Monthly Archives: August 2011

Strategy influences and snippets of news

http://www.nasa.gov/ * On to the start of the new term… the story so far…. The HE White paper:  putting students at the heart of the system If you’ve managed to  miss it –  a longer than usual but well-earned holiday perhaps?  🙂 … Continue reading

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Events for the Autumn… and anticipating ahead

* Supporting professional learning and career development – aligning policy and practice. Seminar organised by the HEA Technology Enhanced Professional Learning Special Interest Group .  8th September, 2011 in Warwick.  Read for more *Mobile Learning Symposium 28th September – London … Continue reading

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Pick and Mix: resources, ideas and food for thought

Artichokes * A bumper set of recordings of online sessions – particularly of those held these last couple of weeks on tools to help you teach  * Cloud Computing and the Law – toolkit ‘…an overview of the key legal … Continue reading

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Higher Apprenticeship Fund

‘…. a £25m fund that will support the creation of up to 10,000 Advanced and Higher Apprenticeships, giving firms in sectors such as advanced manufacturing, information technology and engineering the hi-tech skills they need to grow. As well as providing challenging … Continue reading

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Round-up of funds and opportunities….

Re-cap on JISC Funding a few calls out with time still to go:  See more HEA/JISC Open Educational Resources (OER) Phase Three Programme: Embedding and Sustaining Change – Call for Projects.  Still time to polish up your bids (deadline 5th Sept) … Continue reading

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Consultation on the shape of the sector

Take a look at this document – New Challenges, New Chances:  next steps in implementing the Further Education reform programme – and have your say in this consultation on shaping the sector. Deadline for proposal concering Higher Education is 20th September. Read … Continue reading

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