Record attendance at Learning and Teaching conference

More than 180 people attended the University’s 12th Annual Learning and Teaching conference which was held last week at the Foresight Centre – the highest number ever.

Attendees included academic staff, colleagues from the Senior Management Team and Professional Services, and students.  We were also delighted to welcome Professor Youmin Xi and others  from the Senior Management Team at XJTLU to the event. The keynote presentation, by Professor Pat Thomson from Nottingham University, proved both engaging and thought-provoking and an excellent start to the day. You can view a video stream of the keynote lecture at

The conference, organised by the Educational Development Division of the Centre for Lifelong Learning, provides  an excellent  forum for us all  to share innovative learning and teaching practice, experiences and insights  across the institution. It was a really good  day. Forty five  different workshop presentations showcased a wide variety of innovative learning and teaching developments from all three faculties. There was a real excitement and energy generated by the discussions we had and lots of food for thought.

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