Learning & Teaching
24 Apr 18 - 25 Apr 18
Event venue: Radisson Hotel, Glasgow
24 Apr 18 - 25 Apr 18
Event venue: Radisson Blu Hotel Glasgow
10 May 18 - 10 May 18
Event venue: Liverpool Business School
Reflecting on recent blog posts on this website it is clear that one of the fundamental roles of business schools is to ensure our graduates transition successfully into meaningful (and hopefully lucrative) work. However, the CBI's Carolyn Fairbairn explains that UK employers still have difficulty…
How can business schools help prevent gender stereotypes hindering the progress of the future business leaders they teach?
The flipped classroom is now synonymous in discussions and presentations concerning new ways of teaching. It struck me that the presentations we deliver focus on the practical, on the different ways we are embedding flipping into our teaching practice. Of course this sharing of experience is…
Just over a year ago I wrote a similar thought piece stating that it was imperative universities ensure undergraduate and post graduate accountancy students have strong IT skills in order for them to be suitably prepared for relevant graduate roles in the accountancy and finance profession. A…
Edge Hill University Business School proudly launched its new Professional Doctorate in Emergency Services Management programme in July 2017 at an event attended by senior leaders and functionaries of the emergency services fraternity. Attendees included senior leaders and staff working in the…
The second annual responsible business and management writing competition The UKI PRME Regional Chapter and Oxford Brookes University seek through this competition to promote understanding of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and the Sustainable…
Homogenisation vs. Innovation in employability A range of graduate employability interventions exist across the UK Higher Education (HE) sector, involving experiential learning, skills development and on-the-job training among others. Employability is already high on the agenda for universities…
Advances in technology have wrought many changes to education - and especially higher education - over the past two decades, with the internet blasting access to information far beyond the confines of the faculty library, and social connectivity literally enabling mass communication to occur at the…
Our analysis of the results of the 2017 National Student Survey.
Seasoned business professionals are sought after for their insight on the past, present, and future. From their strong grasp of business fundamentals to their extensive leadership acumen, senior leaders carry significant impact. The world’s top business schools recognize this—and are continually…
Pearson is conducting research with Swansea University and University of Sheffield to understand the impact of providing core learning content in new ways, motivating and engaging students to read critically, think critically and write critically.
Find out more about Live Projects at the University of Bedfordshire Business School and how getting students involved in such campaigns has been a huge success. It has also been a step towards better preparing them to ‘play the game’ and relate to employers in a confident responsible way…
Martin Pearson, Research Manager at Chartered ABS reports on the recent Wonkhe conference on the TEF, focusing on the Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) data presented by WonkHE Deputy Editor David Morris.
Employability of business undergraduates is above the average for university graduates and a business degree comes with a higher than average earning potential for a graduate entering employment for the first time.
Professor Irani argues that business schools have an essential role to play in helping employers get to a stage where diversity is no longer such a thorny problem, tainted by suggestions of bias and discrimination. The barriers to entry to the biggest employers can be more about the formal processes…
Editors of the International Journal of Management Education (IJME) Special Issue, which explores the reasons influencing a student’s decision to engage in university level study abroad,invite studies that provide practical perspectives, with examples of effective practice.
According to Professor Irani, in terms of day-to-day practice the pull towards vocational education means the pressure is on for academics to be more like facilitators rather than simply lecture.
Find out how Bedfordshire Business School's innovative unit entitled ‘The Future You’ helps students become effective practitioners in the workplace.
Do the flipped instructional model and team-based learning (TBL) approaches make sense in the Asian classroom setting? Are there cultural factors that need to be addressed for its effective implementation?
Dr Alexander Kofinas explores the benefits of cross-year business projects on student learning and experience.
Kate Pascoe on the changes in the approach to teaching Business Entrepreneurship as students become more engaged in the entrepreneurial process.
Hema Tank explains why LIBF are living proof that alternative providers can offer high quality education and a valuable student experience.
Martin Binks argues that business schools have a duty to train would-be leaders not to act in haste – to appreciate that, though it can be useful and is frequently hailed as a desirable skill, the ability to make decisions quickly too often translates into a damaging rush to judgment. In short:…
The ‘Perspectives On’ series has been developed as an online resource to promote dissemination and discussion of contemporary learning, teaching and student experience issues in the business school sector. The rationale is to provide an online resource which academics can access to find an…
Professor Martin Binks on how business schools should adapt their, often, short-term approach in order to improve "learning velocity" and the student experience as well equip students for the world of business.
“Will online learning replace the role of good faculty?” and “Isn’t online learning poor quality by its nature because it replaces a highly interactive classroom experience with an essentially lonely and sterile experience?” Two questions that Professor O'Creevy is often asked. Read on to…
The NSS results for 2016 showed that courses in business and administrative studies are highly regarded by the student body. We have provided a table of the results for business and administrative studies in the same categories as last year. The survey asked students across the UK 21 questions to…
Paul Caulfield on the importance of computer literacy and the integration of relevant software in accountancy courses.
Dean of Nottingham Business School on student personalisation.
Following a consultation with our members, we have submitted a formal response to the Teaching Excellence Framework Technical Consultation. You can download our response here. We recorded the support of members in promoting the importance of teaching, while also cautioning on the reliance of…
Dr. Alexander Kofinas explores how educational gamification and the narrative approach to assessment, results in a successful learning experience.
Harriet Richmond looks at the appropriateness of key metrics that will underpin the assessment of teaching quality under the proposed TEF.
What intellectual role can business schools play in making degree apprenticeships work for students, employers and the country?
Research findings have shown that business school leaders could do more to support their staff to fully integrate sustainability into the curriculum and culture of their institution.
Nigel Adams explains how Buckingham Business School encourages students to develop an entrepreneurial mindset.
Dr Suzy Jagger explores the impact of rules-based and values-based pedagogic approaches to business ethics.
Dr. Michael Reynolds looks at how technology can be best used in the classroom.
The power that today’s technology brings is creating a new wave of possibilities and opening many avenues for improving the student experience and making it more personalised.
Dr. Sue Daley-Yates argues that international students can be better supported if universities offer an organised proofreading service.
Dr Monika Foster on the enriching experience of student mobility
Martin Binks reflects on the importance of experience as a focus in the business curriculum.
Dr. Rob Baker on using theatrical devices to engage students and the impact of performance based teaching on student motivation.
A guest blog from Paul Gentle, the Leadership Foundation...
Following a consultation with our members, we have submitted a formal response to BIS as part of the consultation process on the Government's Higher Education Green Paper - 'Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice'. You can download our response…
Up to 400 staff and students from Nottingham Business School (NBS), Nottingham Trent University, pulled together to solve 40 real business problems at its Thinkubator Challenge 2015.
The Chartered Association of Business Schools, the voice of the UK’s business and management education sector, has provided an initial response to the Higher education green paper.
With a backdrop of concern about immigration and Theresa May’s recent hard hitting party conference speech Jamie Laird, Head of Market Intelligence at Hobsons examines how business schools can cut through the noise and reach prospective international students.
The Chartered ABS spreadsheet ranks the results of the recent National Student Survey.
Hull University Business School has joined forces with CIM (The Chartered Institute of Marketing) to give students the opportunity to gain professional qualifications through CIM Graduate Gateway.
The Chartered ABS is looking to contribute more to the productivity debate with thought pieces from academics within our member business schools.
Dean Christoph Loch of Cambridge Judge Business School on the School’s 25th anniversary.
A new degree-level apprenticeship in management developed by a group of 40 employers and universities, headed by Serco, has been given the green light today by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.
The Chartered Association of Business Schools (Chartered ABS) and AACSB International (AACSB) are delighted to announce that the first participants have successfully completed the inaugural UK Bridge Programme.
Nottingham Business School (NBS) is expanding its Alumni Fellowship Scheme and inviting new members after a successful pilot year.
Six students from the Fashion Business School will be presented with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) London and South East Regional Boards Award.
Members of the Chartered ABS Learning, Teaching & Student Experience (LTSE) Committee have provided commentary to proposals for the Teaching Excellence Framework.
Michael Hayman MBE and Nick Giles offer a unique perspective on leadership and entrepreneurism.
What do employers really want from business school graduates? Professor Zahir Irani of Brunel Business School examines current trends in this exclusive blog piece.
Academics from Ashridge Business School present findings which reveal that experiential learning, mimic the stress of leadership and better prepare managers for similar situations at work.
The employability of graduates has been a concern across the sector, and a subject of much debate, for a number of years. This piece looks at how work around employability can be shifted to a more productive stage through an analysis of recent trends.
Our review from last week's LTSE conference in York.
27 March 2015 Proposals to develop a new degree-level apprenticeship in Chartered Management, which will boost the number of professional managers and drive up business performance across the UK, have been approved. The creation of this new Level 6 Chartered Management Apprenticeship follows the…
Places are filling up for the 2015 Bridge Programme – an intensive course designed to support the development of business school teaching staff who come from business executive backgrounds. The Association of Business Schools (ABS) and AACSB International (AACSB) are delighted with the high level…
24 Apr 18 - 25 Apr 18
Event venue: Radisson Blu Hotel Glasgow
Presenting at LTSE is a great way to receive constructive feedback about current research, develop knowledge and ideas, help to build one’s personal network, refine teaching and communication skills, and move a piece of research towards publication. Make your submissions here.
We are pleased to publish our report on ‘The Impact of Executive Education: A Review of Current Practice & Trends’. The report explores how the outcomes of UK business school executive education programmes are measured and assesses the impact executive education has on participants,…
On the 23rd of August, Chartered ABS carried out a survey measuring how reforms to the apprenticeship system are affecting social mobility amongst disadvantaged young people. This was carried out in response to the Skills Commission's call for evidence, designed to ensure that the people who would…
Our analysis of the results of the 2017 National Student Survey.
Our response to the Governement's Draft strategic guidance for Institute for Apprenticeships consultation.
Our response to the Skills Funding Agency consultation.
NSS results for 2016 showed that courses in business and administrative studies are highly regarded by the student body.
Our response to HESA's consultation on changes to the DLHE survey
Chartered ABS response to the consultation on teaching funding to support widening access and successful student outcomes.
Following a consultation with our members, we have submitted a formal response to the Teaching Excellence Framework Technical Consultation. We recorded the support of members in promoting the importance of teaching, while also cautioning on the reliance of league tables based on subjective…
Following a consultation with our members, we have submitted a formal response to BIS as part of the consultation process on the Government's Higher Education Green Paper - 'Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice'. Overall, our members are encouraged…
Dr Paul Cashian, Faculty Director of Learning and Teaching, Coventry University with Prof. Julia Clarke, Pro-Dean for Student Education, Leeds University Business School; and Mark Richardson, Head of Worcester Business School
Is it time to move the employability debate on?
This joint report with the Chartered Management Institute and Quality Assurance Agency highlights the gap in the collaboration between employers and business schools. It suggests employers are looking for well-equipped graduates and business schools should do more to provide practical work…
This instalment provides a series of brief ‘perspectives’ on challenging learning and teaching issues authored by members of the Association of Business Schools' Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Committee.
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