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Enhancing excellence in teaching and learning

13 Dec 2018, 09:30 - 16:30
20 Tavistock Square 
United Kingdom


This national one-day conference examines best practice in teaching and learning, and looks at what we really mean by 'teaching excellence'. Produced in partnership with Advance HE, this conference will bring together experts, policy influencers and innovators to examine how universities can shape their learning and teaching strategies to ensure a continued enhancement of teaching excellence and innovation.

Why should you attend?

Using a variety of formats, including plenary talks, panels, roundtable discussions and workshops, this event allows delegates to come together to share and discuss best practice, case studies and to hear from policy experts on upcoming developments. This conference will also present an opportunity for delegates to input their thoughts and experiences into UUK's current work examining excellence and innovation in teaching and learning.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Engaging with the TEF
  • Student engagement and retention
  • Adapting the curriculum to meet student needs
  • Policy developments
  • Mental health of students and staff
  • Co-creation and student engagement
  • Use of digital resources

Who should attend?

  • Vice-Principal/Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education/ Learning and Teaching)
  • Head/Dean/Director of Learning Enhancement
  • Dean/Director of Academic Excellence/Quality
  • Head of Strategic Projects
  • Quality, Learning and Teaching Manager 

 In partnership with

Sanaa Busaidy-Hubert

Sanaa Busaidy-Hubert

Events Producer
Universities UK

Esther Dudley

Head of Events and Engagement
Universities UK

Nuzhat Fatima

Nuzhat Fatima

Events Assistant
Universities UK

Hazel Kwatia

Hazel Kwatia

Senior Events Officer
Universities UK


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