Date / time
10 September, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
This free event is aimed at both early career historians (and others in the humanities) already in a higher education (HE) post and those already part-way through their postgraduate study, who are looking to enter the profession as a teacher and researcher. In the past few years, a greater emphasis has been placed, by the government, HE institutions and students, on how academics deliver and demonstrate ‘teaching excellence’. Consequently, one of the usual requirements for being appointed to a lectureship is an understanding of best practice in teaching, learning and assessment. This is then followed up by a probationary requirement of achieving formal recognition through a teaching qualification and fellowship of Advance HE (formerly the Higher Education Academy).
For the programme and to register please go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/history-new-to-teaching-conference-and-workshops-tickets-61286700170
The programme, which looks at a variety of subjects from curriculum development and assessment techniques to teaching strategies and job applications, is designed to be interactive.
Location: University of Manchester