Annual Academic Development Symposium 2024

Annual Academic Development Symposium 2024

Embracing Diversity: Supporting Inclusive Learning Communities

Thursday 25 April 2024, King's College Centre, Old Aberdeen Campus
and via MS Teams


The Theme for this year’s blended Annual Academic Development Symposium is ‘Embracing Diversity: Supporting Inclusive Learning Communities’. The Symposium will take place on Thursday 25 April 2024, opening with a keynote presentation from Dr Mirjam Hauck, Associate Head for Internationalisation, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the School of Languages and Applied Linguistics at the Open University. The keynote will be followed by a range of discussion panels and workshops to exchange practice and ideas in a supportive and collaborative environment. The event will conclude with the Principal’s Teaching Excellence Award 2023/24, and the presentation of prizes for the Symposium poster competition.

You can register to attend via the course booking system using your University login details. The Centre for Academic Development will be accepting submissions of poster abstracts which reflect the Symposium topic – further details to follow. If you have any questions, please contact the Centre for Academic Development,

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