessions outlined […]

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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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