Category Archives: Employer Engagement

Curriculum change and transformation: outcomes from the JISC Curriculum Design programme

Challenges and context The last four years have seen unprecedented change in higher education in the UK. During that time 12 universities funded under the JISC Institutional Approaches to Curriculum Design programme have been steering change projects through some significant challenges to transform their institutions’ approaches to curriculum design. The projects were focusing on a … Read more

Transforming curriculum design: Transforming institutions

JISC has recently published a briefing paper produced by Gill Ferrell around the interim findings of the Curriculum Design programme. The paper highlights resources and lessons learned to date which may benefit the sector in a changing environment and looks in particular at how technology could transform the management and development of the curriculum at … Read more

Flexibility in the Curriculum

The following extract from a report by Helen Beetham summarises the state of play at the beginning of the programme with regard to flexibility in the curriculum: Flexibility is a key term for the CD programme and for all institutions dealing with curriculum innovation. The baseline reports indicate that there are basically three approaches to … Read more