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Learning and Teaching Conference overview

‘Learning from Moving Online’ was the theme of this year’s annual University Learning and Teaching Conference.  The conference itself was run entirely online through the VLE and Microsoft Teams, there was fantastic participation by staff, much inspirational learning and a clear appetite for sharing experience and practice of online and remote working. The conference was focused on providing colleagues with […]

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Remote working guidance

Our Human Resources department has helpfully prepared the following information which brings together sources of information on remote working. Have you got Remote working – SORTED? Space – creating the space and conditions to make it work Advice from the IT Team https://www2.worc.ac.uk/it/remote-working.html Advice from HR https://www2.worc.ac.uk/personnel/957.htm Advice from Safety Services https://www.worcester.ac.uk/documents/safety-services-homeworking-briefing.pdf Organisation – planning […]

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Learning and Teaching Conference 2020

Learning and Teaching Conference, Thursday 11 June 2020, 9.30-12.30 Online The University of Worcester annual Learning and Teaching conference is a forum where innovation and creative teaching practice is explored and shared. In what has been a truly exceptional period for everyone involved in Higher Education and in particular learning and teaching, we are truly […]

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Human Resources Advice

Stay in touch by following @UW_HROD on twitter for daily hints and tips Please take a look at the Working From Home Guidance on our website- https://www2.worc.ac.uk/personnel/957.htm

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Human Resources Advice

Stay in touch by following @UW_HROD on twitter for daily hints and tips Please take a look at the Working From Home Guidance on our website- https://www2.worc.ac.uk/personnel/957.htm

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Preparing Online PowerPoint Lectures

We know you’ve all been very busy getting to grips with BB Collaborate for delivering real time lectures to your students remotely. However you can also produce video lectures for students to view in their own time quickly and easily using Camtasia and Powerpoint.  Find out more on the Technology Enhanced Learning Unit blog

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TEL Tips for Using Collaborate

Many people are now well up and running with using Collaborate for online teaching, tutorials and meetings. The Technology Enhanced  Learning Unit have prepared a few additional tips and ideas for moving forward with your online teaching: https://uwtel.co.uk/2020/04/06/tips-for-using-collaborate/ If you have any follow up questions, please email the TEL Unit at tel@worc.ac.uk

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Human Resources Advice

Stay in touch by following @UW_HROD on twitter for daily hints and tips Please take a look at the Working From Home Guidance on our website- https://www2.worc.ac.uk/personnel/957.htm

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Preparing Online PowerPoint Lectures

We know you’ve all been very busy getting to grips with BB Collaborate for delivering real time lectures to your students remotely. However you can also produce video lectures for students to view in their own time quickly and easily using Camtasia and Powerpoint.  Find out more on the Technology Enhanced Learning Unit blog

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Human Resources Advice

Stay in touch by following @UW_HROD on twitter for daily hints and tips Please take a look at the Working From Home Guidance on our website- https://www2.worc.ac.uk/personnel/957.htm

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Human Resources Advice

Stay in touch by following @UW_HROD on twitter for daily hints and tips Please take a look at the Working From Home Guidance on our website- https://www2.worc.ac.uk/personnel/957.htm

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Staff Development: Recruitment and Selection Part 2

Date: Wednesday 25th March Time: 09:30-12:30 Room: This session will be virtual (details will be sent to delegates) Overview; this workshop is practical and will involve planning a selection event, carrying out an interview, reaching a decision and providing feedback; it follows on from aspects covered in Part 1 (legal framework and best practice). Participants; […]

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Understanding Your Sensory Processing

Have you ever wondered how you use sensory information from the environment around you to do every day activities and stay engaged in what you do? This day seminar session will help you understand just that, and also give you some ideas of how you could potentially do things differently to take advantage of the […]

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Course Design/Mapping Learning Outcomes workshop

An event was held on 7th January which was well attended and concentrated on matters relating to course design and mapping learning outcomes; the session is being repeated the session on Mon 30th March 2020.  The first event was by targetted invitation, and we should now like to offer this as a development opportunity. There […]

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Staff Development: Suicide Prevention Training

Date: Tuesday 17th March                                                           Date: Tuesday 31st March Time: 13:00-17:00                                                                        Time: 13:00-17:00 Room: The Hive (The Studio)                                                      Room: The Hive (The Studio) Overview; SP-EAK Suicide Prevention- Explore, Ask, Keep-Safe. The workshop aims to prepare participants to identify those with thoughts of suicide, respond effectively and connect them with support. Participants; open to both academic and professional support […]

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Staff Development: Appraisal Focus Groups- from the perspective of the Appraisee

Date: Wednesday 18th March Time: 13:30-15:00 Room: WB023   Date: Wednesday 25th March Time: 14:00-15:30 Room: JL2002   Description: The aim of this focus group is to gain insight to current appraisal practice within different Schools and Departments of the University; to understand what staff feel is working and what they feel is not working. […]

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Staff Development: Appraisal Focus Group- from the perspective of the Appraiser

Date: Friday 20th March Time: 09:30-11:00 Room: WB021 Description: The aim of this focus group is to gain insight to current appraisal practice within different Schools and Departments of the University; to understand what staff feel is working and what they feel is not working. There will also be an opportunity for staff to share […]

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Staff Development: Psychological and Emotional Wellbeing Workshop

Date: Friday 27th March Time: 13:00-16:30 Room: McClelland Centre, City Campus Overview; this workshop will provide strategies to increase emotional resilience and take positive steps towards your own well-being. We will explore resilience, values, self-compassion, mindful awareness, physical wellbeing, fear of failure and peer support. Participants; open to both academic and professional support staff Learning […]

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Staff Development: Induction Guidance for Line Managers

Date: Thursday 26th March Time: 10:00-11:30 Room: WB023 Description: Overview; to explore the role of line managers, departments and other services in ensuring that induction for new members of staff is effective. Participants; Line Managers or a nominated member of staff who will be involved in organising a new starters Induction. Also welcome to those […]

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Open Consultation Meetings on draft Learning and Teaching Strategy

Colleagues from Schools and professional support departments are warmly invited to come along to an open meeting to discuss the draft Learning and Teaching Strategy. Two dates are available (the meeting is for one hour): THIS SESSION IS NOW CANCELLED [Wed 11 March 2020, 12.30 (Jenny Lind building)] Thurs 12th March 2020, 11.30 am (St […]

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Understanding Your Sensory Processing

Have you ever wondered how you use sensory information from the environment around you to do every day activities and stay engaged in what you do? This day seminar session will help you understand just that, and also give you some ideas of how you could potentially do things differently to take advantage of the […]

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Engaging with Policy Makers (Early Career Researchers)

Friday, 20th March, 9am-1pm, JL2002 Researchers are increasingly expected to work closely with policy makers to ensure their research feeds into policy and practice. This may be parliament, central government, devolved administrations, local government, health and education bodies, the justice system and other regulatory organisations. This course is designed to provide researchers in the early […]

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Engaging with Policy Makers

Friday, 20th March, 12pm-4pm, JL2002 Researchers are increasingly expected to work closely with policy makers to ensure their research feeds into policy and practice. This may be parliament, central government, devolved administrations, local government, health and education bodies, the justice system and other regulatory organisations. This course is designed to provide more experienced researchers who […]

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Course Design/Mapping Learning Outcomes workshop

An event was held on 7th January which was well attended and concentrated on matters relating to course design and mapping learning outcomes; the session is being repeated the session on Mon 30th March 2020.  The first event was by targetted invitation, and we should now like to offer this as a development opportunity. There […]

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Course Design/Mapping Learning Outcomes workshop

An event was held on 7th January which was well attended and concentrated on matters relating to course design and mapping learning outcomes; the session is being repeated the session on Mon 30th March 2020.  The first event was by targetted invitation, and we should now like to offer this as a development opportunity. There […]

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‘TEL’ Me More Seminar 2020 – Save the Date

Tel Me More save the date Annual ‘TEL’ Me More Seminar 2020 – 24 March, 11am – 2pm – Save the Date! On 24th March, the Technology Enhanced Learning Unit will be hosting their annual ‘TEL’ Me More seminar. Colleagues from across the University will be showcasing their own innovative uses of technology as part […]

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Staff Development: Appraisal Focus Groups- from the perspective of the Appraisee

Date: Thursday 12th March Time: 13:00-16:00 Room: BB021 Description: The aim of this focus group is to gain insight to current appraisal practice within different Schools and Departments of the University; to understand what staff feel is working and what they feel is not working. There will also be an opportunity for staff to share […]

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Staff Development: Suicide Prevention Training

Date: Tuesday 17th March                                                           Date: Tuesday 31st March Time: 13:00-17:00                                                                        Time: 13:00-17:00 Room: The Hive (The Studio)                                                      Room: The Hive (The Studio) Overview; SP-EAK Suicide Prevention- Explore, Ask, Keep-Safe. The workshop aims to prepare participants to identify those with thoughts of suicide, respond effectively and connect them with support. Participants; open to both academic and professional support […]

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Staff Development: Induction Guidance for Line Managers

Date: Thursday 26th March Time: 10:00-11:30 Room: WB023 Description: Overview; to explore the role of line managers, departments and other services in ensuring that induction for new members of staff is effective. Participants; Line Managers or a nominated member of staff who will be involved in organising a new starters Induction. Also welcome to those […]

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Staff Development: Recruitment and Selection Part 2

Date: Wednesday 25th March Time: 09:30-12:30 Room: WB023 Overview; this workshop is practical and will involve planning a selection event, carrying out an interview, reaching a decision and providing feedback; it follows on from aspects covered in Part 1 (legal framework and best practice). Participants; all colleagues who are members of selection panels, including interviews […]

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Staff Development: Psychological and Emotional Wellbeing Workshop

Date: Friday 27th March Time: 13:00-16:30 Room: McClelland Centre, City Campus Overview; this workshop will provide strategies to increase emotional resilience and take positive steps towards your own well-being. We will explore resilience, values, self-compassion, mindful awareness, physical wellbeing, fear of failure and peer support. Participants; open to both academic and professional support staff Learning […]

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Open Consultation Meetings on draft Learning and Teaching Strategy

Colleagues from Schools and professional support departments are warmly invited to come along to an open meeting to discuss the draft Learning and Teaching Strategy. Two dates are available (the meeting is for one hour): Wed 11 March 2020, 12.30 (Jenny Lind building) Thurs 12th March 2020, 11.30 am (St John’s Campus) Please sign up […]

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Course Design/Mapping Learning Outcomes workshop

An event was held on 7th January which was well attended and concentrated on matters relating to course design and mapping learning outcomes; the session is being repeated the session on Mon 30th March 2020.  The first event was by targetted invitation, and we should now like to offer this as a development opportunity. There […]

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‘TEL’ Me More Seminar 2020 – Save the Date

Tel Me More save the date Annual ‘TEL’ Me More Seminar 2020 – 24 March, 11am – 2pm – Save the Date! On 24th March, the Technology Enhanced Learning Unit will be hosting their annual ‘TEL’ Me More seminar. Colleagues from across the University will be showcasing their own innovative uses of technology as part […]

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Staff Development: Becoming a Mentor

Date: Thursday 5th March Time: 10:00-12:00 Room: WB023 Description: mentoring has been recognised as an important activity that helps to support people who are new to the University, moving into a new role or returning from a period of absence. Participants; all members of staff who have an interest in supporting and developing others. Learning […]