CTaLE Receives Honorary Mention at EEA Education Awards

CTaLE has received an honorary mention in the European Economic Association’s (EEA) Inaugural Education Awards 2022. Taking place at the EEA 2022 Annual Congress in Milan, the ceremony was hosted virtually by the EEA Education Committee. The EEA Award for Innovation in Teaching, worth 2000 euros, is given to an individual or group, who have … More CTaLE Receives Honorary Mention at EEA Education Awards

How to co-present Economics confidently as a Student

The American writer Susan Sontag once said that “the past itself, as historical change continues to accelerate, has become the most surreal of subjects – making it possible… to see a new beauty in what is vanishing” while the quote itself may not have been about London, one cannot help but think the Bloomsbury area … More How to co-present Economics confidently as a Student

Co-presenting UCL Economics: Behind the scenes of a unique privilege

The acronym “IRL” – which stands for “in real life” – is one that has drawn much mockery toward the community of video gamers it comes from. It may conjure images of figures shrouded in darkness who haven’t left their bedrooms for days, illuminated only by the blaring white light of the alternate reality they … More Co-presenting UCL Economics: Behind the scenes of a unique privilege

A Student’s View: ‘What are Students Learning?’

Opening TeachECONference2022, the first track of the asynchronous sessions “What are Students Learning?” aims to look at university economics courses through the student’s perspective instead of the academics. Here, UCL Economics Student Ming Zhao considers the different and varied approaches to student interaction and engagement. Using Exit Tickets – Online The first speaker of the … More A Student’s View: ‘What are Students Learning?’

TeachECONference2022 Asynchronous Track ‘Lessons from Covid’ – A Review

UCL Economics Student Maha Khalid reflects on the TeachECONference2022 Asynchronous Track ‘Lesson from Covid’ which looks at experiences and learnings from this challenging period. The “Lessons from Covid” asynchronous track from TeachECONference 2022 provides a reflection of various experiences faced throughout the pandemic, as well as a chance to improve teaching and learning, using this … More TeachECONference2022 Asynchronous Track ‘Lessons from Covid’ – A Review

TeachECONference2022: Reflections on the Purpose of Economics Education

On Wednesday 29th June, CTaLE together with Cornell University held the final round of seminars for TeachECONference2022 – an annual worldwide virtual conference inviting professors, students, and companies to discuss their research and insights on teaching economics. UCL Economics student Suraj Sridhar gives his thoughts on the closing panel. … More TeachECONference2022: Reflections on the Purpose of Economics Education