Ready, steady, go! First Year Challenge about to start.

It’s the start of a new academic year and thousands of first year students are welcomed by their university departments to embark on their academic journeys. At University College London, something special is waiting for our freshers in economics: The First Year Challenge – a multimedia group assignment designed to introduce first year undergraduates to … More Ready, steady, go! First Year Challenge about to start.

CTaLE’s first month

The past month has been a busy one at CTaLE – we started in mid-September with the official launch of the Centre at the Development in Economics Education conference in Birmingham. Cloda, Christian and I ran a workshop there where we discussed some of our research-based education initiatives, including the First Year Challenge (FYC), Skills … More CTaLE’s first month

New Centre for Teaching and Learning Economics at UCL

Welcome to the online home of CTaLE, University College London’s new Centre for Teaching and Learning Economics. Our work at the Centre focuses on how best to prepare our students for the challenges of being an economist in the 21st century. To this end, we use and study teaching techniques and technologies that facilitate active … More New Centre for Teaching and Learning Economics at UCL