Category Archives: Creative Education

Happy New CEN!

A very Happy New Year to you all! New Year is a great time for new beginnings, and so it is with great pleasure that I’m able to announce the official launch of the Creative Education Network (CEN). What is … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Education, Professional Development | Leave a comment

Why do a PGCert or MA in Creative Education?

            Whether you are preparing for your first ever class, or want to become a first class educator, UCA’s PGCert and MA in Creative Education help you become a confident and creative educator. The courses enable … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Education, Professional Development | Leave a comment

What is excellent teaching in your discipline?

There is a tendency for the Arts to under-value its distinctive disciplinary practices around learning and teaching, but we should be more confident in sharing our practical and creative practices. The arrival of the Teaching Excellence Framework is bringing a … Continue reading

Posted in Art & Design Education, Creative Education | Leave a comment

Lunch and learn episode 9 – David Anderson

Engaging students as ‘creative problem causers’ In this episode, David Anderson, course leader of BA (Hons) Advertising at UCA Farnham, discusses why he positions his students as ‘creative problem causers’. David explains how his course prepares students to question everything, … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Education, How Students Learn, Podcasts, Student Centred Learning, Webinars | Leave a comment

HEA successes for UCA staff

  As some of you may be aware, UCA has its own HEA-accredited Professional Recognition scheme.  This enables UCA staff to achieve professional recognition either through an academic route of study via the PGCert or MA Creative Arts Education courses, … Continue reading

Posted in Art & Design Education, Creative Education, HEA Fellowship, Professional Development | 2 Comments

Day in the life of…Learning Support Co-ordinator

It’s a chilly but bright Friday morning in October. Since starting our newly-created roles as ‘Learning Support Coordinators’ here at Farnham, my small team and I have been busy getting our teeth stuck into all manner of projects with our … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Education, How Students Learn, Learning Support | 3 Comments

BME students’ experiences of UCA teaching and learning

A Learning and Teaching project, which engaged student co-researchers in capturing student experience for BME students across campuses, has recently produced its findings and recommendations. These are to be considered over the coming months with a view to developing inclusive … Continue reading

Posted in Art & Design Education, Creative Education | Leave a comment