Episode 031: Learning and Teaching Conference 2023

Hello and welcome to episode 31 of the Learning & Teaching @ Newcastle University podcast.

Transcript available.

In this episode, Holly Wheeler talks to Professor Tom Ward, Mack Marshall, Dr Amina Razak and Claire Rodgerson about the 2023 Learning and Teaching Conference and its theme Student Centred Education.

At the start of the episode Professor Tom Ward, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Education talks us through what the conference is and what Student-Centred Education means to him.

We then hear from Mack Marshall, Education Office at the Student’s Union who explores the importance of the conference for students and delves deeper into some the conference sub-themes.

Finally, the episode closes with Dr Amina Razak from Inclusive Newcastle Knowledge Centre and Claire Rodgerson from Citizens UK. They share with their experiences of presenting at last year’s conference and advice for those submitting a proposal for this year.

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Transcript available.

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