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THE: England’s universities to have medal-style ratings for teaching

October 3, 2016

Times Higher Education‘s coverage of the Government’s new TEF measures reveals that England’s new assessment of university teaching will award institutions with ratings of “bronze”, “si...

Guardian: English universities to be ranked gold, silver and bronze

October 3, 2016

Chief Executive Maddalaine Ansell was quoted in a Guardian article following the Government’s publication of details of how the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) trial year will work. Read ...

University Alliance responds to TEF trial specification

September 29, 2016

Responding to the announcement today of full details of how the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) trial year will work, University Alliance urges the government to carry out a full evaluation [&h...

University Alliance welcomes the University of Brighton 

September 27, 2016

The University of Brighton has joined University Alliance. University Alliance is a group of modern civic universities working together to shape higher education and research policy for the benefit...

Utilising self-reflective learning to promote excellent teaching – Scholarships of teaching and learning (SoTL): University of Salford

September 20, 2016

Collaborative research on Teaching Age and Discrimination in Mental Health Nursing Two mental health nursing lecturers and three mental health student nurses at the University of Salford have been ...

Learning as a researcher: University of Portsmouth

September 20, 2016

Research-Based Learning module The University of Portsmouth wanted to use a specific unit to develop transferable skills in students (teamwork, problem solving, communication skills). However, this...

Integrating research-based learning across the university: University of Lincoln

September 20, 2016

Student as Producer The University of Lincoln’s Student as Producer initiative aims to reconnect universities’ core activities of teaching and research by encouraging students at all le...

RIT and employability: Kingston University

September 20, 2016

Employer Insights Module A Kingston University course module is connecting teaching and research by bringing students in to the heart of industry. Associate Professor Dr Deborah Anderson devised Em...

Research-informed teaching case studies

September 20, 2016

Research-informed teaching (RIT) can take different forms. As the following case studies indicate, RIT offers many benefits to students, staff and higher education institutions as a whole. The case...

Promoting staff-student collaboration: Nottingham Trent University

September 20, 2016 | by Rachel Clarke

Scholarship Projects for Undergraduate Researchers (SPUR) Scholarship Projects for Undergraduate Researchers (SPUR) is a Nottingham Trent University initiative which provides bursaries for undergra...