The importance of understanding and demonstrating skills employers look for, beyond just academics

A personal reflection by Prisha Bhandari, 1st year BA History, Politics and Economics student, based on work completed with Dr Cloda Jenkins as part of a UCL Laidlaw Scholarship research project on Employability Skills in Social Science Degrees. … More The importance of understanding and demonstrating skills employers look for, beyond just academics

Review: EconTEAching Session 6: Engaging Students Through Experiments Online and in the Classroom, by Dr Ramin Nassehi (UCL)

The sixth session of the #EconTEAching chats organised by CTaLE and the Department of Economics at Warwick University took place on 15th July 2020. Robert Gazzale (University of Toronto) and Humberto Llavador (Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE) talked to us about “Engaging Students Through Experiments Online and in the Classroom”. … More Review: EconTEAching Session 6: Engaging Students Through Experiments Online and in the Classroom, by Dr Ramin Nassehi (UCL)

Review: EconTEAching Session 5: Introducing Evaluative Conversations in Economics Education: unlocking the power of viva-voce assessment, by Dr Silvia Dal Bianco (UCL)

The fifth session of the #EconTEAching chats organised by CTaLE and the Department of Economics at Warwick University took place on 8th July 2020. Fabio Arico (UEA) talked to us about viva voce assessment. … More Review: EconTEAching Session 5: Introducing Evaluative Conversations in Economics Education: unlocking the power of viva-voce assessment, by Dr Silvia Dal Bianco (UCL)

Review: EconTEAching Session 4: Economics student group videos- assessment and beyond, by Dr Stefania Paredes Fuentes (University of Warwick)

The fourth session of the #EconTEAching chats organised by CTaLE and the Department of Economics at Warwick University took place on 27th May 2020. Dimitra Petropolou (LSE) and Silvia Dal Bianco (UCL) talked to us about video projects as assessment methods. … More Review: EconTEAching Session 4: Economics student group videos- assessment and beyond, by Dr Stefania Paredes Fuentes (University of Warwick)

Review: EconTEAching Session 3: Improving Employability for Economics Students, by Prof Parama Chaudhury (UCL)

The #EconTEAching session on employability held on 20th May featured Dr Cloda Jenkins from CTaLE and Dr Dean Garratt from Aston University, and was chaired by Dr Ramin Nassehi also from CTaLE. … More Review: EconTEAching Session 3: Improving Employability for Economics Students, by Prof Parama Chaudhury (UCL)

Review: EconTEAching Session 2: Widening Participation – Mind the gap between schools and universities, by Dr Stefania Paredes Fuentes (University of Warwick)

Sam McLoughlin from globalbridge talked about “Widening Participation: Mind the gap between schools and universities” and shared his experience in working with young people from under-privileged backgrounds. The conversation was chaired by Dr. Stefania Paredes Fuentes (University of Warwick). … More Review: EconTEAching Session 2: Widening Participation – Mind the gap between schools and universities, by Dr Stefania Paredes Fuentes (University of Warwick)

Review: EconTEAching Session 1: Assessment in the Brave New World, by Prof Cloda Jenkins (UCL)

On April 29th 2020, CTaLE and the University of Warwick Department of Economics co-hosted the first EconTEAching Session on Assessment in the Brave New World. The session featured Dr. Stefania Paredes Fuentes and chaired by Prof. Parama Chaudhury. … More Review: EconTEAching Session 1: Assessment in the Brave New World, by Prof Cloda Jenkins (UCL)

Improving Student Satisfaction in Economics – summary of workshop discussion

In November 2019, Dr. Cloda Jenkins, Prof Antonio Cabrales and Dr. Dunli Li hosted a workshop attended by Economics departments from all over the UK on how to improve student satisfaction with their experience in economics degrees. … More Improving Student Satisfaction in Economics – summary of workshop discussion