A blog for students on the FDLT and BALT courses at the University of Northampton

at Leicester and UN

March 31, 2017
by Jean
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Recruiting for HLTA

Do you or a colleague want to join our next cohort preparing for assessment of HLTA standards? We are currently recruiting for the summer cohort in Northampton which starts on 28th April. Contact hlta@northampton.ac.uk  or call the HLTA office on … Continue reading

March 27, 2017
by Jean
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International ‘Mystery Skype’ Conversations

Last week two Foundation Degree Learning and Teaching (FDLT) groups took part in conversations with students in Mexico and UN alumni in Brazil. The first part of the conversation was focused around asking and answering yes/no questions to find out … Continue reading

March 23, 2017
by Jean
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Using a greenscreen app to take pupils to other times and places!

As part of their PDT 2016 module focused on enriching learning beyond the classroom and school site the FDLT Y2 (UN) group investigated using ipads and apps to create the experience of visiting other times and places. The students worked … Continue reading

March 2, 2017
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Gallery visits for FDLT Y2

This week each of the FDLT Year 2 visited art galleries to explore how learning can be inspired and developed in locations other than the classroom. The UN group travelled to Avenue Campus to look at the exhibition ‘Under Construction’. … Continue reading