news & articles

Degree apprenticeships and technical education and training - here to stay?

Feb 09, 2021
It is clear that degree apprenticeships and technical education and training are here to stay as a key part of the employer and education landscape. Sara Doherty discusses.

Younger Independent Governors?

Feb 02, 2021
The role of student governors can be difficult as they often enter a governing body with limited experience. However, with the right support and encouragement student governors can make a significant contribution to the Council/Board.

“Skills for Jobs”: what’s not to like?

Jan 26, 2021
With the publication on 21 January of the Skills for Jobs White Paper, the vision set out in the PM’s speech has been fleshed out. The changes are evolutionary rather than revolutionary, as David Allen explains.

Senior Independent Governors

Jan 15, 2021
The Senior Independent Governor (SIG) is new to the CUC code, and as a result, many universities are either considering whether they wish to appoint one, or considering how they are going to ‘explain’ that they have considered it and decided not to do so.

A seven-step approach to ‘remote’ problem solving with your team.

Jan 05, 2021
The seven-step approach to successfully handling serious problems - step back and immediately begin a process to help you gain a calm and thorough understanding of the problem.

Leading Through Covid - Lessons for HE in Transition

Dec 07, 2020
This report tells the Covid-19 leadership story in HE so far as seen through the eyes of those who are in key sector leadership roles. The aim of the project is to capture the leadership lessons as we travel through this extraordinary period. The following summary provides headlines on the methodology and key themes.

Halpin Sector Report: UK Universities' Response to BLM

Nov 19, 2020
Halpin is delighted to today release the much-anticipated report: 'UK Universities' Response to Black Lives Matter.

Halpin is proud to announce our partnership and support for #Kindfest2020.

Oct 15, 2020
Halpin is excited to be a partner and supporter of the inaugural #Kindfest2020 being hosted by Teamkind.