Forthcoming Seminars

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Partnerships in a Post-covid world

6 November 2020 at 10.00am

Partnerships in a post-Covid world, 6 November 2020 10am – 1pm

The impact of Covid-19 on global higher education has been immense.

This webinar will explore how institutions and regulatory bodies have responded to the ongoing challenges and consider how effective oversight and high quality student experience can be maintained in the current environment.

Speakers for the seminar will include:

o Douglas Backstock, Chief Executive, QAA
o Celia Partridge, Assistant Director, Partnerships and Mobility, Universities UK International
o Prof Phil Cardew, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic, Leeds Beckett University
o Dean Machin, Head of Policy, University of Portsmouth
o Smita Jamar, Head of Education at Shakespeare Martineau

The event will be held online via Zoom

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Risk & Due Diligence in Partnerships

4 December 2020 at 10.00am

Assessing risk in partnerships and new partners is always critical for universities and the cost of making mistakes can be high. In the current environment the risks may be higher and some processes more challenging. This workshop will consider good practice in due diligence and risk management and will consider approaches to mitigate the current

The Importance of “Link Tutors” in Partnerships

15 January 2021 at 10.00am

The role of the frontline academic staff in collaborative provision is one of critical importance to the maintenance of quality assurance and high quality student experience. However, it is also a potential weak link in the chain, due to the reliance on single individuals. The workshop will explore how institutions manage their oversight of link tutors and how they support the function to ensure it is successful.