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British Museum Walking and Learning

Students on the Leading Change in Higher Education module of the MAAP course participated in an activity that explored their values, leadership qualities and leadership journeys within the galleries of the British Museum.  This was an opportunity to put on our comfy shoes and start walking and learning.  The students found the day to be

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Conferences: are we getting it wrong?

I’ve been interested recently in investigating new conference formats, and have found this years Edge conference to be particularly inspiring. Those of us working in Educational Technologies have spent many years standing up in rooms, talking at people for an hour, about how we shouldn’t stand up in rooms and talk at people for an

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Walking and Learning: Reflections on leadership and change

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”― Mahatma Gandhi At the end of last year we engaged in a day of walking and learning in order to build resilience, explore this technique as an educational tool and reflect on our approach to leadership and change.  The day has continued to resonate with

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Leadership for a better student experience; What do senior executives need to know?

Last week I had the opportunity to attend a one-day event on ‘Leadership for a better student experience: What do senior executives need to know?’ jointly organised by the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education and the Higher Education Academy. The event’s topic, homonymous to Prof Ramsden’s 2013 stimulus paper, was particularly appealing to me on

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THE award for Outstanding Contribution to Leadership Development Shortlisting

LDC was shortlisted for the THE award for Outstanding Contribution to Leadership Development.  This was in recognition of the impact of an in-house version of the Collaborative Leadership Programme based on the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education Future Leaders programme. The course was facilitated by leadership professionals, Susan Chadwyck and Dr Linda Carter.  Thirteen participants

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Walking and learning

Walking and learning is an educational technique and tool for discovery and reflection that we have been keen to explore.  This month we took a day out to walk and learn in central London with these three main objectives: Build resilience as change managers and leaders Explore walking and learning as an educational practice Discover

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Leading Change in Higher Education – MAAP Module

We are now recruiting participants for the Leading Change in Higher Education module that will run as part of the MA Academic Practice from January 2013.  In this challenging and uncertain time within HE it is vital to develop leadership skills that draw on self-awareness, leadership models and exploration of change.  Leadership and being an

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Innovation, Creativity and Leadership Day

One of the highlights of the City calendar for me is the Innovation, Creativity and Leadership (ICL) Day run by the Centre for Creativity in Professional Practice.  As ever, this was an opportunity to be exposed to new people, including colleagues from other departments that too often we only meet at events, new conversations and

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Messy change

Bit of self promotion, so excuse me for that, but I thought people might be interested in this piece by Patsy Cullen on HEA/LFHE Changing the Learning Landscape workshop that I contributed to a few weeks ago. The workshop is looking a digital literacy and change and features a series of keynotes and interactive presentations.

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Innovation Creativity and Leadership – Research and Practice

Innovation Creativity and Leadership – Research and Practice                    13th June 2011 http://creativity.city.ac.uk/ Archived abstracts and slides: http://creativity.city.ac.uk/ICLcity_talks.html This event showcased a diverse range of research and activity in this field.  It very successfully met its aim “to be a forum for exchanging ideas and sharing experience of innovation, creativity and leadership in both research and

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