Workshop on Leadership in Higher Education

University College Birmingham

United Kingdom

24th - 25th April 2013

On 24th April 2013, the participants in the second La MANCHE meeting attended a workshop in leadership and change management in higher education. Renowned experts from the UK such as Dr. Lesly Huxley from the Leadership Foundation, Dr Simon Whittemore from Business and Community Engagement at JISC and Mr John Rider from the Institute of Directors in West Midlands held introductory presentations and lectures. These were followed by a workshop on Opening space for students as co-creators. The workshop was facilated and led by Dr. Richard Riley, Dean of UCB Business School and Ms Sarah Digby from UCB and aimed at revealing opportunities for efficient and effective involvement of students in the higher education institutions' governance processes.

During the last day of the second project meeting the La MANCHE partners attended a lecture in the European funding opportunties in the field of education and research with a particular focus on the upcoming changes in European funding in higher education context. Mr Abdul Qadir's presentation was followed by an introductory presentation and discussion on the European Higher Education Modernization Agenda.

Videos from the live streamed sessions are available at the La MANCHE Channel on Youtube.