Scaling Up Active Collaborative Learning for student success

The active collaborative learning for student success project ran from March 2017 – February 2019 and has now concluded. This website serves as a historic legacy and is no longer regularly updated.

The project focused on two active collaborative learning pedagogies



Student-Centred Active Learning Environment with Upside-down Pedagogies is an active, collaborative mode of learning which offers an alternative to didactic and discursive pedagogies like lectures and seminars.

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TBL in session

Team-Based Learning

Team-Based Learning is an active, collaborative learning and teaching strategy which uses a special sequence of individual study, group work, immediate feedback and teacher-facilitated discussion and debate to create a motivational framework for students’ learning.

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Active Learning Success Stories

SCALE UP in BA (Hons) Health and Social Care

Ann McCarthy, Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Sciences, NTU
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TBL in Pharmacy Consultation Skills Module

Simon Tweddell and John Purvis, Bradford School of Pharmacy
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SCALE UP in Research and Professional Practice Module

Health and Social Care Year 1, NTU
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A list of the past events hosted during the project.

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Articles and resources

Articles and resources that were produced as part of the project.

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