#159 – How to develop the team who will deliver change
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What’s in this episode?
Hello everyone and welcome to The Edtech Podcast! In this episode, we’re travelling back to (the) Future Edtech conference where a panel of Higher Education leaders discuss how to develop the team that delivers change in the context of institutional capability and leadership development for the “21st Century University”. You will hear about how saying no to change is embracing the status quo, academic and professional services collaboration as central towards bringing about change, and why downloading board papers digitally shouldn’t be beyond the University SLT. We also think about value and the tussle between liberal education and University as a bridge to work. Stay in touch and have a great week!
- Sophie Bailey is the Founder and Presenter of The Edtech Podcast | Twitter: @podcastedtech
Debbie Holley – Professor of Learning Innovation & Head, Centre for Excellence in Learning, Bournemouth University
Chris Cobb – Pro Vice-Chancellor & Deputy Chief Executive, University of London
Andrew Turner, Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor Teaching and Learning, Coventry University
Wendy Purcell – Professor, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University
Jane Armstrong – Senior Director, EMEA Industry Solutions Higher Education, Salesforce
Quotes from this episode
“The risk is not doing anything.”
“I generally think that academics couldn’t care less what HR systems we use. Where the touchpoint comes is where IT affects academic life.”
“I think we’ve gone through that change of VLEs. The next big threshold is around assessment.”
“There is no end point.”
Thanks to Salesforce.org for sponsoring this episode. Get your discount to Horizons Paris below…
- This podcast is sponsored by Salesforce.org
- Salesforce.org is the dedicated team at Salesforce that delivers technology to nonprofits, educational institutions, and philanthropic organisations so they can connect with others and do more good.
- Salesforce.org empowers higher education with its Education Cloud: a set of integrated solutions built on the world’s #1 CRM, developed for the specific needs of the industry and in close collaboration with the community it represents.
- In today’s fast-moving world, leveraging technology is essential to deliver the personalised, proactive and continuous experiences each student expect. But how can institutions embrace digital transformation and how can they leverage technology to improve the student experience, achieve operational excellence and strengthen their relationships with the community they serve?
- With a desire to help the community find answers to these questions, Salesforce.org launched the Higher Ed Summit in the US 8 years ago and has gathered thousands of higher ed professionals to share insights and connect with peers annually ever since. To better serve their growing community of education trailblazers in Europe, the team has launched a regional summit called the Higher Ed Summit Horizons. And this year, Salesforce.org invites every higher ed professional & institution leader to join the ranks in Paris on the 10th of October and be inspired by pioneers in higher ed digital transformation. From building brand awareness, transforming the applicant experience, enhancing student services, building lifelong alumni relationships, or managing change and optimising technology across the campus, you’ll hear from pioneers who have paved the way for the future of higher education and have driven all kinds of innovations at their institutions.
- The Edtech Podcast will be at the event, moderating a panel discussion and conducting interviews. Come join us and have a chat: Register today at “sfdc.co/HORIZONS2019“ using our special code “EDTECH50 ” to get 50% off the ticket.
- Not only will you get a chance to connect with professionals like yourself who are transforming their institutions, but you will also hear from Graham Brown-Martin, author and broadcaster of learning re-imagined, and founder of Learning without Frontiers.
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