A fixture in the AUA calendar, the Managing Change in Higher Education Open Forum is an event for sector professionals interested in improving practice in HE change management. This year the focus will be on identifying the challenges facing the higher education sector and establishing our key tenets for success. Like past MCHE events, there will be a programme designed to provide delegates with knowledge transfer and case-study learning opportunities.
The ARMA Conference is the profession’s flagship annual event and the highlight of ARMA’s calendar. It will provide members with the opportunity to share best practice and discuss current issues affecting both attendees and the wider sector. There are also a range of social activities to help you network with new and existing colleagues in an informal setting.
Encouraging staff and students to suggest improvements in their learning environment has seen UCL's student satisfaction scores improve. Jenny Marie describes how fostering a culture of student partnership makes for a powerful recipe to enhance education.
Big data will back up the new breed of personal tutors in universities. But Brian Hipkin worries that relying on statistics without a meaningful human context will create a support system that will ultimately fail students.