The Jisc Podcast

Nigel Ecclesfield, head of change implementation support programmes - further education (FE) and skills, Jisc, discusses some of the challenges facing the sector, and sets out the actions being taken by the FE coalition to improve teaching, learning, assessment and management.

Direct download: Tackling_the_challenges_in_UK_further_education_1.mp3
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Images of Research is an annual competition and exhibition from the University of Strathclyde, which is designed to broaden the appeal of the university's research outputs to the general public. 

This year, to bring the research to life, Chris Thomson, Jisc subject specialist - online learning and the digital student experience - helped to support the participants in using digital storytellingRachel Clarkproject coordinator at the university, talks to us about the thinking behind the project.

Direct download: Digital_storytelling_at_Images_of_Research.mp3
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Lawrie Phipps, senior co-design manager at Jisc, talks about the challenges facing colleges and universities when it comes to embedding a technology strategy and how these can be overcome.

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Last year, Jisc began work with EDUCAUSE to find out the skillset of the CIO of the future. One of the findings of our project was that many aspiring technology leaders find it difficult to make the step up. Louisa Dales, director, Jisc group sector intelligence, talks us through some of the learnings and opens a call for IT professionals to get involved in the next phase of work.

Direct download: IT_professionals_make_the_step_into_leadership.mp3
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Jisc is sponsoring the innovation technology excellence category in the inaugral Herald Higher Education Awards, the first awards to recognise best practice across the whole of Scottish higher education. Jason Miles-Campbell, head of Jisc Scotland and Jisc Northern Ireland, tells us about the awards and how to enter.

 

Direct download: Herald_Higher_Education_Awards.mp3
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John Chapman, information security policy and strategy manager at Jisc, describes how a recent consultation is informing development of some new security products and services.

Find out more at http://www.jisc.ac.uk/blog/how-our-new-security-products-and-services-strategy-is-supporting-you-26-mar-2015

Direct download: How_our_new_security_products_and_services_strategy_is_supporting_you.mp3
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Paul Baliey, senior co-design manager, Jisc tells us about the summer of student innovation, a co-design competition to come up with technology ideas to improve education, research and student life.

Direct download: sosi_podcast_2.mp3
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This week Paul Richardson, account manager for Jisc Wales, attended OER15. Here, he talks about some of the learnings from the event and how Jisc is supporting Bangor University to make best use of open resources.

Direct download: OER15_-_Paul_Richardson.mp3
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Networkshop43 - our annual technical event - came to an end last Thursday. In this podcast we hear about the highlights from Chris Whitwood, network manager from Falmouth University, and Yu-King Lau, network support administrator from UCL Institute of Education, who have both won an iPad thanks to Networkshop43 sponsors Infinity.

Direct download: day-3-at-networkshop43.mp3
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Steve Kennett, head of operational services, Jisc, discusses some of the highlights from Networkshop43, our annual technical event.

Direct download: Steve_Kennett_at_Networkshop43.mp3
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