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  • Building on educational innovations in a post-lockdown world

    29 June 2021 by Emma McCoy

    Today’s blog was kindly contributed by Professor Emma McCoy, Interim Vice-Provost (Education and Student Experience) at Imperial College London. You can find the Imperial Learning and Teaching on Twitter @Imperial_LT With the latest stage of lockdown restrictions having been lifted in May, universities’ campuses have welcomed back students who have…

  • We cannot recover from COVID without the Arts and Humanities

    28 June 2021 by Philip McCormack

    This blog was authored by the Reverend Professor Philip McCormack, Principal of Spurgeon’s College – a higher education institution which teaches courses in Theology, Counselling and Leadership.  The COVID pandemic has made it more necessary than ever for us to consider what skills we collectively need as a society to…

  • Flexible Learning Pathways: messages for UK higher education

    23 June 2021 by John Brennan

    John Brennan, Emeritus Professor of Higher Education Research at the UK Open University and Visiting Professor at the University of Bath and an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Oxford has kindly contributed this blog. You can reach out to John via his email, john.brennan@open.ac.uk ***LAST CHANCE TO SIGN…

  • Foundation Years – an engine room of social mobility?

    17 June 2021 by Sal Jarvis & Jon Down

    The blog this morning was contributed by Sal Jarvis, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education at the University of Westminster and Jon Down, Director of Development at Grit Breakthrough Programmes. Grit delivers intensive personal development and coaching programmes in universities across the UK. You can find Sal on Twitter @Saljarvis. Amid rumours of…

  • Staff mental health 2019-2021: What has changed?

    16 June 2021 by Liz Morrish

    This blog was kindly contributed by two-time HEPI paper author and independent scholar, Dr Liz Morrish. You can find Liz on Twitter @lizmorrish. It is clear to anyone reading the press coverage this year that, during the pandemic, universities have become even more pressured places to work. As well as…