londonmet Archive

Staff Charter Progress

As you may know already, the staff charter is being developed to provide a set of principles and good practice guidelines for everyone working at London Metropolitan University. The charter is based on a two sided agreement – what you would expect…

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Time for the Staff Charter

Your Staff Charter Needs You! London Met has now begun work on the Staff Charter, to compliment the soon to be released Student Charter. We do not have time on our side as the charter needs to be finalised by end of May. It would then be presented…

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The Teaching Revolution: not only a Lecturers’ challenge

By Renata da Hora (3rd year Digital Media BA) Reading Pam Tatlow???s article ???British Universities Are In Need Of A Teaching Revolution???, for the newspaper The Guardian, I noticed the need to talk about the student???s role in the ???teaching revolution…

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How do we define a module as ‘irrelevant’ to our course?

By Kristiyana Hristova We recently had a discussion on the SocialMet facebook page about having modules that might appear ‘irrelevant’ to the course a person is doing or ‘irrelevant’ to their end goal. That made me realise that I am maybe not one …

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How do we manage working, family commitments and study all at the same time?

By Anthony Bennett I am amazed and proud to be one of the many mature students that have qualified with a university degree, and when I graduated there were many more people out there that also achieved their goals: mothers, fathers, ???care people???…

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Humans rather than Machines!

by Ivan Cardoso This article was inspired by a comment made (see below*) on one of the SocialMet facebook wall posts. It struck me in that students may actually have a sense of what being taught by ???humans??? and ???machines??? is like. What I would lik…

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