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First steps to flexible learning – we want to hear your views

08 Mar 2021

Attend our open meeting - ‘First steps to flexible learning’ on 13 April, 2021 from 11.00am to 12.00pm, and/or email us to share your views and experiences

Flexible learning

Over the past year, staff have delivered high-quality online learning and services, going above and beyond to support students. The Flexible Learning Programme has been established to build on this experience, and explore new ways of teaching and learning across our University.

The Flexible Learning Programme is proposing some first steps towards establishing flexible learning for the next academic year, which will look very different to the online shift of this year. Your views are vital to help steer our direction.

Co-creating our future learning model

We want to ensure future approaches are co-created by staff and students, by listening to your views on how flexible learning should be embedded at our University, and how far and fast we should travel in that direction. Most importantly, we want to understand your experiences of teaching and learning during the pandemic, helping us to identify what has worked well, but also highlighting any barriers, challenges and concerns you may have about the shape of our future offering. 

That’s why we are taking the Flexible Learning Programme out on the (virtual) road, attending school boards, leadership meetings, faculty committees, and holding an open meeting to hear from as many people as possible.  

Join our open meeting

All staff and students are invited to join our open meeting - ‘First steps to flexible learning’, which takes place on 13 April 2021 from 11.00am to 12.00pm. The session will also be live streamed and recorded for playback if you are unable to attend on the day.

We’d also invite you to tell us about your experiences and share your questions by sending an email to Professor Dan George, Associate Vice-President for Blended Learning, and Professor Steve Pettifer, University Academic Lead for Digital Learning at

We look forward to hearing from you!

Dan and Steve