News in the School of Social Policy

This is the latest news from the School of Social Policy, its Departments and Research Centres.

News

NHS Leadership Academy Programmes win international recognition for their use of blended learning

Description
Believed to represent the largest leadership development investment in the history of the NHS, HSMC's NHS Leadership Academy programmes ('Elizabeth Garrett Anderson' and 'Nye Bevan') have won international recognition for their use of 'blended learning.'
Date:
08/10/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences, Teaching

NHS Management Training Scheme voted UK's most popular graduate scheme by the Guardian and by 27,000 students

Description
HSMC provides the educational component of the NHS Management Training Scheme (MTS) - voted the UK's most popular scheme in 2014-15 by over 27,000 students in The Guardian's annual UK 300 survey.
Date:
01/10/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

The University of Birmingham celebrates its best ever performance in the National Student Survey

The University of Birmingham celebrates its best ever performance in the National Student Survey
Description
The National Student Survey (NSS) has awarded the University of Birmingham an overall satisfaction mark of 89%, up from 88% for the past two years and a rise of five places among Russell Group institutions.
Date:
12/08/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

Lecturer recognised for exceptional work with Excellence in Teaching Award

Description
Congratulations to Dawn River, Lecturer in the Institute of Applied Social Studies in the School of Social Policy, who has received the 2014 School of Social Policy and College of Social Sciences Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Date:
10/07/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences, Teaching

Global ranking reinforces Birmingham's position as a world-class university

Description
The University of Birmingham has made an impressive 15 place rise to 62nd in this year's QS World University Rankings, cementing its position in the top 100 universities globally and placing it 10th in the UK.
Date:
10/09/2013
Categories:
International, Research, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

High rankings for Social Policy and Social Work

Description
Social Work and Social Policy perform well in the latest Guardian University Guide league tables for 2013-2014.
Date:
06/06/2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

MOU signed between the University and Seoul Metropolitan Government

Description
The University of Birmingham has recently signed a 'Memorandum of Understanding' between the University and Seoul Metropolitan Government. The MOU sets out ways in which the University and Seoul MG will work together over the next three years.
Date:
22/05/2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

NHS Confederation Annual Conference and Exhibition

Description
Come along and say hello to representatives from the Health Services Management Centre who will be attending the NHS Confederation Annual Conference and Exhibition, 5 – 7 June 2013. The conference is being held at the Liverpool ACC and HSMC have a stand (H58) all week in the exhibition hall.
Date:
09/05/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching
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