Evidence-based practice at Faculty level

Members of the Learning and Teaching Academy presented at the Faculty of Science, Health and Engineering's faculty planning day on Tuesday 31 May as part of a session exploring the use of data and evidence with academic and managerial staff. This was a trial of an evidence-based approach, in which planning decisions made at Faculty level … Continue reading Evidence-based practice at Faculty level


Reflections on excellence

The topic of a recent HEA Scotland Symposium was ‘Defining excellence in Scotland’. This event was an opportunity to consider the implications of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) proposed in last November’s government Green Paper. Although the TEF is proposed for England only, many anticipate that universities north of the border will be inevitably drawn … Continue reading Reflections on excellence