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Teaching and Research in the UK Higher Education Sector during the last 30 years

12th May

Learning Objectives

  • Gain a professor’s view of people and processes, and how to work in HE as an early or midcareer academic
  • Explore the set-up and development of an international research group within a teaching-led University and how research can complement teaching
  • Develop an appreciation for the role that metrics (student satisfaction, research excellence framework (REF), teaching excellence framework, TEF) have played for better and for worse in UK HE
  • Reflect on a professor’s experience of mentoring international students from Brazil, India, Taiwan, Libya and many other countries and the role that their culture plays in their PhD journey
  • Learn about the case for ‘passing’ all students or at least broadening classification of marks in examination