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Emotional Resilience – Presentation to the Universities Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET)

Two members of the CLL team have been invited by Universities' Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET) to share with other ITE colleagues, their work on developing resilience in trainee teachers using emotional resilience and techniques found in the study of mindfulness. The presentation will take place in London on Friday 8 February 2019, with Ellen Buttler, Director of Initial Teacher Training and Essential Skills Programmes and Dean Howes, Teaching Fellow at the Centre sharing how students can better understand how to develop their ability to cope during emotionally challenging and stressful times.


Two members of staff in CLL team are leading on the organisation of a Research Seminar Series at the Centre.

The seminars, which will take place every two weeks, are focused on providing a space for colleagues to present ideas, receive feedback, discuss, debate and generally facilitate a greater level of academic conversation across the department.


CLL launches more Brexit Seminars in the New Year

Brexit is the single biggest change in UK politics post-1945. Leaving the EU will affect every single aspect of UK public policy from agriculture and local development to foreign policy and international relations, and everything in between.


Digital Skills Mentors support fellow students and the local community with their use of technology

Sat 27 October is National Mentoring Day, which focuses on recognising excellence and raising awareness of the significant benefits of mentoring in order to “make mentoring accessible to everyone, and to shine a spotlight on excellence in mentoring."


Seven Inspiring Tips for CLL students - No.2

Recently, the Centre for Lifelong Learning Team caught up with Taiwo Ogunrinde, former student of the Gateway to HE course who then progressed to a degree and is currently studying her second year of the full-time Social Studies Degree. She shared with us her seven tips for mature students and her inspiring journey to education


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