Category Archive: Education

Feb 23 2016

The future workplace – what will it look like?

Tweet This post is a summary of the key points raised by author Jeanne Meister of Future Workplace in Blessing White’s webinar The Future of Leadership: Preparing for the Future Workplace aired in January this year. You can watch the hour-long webinar and download the slides here. The themes raised are based on research (cited on …

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Aug 17 2015

Are we too hard on ourselves?

Tweet I’ve been in learning and development now for a good many years and I’ve seen more than a few changes in the sector, some of which have been fast and furious and others, which have evolved over time. Recently, the discussion around learning and education has been loud and, for me, at times overcrowded. …

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Jul 07 2015

TED talk on how to develop a growth mindset for learning

Tweet It’s no secret that I love TED talks and I have recommended them to colleagues, clients, friends and family over the years. This week’s recommendation came from Paul Matthews founder of Alchemy Performance Assistant , a breakthrough support resource that provides day-by-day support on every area of workplace learning. The talk is by Carol Dweck who …

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May 20 2015

Recommended free online learning for coping with stress

Tweet EdX are starting a course on 2 June for eight weeks with a two to three hour commitment. It is run by the University of Washington and the instructor is Dr Clay Cook who has published numerous articles on promoting social, emotional and behavioural well-being. The course title is ‘Becoming a Resilient Person -The Science …

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Mar 13 2015

How the General Election could impact upon higher education

Tweet With the General Election only a couple of months away we thought it would be topical to look at what’s being said about its impact upon higher education. One of the key election messages is about funding and student fees. Labour’s pledge last month to reduce student fees to £6000 has been subject to …

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Mar 10 2015

Recommended video – THE Election Hustings for Higher Education 2015

Tweet On 2 March the Times Higher Education, HEPI, The Open University and Universities UK hosted a pre-election debate on higher education chaired by Baroness Martha Lane-Fox, Chancellor of The Open University.  On the panel answering questions from the audience were Greg Clark, Minister for Universities, Science and Cities, Julian Huppert, the Liberal Democrat spokesperson …

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Feb 13 2015

What does the future hold for learning technologies in higher education?

Tweet Rather than write another article about learning technologies covered in this previous LCP newsletter  I thought this month we would try a different approach and direct you to some useful material relating to how technology is being used within Higher Education to support learning. Our recommended video this month provides an overview of, and …

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Feb 09 2015

Recommended video – Overview of ‘The NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education Edition’

Tweet   Today’s recommendation is a brief video outlining the topics in a report compiled by New Media Consortium and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative which highlights six learning practices that are likely to be mainstream in the next six years. It also considers some key trends and potential challenges.   Image credit: New Media Consortium

Jan 13 2015

How higher education is using mindfulness to promote student, staff and public well-being.

Tweet I first came across mindfulness a number of years ago during a discussion with a client in further education, she had just been to an introductory workshop and talked about the mindful raisin exercise, details of which can be found here. Higher education is at the forefront of the research and practice in this …

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Dec 12 2014

Staff satisfaction in Higher Education

Tweet Our final HE Inform of 2014 considers the issues around staff satisfaction in Higher Education and explores what leaders and HR can do to improve it during times of significant change and uncertainty. The information cited in this article has been taken from the following three sources. At the beginning of 2014 the Times …

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