Never take it for granted: Making innovation and active learning work. A guest blog post

This guest blog post appeared on 1 February on Active Learning in Political Science. It is part of a series linked to the publication of G. Pleschova & A. Simon (eds.) Learning to teach in central Europe: Reflections from early career researchers.

Read the full post here as pdf: alps post or read it here online.

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How does good teaching advance careers in political science?

Report from the 2019 ECPR roundtable, which I organised and chaired

Teaching & Learning Roundtable 2018 General Conference

Many of us care about teaching.

We invest in developing good courses, staying up to date with innovative teaching methods, and redesigning course materials to reflect new scholarly research.

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Cambridge Immerse Global Leadership Seminar: Assessing a more interest-driven Europe in an increasingly insecure world

On 5 July 2018, I was providing a one-day training for 17-18 students in the framework of the Cambridge Immerse Global Leadership Summer School. In 2 x 2h sessions we were investigating the EU´s changing role in the world, after identifying key concepts such as “foreign policy”, “successful foreign policy”, “effectiveness etc. We also investigated the current EU global strategy in terms of how well it meets what students think are the most pressing issues of the next decades for European foreign policy. What creative and engaging minds!

In preparation I asked students about their views on foreign policy. The task sheet can be downloaded here.