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Art and Design Leadership in the here and now

This seminar will consider key challenges for aspiring leaders in art and design higher education with a particular focus on the transition from a predominantly operationally focused perspective to a longer-term strategic view. We will consider what is possible and what is achievable in response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation art and design higher education institutions find themselves in.

The seminar will cover:

  • Assurance in uncertain times – how to balance the conflict
  • Staff management in light of the COVID-19 situation and the on-site/online challenge
  • University Leadership, managing stakeholders and Self-Leadership
  • Balancing operational pressures with the strategic drivers and re-imagining the next stage

Contributors

  • Professor Sally Wade, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Professor David McGravie, Head of School of Arts Deputy Dean College of Arts, Humanities and Education, University of Derby
  • Huw Swayne, University of South Wales, Head of Learning Teaching and Student Experience, Faculty of Creative Industries, University of South Wales
  • Dr Angela Partington, Associate Dean (Education) at Kingston School of Art, Kingston University
  • Dr Roddy Hunter, Director of Teaching and Learning, School of Art, Design and Architecture, University of Huddersfield

Breakout session options

‘Joining the dots’
Facilitated by David McGravie

  • Delegates will be given three ‘real life’ scenarios, drawn from current issues and challenges arising in art and design higher education.
  • Each scenario will be different in structure with some aspects not included or identified as not possible and will require delegates to achieve a compromise position.
  • Delegates will be then asked to defend the position presented in the scenario.

 

‘Managing the day to day’
Facilitated by Huw Swayne

  • The current situation in regards to staff delivery of blended learning, the return to on campus sessions and the challenges this represents to managers.
  • Government guidelines on the safety of workplaces how they are applied to your institution and subject areas. Note: Regional variations.
  • The fluidity of the above given current circumstances, and how this can be managed effectively.
  • The degree to which the above are understood and interpreted by staff and trade unions.
  • Delegates will be given a ‘real life’ scenario, drawn from current issues / challenges relating to the above.

 

 

Addressing the attainment gap’
Facilitated by Roddy Hunter

  • Delegates will be given a ‘real life’ scenario, drawn from current issues / challenges relating to equity of attainment for all students.
  • Delegates will be challenged to come up with a convincing strategy to overcome to present to senior management.

 

 

 

Date

05 Feb 2021
Expired!

Time

9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Cost

£45.00

Location

Via Microsoft Teams

Organizer

Council for Higher Education in Art and Design
Phone
0203 040 3631
Email
info@chead.ac.uk
Website
https://chead.ac.uk/

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