Centre for Academic Practice

News

All the latest news and updates

This section will keep you up-to-date with all the latest news and updates regarding the Centre for Academic Practice.

Dr Cheryl Travers receives a Vice-Chancellor's Teaching and Learning Award

Dr Cheryl Travers, School of Business and Econmoics, has recently received a Vice-Chancellor’s Award from Loughborough University for his contribution to Learning and Teaching. Throughout her career, Dr Travers has been passionate about innovating and improving the student learning experience.

Issued on 3 November 2017

HEA National Teaching Fellowship Scheme - Applications

The National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) run by the Higher Education Academy opens its application 'window' in January 2018. Each University is able to support up to three candidates for NTF and Loughborough University now has an established process for choosing and then mentoring potential candidates for submission.

Issued on 3 November 2017

Vacancy - Technology-Enhanced Learning Support Officer (Maternity Cover)

This is an exciting opportunity for a full-time Technology-Enhanced Learning Support Officer to join the Centre for Academic Practice in this newly created role to support the implementation and operation of key University enhancement activities.

Issued on 8 June 2017

Vacancy - Technology-Enhanced Learning Officer (Maternity Cover)

A potential secondment opportunity has arisen within the Centre for Academic Practice to work as a Technology Enhanced Learning Officer.

Issued on 4 April 2017

Learning and Teaching Conference 2017 - registration open!

The Centre for Academic Practice is organising the University’s Learning and Teaching Conference. The 2017 theme is Celebrating excellence in student learning, through research-informed teaching, scholarship and professional practice.

Issued on 16 February 2017

Vacancy - Technology-Enhanced Learning Officer

The Centre for Academic Practice are looking for a new Technology Enhanced Learning Officer.

Issued on 10 January 2017

Centre for Academic Practice Vacancy - Academic Practice Developer

An exciting opportunity has arisen to support the work of the Centre for Academic Practice in enhancing the breath and quality of its CPD provision to academic/other staff involved in teaching and learning and to contribute to the delivery and management of the accredited provision within the Centre.

Issued on 5 October 2016

New Recognition of Teaching for Researchers (ROTOR) pilot

The Centre for Academic Practice and Graduate School are pleased to announce the pilot of a new scheme – Recognition of Teaching for Researchers (ROTOR).

Issued on 17 August 2016

Centre for Academic Practice Graduate Interns - 2 Positions

The Centre for Academic Practice is now looking for two Graduate Interns for the 2016 / 2017 academic year.

Issued on 13 July 2016

First Learning and Teaching Conference a success

Over 150 colleagues from across the University came together to celebrate teaching excellence at this year’s conference, hosted by the Centre for Academic Practice.

Issued on 28 June 2016

Centre for Academic Practice Academic Practice Vacancies

The Centre for Academic Practice has 2 posts that have been advertised today on jobs.ac.uk

Issued on 23 June 2016

CAP forum - Acquiring and assessing practical skills

We are delighted to announce our second Centre for Academic Practice Forum for 2016 which will focus on developing practical skills!

Issued on 23 March 2016

Technology Enhanced Learning Officer required

The Centre for Academic Practice are looking for a new Technology Enhanced Learning Officer.

Issued on 12 February 2016

Centre for Academic Practice Graduate Intern Position

The Centre for Academic Practice is now looking for a Graduate Intern for the 2015 / 2016 academic year.

Issued on 28 September 2015

National Teaching Fellowship Scheme Workshop 16th October 2015

The Higher Education Academy (HEA) is about to open this year’s call for National Teaching Fellow applications.

Issued on 28 September 2015

Dr Lara Alcock awarded prestigious National Teaching Fellowship

Dr Lara Alcock, Senior Lecturer in the Maths Education Centre, has been awarded a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy.

Issued on 11 June 2015

Teaching Awards 2015

Teaching has long been recognised at Loughborough as actively involving students and staff – something demonstrated by the winners of the 2015 Teaching Innovation Awards.

Issued on 3 June 2015

Engaging Assessment

Loughborough is hosting a Special Interest Group seminar on Engaging Assessment for RAISE, the network which focuses on Raising, Advancing, and Inspiring Student Engagement.

Issued on 4 March 2015

Funded Teaching Awards – applications now open

Teaching matters at Loughborough, and our funded awards which support, celebrate and develop practice are open for applications.

Issued on 19 January 2015

Dr Katryna Kalawsky appointed as the University’s Postgraduate Research Student Development Officer

Dr Katryna Kalawsky has been appointed as the University’s Postgraduate Research Student Development Officer; a joint position between the Centre of Academic Practice, Graduate School and Loughborough in London.

Issued on 15 December 2014

LUPE Writing Retreat

This week (03/12/14) the Centre for Academic ran its first LUPE writing retreat, a workshop to support those applying for HEA fellowship through the University’s CPD framework.

Issued on 4 December 2014

Centre for Academic Practice now offers support for Programme Directors

Centre for Academic Practice now offers support for Programme Directors

Issued on 28 November 2014

Lecture Capture: Building the Evidence Base

The Centre for Academic Practice is holding its second Lecture Capture mini-conference, open to both Loughborough staff and external delegates.

Issued on 20 November 2014

Utilising iPad's in Geography field work

Last week (12/11/14) Professor Jo Bullard delivered a well-attended presentation outlining how the Department of Geography are utilising iPad’s in their field work.

Issued on 18 November 2014

East Midlands Academic Practice Network Meeting

On Friday 28th November 2014 the East Midlands Academic Practice Network (EMAPN) will be holding its second meeting at Loughborough University.

Issued on 18 November 2014

New Workshop on Teaching Large Groups

Issued on 6 November 2014

The Centre for Academic Practice launches two new programmes

A new venture for the Centre for Academic Practice saw the launch of the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP) and the Associate Teaching Programme (ATP) on 22nd September 2014.

Issued on 10 October 2014

Centre for Academic Practice off to a great start!

Over 100 colleagues from across the University attended the official launch of the Centre for Academic Practice (CAP) on Friday 3rd October.

Issued on 8 October 2014

Postgraduate Research Student Development Officer required

Postgraduate Research Student Development Officer required

The Centre for Academic Practice (formerly the Teaching Centre) are looking for a new Postgraduate Research Student Development Officer.

Issued on 29 September 2014

Research Staff and Student Development Adviser required

Research Staff and Student Development Adviser required

The Centre for Academic Practice (formerly the Teaching Centre) are looking for a new Research Staff and Student Development Adviser.

Issued on 18 August 2014

Graduate Intern vacancy 2014/15

Graduate Intern vacancy 2014/15

The Centre for Academic Practice (formerly the Teaching Centre) are looking for a new graduate intern for the academnic year 2014/15.

Issued on 15 July 2014

A change of name for the Teaching Centre

A change of name for the Teaching Centre

Senate has recently approved a change of name for the Teaching Centre. From 3rd October 2014 it will be called the Centre for Academic Practice.

Issued on 10 July 2014

Academic awarded prestigious National Teaching Fellowship

Academic awarded prestigious National Teaching Fellowship

Dr Peter Willmot from Loughborough University has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship – the UK’s most prestigious honour celebrating excellence in higher education teaching and support for learning.

Issued on 12 June 2014

Teaching Centre Director wins student led-teaching award

Teaching Centre Director wins student led-teaching award

Congratulations to all those that were nominated and won awards at the Loughborough Academic Awards (LAAs) for their brilliant teaching!

Issued on 30 May 2014