Mapping Practice and Strategy: Leadership tools from Visitors and Residents

I’ve been thinking about the role that recognising and understanding one’s own practice, especially in the digital space, can have when it comes to a more complex awareness of the strategic and operational aspects of an organisation. In serendipitous co-evolution of this idea Lanclos and White have recently delivered a more strategic focused workshop of…

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Making the Change: Technology Enhanced Learning

Changing the Learning Landscape: A multi-agency approach
The Changing the Learning Landscape programme was a multi-agency approach that sought to help institutions bring changes to the student experience through the appropriate use of technology. As well as being multi-agency from the external perspective, the success of the programme was also in large part due to the participation of multiple agents in the…

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Reflections from the SDF Coaching workshop

I was recently invited to a world café style event hosted by the Staff Development Forum http://sdf.ac.uk/groups/north-east-yorkshire-staff-development-forum.html around issues arising from mentoring and coaching. The event was excellent, with lots of tips being shared and lots of good practice emerging. There were different elements being showcased but I focused on elements that reflected technology practice,…

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Five top concerns for Technology Enhanced Practice in 2015

There has been a lot written in the press about the impact of technology, and senior managers in institutions are being bombarded with adverts for workshops and events that offer “space and time for leaders to gain insight into the digital revolution”. In reality many institutions are already prepared, and capable of meeting their technology…

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