Andrew Grant Session 29th January 2019 Park Campus

This is an infrequent opportunity to observe one of the sessions on the Graduate Entry Medicine course – first year in this instance, on Experiential and Reflective Learning. It is led by Professor Andrew Grant, Head of Graduate Entry Medicine. The session will start off in a lecture format and then split up into a number of breakout rooms …

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What does Excellence look like ? 10th October 2018

SALT recently held an event in Taliesin Create to celebrate, and consider the connection between, Swansea being awarded TEF Gold and the excellent teaching and student support recognised by the ELTA and ESSA awards. PVC Professor Martin Stringer opened the event by making the link between excellence and TEF Gold…

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Ute Keller Open Door Sessions

Ute teaches on a range of undergraduate German Language modules and is offering a more bespoke approach to her sessions, due to the nature of her classes. Her sessions are all small group (25 students maximum) and are difficult to exactly tie down to given dates so she suggests that…

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Continuing to improve your practice aka Good Standing

You don’t just get Fellowship and stop, but are expected to continue to reflect on and improve your practice of teaching or supporting learning. Its commonly termed “Maintaining Good Standing”. And to do this, there is a range of Continuing Professional Development opportunities available at Swansea – but perhaps in…

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How might you gain HEA Fellowship recognition ?

In October there are Information Sessions for experienced staff if you are considering seeking recognition for your teaching through an HEA Fellowship* Sign up for these on our website under Upcoming Events. You can find details about HEA Fellowship, the UKPSF which underpins it and the support process also on…

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We’ve come a long way …

SALT launched its internal recognition route for HEA Fellowship in July 2015 with just over 100 staff with a category of Fellowship*. Just 2 years on, the 2017 SALT conference marked the 300th staff recognition – a fantastic achievement, with appreciation to all those staff assessing and mentoring. And most…

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TEF 2 Progress

By now I expect that you will have heard of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and how it will impact the University. Previously Phil Brophy provided an excellent blog that summarises what TEF is and what it means for the university (Phil Brophy’s Blog), so I’ll not repeat anything here…

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