Festival of Teaching

  • Date: Wednesday 13 June - Friday 21 September, 2018
  • Location: University of Leeds
  • Register: LUBS@AcademyofInnovation@leeds.ac.uk

This summer we are celebrating higher education teaching by showcasing a host of national and international speakers across the University of Leeds.

Guest presenters from Harvard as well as a host of National Teaching Fellows will join a number of others speakers in the festival of events jointly organised by our Academy of Innovation and Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE).

Dr Emilee L Simmons, Director of the Academy of Innovation in Business Education (LUBS), who is leading on the Festival, said:

This year, we want to expand upon this ethos and by working with LITE, to try and further learning communities across the institution through our partners and hubs of teaching excellence, such as CIRLECELTODPL and LEEN, just to name a few.

It is hoped the series of events will bring together colleagues from across the University and beyond to discuss, engage and inform teaching practice and explore and support wider learning across the wider student education community between June and September.

Dr Kelvin N Tapley, interim Director of LITE, said:

Excellence and innovation in teaching deserves to be celebrated and shared. This Festival of Teaching at the University of Leeds will create a venue for the exploration of both practiced and experimental teaching and learning approaches from the Leeds community of teaching excellence, the UK, and the world.

“This is a great opportunity to get involved, be inspired by and engage with those who celebrate teaching and those who are shaping the future of teaching.”

The Festival programme will be flexible and updated on regular occasions to accommodate any new events added and speakers are confirmed as the summer progresses. View the full programme here: Festival of Teaching 2018 Programme

To register your interest in one of the Festival events, please email LUBSAcademyofInnovation@leeds.ac.uk