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LEGACY Seminars

LEGACY Project supports National Learning Gain Conference - November 2016

HEFCEs national conference on Learning Gain was an opportunity for representatives of the HE sector to become aware of work being undertaken by pilot projects in the learning gain pilot programme. There was opportunity to hear from sector representatives involved with the wider teaching and learning environment. LEGACY's input was given by Professor Christina Hughes, PVC Student Experience and LEGACY Chair. LEGACY's contribution can be found here.

SRHE - Learning Gain Symposium - Dec 2016

The Open University and the LEGACY project collaborated to deliver a Learning Gain symposium, at the SRHE national Conference in November 2016. The symposium was based on accepted conference papers and started with Professor Christina Hughes, Dr Heike Behle and Dr Sonia Ilie. Please click on presenters for their presentations. The Employability Strand Leaders of LEGACY (Anne Wilson, Eluned Jones, Dr Nalayini Thambar & Dr Toni Wright) have collaborated on an accepted paper, please click here.

NAGCAS Annual Conference, Australia - Nov 2016

The NAGCAS Annual Conference ‘Careers Evolution or Revolution: Vision | Inspiration | Inclusion’ was held on 28th - 30th November, 2016 in Adelaide, Australia. NAGCAS is a professional body for career development in HE sectors with specific emphasis on graduate employability, university/employer engagement, career development education and policy.

Eluned Jones, Dr Nalayini Thambar and Dr Toni Wright informed career and employability professionals on their work in LEGACY and initial findings of their work. Their contribution can be found here.

U21 Educational Innovation Conference 26-28 Oct 2016

The U21 Educational Innovation Cluster aims to articulate the leadership challenges, and identify, share, and develop strategies for advancing challenges in broadening educational experiences, virtual and physical learning spaces as well as effective and sustainable approaches to teaching and learning. As well as input from Eluned Jones and Dr Nalayini Thambar, Professor Jan Vermunt, University of Cambridge also supported the event by introducing their developed Conceptual Framework for Learning Gain, more details can be found here

LEGACY Seminar,University of Nottingham - 8th February 2017

LEGACY has delivered a number of seminars which continues to inform interested audiences of developments and progress achieved by the project. LEGACY will also collaborate with other Learning Gain Pilot projects providing the opportunity for other projects to inform the sector on devleopments achieved. At this seminar we were heard from Dr Heike Behle who gave an overview of employability and Dr. Bob Gilworth, Director at The Careers Group providing an overview of the Careers Registration project.

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