This is the website of the former English Subject Centre. Here you will find a wealth of teaching resources produced during the life of the centre covering English literature, language and Creative Writing in predominantly Higher Education contexts.
8 Major curriculum areas are covered in detail and many more are accessible via the footer dropdown menu and tags on pages of the site. The 8 major sections are: Creative Writing, Education for sustainable development, English language, Literary and Critical theory, Poetry, Postgraduate studies, Renaissance literature and Victorian literature,
‘The Pool’ is a themed collection of resources for use by English or Creative Writing lecturers in Higher Education, especially those following accredited courses for lecturers (e.g. PGCAP courses etc) — or for use by more experienced colleagues seeking to enhance or refresh their teaching practice.
The collection comprises a variety of types of materials such as video footage, activities and texts. Used together or individually, these can be used to add a subject-dimension to accredited courses or be incorporated in learning and teaching events within departments.
The resources within the Pool are made available in three ways: