Curriculum 2021

The Curriculum 2021 resources provide you with more information about each of the hallmarks and attributes within the Curriculum 2021 booklet. Although each of the hallmarks and attributes are listed separately they are of course interconnected. A variety of support resources are provided, as well as case studies for each area.

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Research-connected teaching

Feeds current research into the syllabus, develops students’ understanding of research processes and engages them in enquiry-based projects so they are producers and not just consumers of knowledge.

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Active learning

Engages, enthuses and challenges students in the learning process through activities, often collaborative and reflective, inside and outside the classroom; students construct knowledge and build independence.

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Authentic assessment

Assesses students using tasks that mirror those they might undertake as professionals or citizens through choice of purpose, format, intended audience, resources, and collaborative or student-designed elements.

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Confident graduates are curious, creative, proactive and resilient; they are engaged with the world beyond the University and able to adapt and apply their knowledge in new contexts.

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Digital fluency

Digitally fluent graduates think critically about the information they find, use and generate, developing their ability to use digital platforms to problem-solve, create, collaborate, and communicate.

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Global citizenship

Global citizens are active members of their community from the local to the global, the personal to the professional, committing to principles of equality, fairness and sustainability.