Open Day - June 2017

Open Days

Saturday 4 November, 9am – 3pm (UG/PG)

Saturday 25 November, 9am – 3pm (UG)

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Dissemination

Conference / Institutional Contributions

2010
  • Birmingham City University Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, Oct/Nov
  • Learning and Teaching Festival, Birmingham City University, 6-7 July
  • CETH Employability Conference, UCLAN, Preston, 22-23 June
  • Conference workshop 'Responding to Employers: Moving into the Mainstream', De Montford University, 11 June
  • e3i Conference presentation 'Success in Developing Student Employability' Sheffield Hallam, 10 June
  • Birmingham City University. Internal Dissemination workshop, 8 June
  • Birmingham City University - 'last chance' national dissemination event, 25 May
  • Birmingham City University. Internal Dissemination workshop, 20 May
  • University of Sunderland, 11 March
  • Learning Lunch, Leeds Metropolitan University, 11 February
2009
  • Premier Event: Creating Futureproof Graduates Exhibition, Banqueting Suite, Birmingham Council House, Birmingham (UK) 11 December. Over 80 delegates from more than 40 HEIs attended. The evaluations are outstandingly positive.
  • Workshop at CRA Residential, Manchester (UK), 26 November
  • Presentation 'Meeting the current challenges: the humanities and employability, entrepreneurship and employer engagement': LLAS HEA Subject Centre, London (UK), 23 October
  • 'Creating Futureproof Graduate Project overview' team presentation at Birmingham City University Learning and Teaching Festival, Birmingham (UK), July
  • Workshop HEA Conference, Manchester (UK), July
  • A. Hill and C. Popovic (2009) ‘Using Critical Incidents to Create Learning Pathways Between the Real World and Places of Learning', paper presented at the International Conference on Learning, Barcelona, (Spain), 1-4 July
  • R.Lawton et al (2009) ‘Transitions to work: Meeting skills gaps in the classroom' paper presentation at the University of Northampton Learning and Teaching Conference, University of Northampton (UK), 13 May
  • Poster Presentation at NTF Symposium, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds (UK), 11-12 May
  • C. Popovic (2009) ‘Every Picture Tells a Story' paper presented at SEDA Conference, Brighton (UK), Spring
  • A. Hill, N. Morton and R. Curzon (2009) ‘The creative dynamic: innovative solutions to teaching transferable skills in the classroom', Paper presented for INTED, Valencia (Spain), 9-11 March
  • 'Games andSimulations @ BCU'Workshop at University of Bedfordshire, 27 February
2008
  • Presentation and display at Centre for Recording Achievement Conference, Manchester (UK), 21 November
  • Showcase and presentation at Birmingham City University Learning and Teaching Festival, Birmingham City University (UK), 8 July
  • Presentation at the University of Northampton Learning and Teaching Conference, University of Northampton (UK), 14 May
  • Poster presentation at the International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED), Valencia (Spain), 3 - 5 March
2007
  • Project presentation at the National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) Launch Event at the Higher Education Academy, York (United Kingdom, UK), 26 September.

Publications

It is expected that each of the resources will be 'written up'

Creating Futureproof Graduates Project. Final report for the Higher Education Academy National Teaching Fellowships Project Scheme. June 2010

A Hill, S Spencer (2010), Paper - TMI - Too Much Information: Creating Employability Skills resources - enabling students to develop an effective interface with a client

A Hill, C Popovic, N Morton, R Lawton and J Eland (2010), Creating futureproof graduates using scenario based learning in Errington E (ed) Preparing Graduates for the Professions using Scenario Based Learning, Brisbane, Australia, Post Pressed Publications

R. Lawton (2010) ‘Anyone for a Game of Networking' Article 'Phoenix' Journal of the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS) Issue 129 January 2010

A Hill, C Popovic, R Lawton, J Eland, N Morton, R Curzon, D Eastcott and C Tomas (2009) Paper 'Using Critical Incidents to Create Learning Pathways Between the Real World and Places of Learning: Findings from a 2 Year Funded Project Aimed at Improving Understanding and Capability in Key Employability Skills' The International Journal of Learning, Volume 16

R. Lawton et al (2009) Paper ‘Transitions to work: Meeting skills gaps in the classroom': University Of Northampton 'transitions' Conference May 2009 and proceedings of HEA Conference 2009

C. Popovic and C. Tomas (2009) Paper ‘Creating Futureproof Graduates', ALT journal, Leeds Metropolitan University, Spring 2009.

N. Morton, A. Hill, R. Curzon, C. Tomas, J. Eland, R. Lawton and C. Popovic (2008) Paper 'The Creative dynamic: innovative solutions to teaching transferable skills in the classroom', Birmingham City University, Birmingham, UK. Presented at INTED 2009 (see above)

R Lawton (2008) Palatine Newsletter, October 2008 (PDF)

C Popovic 'All in a Day's Work? Educational Developer as NTFS project lead', Educational Developments Issue 9.3 - 2008, April 2008

C Popovic (2007) initial press release UCE Birmingham to Create Futureproof Graduates

Exhibition

The Centre for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) at Birmingham City University host an exhibition on Friday 11 December 2009.

90 participants from more than 40 universities and other organisations attended

Feedback from participants included:

  • Looked superb, much looking forward to using them
  • Looking forward to promoting them to colleague and academics
  • Thank you for the resources
  • Excellent informative sessions
  • I manage an old fashioned team who need some of this material to discuss. Next away day sorted ref sheet
  • Really interesting event
  • Very useful interactive, fun resources which students should enjoy using
  • Very good quality and very useful

Additional Exhibitors

Some of our partner employers and organisations were also exhibiting:

  • Think Creative
  • DWA Housing
  • Centre for Recording Achievement (CRA)
  • Palatine - HEA Subject Centre for Dance, Drama and Music
  • Rod Dungate of Personal Performance