Dr Des Doran

49 Flips | 6 Magazines | 3 Likes | @DesDoran2017 | Educator, Researcher & Consultant at the University of Sussex

8 Skills Every Digital Leader Needs

CHICAGO — One topic could be heard during all of the workshops presented on day one of CMSWire and Digital Workplace Group's Digital Workplace …


Developing organisational approaches to digital capability

Creative Commons attribution information<p>How well does your organisation support the development of digital capabilities through its strategies, …

Human Resources

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Cheetham/Hill 1950s/60s?

Author Topic: Cheetham/Hill 1950s/60s? (Read 443984 times)<p>« <b>on:</b> 07:26:12, 23/12/10 »<p>Anyone care to share memories of Cheetham & Cheetham Hill in this …

Old Shambles, Wellington Inn (public house) 1870 | Building, School and House

old pictures of manchester city centre

In pictures: 200 years of Manchester maps go online


Manchester Historical Maps


On Smedley Lane in 1965, buying at the corner shop

<i>I doubt that W. Kay realized that within a few decades of this picture being taken corner shops like this would have had their day.</i><p>Now I bet someone …

Brathay Apprentice Challenge | Brathay

What is the Brathay Apprentice Challenge?<p>The Brathay Apprentice Challenge is the search for the apprentice team of the year, supported by the …


Teaching Excellence Framework: Bridging the Gap Between Employability & Employment — Part 1

One of the biggest concerns that universities have in respect of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) is the explicit link it makes between …

Higher Education

University fee increases pushed through

<b>Almost all universities in England will be able to introduce annual increases to tuition fees until 2020, in a deal pushing legislation through Parliament before the general election.</b><p>The higher education legislation had been intended to make higher fees dependent on improved teaching.<p>But this will …

Are you TEF ready? The Teaching Excellence Framework | Higher Education Academy

Get engaged with UKES to be TEF-ready<p>The HEA’s UK Engagement Survey (or UKES for short) is the only undergraduate survey in the UK to focus …

Higher Education

English universities to be ranked gold, silver and bronze

Students in England will take their pick from gold, silver and bronze universities after the government said it would create new league tables based on teaching quality.<p>But unlike at the Olympics, bronze will be a booby prize, awarded to universities found to be “significantly below” benchmark …

Higher Education

2VCs: Will the Tef do serious damage or just puncture a few egos?

When the first official rankings for university teaching come out in June, there will be certainly be some red faces. But could the future of students and institutions hang in the balance?<p><b>The government’s new system for rating university teaching, the Teaching Excellence Framework (Tef), has raised</b> …

College & University

REF 2021 Timetable

Auto Racing

The Road to REF 2021 panel discussion - Introduction

Game-playing to continue in REF 2021, conference told

A major review designed to reduce “game-playing” in the UK’s next research excellence framework will only drive universities to find alternative ways …

Soccer Transfers

The road to REF 2021: why I welcome Lord Stern’s blueprint for research assessment

The Stern Review, published yesterday, has the potential to create a more diverse, patient and outward-facing research culture in Britain’s universities<p>Even in late July, the machinery of higher education and research policy grinds on. Yesterday saw the publication of Lord Stern’s review of the …

University of Sheffield

UKSG 2014 (5) Plenary 2 - Towards the next Research Excellence Framework

The Research Excellence Framework and The State of Higher Education Today

Research Excellence Framework interview with David Sweeney

Chartered Manager Degree Apprentices, Conran McMullan, BBC

Top 5 reasons to invest in higher or degree apprenticeships

A Week in the Life of Siobhan Holden, Degree Apprentice at Barclays