Universities Can Be Allies in Confronting Racism

In this post from WonkHe, Shaminder Takhar Associate Professor of Sociology at London South Bank University argues  that anti-racism isn’t always comfortable, but true allyship demands action and accountability from universities in support of #BlackLivesMatter… Universities can be allies in confronting racism Oct 6, 2020

In Their words – The Experience of Teaching During a Pandemic

In this post from WonkHe, researcher Hilary Collins traces the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the practice and experience of teaching by drawing on a series of narratives from academic staff… In their words – the experience of teaching during a pandemic Oct 6, 2020

Delivering SLICC presentations should be part of the “new normal”: an online post-graduate students’ experience

In this post, Masters of Public Health (online) student Stephen McBurney describes the paralells in the digital format of this year’s University of Edinburgh (UoE) Learning and Teaching Conference and the SLICC course. In particular, Stephen highlights how the SLICC course develops the essential skills to engage a community of academics and peers …

The First Five Minutes and Beyond: Community Building in the Classroom

In this extract from her book Co-Creating Learning and Teaching: Towards Relational Pedagogy in Higher Education, Cathy Bovill demonstrates how building good relationships creates a foundation for co- creating learning and teaching, but in turn co- creation of learning and teaching can strengthen positive relationships between teacher and students, and …