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News relating to the Business and Community Engagement.

Goodbye the Global Innovation Network: Hello the Innovation Commons

The Global Innovation Network recently closed because the team behind it have been working hard on creating a network that actually gives learning providers a service that they don’t already have – the Innovation Commons. Less chat, more action! The Innovation Commons is a growing community of Innovation and IP creators and exploiters, and is … Read more

See us at the UALL Employer Engagement Conference

Following the series of successful workshops held during 2013, there is another opportunity to explore the Jisc Professional Development Diagnostic tool for BCE at the forthcoming Universities Association for Lifelong Learning (UALL) Employer Engagement Conference ‘How to engage employers:A multi-stakeholder perspective’ is a professional development conference for all those involved in employer-university engagement. In addition … Read more

Professional Development diagnostic tool for BCE – new version now available

The Professional Development Diagnostic Tool for BCE is an online tool for engagement professionals to help you and your team assess your knowledge, evaluate your skills and find relevant resources. The resource is also valuable for HR teams, researcher development programmes and any staff in education and research who have new collaborative and enterprising aspects … Read more

Transforming e-learning at Borders College

Jisc Netskills and Borders College are coming to the end of an ambitious collaborative project funded by Jisc as part of the Further Education and Skills Development and Resources Programme. BOLT – Borders Online Learning Transition sought to develop e-learning capability within the College through the design and development of innovative elearning packages for commercial … Read more

Witty Review: UK Competitiveness and the Local Dynamics of Innovation

  Fourth post on Witty Review and Partnerships for Progress 4. UK Competitiveness and the “Local Dynamics of Innovation” The national Enhancing Value Task Force work through CIHE and UK-IRC delivered a report in 2011 on the UK’s R&D Landscape  (Alan Hughes and Andrea Mina). This made sobering reading. While the UK has the lowest … Read more