Flexible Learning is about providing an ambitious and forward-looking strategic vision for the future of teaching and learning at The University of Manchester. Despite the darkness of the pandemic, I do often talk about the “slivers of silver” that we might glean from...
Category: Learning and Students
Simon Merrywest: Student Welfare
Warning: The following article discusses themes relating to student suicide. If that is not a topic for you then thanks for clicking through and you may prefer instead to read about our support for students elsewhere on Staffnet.There has been a lot of media coverage...
Simon Merrywest: Why we’re running our first harm reduction campaign
In partnership with the Students’ Union, we have moved from a zero-tolerance to a harm reduction approach to drugs and alcohol. We will be running our University’s first harm reduction campaign from the 30 May 2022.
Danielle George: What’s next for Flexible Learning?
The past year has been a real whirlwind for us all. With your help we shifted our direction of travel for teaching and learning at The University of Manchester towards a future blended and flexible model with the ‘First steps to flexible learning’ paper. From there we...
Judy Williams: Every day is a learning day
With Advance HE recently celebrating more than 100,000 D2 Fellowships (and 155,000+ of all Fellowship categories), Professor Judy Williams, Associate Vice-President for Teaching, Learning and Students shares her reflections on the wide-ranging impact of the Fellowship programme she leads on staff and students.