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LEGACY's Presence

Teaching Excellence Framework: Raising Quality Standards, July 2016

One of LEGACY's first dissemination activites was participation in this event at Manchester, Sunil Maher presented the projects key aims and the methodological approach to measuring Learning Gain.

England Seeks to Measure Learning, September 2016

The LEGACY project was asked to define how LEGACY were undertaking research of learning gain, Professor Christina Hughes and Professor Jan Vermunt provide the background to the LEGACY's approach.

Next Steps for Learning Gain: Supporting Excellence & Improving Student Outcomes’, February 2017

Professor Christina Hughes participated in this Westminster Briefing on how LEGACY is undertaking research supporting outcomes of future university students.

AGCAS: Heads of Service Conference, January 2017

Professor Christina Hughes was invited to present at this conference and identify how LEGACY research and project activites will develop and test learning gain measurement and assessment.


The LEGACY project participated in the Learning Gain Symposium (N11) @SRHE2017, where it detailed the relationship of 'employability' and learning gain. Click here for a copy of the presentation

HE Academy Annual Conference: Generation TEF: Teaching in the Spotlight, July 2017

Professor Christina Hughes and Dr Heike Behle presented in the Strategy and Themes strand and detailed current concepts of learning gain, shared learning points of methodological approaches and initial findings determined through the LEGACY project..

The Future of Learning Gain in the HE Landscape, December 2016

Professor Anna Vignoles outlined the key areas of LEGACY and highlighted the approach to measuring and assessing student outcome data.

Measuring Employability Gain – approaches from different countries - 21st November 2017 @ SRHE, London UK

The SRHE and the LEGACY project worked collaboratively to bring together international examples of measuring learning and employability gain. With representatives of OECD, INCHER-Kassel (Germany), and Aston University(UK) sharing their experiences and approaches. The event also welcomed a summary of methodological approaches of Learning Gain in the UK curerntly being undertaken.

Learning Gain - What does it mean? Why don't we ask students?

A workshop involving students was held in February 2017, the purpose was to gather the understanding of what learning gain means to students and to hear their experiences of their journey into HE. A unique illustration was achieved during the course of the workshop this can be found here