Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Faculty Learning and Teaching Committee

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The Faculty Learning and Teaching Committee deliberates and advises on aspects of Teaching and Learning in the Faculty. A Faculty newsletter on teaching and learning news, events and innovations is also available.

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Terms of Reference and Constitution

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PDF Icon Terms of Reference and Constitution 43 KB PDF

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Meeting Dates 2015

Meetings are held on Thursdays, 1 – 3 pm, in MY 305.

  • 19 February (2 – 4 pm)
  • 19 March
  • 23 April
  • 28 May
  • 16 July
  • 3 September
  • 15 October
  • 26 November

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School Learning and Teaching Committees

The following Schools in FHSS have Learning and Teaching Committees (Chairs follow the School name):

  • School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies – Conal McCarthy
  • School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies – Chair to be decided (next meeting on 3 April)
  • Graduate School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health – Brian Robinson
  • School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations – Stuart Brock
  • School of Languages and Culture – Stephen Epstein
  • School of Linguistics and Applied Languages Studies – Averil Coxhead
  • School of Social and Cultural Studies – Brigitte Bönisch-Brednich

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Learning and Teaching Grants

The purpose of the grant is to assist academic staff in developing their courses and to encourage innovation in learning and teaching in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. There are two application rounds for Learning and Teaching grants each year. A call for applications and information regarding the grants is sent by email Faculty-wide in March and October each year.

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Learning and Teaching Seminar Series

The Faculty runs Learning and Teaching Seminars throughout the year. For upcoming seminars, please see the Events page. For further details, please contact kathryn.sutherland@vuw.ac.nz.