‘Big data’ study finds that children from families with limited education have strongest long-term response to teacher encouragement, and are more likely to progress to university as a result.
The application process for this year’s Teaching and Learning Innovation Fund closes later this month.
A pioneering project to teach university students alongside prisoners, so that they learn from each other, has proved remarkably successful. The creators of Learning Together, Drs Ruth Armstrong and Amy Ludlow, are now expanding the scheme and seeking to widen participation across university departments.
Grants of up to £20,000 are available for University staff to fund creative projects through the Teaching and Learning Innovation Fund.
Teaching staff will record their lectures and share them with students online as part of a trial to enhance learning with technology.
Twelve inspirational academics have been honoured for outstanding teaching in the University’s 23rd Pilkington Prizes.