It’s beginning to look a lot like…. #creativeHE

7 December 2022, 12:30-14:00 UK time Our festive makealong has become a firm favourite in the #creativeHE calendar! This is a chance to celebrate our wonderful community and take some much needed down time as we hurtle towards the end of a hectic semester. Join the hosts this year – Debi Spencer @Debibuzz and Emma…

Event: “Half-baked ideas sharing” with Neil and Marianna

Dear friends, We hope the academic year is continuing to be creative and you are very welcome to join us for the next #creativeHE meetup on Wednesday 2nd November 2022, 1230-1400 UK time. The title for the meetup is “half-baked ideas sharing” – Do you have an idea that you want to try out with the…

#creativeHE goes to the ball!

Oh what a night – on 29th September four members of the #creativeHE organising team put on the glitz to join the 2022 Advance HE NTF and CATE Awards Ceremony. This year’s ceremony was held at Anfield, the home of Liverpool FC (much to the footballing distaste of three out of our four delegates!). Sadly…

Playful Reflection: The TALON Online Education Card Deck

Do you teach online? And, do you love to play? Then, we have the right tool for you to reflect on your educational practice – to enhance your digital classroom: The TALON Online Education Card Deck. Since the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the first lockdowns in early 2020, TALON, the Teaching and Learning Online…

Autumn leaves start to fall…

Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run; To bend with apples the moss’d cottage-trees, And fill all fruit with ripeness to the core; To swell the gourd, and plump the hazel shells With…

Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence 2022

First of all, our warmest congratulations to all NTFs and CATE winners 2022! You are all super stars!!! Thank you Advance HE for this Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence. A very special recognition for our collective work as the #creativeHE team and the community set-up in 2016. A community which not only has been sustained…

Advance HE and Playful learning conference connect!

This interactive workshop will use the creative participatory principles of infecting, facilitating, modelling, innovating, researching and curating to engage participants with the concept of creative education. We said that activities in the workshop will include: Fostering creative spaces via play Exploring key concepts of creativity via imagery Reflecting on self as creative educator via arts-based…

Aspa’s (@Aspasiapal) reflections on an online Open Mic event

In Dr Aspa Paltoglou‘s own words: “Not so long ago, I attended the Open Mic event organised by #creativeHE and Creative Academic on Zoom. It was an ‘open mic’ session, where academics, students and members of the public read poems and songs they created, or presented animations about one of their recent adventures. As I…

Having fun and enjoying research? You MUST be kidding! Reflections on a #creativeHE collaborative keynote

Authors: Nathalie Tasler @drntasler, Chrissi Nerantzi @chrissinerantzi, Sandra Sinfield @Danceswithcloud, Tom Burns @LevellerB & Emma Gillaspy @egillaspy   This blog reflects on our collaborative keynote for the Academic WELS Postgraduate Researchers @WELSPGResearch Conference 2022 organised by the Open University (UK) on 21 May 2022 – thank you Dr Martina Emke for inviting us on behalf of…