Tag Archives: JISC

BCE professional development tool showcased around the UK

Jisc have recently completed a series of workshops, showcasing the Professional Development Diagnostic Tool for BCE around the UK. The tool, developed by Jisc Netskills, allows you to self-assess against key professional attributes, derive a personal skills profile and identify development resources. You can also upload relevant resources and leave comments. Attendees in Newcastle, Edinburgh, … Read more

Embedding BCE Workshops: Issues Raised

BCE is a strategic priority for Governments across the UK (see HEFCW policy area as an example) which JISC has been supporting formally for the last five years. JISC recently ran four workshops aimed at staff from across UK Higher Education, Further Education and Skills involved with BCE, highlighting outputs from the Embedding BCE project. … Read more

Improve your engagement with externals

  The government recently set out plans to make the UK the go-to place for university-business collaboration. We were recently asked: what advice could you give universities and colleges looking to improve their engagement with business and the wider community? Check out our answer in the latest issue of JISC Inform: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/inform/inform34/ExternalEngagement.html Read more

Building Networks

When you start to look at colleges and universities in great detail you begin to understand the huge depth and breadth of work they carry out.  Forging new partnerships and relationships is vital in terms of both funding and knowledge exchange.  Knowledge exchange pretty much means what it says on the tin and could be … Read more

Social Artists?

When most people think of colleges/universities they often think of lecturers, students, academics and some may even mention support functions such as IT, Libraries etc.  One role that will very rarely get a mention is that of Business Development Managers or Knowledge Transfer Managers. These roles are vital in developing partnerships and exchanging knowledge across … Read more