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Learning Gain Update from the Office for Students

As of 1st April 2018, the Office for Students is now up and running. The OfS has now established digital presence for Learning Gain (LG) and provides an overview of the LG Programme, LG Pilot Projects, the NMMLG project and Project HELGA also.

An update of the overall programme can be found in this recently released report 'Learning Gain in English Higher Education: Progress Report'

The evaluation report of the 2nd year of the LG programme, by Dr Camille Kandiko Howson, will also be released shortly.

LEGACY has representation at APAIE 2018

One aspect of the LEGACY project investigates and assess the international experiences gained by students that participate in work/study abroad opportunities. The initial self perceived employability gain by students is being presented in a poster session at APAIE 2018. Please see link to see a copy of the poster and interim findings.

Learning Gain; Myths and Possibilities

Paul Ashwin, Professor of Higher Education at Lancaster University builds on his keynote speech at the LEGACY Project event 'Learning Gain: Critical Explorations' held at The Shard on 27th September 2017. Following HEFCE's 3rd Learning Gain National Conference, Paul sets out possible approaches to measuring learning gain that would allow universities to adapt and appropriately evidence student learning gain.

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