Category Archives: digital leadership

Looking at things differently…

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

Though we talk about embedding digital technologies into practice, the reality is what we want to do is to undertake practices differently, and one way of doing this is through the use of digital. So if you want to increase use of the VLE, we approach the problem by thinking how we can get people … Continue reading Looking at things differently… Read more

We once went there, it was nice…

Originally posted on e-Learning Stuff.

co-authored by Lawrie Phipps, Donna Lanclos, and Chris Thomson. Beyond Metaphor: New Iterations of #JiscDigLead t’s been three years since we ran the the first Jisc Digital Leaders Programme. During the programme we have have emphasised the need for leaders in education to model the behavioural change that they wish to see in digital. “Be … Continue reading We once went there, it was nice… Read more

Beyond Metaphor: New Iterations of #JiscDigLead

Originally posted on lawrie : converged.

co-authored by Donna Lanclos,  James Clay, and Chris Thomson It’s been three years since we ran the the first Jisc Digital Leaders Programme. During the programme we have have emphasised the need for leaders in education to model the behavioural change that they wish to see in digital. “Be more digital”, “Write a digital strategy”, […] Read more

Getting started with digital – some thinking aloud

Originally posted on lawrie : converged.

An academic recently approached me and said: “I have been doing things this way for a long time – I want to do some digital stuff, I am on Twitter, I use Facebook I have good skills in Office and Google, but how do get started with changing my teaching?” It got me thinking. We […] Read more

Who wants change?

Originally posted on lawrie : converged.

Image by Alan O’Rourke This week I have been preparing for the second residential of the Jisc Digital Leaders course. Whilst the course is premised on role of digital, digital is actually a lens through which we look at institutional strategy and practice. We started off the course with a brief framing of digital and […] Read more

Who the hell do I think I am?

Originally posted on Inspiring learning.

Chris reflects on how managing a Twitter account that he uses for personal and professional reasons can sometimes look a little confusing to the outside world and why the choices we make about what we put on social media have implications for those in positions of leadership.

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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