Guest speaker announcement: Annual Learning and Teaching Conference

Dr Alex Hope

We’re pleased to announce our first guest speaker for this year’s annual learning and teaching conference (12-14 September 2022).

Dr Alex Hope will be joining us to talk about how to embed sustainability meaningfully into the curriculum.

Dr Hope is Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor (Education) and Associate Professor of Business Ethics at Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. He is responsible for the strategic leadership of education across the faculty and undertakes teaching, research and consultancy across topics such as education for sustainable development, responsible business, business ethics and the sustainable development goals (SDGs). Alongside his work at Newcastle Business School Dr Hope is Co-Chair of the United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education (UN PRME) Climate Change and Environment working group and past Vice-Chair of the UN PRME UK and Ireland Chapter. He is a member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS) Learning and Teaching Committee and sits on the Northeast board of Business in the Community, the Prince of Wales responsible business network. He holds a PhD in Sustainable development, an MA in Academic Practice and BSc (Hons) in Environmental Management.

A reminder to colleagues that the Call for Proposals is currently open (due to close on 27 May 2022).

Booking for the conference is also open.

Further information can be found on our webpages. We will be announcing additional external speakers, including our keynote, in due course.

Conference Registration now open

Registration for the tenth annual Learning and Teaching conference is now open. This year’s Learning and Teaching conference has the theme Designing the Teaching of Tomorrow: Innovation, Enhancement, and Excellence and will be taking place between Monday 12 September and Wednesday 14 September 2022.

You can register for the conference online.

Call for Proposals

Staff, postgraduate teaching assistants, and students are welcome to propose sessions on any topic relating to learning and teaching.

Submit and view the call for proposals online. Please complete this form no later than 27 May 2022.

Call for Proposals: Learning and Teaching Conference 2022

We are now inviting proposals for the 10th Annual Learning and Teaching Conference, Monday 12-Wednesday 14 September 2022.

Submit and view the call for proposals online. 

This year’s conference theme, 

Designing the Teaching of Tomorrow: Innovation, Enhancement, and Excellence 

Celebrating 10 years of Aberystwyth University’s Learning and Teaching Conferences

aims to reflect the commitment that AU staff have to enhance the student learning experience.

The main strands of this year’s conference are:

  • Inclusive and sustainable pedagogies 
  • Assessment validity, authentic assessment, and feedback engagement
  • Scaffolding skills across the curriculum and beyond
  • Developing a Bilingual University community
  • Working with students as partners to design learning 
  • Active learning in today’s higher education landscape

Staff, postgraduate teaching assistants, and students are welcome to propose sessions on any topic relating to learning and teaching, especially those that focus on the incorporation and use of technology. Even if your suggestion doesn’t fit a particular strand, other topics are welcome.

We seek to encourage presenters to consider using alternative formats that reflect and suit the content of their sessions. As such, we are not specifying a standardised presentation format.

Please complete this form no later than 27 May 2022.

If you have any questions, please contact the Learning and Teaching Enhancement Unit at