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SEDA Office wrote:
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> This message is forwarded to list at the request of the author. Please
> do not reply to it direct. Thank you.
>
> For more information please contact Brenda Smith direct at:
>
> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
>
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>
> Calling colleagues interested in the training of Graduate Teaching
> Assistants (GTAs)
>
> I am writing to see if 3 or 4 people would be willing to join a small
> national group, facilitated by the LTSN Generic Centre, to collate
> existing
> effective practice in supporting Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs).  I
> am aware that some good practice already exists in the form of
> programmes and materials. What the Generic Centre would like to do is to
> co-ordinate the available resources electronically and make them
> available to the HE sector (with permission and full recognition of the
> person/institutions who produced them), look at where the gaps are and
> commission new material. Also I seek your advice as to whether you think
> there is a need to run a national network group to disseminate that
> practice and share ideas.
>
> My request is therefore fourfold:
>
> 1.      For 3 or 4 names of interested people to join a core group.  If
> you
> are interested please email me giving brief details about yourself and
> the
> reason for the interest.
>
> 2.      If you know of materials, good practice, projects, websites etc
> again let me know giving details.
>
> 3.      What materials/resources/workshops/conferences would you like to
> see, that you believe are currently not available to support the
> training of
> GTAs?
>
> 4.      Is there a need to disseminate practice in the area of GTAs?  Is
> this an area of interest to your institution?
>
> If you are interested in any of the above, please email me at:
> [log in to unmask]
> Alternatively you can ring me on 01904  434223
> Thanking you in anticipation.
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Brenda Smith
> Head, LTSN Generic Centre
>
> Brenda Smith
> Head LTSN Generic Centre
> Genesis Way
> York Science Park
> Heslington
> York
> YO10 5DQ
>
> Tel:  +44  (0)1904  434223
> Fax: +44  (0)1904  434247
>
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Dr Stephanie Marshall
Director of Staff Development and Provost of Goodricke College
University of York
Heslington
York  YO10 5DD

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