Raising Student Engagement in Higher Education Conference (Inside Government), London

A Centre for Social Mobility conference
Date6 June 2019

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.

ProviderCentre for Social Mobility

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