HEA STEM Conference 2018 - Creativity in Teaching, Learning and Student Engagement

The HEA Annual STEM Conference returns at the end of January 2018 after a fantastic event in 2017 which welcomed over 170 speakers and delegates from across HE STEM disciplines.

Student success in higher education depends on a careful balance of factors including engaged learning, environments conducive to learning and the desire to develop in students the knowledge, skills, behaviours and attributes expected of graduates. The conference is the ideal opportunity to collaborate and learn from other higher education professionals within STEM disciplines and to share best practice.

This two-day conference, featuring a mix of peer-led workshops, presentations and respected keynotes will provide a forum for each of the individual STEM disciplines as well as opportunities to learn from cross-disciplinary practice.

This year's conference theme Creativity in Teaching, Learning and Student Engagement can be divided in to three core areas, each focusing on those aspects of pedagogical practice within STEM subjects that support, nurture and improve:

  • Driving teaching excellence: How can we improve our practice to ensure the best learning experience for our students?
  • Cross-disciplinary practice: What can we learn from successful initiatives undertaken in other disciplines?
  • Creative pedagogies: How can we enhance student engagement through creative practices?

Conference program