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Belonging, Learning and Working: theory and practice in supporting students with disabilities and specific learning difficulties
Gartree and Rutland Suite, 4th Floor, Charles Wilson Building
University of Leicester
9.30am – 2pm Wednesday 27th October 2010 (lunch included)
The University of Leicester’s Student Retention and Success Project (part of the national HEFCE/Paul Hamlyn Foundation What Works? Student Retention and Success Programme) is researching the factors that affect students’ feeling of belonging within higher education, including the experience of students with disabilities and specific learning difficulties.
The seminar will present the project’s findings together with an overview, including the rationale and student feedback, of two areas of practical provision at Leicester designed to support such students’ learning and wider employability:
The seminar will also provide delegates with opportunities to reflect on these in the context of their own institutions and to network with others.
Seminar team (all from University of Leicester):
Martin Pennington – Project Manager, Student Retention and Success Project
Craig Bartle – Research Assistant, Student Retention and Success Project
Kine Dorum - Research Assistant, Student Retention and Success Project
Richard Mendez – Work-Related Learning Manager, Student Development
Claire Graham – Study Adviser, AccessAbility Centre
Fiona White – Study Adviser, AccessAbility Centre
Matt Mobbs - Learning Technologist, Student Support and Development Service
Bookings: please use the booking form. Up to 55 places available on a first-come , first served basis.