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News relating to the Business and Community Engagement.

Jisc Employability Resources

One of the key education challenges for the UK is to develop a more highly skilled workforce which can compete in an increasingly competitive global market (Leitch Review 2006). Many universities and colleges are increasingly concerned to demonstrate that their courses can enhance a student’s future employment prospects. Employability is a key area for Jisc … Read more

Catch up on the Jisc OIA2R Webinar

Yesterday Jisc held a one-hour webinar on the Access to Resources and Open Innovation initiative. During the session, speakers informed attendees about about the aims of the initiative and how they were achieved, together with examples of how projects brought about benefits to organisations: Chris Batt OBE, Critical Friend to the initiative provided an overview … Read more

Getting engaged with stories

A lively group of public engagement professionals joined Jisc Netskills trainer, Chris Thomson, and I to discover how digital storytelling could add a new dimension to their activities. Holdups due to the London tube strike meant a bit of a delayed start, but Chris soon had the room buzzing with excitement about their new exercise … Read more