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February 2018

CHEAD Leadership Programme Seminar 2: Developing an excellent student experience

February 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
The Glasgow School of Art, 167 Renfrew Street
Glasgow, G3 6RQ United Kingdom
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Hosted by Professor Vicky Gunn, Head of Learning and Teaching, The Glasgow School of Art The seminar will focus on how to develop an excellent student experience and will draw on relevant and diverse organization level case studies, providing an opportunity for considering delegates’ current student experience issues within a confidential peer group. This seminar will focus on: Using the TEF provider submission to help lead improvements in student experience How social justice within Higher Education can improve student experience How student…

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March 2018

CHEAD Research Alliance Symposium: Next Generation Design Leadership

March 7, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Derby University, Markeaton Street Campus, Markeaton Street
Derby, DE22 3AW United Kingdom
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An event held by the CHEAD Research Alliance. Speakers include: Prof Martyn Evans, Professor of Design, Head of Manchester School of Art Research Centre, Manchester School of Art Professor Sandy Black, Professor of Fashion & Textile Design & Technology, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London Professor David Swann, Professor in Design, Sheffield Hallam University The agenda will include a presentation from the AHRC Design Leadership Fellow, Professor Paul Rodgers, that will explore applied and academic design research. Book…

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Gallery Network Meeting

March 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Corsham Court, Church Street
Chippenham, SN13 0BZ United Kingdom
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This meeting follows on from the CHEAD Gallery Network Symposium which took place at Falmouth School of Art in November last year where a network mapping exercise produced these outcomes. This meeting will take place in Bath and attendees will have an opportunity to hear from Holburne Museum Director, Chris Stephens and also have an opportunity to view the State Rooms collection at Corsham Court as well as the Jerwood Drawing Prize. The Gallery Network provides a forum for exchange…

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April 2018

CHEAD Annual Conference 2018: Creative Ecologies and Sustainable Industries

April 12, 2018 @ 9:30 am - April 13, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
University of South Wales, 86-88 Adam Street
Cardiff, CF24 2FN
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#CHEAD2018 explored the relationships between creative HE and the creative economy as a whole and the future of creative endeavour in the UK. Main themes: Defining the creative ecology for the 21st Century Managing and creating evidence of the impact of the Creative Ecology Creative ecologies, STEAM, and the interdisciplinary

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May 2018

Teaching, learning and assessment: developing creative pedagogic practice and sympathetic organisational structures

May 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wolverhampton School of Art, George Wallis (MK) Building City Campus North Molineux Street
Wolverhampton, WV1 1DT United Kingdom
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The CHEAD Leadership Programme of seminars has been running for many years and is intended to support the development of the current and next generation of academic leaders in our sector. It is aimed at people such as Programme Leaders, Associate Deans and Heads of Department who may be seeking to further develop their knowledge and skills, as well as recently appointed Deans or Heads of School. The focus of the seminars is key leadership activities through the lens of…

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Membership and Networking Meeting – Knowledge Exchange

May 24, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Woburn House, 20-24 Tavistock Square
London, WC1H 9HQ
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University Alliance has worked with Kingston University on a report and briefing: The Hidden Story: Understanding Knowledge Exchange Partnerships with the Creative Economy. The report identifies a number of reasons why the creative sector is a special case within the field of KE. Creative KE not only benefits the economy but also offers wider social benefits including creative universities as a key driver of cultural, social and economic regeneration in the regions. The report also identifies key challenges including the…

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REF2021 Consultation Meeting

May 24, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Woburn House, 20-24 Tavistock Square
London, WC1H 9HQ
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Speaker: Professor Anne Boddington, REF2021 Sub-Panel Chair for Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory Join members of the CHEAD Research Alliance at a REF2021 consultation meeting with UoA 32 Art And Design: History, Practice and Theory Sub-Panel Chair, Professor Anne Boddington to discuss the development of detailed guidance and criteria for the assessment during 2018 Book your place here

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October 2018

Graphic Design and the Research Excellence Framework Symposium

October 17, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Sheffield Institute of Arts, Fitzalan Square
Sheffield, S1 2AY United Kingdom
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This one-day symposium brought together senior managers, researchers and graphic design educators to explore and discuss the challenges facing graphic design research in an academic context. About If you know where to look, graphic design research is thriving (Walker 2014), and in these places, we can glimpse how graphic design contributes to new forms of knowledge and understanding. However, when it comes to institutional mechanisms for measuring research, graphic design is, with a few exceptions, yet to flourish. A report…

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November 2018

CHEAD/APDIG Creative Education After Brexit Roundtable

November 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Staffordshire University, Beacon Building, College Road
Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 2XE United Kingdom
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An exclusive roundtable discussion and workshop organised on behalf of the All-Party Design and Innovation Group and the Council for Higher Education in Art and Design on Thursday 15th November, 2018. The event will be held in the Beacon Building at Staffordshire University in Stoke-on-Trent between 10am and 1pm. This roundtable follows on from the launch of Creative Education After Brexit in September 2017 and sets out to revisit the core themes raised in the report and how to proceed…

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Membership and Networking Meeting – Embedding Employability and Enterprise

November 20, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friends House, Hilda Clarke Suite, Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road,
London, NW1 2BJ United Kingdom
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This meeting aims to achieve greater clarity on the issues, challenges and contexts of student employability in light of measures driving LEO, DELHE and subject level TEF. Delegates will: Identify and review successful Enterprise and Employability strategies that enhance student experience and deliver the metrics. Create opportunities for members to share their practice and perspectives Promote understanding that may be used to improve graduate outcomes This is a key meeting for the CHEAD membership, providing an opportunity to hear from…

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