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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

Embedding the Culture of Engagement

We are delighted to announce the publication of the 5th edition of the Journal of Educational Innovation, Partnership and Change: Vol 3, No 2 (2017): Embedding the Culture of Engagement. This edition brings together practice which was presented at the CAN 2016 conference held at the University of Lincoln and showcases the innovative practice in … 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

REACT project’s Special Issue of the Journal of Educational Innovation, Partnership and Change

We are delighted to announce the launch of the special issue of the Journal of Educational Innovation, Partnership and Change: Vol 3, No 1 (2017): Reacting to the ‘Hard to Reach’ through Student Engagement Initiatives. This special issue of The Journal of Educational Innovation, Partnership and Change is slightly different from previous issues in that … Read more

The McMaster Summer Institute for Students as Partners 2017: living and breathing partnership internationally

We are delighted to have a guest post from Dr Catherine Bovill, Senior Lecturer in Student Engagement, Institute for Academic Development, University of Edinburgh: The McMaster Summer Institute for Students as Partners was first run in 2016 and brings together researchers and practitioners interested and active in Students as Partners (SaP) work across the world. … Read more