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Governance Under Pressure: Lessons from Further Education

Governance Under Pressure: Lessons from Further Education

Halpin Joint CEO Susie Hills recently caught up with Halpin Consulting Fellow David Allen OBE on all things Covid, governance and further education. Here’s their conversation.
Governance Under Pressure: Academic Governance

Governance Under Pressure: Academic Governance

In this first post of our 'Governance Under Pressure' series, Susie Hills, Halpin Joint CEO, speaks with Professor Wyn Morgan, Halpin Consulting Fellow and Professor of Economics at the University of Sheffield.
Living Black at University

Living Black at University

Halpin was appointed by Unite Students in March 2021 to conduct an independent review of Black students' experience of accommodation, following an open and competitive tendering process. More info here.
Rethinking university internationalisation strategies: the EDI angle

Rethinking university internationalisation strategies: the EDI angle

Having reviewed 134 UK university strategic plans (all current in late 2020), Dr Vicky Lewis shares observations about the profile of EDI and global engagement.
New Global Strategies Report

New Global Strategies Report

Dr Vicky Lewis recently published a report on HEI internationalisation/global strategy. Read a summary here, where you'll also find links to the full report.
University of Manchester Governance Review Info

University of Manchester Governance Review Info

Information, FAQ and team biographies for the Halpin Review of Governance at University of Manchester.
Interview: Compassionate Restructures

Interview: Compassionate Restructures

We are delighted that Michelle Leek (ML) has joined Halpin as a Consulting Fellow. Michelle specialises in ...
What’s going on in HE Fundraising?

What’s going on in HE Fundraising?

For a sector that is normally very open and discursive, and has strong personal relationships, I was struck by how much of a barrier Covid has been in promoting wider understanding of what is going on in fundraising.
Reinventing the ‘review’

Reinventing the ‘review’

Susie Hills says it’s time to dust off the art of the review, reinvent it and super-charge it for 2021. It’s time to develop review processes that are focused, effective, swift, compassionate and energising.
University of Sussex Governance Review Info

University of Sussex Governance Review Info

Useful information, team biographies and FAQs relating to the University of Sussex Governance Review.
The university’s brand & reputation – what is the Board/Council’s role?

The university’s brand & reputation – what is the Board/Council’s role?

Frank Toop suggests it is worth considering whether the Board/Councils should be more involved in managing their public image due to the importance of the University’s brand and reputation.
The educational fog

The educational fog

Finding your way through government policy towards education and more broadly is like trying to find your way around a city in thick fog without either a map or a compass. The latest FE White Paper is yet another that underlines this and mostly adds to the problem, says Tim Melville Ross CBE.