With thanks to Elisabeth Bennett, Ian Glen, Chris Hall and Sian Williams, ISS, Swansea University for this guest posting. We have just come to the end of a busy term with ‘Practice of History’ students. ‘The Practice of History’ is …

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The following content is from the Universities Wales website: “How do Welsh universities advance the world around us? Today’s global society faces a raft of challenges – to our people, to our economy, and to our environment. Research at Wales’ …

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Wele ddolen i dudalen Cynhadledd Ryngwladol y Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol a gynhelir yng Nghanolfan y Mileniwm rhwng y 1af a’r 3ydd o Orffennaf. Ymhlith y siaradwyr gwadd mae’r athro Jasone Cenoz (Prifysgol Gwlad y Basg), yr Athro Colin Williams (Prifysgol …

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Cynhadledd Ryngwladol – croeso i bawb / International Conference – all welcome Read more »

A new report has recently been published by the Welsh Government investigating the theme of “Open & online: Wales, higher education and emerging modes of learning” “Recent years have seen an explosion of interest around the world in new modes …

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Gregynog Colloquium 10th – 13th June 2014: 2nd Call for Papers Theme: “Rethinking the Future: Satisfying staff and students in times of diminishing resources and rising expectations.” Every year HEWIT and WHELF organise a residential colloquium at Gregynog Hall, the …

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Interested in MOOCs and other forms of online learning as they affect Wales?  If so, read on … In February 2013, Leighton Andrews AM, the Welsh Government Minister for Education and Skills , announced the establishment of the Online Digital …

MOOCs and other animals in Wales: what do you think? Read more »

Leighton Andrews, Minister for Education and Skills, announced to the Higher Education Leadership Foundation in December last year that he intended to establish a working group to examine the potential for online digital learning and how the Welsh Government can support …

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A very interesting post from Susan Glen on the CILIP Wales blog. Susan Glen,  Deputy Subject Librarian at Swansea University, received financial support from the Kathleen Cooks Fund to attend the Science & Technology Librarians Group meeting at the University of Portsmouth on …

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Chair of WHELF, Andrew Green, was a member of the Task and Finish Group which published its report entitled Find it, Make it, Use it, Share it – Learning in Digital Wales on 29 March 2012. The Minister has considered …

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Have a look at these personal notes and reflections from Lis Parcell on Graduates for our Future, promoted as the first learning and teaching conference for Higher Education in Wales. Around 170 participants packed out the Catrin Finch Centre at Glyndŵr …

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