ebulletin: July 2010

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General interest

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Stories with impact: a workshop for heads of department and subject leaders. (Audio recordings of Michael Kelly's and Gavin Fairbairns's presentations are now available on this event)Click to expand arrow

Date: 17 September, 2010
Location: Woburn House, 20 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9HQ
Event type: Workshop

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Languages for the 21st century: training, impact and influenceClick to expand arrow

Date: 1 September, 2010 - 2 September, 2010
Location: The Edge, University of Sheffield
Event type: Conference

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Experiments in OERs for the future: re-using and re-mixing in the lifecycle of a resourceClick to expand arrow

Date: 13 July, 2010
Location: Building 25, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton
Event type: Workshop

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National Teaching Fellows 2010Click to expand arrow
Congratulations to Patricia Ashby, University of Westminster and James Wilkinson, Thames Valley University, on being awarded National Teaching Fellowships.

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New book on education for sustainable developmentClick to expand arrow

Sustainability Education: Perspectives and Practice across Higher Education, edited By Paula Jones, David Selby and Stephen Sterling.

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D├ębut: The Undergraduate Journal : Autumn 2011 edition now availableClick to expand arrow

Début: The Undergraduate Journal of Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies is an online peer-reviewed journal for undergraduate students of languages, linguistics and area studies. It aims to showcase scholarship carried out by undergraduate students in these subject areas. The first issue was launched in June 2010.

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Employability, entrepreneurship and employer engagementClick to expand arrow
Colleagues are invited to submit case studies of activities involving students of languages, linguistics or area studies to share good practice in this increasingly important area of activity.

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Languages

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PG certificate/diploma in teaching ArabicClick to expand arrow
SOAS Language Centre is pleased to offer a new Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma in teaching Arabic, which will contribute to the professionalisation of Arabic teaching in the UK and elsewhere.

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Area Studies

other forthcoming events
Exchanging ideas on Europe 2010: Europe at a crossroadsClick to expand arrow

Date: 6 September, 2010 - 8 September, 2010
Location: College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium
Event type: Conference

The event will be a three day conference hosted by the College of Europe which will bring together academics and practitioners in disciplines such as law, economics, geography, history, sociology, public policy and politics from across Europe and beyond. There will be a large number of research papers presented as well as some plenary sessions.

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