The Economics Network

Improving economics teaching and learning for over 20 years

Open training sessions 2020

These sessions are open to all (whether you have signed up for the early careers or graduate teaching assistants programme or not). 

If you are from a subscribing institution, attendance is free of charge. Please email to reserve a place.

Module Title



Creating learning communities

Understanding your students’ needs; meeting the challenge of moving online; VLE design and management

Wed 23 Sept (3pm-4.30pm)

Engaging large groups of students

Engaging large cohorts in the classroom and online teaching environments

Thurs 1 Oct (12pm)

Inclusive teaching

Creating an inclusive classroom; ensuring student voices are heard

Thurs 8 Oct (2pm-3.30pm)

Engaging small groups online A workshop for GTAs who have attended our training previously. Focused on engaging students in an online environment (we will use Zoom as the platform to demonstrate interactivity etc) Fri 9 Oct (3.30pm)

Facilitating effective groupwork

Encouraging students to effectively work together in class and online

Wed 14 Oct (3pm)

Games and experiments

Using interactive games and experiments to engage students

Thurs 15 Oct (1pm)