Author Archives: Sarah Knight

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

Digital Student Data Service moves into beta pilot phase

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Following an informative and successful small scale user testing with staff and students, the Digital Student Data service has received the go ahead to move forward with its developments. The project will be carrying out a beta phase in the new year with a small set of institutional pilots across further and higher education. Background: … Read more

Engaging learners in active dialogue around their digital expectations and experiences

Originally posted on Jisc Innovation in Further Education and Skills.

From the work we have carried out over the past 3 years with Helen Beetham, Dave White, Rhona Sharpe, Liz Browne and Ellen Lessner, under the Digital Student project and the Change agents’ network, the development of the student digital experience is complex and should be informed by learners’ expectations and experiences of technology. Learners … Read more

Selling the vision for student partnerships

Originally posted on Change Agents' Network.

I was very fortunate to be invited to present a workshop on how Student partnerships are driving institutional change at the UUK Enhancing the Student Experience conference. This was an opportunity to present the findings from our Digital Student project as well as the outcomes from our Change agents’ network which has been supporting student … Read more

Digital leaders – how do you engage your learners in developing the digital?

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Today I had the opportunity of facilitating 2 workshops at the Jisc Digital Leaders FE course in Bristol. Having attended the first half of this course a month ago, I was aware of the challenges and opportunities participants from FE and skills providers faced in developing their digital leadership skills and in turn influence the … Read more