SIGHE

Special Interest Group Higher Education

Worshipful Company of Educators

Description.

The SIG Higher Education (SIGHE) of the Worshipful Company of Educators concerns itself with Higher Education, Higher Education policy, research, and research training. Topics of interest include educational methods and concepts for universities, training of doctoral students, training of skills relevant for higher education; mentoring and career development of junior academics. The SIG has over thirty members who are communicating via the SIGHE mailing list and is chaired by Liveryman Benedikt Löwe (e-mail: sighe(at)co-educators.com).

Projects.

Project 1. The educator's role in Higher Education: What distinguishes it from other educational sectors?
Coordinators: Liverymen Max Weaver & James Crabbe.

Output: M. James C. Crabbe, Benedikt Löwe, Max Weaver, The educator's role in Higher Education: position papers from a project of the Special Interest Group Higher Education of the Worshipful Company of Educators, OxCHEPS Occasional Paper No. 69, 2018.
Project 2. Governance in Higher Education: How can it take the specific Higher Education situation into account?
Coordinator: Liveryman Alice Hynes.

Events.

3 November 2017. Informal discussion at Christ's College, Cambridge (hosted by Benedikt Löwe).
20 January 2018. Discussion meeting at New College College, Oxford (hosted by David Palfreyman).
3 June 2019. Panel discussion The Future Role of the Educator in Higher Education, jointly organised by the SIGHE and the Council for the Defense of the British Universities and chaired by Elaine Unterhalter. Panelists: James Crabbe, Alice Hynes, Sir Peter Scott, and Lady Wolf of Dulwich.
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Last changed: 1 June 2019