Affordances of Places and Spaces When We Blur the Lines of Indoor, Outdoor and Online: A Conversation Between Robbie Nicol and Heidi Smith

In this post, Robbie Nichol, Professor of place-based education and Heidi Smith Lecturer of Outdoor Learning discuss the critical role of Place-Based Education in hybrid teaching and learning and its capacity to support health and well-being. Affordances of Places and Spaces When We Blur the Lines of Indoor, Outdoor and …

Key Takeaways from Mental Health Training

In this post, Omar Kaissi a teaching fellow at the Institute for Education, Community and Society, Moray House School of Education and Sport, and a member of the Higher Education Research Group (HERG), walks us through his experience of completing a mental health training session organised jointly by the University’s …

Shared Learning Spaces – Why We Need to Stop Ignoring the Fundamental Role the Physical Environment Plays in Deeper Learning for Students.

Global awareness of the importance of space and its impact on the daily lives of human beings has been experienced by many throughout the COVID-19 crisis and lockdown. Concepts of pre-COVID spaces have been disrupted and with it our lives and education systems in unprecedented ways. The COVID-19 pandemic has …

MHSES Guide to Digital-First Teaching

A quick guide to what digital-first teaching in MHSES and what it means for your course. This guide was developed with the help of Michael Gallagher and Digital Education, and has drawn from the great work done by the IS ABC working group, UCL Digital Education, Alison Christie, Zoe Robertson, …