Author Archives: Ellen Lessner

HEFCE blog post – Engaging students in pedagogic innovation: learning from small-scale innovation projects

A blog post on the HEFCE site on 9 January looks at the role students can play in the development and uptake of educational innovation and considers the impact on their learning.   This post finds that student engagement is necessarily at the heart of each project in their programme which focusses on pedagogic innovation in … Read more

CAN 2018 @ the University of Winchester – Registration is now open

Registration is now open for the Change Agent Network Conference 2018 – Student-Staff Partnerships in an Age of Change at the University of Winchester (19th-20th April 2018)   Over 60 papers, workshops and symposiums showcasing student engagement, partnership, digital capabilities initiatives and research from across UK higher and further education and skills. Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Tali … Read more

Keynote speakers for CAN 2018 at the University of Winchester

We are delighted to confirm Colette Fletcher (assistant vice chancellor at the University of Winchester), Tali Atvars (Winchester student union president) and Tansy Jessop (Professor of Research Informed Teaching, Southampton Solent University) as our keynote speakers for the CAN event 19 & 20 April 2018. The deadline for submitting a proposal for the event is … Read more

CAN 2018: Championing student-staff partnership in an age of change: Call for Contributions

We are delighted to announce the call for contributions for CAN 2018 hosted by the University of Winchester and supported by Jisc. This year the CAN conference will be focusing on student-staff partnerships at universities and colleges in the age of change. With significant developments happening across the UK educational landscape, the conference themes ask … Read more

‘Students as Partners in learning and teaching in higher education’

Posted on behalf of Rebecca Rochon, Senior Lecturer in Education, Buckinghamshire New University: I’ve got a bit of the Monday blues- I’ve returned from my native Canada where I was fortunate enough to attend last week’s ‘Students as Partners in learning and teaching in higher education’ organised by the McMaster Institute for Innovation and Enhancement … Read more