Category Archives: digital leadership

Strategy is multimodal

Originally posted on lawrie : converged.

One of the things I hear working with leaders in organisations is “I need to write the <insert term> strategy” — it doesn’t actually matter which strategy it is, or what flavour of a strategy it is. When you start working at a certain level, you have to start writing strategies, or parts of strategies; […] Read more

“The digital leaders programme was immensely valuable…”

“The digital leaders programme was immensely valuable…” Deborah Millar, the IT director at Salford City College explains how we are helping to transform her world through digital. Deborah said of the Jisc Digital leaders programme, “it was immensely valuable… it was really reassuring to know that we were all encountering the same sort of things, whether we … Read more

Development not Training: an approach to social media for leaders

Originally posted on lawrie : converged.

The Jisc Digital Leaders course is running again in May. Whenever we have run the course we have always had lots of questions about social media, especially Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin (sic). These three particular platforms perhaps embody one of the key issues – and causes of angst – for many people both working in education […] Read more

This post has no title…

Originally posted on lawrie : converged.

…just words and a tune I was re-reading Marcus Ellliott’s blog post last night, “Singing along, but I don’t know the words” seeing if I could spot any more spelling mistakes ;-). It was nice to be included on a list of “contemporaries” such as that. I started thinking about what are the common elements […] Read more

Presence, Digital, Well-Being, People

Originally posted on lawrie : converged.

I have written recently about two areas of thinking around Digital Environments – How lecturers (and others) exist in relation to other people in learning spaces, how they are present; and also some of the technology approaches we are taking with regards to building new environments, such as analytics and adaptive algorithms. I started drafting […] Read more

Breaking new ground: Jisc and Digital Leadership

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

On Tuesday and Wednesday next week Leaders from Further Education and Skills come together in Bristol to pilot Jisc’s first Digital Leaders Programme, followed on Thursday and Friday by Leaders from Higher Education. This first residential is highly interactive, focusing on the individual digital capabilities of leaders and developing ways of assessing their own skill … Read more

The Leadership Foundation and the Jisc Digital Leaders Programme

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

The Jisc Digital Leaders programme, part of the Jisc Building Digital Capability project, has been informed by the collaborative work that was done through the highly successful Leadership Foundation – led Changing the Learning Landscape (CLL) programme. The Leadership Foundation’s director of programmes, Professor Paul Gentle sums up the provenance well: “The CLL programme was … Read more

Digital Leadership Course Update

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

We have had a tremendous response to the Digital Leaders Programme running this Autumn, we are now finalising the programme and confirming with delegates that they are registered sending joining instructions. Sadly whilst we still have a few places left on the Further Education Programme the Higher Education Programme is now full. We are currently … Read more

Supporting Digital Leadership

Originally posted on Jisc digital capability codesign challenge blog.

The role of digital skills, and the roles of leaders in education engaging in digital skills has been highlighted in a variety of reports including the Select Committee on Digital Skills own report, Make or Break: The UK’s Digital Future. However, the recognition of need for leaders to exploit technology goes back as far as … Read more