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Annual NTF Symposia

Can restorative supervision positively impact the emotional wellbeing of HEI lecturers in Healthcare?

Nicki Credland. Reader in Critical Care. University of Hull; Jayne Walker, Senior Lecturer, University of Hull; Lisa Jennison, Lecturer, University of Hull  There are increased levels of poor mental health and burnout among Higher Education Institution (HEI) staff compared to the general population1 due to increased workload, reduced autonomy, isolation and adaptation to a constantly… Continue reading Can restorative supervision positively impact the emotional wellbeing of HEI lecturers in Healthcare?

Lecture-style presentation at the ANTF Symposium 2024
Annual NTF Symposia

Liberate Practical Work Barriers in Engineering Education

Mahmoud Masoud, Panos Lazari, Panos Panagiotou, Antonio Griffo, Raja Toqeer, Henry O’Keeffe , Tom Wray; Electronic and Electrical Engineering (EEE) and Multidisciplinary Engineering Education (MEE) Departments, Faculty of Engineering, University of Sheffield  Laboratories and practical work are significant parts of STEM education. The COVID-19 pandemic forced higher education to teach laboratories using prepared videos or… Continue reading Liberate Practical Work Barriers in Engineering Education

Annual NTF Symposia

Groupwork can level out educational differences during the transition to university – but class division can confound group cohesion

Prof. Heather McQueen, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh  At the 2024 ANTF symposium I was delighted to have the opportunity to present my analysis of the effectiveness of a new group working strategy that we have embedded in our re-designed biology first year curriculum. The new courses, which launched in 2022, were designed… Continue reading Groupwork can level out educational differences during the transition to university – but class division can confound group cohesion