2021 University of Worcester Teaching Award Scheme

The 2021 University Teaching Award Scheme is now launched, and this has been developed as part of the initiatives to celebrate excellence at University of Worcester. This Scheme is designed to recognise and reward excellent and outstanding practice in teaching, and in supporting and leading learning.  The Scheme explicitly promotes innovative, inspiring and excellent practice which is outstanding in its impact to enhance and inspire student learning. There are three categories of Award: A             University of Worcester Teaching Award B             University of Worcester Teaching Team Award C             University of Worcester Leading Teaching Award. Applications are welcomed from staff with a range of experience including academic staff, professional services and staff working in learning support. Full details are attached, and also available via the webpage https://www2.worc.ac.uk/qed/university-teaching-award-scheme.html… Read more2021 University of Worcester Teaching Award Scheme

Supporting Transition for Direct Entry Students – Report now available

The Project ‘Supporting Transition for Direct Entry Students’ has published its findings and examples of effective practice in a Guide for Staff ‘Improving Direct Entry Student Experience of Transition to Top-Up/Honours Degree’ (July 2019).  The Project set out to identify the key challenges and factors that may impede successful transition and establish ways to improve experiences of ‘Direct Entry/Top-Up’ students entering an Honours Degree. Based on research, students’ views of their transition experience and the personal experiences of staff working with Direct Entry students, the Guide aims to provide practical advice for course leaders and staff who deliver Top-Up degrees or encounter students who enter Honours Degrees at Level 5 or Level 6 (Direct Entry students) with a view to improving students’ experiences of transition… Read moreSupporting Transition for Direct Entry Students – Report now available