Raising Student Engagement in Higher Education Conference (Inside Government), London
|A Centre for Social Mobility conference|
|Date||6 June 2019|
|Provider||Centre for Social Mobility|
Dr Dawn Lees, Curriculum and Work-related Learning Manager, Building an Academic Skills and Student Engagement Team which ensures that lectures, workshops, and peer support are rewarding, engaging and tailored to the needs of students:
- Launching a Study Zone in 2018, where students can attend personalised 1-1 appointments with staff, attend small group study skills sessions and develop personal learning strategies alongside trained advisers.
- Employing Academic Skills Advisers to deliver bespoke workshops which have enabled students to engage with university staff beyond core lecture material and develop key academic skills.
- Building a comprehensive Peer Support programme of over forty Peer Assisted Learning and Peer Mentoring Programmes, working both within disciplines and groups of students such as Care Leavers and mature students.
- Running the Students as Change Agents and Partners programmes which give students the opportunity to propose changes and lead projects which implements these changes directly impacting their own education.