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Researcher Development : The Brilliant Club Scholar's Programme Recruitment Event

Description

Theme:

Education and Research

Category:

Education and Research

About this course:

The Brilliant Club is an award-winning charity that recruits, trains and pays doctoral and post-doctoral researchers to deliver programmes of university-style teaching to small tutorial groups of high-performing pupils in schools that serve disadvantaged communities.

Over the course of the 2016-17 academic year, The Brilliant Club placed over 500 researchers in schools across the UK, where they worked with over 10,000 pupils.

In addition to earning #500 per placement, successful candidates will gain valuable teaching experience, enhance their knowledge of the UK education system and develop a programme of tutorials drawing on elements of their own research with a chance to disseminate it to a non-expert audience.

As well as this, they will also join a cohort of like-minded researchers who are interested in widening access to highly-selective universities.

Tutors will be supported by a training programme consisting of two full-day sessions and will accompany their pupils on a university trip.

Learning outcomes:

As a result of attending this course, you will be able to:.

- Have learnt about the work of The Brilliant Club.

- Understand the placement opportunities available for PGRs and ECRs.

- Know how to apply to become a Brilliant Club tutor.

Who should attend this course:

This course is recommended for Research Staff.

Presenter(s):

This session is delivered by Joe Louden, The Brilliant Club, Midlands Regional Director.

Before the course:

No preparation is required for this course.

Resources:

To apply to be a Brilliant Club tutor, please find the application form at http://www.thebrilliantclub.org/the-brilliant-club-for-researchers/get-involved/ along with further information about the assessment process.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to email The Brilliant Club at apply@thebrilliantclub.org

Learning provider:

The Brilliant Club - http://www.thebrilliantclub.org .

This course is administered by Researcher Development; please contact researcherdevelopment@exeter.ac.uk for more details.

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