External Relations

External Relations

ALDinHE 2021: The Learning Development Conference

2021’s #ALDcon will be held just after Easter on the 7th, 8th and 9th April 2021 at The University of Northampton.


Partnerships and Collaborations Group

The Association of Learning Development in Higher Education (ALDinHE) is a grouping of professionals uniquely gathered from many and various other disciplines, with connections to numerous professional bodies, organisations and agencies. The new Partnerships and Collaboration Working Group is an exciting development aiming to build relationships across organisational boundaries based on ALDinHE’s five core values.

Broadly, responsibilities will include exploring opportunities and ideas for collaboration with other higher education agencies and organisations, sustaining and building relationships with identified groups and establishing platforms for knowledge exchange.

The Partnerships and Collaborations Group will be working on the following initial tasks:

  • Establish Terms of Reference for the working group
  • Review ALDinHE’s existing partnerships
  • Devise a plan to maintain and enhance existing partnerships, as appropriate.
  • Draw up a list of key agencies and organisations and devise a plan to establish initial networks.

The first meeting is scheduled to take place in June 2020.


Regional Symposia

As well as the annual conference, ALDinHE hosts several one-day events, known as Regional Symposia, throughout the year, to encourage building local communities and networks of practice, as well as inspiring others to host future events.

Whether you are new to Learning Development or an old hand, Regional Symposia are a fantastic and accessible opportunity to learn from and share practice with each other, and contribute to your own research and professional development.

Interested in hosting, attending or presenting at a symposium?
Contact one of the regional coordinators:

Madeleine Mossman – m.mossman@leeds.ac.uk
Dr Alistair Morey – alistair.morey@kcl.ac.uk



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