Category Archives: Leadership

Vulnerability in the Curriculum: No one cares about your soup!

Digital Pedagogy Lab : Prince Edward Island : Fourth Reflections Vulnerability comes from the latin vulnerare, “to wound” and is defined as “exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally” I’ve been discussing vulnerability as a part of authenticity for a while now and thinking about it in my own […] Read more

Leading Change in Libraries: A keynote for UXLibs 2

We all have experience of change initiatives at one level or another. After being involved in more than 200 change projects across the higher education sector, and working with senior staff at more than 60 universities, this keynote was trying to communicate some general principles around leading change. A lot of people helped me in […] Read more

Breaking new ground: Jisc and Digital Leadership

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

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

Supporting Digital Leadership

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