The Higher Education Academy announces its National
Teaching Fellowships and the University is the only institution to
have three winners. Dr Deirdre Burke, Senior Lecturer in Religious
Studies and Student Support Co-ordinator, Dr Alison Halstead, Dean
of Learning and Teaching, and Julie Hughes, Senior Lecturer in
Education, receive awards worth £50,000 for their outstanding
contribution to learning and teaching. The University is delighted
by their success.
Walsall Sports Centre is announced as a venue to train judo
hopefuls for the 2012 London Olympics. The Centre had been
presented with a National Lottery Blue Plaque, an honour given to
select sporting venues in support of London’s bid.
Primary school teacher training at the University chalks up
top marks. Ofsted inspectors put the University in the top banding
possible – alongside Cambridge and Manchester.
A fun summer school organised in conjunction with Schools and
Colleges Liaison sees youngsters translating signs around Molineux
Stadium into different languages to help Wolves welcome
international players for the coming season.