New (ish) Educational Developers join OCSLD

Further to the message about OCSLD recruiting we are delighted to say we will soon be joined by three new (ish) members of the Ed Dev Team: Neil Currant returns from a year somewhere...

An update on the LFHE PPR project

The aim of this project is to evaluate how well participative process reviews (PPRs) engage members of a project team to discuss and enact change on an existing process. During our PPR workshops, a...

OCSLD is recruiting!

Principal Lecturer (Educational Development) This is a full time, permanent senior leadership role assisting the Head of Centre both in the day-to-day running of the Centre and working strategically to commission learning and development...

Have your say about the GPA

One of the current projects at the OCSLD is evaluating the impact of introducing a GPA score to students’ degree certificates. We are seeking students to participate in focus groups to evaluate the impact...

Good news in March

Here is good news from OCSLD reported to the VC’s news sharing meeting today. 1. Our Leadership Foundation project to evaluate our Participative Process Review workshops is progressing well. Ian Whiting is delivering these...

SEDA conference

The autumn conference for the Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA) was held in the middle of November at the NCTL Learning and Conference Centre in Nottingham. I was running a workshop session with...

OCSLD Annual Review 2013/14

Following a the comprehensive review of our portfolio review in 2011/12, we are now reviewing and refreshing our offer annually. In a sector that is increasingly competitive, we recognise the need to drive forward...