NOV 00] UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK NEWS
Education, Education, Education All Get Top Marks
teaching teachers at the University of Warwick have been given top
marks by government inspectors for the quality of their work.
three Education departments received 24 out of 24 following a thorough
examination of the teaching practices.
went to great lengths to praise the quality of the teaching sessions
they saw saying in their report that "they were of a consistently
high standard - the only word to describe them is 'fantastic'".
is Warwick's fourth perfect score, the other departments to gain this
score being Sociology, Theatre Studies, and Physics.
inspection team praised all three of the University education
departments they assessed – Warwick's Institute of Education, The
Centre for English Language Teacher Education (CELTE), and the
University's Department of Continuing Education.
inspectors also praised:
wide range of vocationally relevant, academically challenging and
well-organised and structured courses which meet the needs of students
and their sponsors locally, nationally and internationally"
are enhanced by research and scholarship"
work is impressive “much of it was publishable or
university’s international office and support for international
students was highlighted among the “excellent student support”
role of the Students Union in supporting students was also
praised, as were the course progression and completion rates
and very positive relations with partner colleges for the
Certificate in Education course