Shaping the future of teaching in higher education by challenging the norm is the theme of Advance HE’s annual Teaching and Learning Conference 2023, 4-6 July at Keele University in Staffordshire.
Danielle George, Professor of Radio Frequency Engineering and Associate Vice President at the University of Manchester, will deliver the opening keynote on Tuesday with Mark Anderson, Chair of Edify & Macat, and previously Chair of London Metropolitan University and Managing Director of Pearson PLC, opening day two.
Shaping the future through education for sustainable development
On the first day of the conference Dr Kay Hack, Lead Consultant (Learning and Teaching) at Advance HE will lead a panel session on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). She will be joined by Quinn Runkle, Director of Education at SOS-UK (Students Organising for Sustainability), Roy Kareem, Director of Bright Green Future, Mira Vogel, Senior Lecturer in Education at King's College London and Antonia Law, Senior Lecturer in Geography at Keele University.
Shaping the future of inclusive teaching
Day two will focus on inclusive teaching and staff-student curriculum co-creation with a panel discussion led by Nathan Ghann, Programmes Director at The Educate Group. He will be joined by Dr Ada Adeghe, Associate Dean for Inclusivity, University of Wolverhampton and Tamsin Bowers-Brown, Director of the Office for Institutional Equity at Leeds Trinity University.
Nathan said, “There has been so much change in the last year; I think this year's Teaching and Learning Conference would be a good time to take a pause, breathe, and refocus efforts.
“I'm personally looking forward to discussing practical inclusion.”
Shaping the future through immersive learning experiences
The third day will look at engagement and immersive learning experiences with a panel discussion on the responsible and ethical use of AI, chaired by Charles Knight, Assistant Director, Knowledge & Innovation at Advance HE. Joining Charles will be Dr Thomas Lancaster, Senior Teaching Fellow in Computing at Imperial College London, Jack Medlin, Education Officer at Keele University Students' Union, Professor Debby Cotton, Director of Academic Practice at Plymouth Marjon University and Márjory Da Costa-Abreu Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computing, Sheffield Hallam University.
Charles said, “The 2023 Learning and Teaching Conference represents a perfect mix of cutting-edge practice and refinement of what we know works.
“I am looking forward to talking about how fast AI is moving and what Advance HE is doing to help the sector.”
Our new Teaching and Learning for Student Success portfolio for 2023-24 provides opportunities to celebrate best practice and development to support the achievement of sustainable teaching excellence. Find out more
Members benefit from a 25% discount on booking prices and there is an additional 10% early booking discount for bookings made before 30 September 2023 on selected programmes and events.