A month in the life of a Widening Access team…

…with Reaching Wider and Step Up to Swansea University Alice Davies Partnership Manager South West Wales Reaching Wider Partnership June is often a busy month for Widening Access teams and this is certainly true of the Reaching Wider team at the University. Over the course of June we ran a huge…

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Thoughts from Thessaloniki 2

It now seems some time since I travelled around Greece at Easter, ending at Thessaloniki for a week. In my last blog I wrote about genocide. The other issue that struck me particularly during this trip was the way in which different museums choose to engage with their publics. Greece…

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TEL CPD Week – The Story Continues!

Shaking hands

May 13th-17th 2019 was TEL CPD week at SALT. For the first time, we offered three ways to learn more about the pedagogical benefits of technology enhanced learning, in the space of one week: – TELTALKS19 – a programme of live online talks, using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra TEL Tools and…

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Thoughts from Thessaloniki 1

As part of my annual leave this year, I spent a week in Thessaloniki, as we wanted to explore the Byzantine churches, frescos and mosaics. While we were there, we had the honour of being invited to join the Armenian community in the city to commemorate the anniversary of the…

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Celebrating 500 Fellows at Swansea University – Laura Mason

“Leadership should be about being a role model and helping and supporting colleagues to think more about their teaching and ways in which they could enhance their practice for their students and themselves.” “I think it’s important that we value great teaching, and teachers, in HE. For me fellowship is…

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Becoming a Better Teacher: The Flipped Classroom

Dr Nigel Francis from the Medical School delivered an inspirational session at SALT. Taking us through his journey with a step-by-step account, he shared the challenges, successes and benefits of adopting a flipped approach to learning. Process Most of the content goes out to Nigel’s students via video with a…

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