Author Archives: Sarah Knight

Four years on from FELTAG

Originally posted on Jisc Innovation in Further Education and Skills.

This guest post is by Ros Smith, author of the updated Evolution of FELTAG guide. Over the last few months, I had the privilege to ‘talk FELTAG’ with some leading senior managers and practitioners in further education (FE). Why? It was time to take a fresh look at the impact of the FELTAG recommendations on … Read more

News from the Building digital capability project team

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

Although it has been quiet on the blog recently, we have been busy behind the scenes with some new developments. We will also be starting a series of blog posts in March 2017, to launch a suite of resources to support colleges and universities with the development of digital capability of their staff and students. … Read more

Student Digital Tracker February Update

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Our student digital experience tracker is well underway with many institutions having launched their surveys and are busy gathering students’ responses. With many colleges and universities designating February as ‘Digital February’ the month they will be promoting the tracker to their students, we thought it would be timely to offer an update on what we … Read more

Sharing practice between the UK and the Netherlands

Originally posted on Change Agents' Network.

As part of our collaboration with Surf Netherlands around innovation in learning and teaching, we held joint event hosted at the Jisc London offices on Tuesday 24 January 2017. The event was attended by 45 people including a Surf study group of about 20 staff from colleges and universitites. Delegates from the UK presented examples … Read more

International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP)

Originally posted on Change Agents' Network.

Professor Mick Healy, on behalf of the IJSaP Editorial Board, has offered us an opportunity to share innovative UK practice on working in partnership with students with an international audience. We are delighted to let you know that about the launch of the International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP), a new open access journal … Read more

FE and Skills Coalition Meeting – Rethinking assessment and feedback with technology

Originally posted on Jisc Innovation in Further Education and Skills.

We were delighted to welcome 50 representatives from further education, skills and adult learning providers to the Jisc hosted FE and Skills Coalition meeting held on 20 October in London. This was the second meeting of this group which has been established to support providers with working towards the recommendations of FELTAG. The group plays … Read more

Change Agents’ Network Conference 2017 – Save the date

Originally posted on Change Agents' Network.

We are delighted to announce that the University of Exeter will be hosting the 2017 CAN Conference. The conference will be held on 20-21 April 2017 and will celebrate and showcase the achievements of student staff partnerships. The national meet up/annual conference is excellent way to allow students and staff from various institutions to showcase … Read more

New CAN case study – London School of Economics SADL programme

Originally posted on Change Agents' Network.

We are delighted to publish the 7th CAN institutional case study submitted by Dr Jane Secker, Copyright and Digital Literacy Advisor at the London School of Economics sharing the work of the Student Ambassadors for Digital Literacy (SADL). SADL is a programme coordinated by Learning Technology and Innovation and open to LSE undergraduate students. It … Read more

Reflections from CAN 2016 in partnership with the University of Lincoln

Originally posted on Change Agents' Network.

On 2nd June, the University of Lincoln hosted the 4th annual meet up of the network, with 175 participants from over 47 institutions representing higher and further education, of which 63 were students. From the initial meeting in 2013 hosted by Simon Walker and Mark Kerrigan, at the University of Greenwich, with 15 change agents, … Read more

Join the pilot of the Student/Learner digital experience tracker

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Pilot of the Student/Learner digital experience tracker Following feedback on the Digital Student Data service from the consultation events to date, expert input, and intensive testing of the questions with learners from HE and FE, we are now ready to pilot a beta version of the digital experience tracker with a small number of universities, … Read more