I know Karate….

Apparently … enough to get my yellow belt this morning in Wado Karate. Here's the syllabus (along with Pinan Nidan):   Been going for a while at Bannatynes - because I enjoy it - although I'm away so much I keep missing weeks and lots to try and remember! Went this morning for the fun/exercise and to watch others in their grading, and the option was there to 'have a go' - so I did…

Now #FHEA

The HEA website offers more information on the Fellowship, awarded, in my case, on completion of the PGCLTHE: Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, University of Winchester The PGCLTHE is accredited by the Higher Education Authority (HEA), the professional body for higher education in the UK. The programme is built around the notion of reflective practice and offers a framework for reflecting critically on your teaching. It contains opportunities to put your…

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

Well, you know me, I like to collect qualifications, but this one is pretty much compulsory nowadays within Universities, to become a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. I started the course in February 2009, and have found all of the taught sessions really interesting, particularly once we start hitting "how do students learn"?, but in teaching so much, am not getting a huge amount of time to read around the subjects I'm doing, or…