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‘What even is a seminar?!’ Reflections on the hidden curriculum of higher education

12/09/22 - Dr Madeleine Pownall, Lecturer in Psychology, University of Leeds

Embedding Inclusive Assessment

02/09/22 - Professor Sam Elkington, Teesside University (Project Lead)

Defining what we mean by ‘quality’ education

30/08/22 - Professor Tom Ward, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Education, Newcastle University

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