Centre for Legal Education

Do we know how our undergraduates are doing?

We are trying to gauge the wellbeing or distress of our undergraduates in law and another subject area in academic year 2016-17. Certainly we know that there are high levels of distress amongst young people in the UK, distress that is putting pressure on NHS mental health services for children and young people. We know […]

Student Competitions move online for 2020

The Centre for Mediation and Dispute Resolution recently ran a very successful negotiation competition for all students of Nottingham Law School using Microsoft Teams.  Training was provided to the students via the platform and live competition rounds took place via its meeting format.  The internal competition was a precursor for national negotiation competitions and the ICC International Medication competition, […]

Using SCALE UP in law

Pamela Henderson led the spring Legal Education Group meeting by reporting on the challenges of adapting the SCALE UP model to the legal context. SCALE UP was designed by Bob Beichner in the USA as a response to the comparative passivity of the standard lecture and seminar module as then used in Physics.  As well […]