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

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June 23, 2017
by Jean
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University and course news!

This week we celebrated the teaching assistants who have gained HLTA status at a ceremony in Leicester. You can read more about it As a University we received some great news. We received gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). … Continue reading

June 12, 2017
by Jean
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Stop motion animation

Last week Sophie Burrows, from Into Film, came to work with the FDLT year 1 groups to introduce stop motion animation as a technique for engaging learners. Sophie introduced the group to the basic principles that underpin stop motion animation: … Continue reading

June 1, 2017
by Jean
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30 days wild!

Its June, its Spring and its half term: the perfect time to start a new challenge! The 30 days wild challenge asks us to make room for nature. You can sign up here to receive a wallchart and ideas pack. … Continue reading