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Read more at: Directors of Teaching Event 2016

Directors of Teaching Event 2016

7 October 2016

Thoughts on exams Whilst many people might think that the three-hour written paper is the traditional Cambridge way of examining, it is a relatively new innovation in this ancient University. The first written examination paper was created in 1800. Until that point examinations were oral examinations. The dissertation...

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Read more at: Pilkington Prizewinners 2016

Pilkington Prizewinners 2016

23 June 2016

Last night we raised our glasses in toast to the Class of 2016: the biochemist, clinicians, computer scientist, engineer, geographer, historian, linguist, material scientist, philosopher, neuroscientist and social anthropologist – all of whom were being honoured by the University for their teaching. Sir Alastair Pilkington...

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Read more at: New: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

New: Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

12 May 2016

The Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education is a collaboration between the Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning and the Institute of Continuing Education . Course participants will develop enquiry-based approaches to engaging with educational challenges and contributing to improvements...

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Read more at: Katharine Hubbard wins national teaching award

Katharine Hubbard wins national teaching award

10 May 2016

We are very pleased that Dr Katharine Hubbard has won the Higher Education Bioscience Teacher of the Year Award from the Royal Society of Biology. This is an outstanding achievement and we are very happy for her. Katherine is a lecturer in Biological Sciences at the University of Hull, but was previously a Teaching Fellow...

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Read more at: Winners of the CUSU Student Led Teaching Awards announced

Winners of the CUSU Student Led Teaching Awards announced

28 April 2016

The Centre offers warm congratulations to the winners of this year’s Student Led Teaching Awards, created to recognise the exceptional contribution from academic and non-academic staff to education at Cambridge. These individuals have been nominated by students on the grounds of their inspiration and support. Awards and...

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Read more at: "Prisoner is top crime student at Cambridge"

"Prisoner is top crime student at Cambridge"

27 April 2016

The Centre is pleased to see national coverage on the inspirational and innovative Learning Together project run by Dr Amy Ludlow and Dr Ruth Armstrong in The Times. The article can be accessed here . Find out more about the Learning Together project, and how it encouraged collaborative learning in the prison environment...

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Read more at: CUSU Student Led Teaching Awards 2016

CUSU Student Led Teaching Awards 2016

15 April 2016

Nominations are still open for the Student Led Teaching Awards (SLTAs), which aim to recognise the exceptional contribution of teaching and non-teaching staff to education at Cambridge. The awards are entirely student led and are organised by Cambridge University Students’ Union (CUSU). Students are encouraged to nominate...

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Read more at: Launch of the Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning

Launch of the Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning

12 April 2016

The Cambridge Centre for Teaching has now launched. The Centre aims to support teaching and learning at Cambridge by enabling the sharing of best practice and facilitating the implementation of projects designed to explore innovative teaching.

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Read more at: Teaching and Learning Innovation Fund winners announced

Teaching and Learning Innovation Fund winners announced

12 April 2016

The winners of the 2015-16 awards from the Teaching and Learning Innovation Fund have been announced. The Fund offers grants of up to £20,000 for University staff to fund creative projects that will enhance teaching and learning at Cambridge. Projects will begin in the spring of 2016 and run throughout the year, with...

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