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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?
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
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.
3 reasons why using a consultancy gets things done
There are three key reasons to bring in consultants who really understand the sector and what you need as an organisation. Shaun Horan explains.
Degree apprenticeships and technical education and training – here to stay?
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?
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?
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
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.
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
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
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.
Halpin is excited to be a partner and supporter of the inaugural #Kindfest2020 being hosted by Teamkind.