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Promoting excellence in teaching and learning in higher education #HEteaching
12 Jun 2012
Broadcast from London

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Funding for teaching in UK Higher Education is changing. Interim measures are in place for 2012-13 and a HEFCE consultation on future funding plans is currently taking place.  

Whatever the outcome, the move to demand-led funding has crucial implications for many aspects of teaching and learning.

With more students choosing flexible and blended learning, the boundaries between full; part-time and distance learners are blurring. Not only are institutions being challenged to teach and support an increasingly diverse student cohort – this also requires additional quality assurance guidance.

The use of open educational resources (OER) is also increasing, bringing a new range of opportunities and challenges for teaching and learning. Finally, as more information becomes available to students via Key Information Sets (KIS) data, institutions will have to respond to changing expectations of the student experience.

Watch the free presentation - Professor Craig Mahoney, Chief Executive of the Higher Education Academy here

Aaron Porter, Higher Education Consultant and Journalist
Welcome and introduction by conference chair

Prof. Ruth Farwell, Vice-Chancellor, Buckinghamshire New University; Chair, HEFCE Teaching, Quality and Student Experience Committee
A new landscape for teaching and learning

Developments in quality assurance: the UK Quality Code for Higher Education
Dr Tim Burton, Assistant Director, Research, Development and Partnerships, QAA; Harriet Barnes, Development Officer, Research, Development and Partnerships, QAA

Dan Derricott, Board of Directors QAA, Student Engagement National Union of Students
Engaging Students in University Quality and Management

Dr Phil Cardew, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic), London South Bank University
Meeting the demand for flexible and blended learning

Panel discussion and questions from online audience and regional satellite networking centres Session 1
What's on now:
Professor Craig Mahoney, Chief Executive, Higher Education Academy

Mike Laycock, Independent Higher Education Consultant and Co-Chair of SEDA
Engaging students in assessment and feedback

Tony Ward, York Director, White Rose Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning in Enterprise
Teaching entrepreneurship and enterprise skills

Panel discussion, questions from online audience and regional satellite networking hubs
Summation from Aaron Porter, conference Chair,


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