teaching

Have you heard of Evolution before?
Yeah. Scientists believe that there was a mistake and everything came out of a snap and monkeys became humans. (Jennifer, aged 9)

What does a young child in primary school know about evolution? In fact,...

We are delighted to read Professor Knapper’s letter ‘Who teaches the teachers?’ (July 2015), which highlights the current state of teaching practice in the higher education sector. While the letter implies a paucity of teaching professionalism, which we do not agree with, we...

If I am asked about my career, about what it feels like to be a senior lecturer and practitioner occupational psychologist working in a university, it seems like an easy question. But to do the answer justice, I need to go beyond what I like and dislike about my career: I...

For many academics the most challenging part of the job is the juggling act that is necessary to balance the competing demands of research and teaching, and there are increasing expectations for both. Academics are under pressure to produce and maintain a substantial level of...