VIT&L Week Opening Event

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National Forum

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Teaching & Learning

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Open Education

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Chair of the National Forum, Lynn Ramsey officially opens VIT&L Week. The keynote speaker is Prof Frank Coton (Senior Vice Principal and Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) at University of Glasgow and international advisor to the Board of the National Forum. Prof Coton shares his thoughts on Why Valuing Teaching and Learning is VITAL.

This session leads into VIT&L Week’s first Scholarship Hour.

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