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The evolving landscape of staff-student partnership

We are pleased to announce publication of The evolving landscape of staff-student partnership, (Vol 6, No 1.) in the Journal of educational innovation, partnership and change. All thirteen articles are open access and available from: https://journals.studentengagement.org.uk/index.php/studentchangeagents. This mix of editorial, opinion pieces, case studies and research articles reflect the themes and ideas presented at the […]

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Postponement of CAN 2020

We are sorry to announce that due to the Covid-19 virus, Birmingham City University and Jisc have decided to postpone the 2020 Change Agents’ Network (CAN). The Covid-19 pandemic has meant that many universities and colleges are restricting travel for staff and students which could significantly impact on attendance and engagement. We are naturally disappointed, […]

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CAN 2020: Meet the speakers

Posted on behalf of Shannon Parkher who is leading on event legacy for CAN 2020 In our previous guest blog post, we introduced the student team and gave a glimpse of what we are planning to showcase at this year’s conference. We would now like to introduce our remarkable keynote speakers whose achievements are actively […]

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Meet the student team for CAN 2020

A guest blog from Shannon Parkher who is leading on event legacy for CAN 2020 At the heart of the Jisc change agents’ network conference is the collaboration of students and staff, honouring the creation of partnerships to enhance the learning experience and benefit our local communities. In light of this, Birmingham City University has […]

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CAN 2020 – Civic and cultural intelligence: partnerships for student success

Jisc, Birmingham City University and its student organising team, are pleased to announce the call for papers for the 8th Jisc Change agents’ network conference: CAN 2020. This welcoming conference will run across 15th and 16th April 2020 and brings staff and students together from across the world to explore the benefits of student partnerships. […]

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Save the date for CAN 2020

We are delighted to announce that Birmingham City University will be hosting the 8th annual Change agents’ network conference on the 15-16th April 2020. We will be working with Luke Millard, Director of the Education Development Service at BCU and a long standing advocate for CAN and student partnerships on this event. More information will […]

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Call for papers for Journal of Educational Innovation, Partnership and Change

The Evolving Landscape of Staff-Student Partnership – Vol 6. No.1 The Journal of Educational Innovation, Partnership and Change (JEIPC) is practice-led with deep roots in developing student-staff co-authorship. It supports the dissemination of innovative practice through educational partnership between staff and students to promote local- and larger-scale change, and impact on institutional narratives for change. […]

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CAN conference 2019: Reflections from a student speaker

A guest posting from Elliott Lancaster Education Officer/Trustee – Keele University Student’s Union Trustee/Director – Staffordshire Wildlife Trust Managing Director – Utter Rubbish Ltd Accounting and Finance (First Class Hons)   Presenting at the Open University was a fantastic experience. It was truly insightful to gain an understanding of the approaches used by other institutions. It was […]

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An inspirational two days at CAN 2019 (29-30 May)

Hosted by the Open University in their 50th anniversary year and with the theme of the evolving landscapes of student-staff partnerships – CAN 2019 had much to celebrate: It was the 7th annual event – building on the initial project and network conferences hosted by Jisc, the universities of Lincoln, Exeter and Winchester 250 delegates – […]

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See you next week!

The Open University will be hosting the Change Agents’ Network (CAN) Conference on Wednesday and Thursday, 29-30 May at its Walton Hall Campus in Milton Keynes. The 2-day conference has sold out for its first day and 200 delegates will be arriving at Walton Hall campus to enjoy a full programme of keynote speakers, parallel […]