The Higher Education Futures institute (HEFi)

HEFi’s mission is to support staff to deliver innovative and inclusive research-intensive teaching. The aim is to optimise student learning and prepare students for their futures. HEFi is open-access to facilitate shared learning with and from colleagues across the higher education sector.

Evaluating the impact of the Academic Enrichment Programme on widening access to selective universities: application of the change theory framework

A University of Birmingham study published in the British Educational Research Journal shows that the University's Academic Enrichment Programme (AEP) seems to promote academic attainment, with AEP students outperforming national and regional benchmarks.

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Posted 07 August 2019

HEFi Festival 2019

Delivered during 1st-5th July, the HEFi Festival 2019 was our exciting, week-long programme of continuing professional development events.

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Creating a community around digital through the Birmingham Digital Exchange – Professor Jean-Baptiste Cazier
Birmingham Digital Exchange (BDx) is an ongoing conversation about digital technologies in our work, our disciplines and our learning and teaching, across the University of Birmingham. It is the product of a successful Educational Enhancement Fund bid, the brainchild of Professor Jean-Baptiste Cazier (Director of the Centre for Computational Biology) and Professor David Parker (Professor of … Continue reading "Creating a community around digital through the Birmingham Digital Exchange – Professor Jean-Baptiste Cazier"

Education 4.0: Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education – Joe Berry
Education 4.0 is the term given to a nexus of new and pervasive technologies that is predicted to impact higher education in many ways. Robotics, mixed reality, and hyper connectivity all have a part to play, but it is artificial intelligence, fed by big data and machine learning, that has gained the most headlines. Bolton … Continue reading "Education 4.0: Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education – Joe Berry"

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