Student Led Teaching Fellowships
Higher Education Academy
The Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence
New in 2016, the CATE celebrates collaborative work in teaching and learning an captures the creative and innovative practice that positively impacts on the student experience by recognising teams.
In 2017, Cardiff Met's
Early Childhood Studies and Primary Education Studies were shortlisted for their work with the Outdoor Learning Centre.
The Guardian University Awards
The Guardian University Awards are provided to exceptional institutions for work under a number of categories.
In 2015, the
Centre for Student Entrepreneurship was awarded for their work in assisting students, graduates and staff to engage in entrepreneurial education.
In 2016, Mark Sutcliffe and Ruth Matheson were shortlisted for their
'Belonging Cube' Initiative, enabling postgraduate transitions.
The THE awards
PGC Teaching in Higher Education
The PgC Teaching in Higher Education matrix enables full and part time academic staff and others involved in student learning to engage in a structured programme focused on purposeful developmental changes to teaching practice. The matrix is accredited by the Higher Education Academy.
As of July 2017 there were:
- 58 members of staff enrolled on the programme
- 141 graduates of the PGC THE
Follow the links below to read about some of the inspiring interventions PgC THE graduates have undertaken (for staff and students only):
Enhancing student learning
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Annual Learning & Teaching Conference
The second Annual Learning & Teaching Conference on 7th July 2017 was a huge success,
read all about it.
The conference was titled 'Learning Together: Developing Understanding' and addressed the following themes: student engagement; retention and success; student employability; health and wellbeing.
Inspiring Teaching Seminar Series
A Cardiff Met community of practice dedicated to the
sharing of good teaching and learning practice (internal only). The scheme provides a locus for learning and teaching focused, interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary collaboration and discussion.
Peer Learning and Development Scheme
The Scheme operates across the university to support the on-going enhancement of learning and provides a framework for engaging in constructive reflection on professional practice. It involves staff in a collaborative, non-judgmental, mutually beneficial peer-to-peer process.
Walk in the Park
'Walk in the park' is a series of audio podcasts, where we take a relaxed stroll with a Cardiff Met colleague, and discover a little more about them and their work.
The project was a part of the
Future Directions HEA project, and was inspired by the
Radio 4 'Ramblings' programme. It aims to capture a sense of each individual and their heart for Learning & Teaching. Walking often opens the mind and soul, and helps us explore thoughts and ideas...