As part of learning and teaching reimagined (LTR) we got together a group of HE senior leaders and colleagues with specific responsibility for managing their institution’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic to discuss how to plan for a safe return to campus. As well as using these conversations to inform subsequent LTR activity, we’ve also […]
With the September deadline approaching for compliance with the Public Sector Web Accessibility Regulations, there’s a flurry of activity as organisations implement auditing and new processes, while putting the finishing touches to accessibility statements and plans. Doing this in the context of a move to online or hybrid teaching presents a challenge, particularly if staff […]
With rapid moves towards different models of learning thanks to COVID19 restrictions, lots of people are looking closely at staff development for digital skills. Chris challenges to notion that developing digital practice is all about training. He offers a model for improving your chances of success in supporting the development of new capabilities.
Chris summarises the webinar held on the 27th April about preparing to come out of lockdown. Includes the recording and a downloadable spreadsheet of the discussions.
Chris starts to think about what happens once this current lockdown is over. How can we make sure people can recover, that lessons are learned and planning for the future can begin?
Universities and colleges have experienced massive changes in the way they operate during the past few weeks as we move towards remote delivery of learning and services to students and staff. A huge amount has already been done to take us to this ‘new normal’. As new ways of working and delivering to learners are […]
Scott unpicks the data from a recent poll carried out at Jisc’s second online briefing planning for the Coronavirus. Top tips from the sector include areas such as upskilling staff, providing a consistent online experience for learners and remote working.
Having problems with home WiFi? Plug in ethernet instead. If you’re new to working from home and find yourself in front of a laptop using Zoom, Teams or Google Hangouts, etc, to conference with colleagues and students you might find that the quality of the calls is somewhat intermittent. Internet service providers (ISPs) are closely […]