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Active Learning Network launches its first satellite group at Lancaster University!

We are very pleased to announce the launch of our first satellite network group! Phil Devine will be leading the Active Learning Network group at Lancaster University. The ‘Active Learning Network’ Lancaster, hosted an inaugural event ‘Discovering Active Learning’ (https://goo.gl/7BrmT7) in December. The aim of the ‘Active Learning Network’ Lancaster is to share, discuss, support… Continue reading Active Learning Network launches its first satellite group at Lancaster University!

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The Challenge of over-coming risk aversion in learning

Wendy A. Garnham University of Sussex I have to admit, I was more than a little pleased to see a greater emphasis on pupils’ personal development, character and resilience in the proposed changes to the OFSTED criteria for schools in the UK. Could this be the first signs of a reversal in the focus on… Continue reading The Challenge of over-coming risk aversion in learning

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The 3rd Active Learning Conference: A Call for Papers!

We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for our 3rd Active Learning Conference, to be held on Tuesday 11th June 2019, at University of Sussex. Thanks to the sponsorship of Sony, we are again able to offer this as a free-to-attend conference.  This year, we are looking for interactive presentations, lightning talks, workshops… Continue reading The 3rd Active Learning Conference: A Call for Papers!

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Effective Reading

With the start of a new term rapidly approaching, our guest blog this month is written by Cath Senker, a professional author and Academic Skills consultant at University of Sussex. Cath explores active approaches to effective reading. Tackling academic journal articles for the first time can be hard. You sit down in front of the… Continue reading Effective Reading

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Event: SCALE-UP Expert Class

As we look ahead to a new term, we are keen to promote any active learning events that you may have coming up in the year ahead. Read on to find out more about one such event: The SCALE-UP Expert Class.  The SCALE-UP Expert Class Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham Trent University 14th September 2018, 09:00-17:00… Continue reading Event: SCALE-UP Expert Class