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Update from Annette Hayton, NERUPI Convenor

Posted on: March 20, 2024

There are several exciting events coming up for NERUPI members and some from our partners, plus a set of updated resources that will be particularly helpful to those involved in Wave 2 APPs.

BEYOND DECOLONISATION: TRANSFORMING UNIVERSITY CULTURE & CURRICULUM

We had a great day at London South Bank University on the 21 May. The participants were wonderful and the speakers were amazing. and included Gurnam Singh, University of Warwick, Deborah Husbands, University of Westminster, Constantino Dumangane Jr, University of York, Syra Shakir, Leeds Trinity University, Dave S. P Thomas, Solent University amongst many others. You can find out more and view the power points by clicking on this link Beyond Decolonisation: Transforming University Culture and Curriculum

The session was not recorded but the do get involved in the Working Group Student and Staff Race and Ethnic Equity Group (SsREE) if you want to join the conversation.

The Role of Student Ambassadors in Collaborative Outreach Work, 4 July 2024 University of Suffolk

University student ambassadors play a significant role in supporting the outreach activity of Higher Education (HE) systems in the UK and internationally. This event considers the ways in which ambassadors are working with schools and will include presentations on research evidence and practice from the UK and other international settings. Exploring the rich potential of collaboration and co-construction will be a focus of the day. Widening participation practitioners, student ambassadors, teachers, teacher trainers, trainee teachers, careers advisors and representatives from other organisations are all welcome to attend.

BOOK HERE to reserve your place

PEER EVALUATION COURSE – taking expressions of interest CLICK HERE

I am pleased to say that, following our successful QAA funded pilot last year, NERUPI is able to offer the Peer Evaluation Course more widely. Designed for colleagues with some experience of evaluation the course provides opportunities to share and build expertise in different evaluation approaches and methods. The course combines collaborative learning with a process of Peer Review and will include: an initial, full day, in-person workshop in London; four online sessions; a two-day residential in Bath; conducting and receiving a Peer Review; a final, full day, in-person workshop in London.