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Winners of the 2016-17 Student-Led Teaching Awards

One of the most fulfilling parts of the work of the Enhancement team is working on the Teaching Awards for each year, especially the Student Led Teaching Awards. We have recently completed the process for 2016-17, having presented the awards

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What is a learning outcome? And why do we use them?

As an ADQE Officer I support course validations, both internally and externally, and attend Curriculum Development Approval Sub-committee (CDASC). At these events a significant amount of time is spent ensuring the course and module learning outcomes are aligned to FHEQ

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The Mathematics Winter Intersession Week

For this post, we are handing over to our first guest blogger, Nicos Georgiou from the Department of Mathematics. Nicos won three teaching awards and went on to receive a Teaching Innovation Prize in 2015 to fund a project in

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Winner of 2016/17 Partnership Tutor Fund

Prabha Parthasarthy, Study Group Partnership Tutor Life Sciences, was awarded part of the 2016/17 Partnership Tutor fund for a networking event between students at the International Study Centre, former students at the International Study Centre, and students studying a Life Science

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Winner of the 2015/16 Partnership Tutor Fund

Flora Dennis, Partnership Tutor West Dean College, won the 2015/16 Partnership Tutor Fund. Flora was awarded the fund to organise an exchange day at West Dean College for MA Conservation Students at West Dean and MA Art History and MA Museum

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The new Teaching and Learning Toolkit

February saw the launch of Sussex’s new Teaching and Learning Toolkit, a new Study Direct site designed to bring together resources, research and ideas for people teaching at Sussex. As ADQE’s very own Teaching Fellow, I’ve co-ordinated putting the Toolkit

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External Examiner Induction 2016/17

What’s the External Examiner Induction then? Each year, the University employs around 80 external academics from other institutions. It is the role of these external academics to check that the University’s standards of teaching and assessment are upheld, and the awards

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Internal Student Surveys at Sussex

The University carries out internal surveys of students to measure their satisfaction with their courses, any common issues with key themes across the University, and to give all students the opportunity to make their opinion heard. This blog post outlines some

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2015/16 Student-Led Teaching Awards

The University has several awards for staff which we offer annually. We get a huge kick out of hearing about the fantastic work that our staff do, and enjoy being able to show students’ and staff appreciation of their efforts. This

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Resources for Examinations and Assessments

This post highlights some of the resources available relating to examinations and assessment. The ADQE Academic Standards webpages provide the complete set of resources for 2016/17.

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