Institutional visit to the UK under CETL project of British Council

  • Mr. Hank Williams, Chief Consultant, British Council, BD (CETL project): from Sunday 3 Dec to Friday 8 Dec 2017
  • Southampton SOLENT University: from Monday 4 Dec to Thursday 7 Dec 2017
  • University of Greenwich: Friday 8 Dec 2017

Monday 4th December 2017



08:30 – 13:00 Welcome by Osama Khan, Director, Learning and Teaching: An introduction to Solent Learning and Teaching Institute and their relationship with the rest of the University, HEA and National Policy.

A tour of The Spark and Campus Tour: How SLTI collaborated with key stakeholders and delivered a highly innovative learning space. Guided by Christel Pontin, Learning and Teaching Support Officer

15:00 – 16:00 Management Meeting: Briefs from SLTI management: Osama Khan

Prof Tansy Jessop, Professor of Research Informed Teaching

Roger Emery, Head of Learning Technologies

Tuesday 5th December 2017



09:00 – 10:00 Library Tour followed by HEA Fellowship Application Mentoring /Writing by Dr Ronan O’Beirne, University Librarian and Head of Learning Services
10:00 – 11:00 Meeting with Ian Harris, Head of Quality Management

(Dr Fakhrul Islam and Hank Williams)

10:00 – 12:00 HEA Fellowship Application Mentoring /Writing

Dr Ronan O’Beirne

12:00 – 13:30 Formal Lunch at JRC Global Buffet
14:30 – 17:00 Warsash Campus Tour (Simulation demonstration)

John Onslow, Head of Nautical Studies and Captain Zakirul Bhuiyan, Senior Lecturer in Bridge Simulation

Wednesday 6th December 2017



09:00 – 12:30 HEA Fellowship Application Mentoring / Writing

Dr Ronan O’Beirne, University Librarian and Head of Learning Services

13:30 – 14:00 Meeting with Dr Laurie Wright, Environmental Science

(Prof Syed Hafizur Rahman)

14:00 – 16:00 Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PGCLTHE) – Teaching session with opportunity for questions

Dr Dave Barber, Course Leader and CPD Lead Claire Saunders, Senior Lecturer in Learning and Teaching

16:00 – 17:00 Explaining the PGCLTHE, PDU and CPD Scheme accredited by the HEA

Dr Dave Barber and Claire Saunders

17:45 – 19:00 Professorial lecture on Learning and Teaching “Teaching the time travellers and body shifters” by Prof Julie Hall, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Solent University

Thursday 7th December 2017

Time Activity
09:00 – 12:30 TEL Presentation / meet-the-team

Roger Emery, Head of Learning Technologies

13:30 – 14:00 Farewell from SLTI Osama Khan
14:00 – 16:00 Self-directed HEA Fellowship Application Writing

(CETL Directors)

16:00 – 17:00 Meeting with the International Office

Jo Nesbitt, Director of the International Office

17:45 – 19:00 Departure and goodbyes

Dr Md Jamil and Christel Pontin

Friday  8th December 2017



09:30 – 12:00 Staff development in learning technology. Martin Compton and

Dr Timos Almpanis

12:00 – 14:00 Painted Hall Visit.
14:00 – 16:00 The International PG Cert in Learning & Teaching. Dr Sally Alsford