Category Archives: Leadership

A tailored digital leadership development offering will support leaders in developing strategy and plans for the kind of digital university or college they want theirs to become, and the workforce skills that will require.

Effective digital leadership

There is an opportunity to take part in our new four-day Jisc digital leaders programme. Become a digitally-informed and empowered leader and learn how to help your organisation respond more effectively to technology-driven change. 4 – 5 October and 17 – 18 October 2016 Burleigh Court Conference Centre, Loughborough Booking now open Over two residential … Read more

Digital Capability and Human Resources

It’s not often I get to talk about digital capabilities with senior Human Resource managers. Especially not over champagne and a cream tea at the Grand Hotel in Brighton. But someone has to take on the tough assignments, and a glance at the theme of this year’s Universities HR conference (hopefully) explains what I was … 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

Jisc Digital Leaders Programme

The Jisc Digital Leaders Programme is linked strongly to the work being done in Jisc Digital Capabilities and will aim to give leaders tools and ideas to help in making best use of digital in both their own practice and in leading their teams. Helping them to increase the digital capability of their organisation. The … 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

Project areas emerging from the digital capability consultation

The initial consultation phase of the digital capability challenge ran from June to September 2014, and included individual interviews with codesign partners and other stakeholders, from which solutions ideas were distilled and uploaded to an open voting platform. Over 120 users posted over 450 votes and 60+ comments in a two-week period. The top 9 … Read more