Success for All: Practical solutions to engaging all students (Nathan Ghann and Donna Carty)

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Nathan currently coordinates the Hertfordshire Business School Student Development Programme. Although available to all students, it is positively promoted to BME and at-risk students in particular, with the aim of raising attainment. In this workshop he will be sharing practical solutions to engaging all students.

This event, run in conjunction with the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) team, will begin with an unconscious bias workshop with Donna Carty, from Challenge Consultancy.

  • From: Wednesday 25 May 2016, 12 am
  • To: Wednesday 25 May 2016, 12 am
  • Location: NEWN58, Newton building, Main Entrance, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
  • Booking deadline: Tuesday 23 May 2017, 12.00 am

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Event details

This workshop will be run by Nathan Ghann, University of Hertfordshire, and Donna Carty, Challenge Consultancy.

Nathan currently coordinates the Hertfordshire Business School Student Development Programme. Although available to all students, it is positively promoted to BME and at-risk students in particular, with the aim of raising attainment. His work won the Vice Chancellor Award for Outstanding Service in Support of Students 2015, and he has recently been nominated for Tutor of the Year. Nathan will be sharing practical solutions to many of the questions arising from the Success for All work at NTU:

  • How can we engage hard to reach and at-risk students?
  • How can we scaffold the relationship between student and tutor?
  • What is most effective in building student confidence?

Many of the answers to these questions have come from Nathan's experience in working with students across the country. His flagship tour 'How On Earth Do I Get A First?' has been delivered to over 2,000 students from over 20 higher education institutions. His passion for students comes from his own personal journey of struggling academically before going on to achieve a First, and then be selected as one of the Top Ten Most Outstanding Graduates in the UK. His talk has received very positive reviews from students, including those at NTU.

In response to feedback from staff that they would like to know more about unconscious bias, this event - run in conjunction with the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) team - will begin with an unconscious bias workshop with Donna Carty from Challenge Consultancy.

We would like to tailor this event to your current needs, so after booking we will ask you a few questions about what you hope to gain from the event. This will be forwarded to the speakers.

If you have any questions at all, please contact Sarah Lawther.

Programme

The session will run from 9.30 am to 12.45 pm. Lunch will be provided from 12.45 pm to 1.30 pm.

The session will begin with an Unconscious Bias workshop with Donna Carty (Challenge Consultancy), followed by a workshop with Nathan Ghann (University of Hertfordshire).

Nathan will stay for lunch, so there will be opportunity to ask further questions during this time.

Booking information

To book your free place, please click on the Add to Basket button to the right and complete the short online booking process.

Please note that spaces are limited for this workshop, so please do book as soon as possible if you would like a place.

Location details

Room/Building:

NEWN58, Newton building, Main Entrance

Address:

Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street
Nottingham
NG1 4BU

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