Monthly Archives: June 2015

Sharing best practice and stealing ideas – student staff partnership working

I have been very fortunate over the past week to have attended a number of events run by colleges and universities where the theme of student –staff partnership working has been the focus. This in itself is an interesting development and shows the growing awareness of how important it is to engage students in the … Read more

Highlights from a new student (staff) group London Digital Student Meet-up (LDSM) co-organised by LSE and UCL

Guest post by Moira Wright, Digital Literacy Officer,E-Learning Environments, UCL Digital literacy: student (staff) partnership working  (Podcast about the event: Here) Highlights from a new student (staff) group London Digital Student Meet-up (LDSM) co-organised by LSE and UCL it aimed to provide a platform for student networking. LDSM is open to all students working on … Read more

The Change Agents’ Network at the sparqs national conference in Edinburgh

This is a short blog post to recount my experience of running a workshop on the Change Agents’ Network at the sparqs national conference in Edinburgh on Friday 29 May in conjunction with Simon Walker (University of Greenwich) and Mark Kerrigan (Anglia Ruskin University). Interestingly, we heard that sparqs (student participation in quality Scotland) is … Read more

“Mission Employable” – students driving change in developing student employability at the University of Southampton

I read with fascination a case study recently published in the Change Agents’ Network Journal of educational innovation, partnership and change entitled ‘Mission Employable’: Creating a student-led employability strategy for the Faculty of Humanities, University of Southampton. The case study exemplifies an effective faculty-based approach to students driving change in pursuit of enhancing student employability … Read more