"UCL seeks to embody the principles of education for global citizenship across the full range of its teaching activity."

Teaching and Learning Strategy 2010-15

Bert De Reyck taking a seminar

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Learning Conversations

The concept of Learning Conversations was first proposed by a Gordon Pask in the 1970’s. It is helpful when thinking about structuring learning that recognises the backgrounds and prior learning of students. Read the Quality Improvement Agency's paper on learning conversations.

Further information about the work of Gordon Pask and further development of the concept can be found here:

Emotional intelligence

Emotional Intelligence, first proposed by David Goreman (1995) is now being explored for its value in HE (Mortiboys (2005). Its relevance to the international curriculum is articulated by Sherlock (2005) as promoting values of open-mindedness, inclusion, respect and tolerance.

Read Alan Mortiboys' paper Teaching with emotional intelligence published on the HEA website.

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