eNews 11 October: Learning and Development

Summary of Learning and Development Opportunities from the 11 October's eNews.

Leeds Teaching Awards | Special ceremony recognises excellence in education 

Winners of the University of Leeds Teaching Awards 2023 were recognised during a special celebration held on campus to honour excellence in student education at Leeds. Head to For Staff to read more about the Teaching Awards ceremony or watch our video speaking to some of the winners.  

Building Impact Momentum programme   

Register your interest in the next Building Impact Momentum programme, which will help develop concrete ideas for impact that can be applied to research projects or grant applications. It consists of six webinars, additional reading, partner work and impact practice. The closing date for expressions of interest is 3 November.  

Academic Personal Tutoring Essentials Course 

Time is running out to book on to a one-hour course for Academic Personal Tutors (APTs) to learn how digital systems can help prepare and support successful APT meetings, including: offer bookable meeting times, locating workbooks and recording meeting outcomes. Dates available throughout October. 

Register | Academic Personal Tutors (APTs) workshop 

APTs are invited to sign up for ‘Connect, Coach, Engage’ – a workshop being led by trainers Grit on 8-9 November to help build productive relationships with students. Book a pre-session call with Grit by 26 October for further information and to register your place. 

Leading in Student Education Development programme  

A programme of development exploring leadership in student education has been launched for colleagues working in leadership roles within student education. The course is built around three themes: understanding your role within the wider landscape, influencing others and building consensus and creating presence and authenticity in your leadership.  
Join the February PGCAP cohort   

Apply before 20 November to join the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP). The PGCAP supports colleagues to enhance their teaching practice, connect to peers. It’s also one route available to gain Advance HE Fellowship (FHEA). There’s still time to sign up for an online event on 24 October to find out more about the PGCAP.    

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