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Queen Mary Academy

Festival of Education

Festival of Education

The Queen Mary Festival of Education 2021

The Festival was a free, online event taking place between 8 and 12 March, with a focus on online and blended learning, innovative approaches, flexibility and student voice.

We're delighted to share recordings from some of the highlights of the week.


Professor Gilly Salmon, CEO & Principal Consultant at Education Alchemists Ltd
Now and Next: Concepts to Practice for the Pivot (edit)

Professor Geoff Crisp, Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic at the University of Canberra
Time to change assessment in universities

Nona McDuff OBE, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Students and Teaching at Solent University, Southampton
Approaches to inclusivity in blended learning

Dr Gill Houston, Vice-Chair, UK Council for Graduate Education
The doctoral viva: what is its role in the final examination and how does it affect outcomes?

Resources from Gill's session: