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Students as Partners in Learning, Teaching and Assessment

Friday, 04 October 2019

The Learning, Teaching and Assessment Network was formed in Spring 2019, its conveners being Patrick Baughan (Advance HE), Ian Kinchin and Karen Gravett (University of Surrey) and Namrata Rao (Liverpool Hope University).

Following its formation, we are now delighted to announce a Launch Event for the Network. The day will focus on the rapidly developing field of student-staff partnerships. It will feature introductions by Helen Perkins (Director of SRHE) and the aforementioned conveners, and a keynote address from Dr Jenny Marie, discussing student partnership at UCL, through the latter’s innovative ChangeMakers initiative.

This will be followed by discussions of two student-staff partnership case studies, drawing on experiences from the University of Surrey and Edinburgh Napier University.

Lastly, a plenary will provide the opportunity to discuss attendees’ own experiences of partnership, as well as give delegates the opportunity to identify areas that they would like the Network to address in its future events and publications – we intend to explore and address a wide range of issues in learning and teaching policy and practice.

Lunch and networking time will be provided and it is intended that the event also provides an opportunity to meet and form collaborations with other colleagues. Further details will be added to the SRHE website closer to the date. 





10:30 – 11:00

Registration, Tea and Coffee


11:00 – 11:15


Helen Perkins, Director, SRHE.


11:15 – 11:30

Introducing the Learning, Teaching and Assessment Network

Patrick Baughan, Dr Namrata Rao, Karen Gravett, Professor Ian Kinchin.


11:30 – 12:15


Dr Jenny Marie, UCL Narratives of student-staff partnership


12:15 – 13:00

Case Study 1: “The Surrey Experience”

Karen Gravett and Ian Kinchin (University of Surrey)



13:00 – 13:45



13:45 – 14:30




14.30 – 14.45

Case Study 2: 'Student as Colleagues: Role of students in Teaching observations' 

Mark Huxham (Edinburgh Napier University)




14:45– 15:30

Plenary Discussion: “The Way Forward: Gaps and Questions”

Dr Jenny Marie / alternative keynote and Convenors


15:30 – 15:45

Closing remarks





Network: Learning, Teaching And Assessment
Date(s): Friday, 04 October 2019
Times: 11:00 - 15:45
Location: SRHE, 73 Collier St, London N1 9BE
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Keynote: Narratives of student-staff partnership
Narratives of student-staff partnership Jenny Marie, Associate Director (Quality Assurance & Enhancement) UCL Arena Centre for Research-based Education
The Surrey Experience
Case Study 1 - The Surrey experience, by Ian Kinchin & Karen Gravett Department of Higher Education, University of Surrey. Xeina Ali, Pelumi Durojaiye & James Tatam Student ‘EduInterns’, University of Surrey.
Narratives of student-staff partnership
Narratives of Student - Staff Partnership by keynote speaker Dr Jenny Marie, UCL.
Narratives of student-staff partnership
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