Category Archives: Events

Professional development framework and online tool for BCE launches

Yesterday saw the launch of the AURIL/JISC Professional Development Framework for BCE, together with the JISC Netskills developed online tool to support BCE practitioners in their professional development at the 2012 Association for University Research and Industry Links (AURIL) Conference in Sheffield. The launch marks the end of the Supporting and Embedding CPD for BCE … Read more

Focus Groups – CPD Framework for Business and Community Engagement

The project is holding a series of focus groups to shape the development of a new national framework to support continuing professional development for Business and Community Engagement (BCE). The impact of organisations on the wider business and community is increasingly important. These activities are also known as Third Stream, Third Mission, Knowledge Exchange, Knowledge … Read more

BCE skills evaluation tool launches

An online self-evaluation tool, set to help universities and colleges identify development needs and point users towards relevant resources, was launched last Friday. Focusing on the skills needed especially for successful external engagement, the tool is an output from the Netskills-led project Supporting Training, CPD and Staff Exchange for BCE Practitioners under the JISC Business … Read more

Workshop presentations now available

The project recently ran three events to provide a ‘taster’ of JISC training and resources available for BCE practitioners. Presentations from all three events are now available on Slideshare. Videos of the presentations will also be available in the near future. The events were themed covering web 2.0, legal issues and information management, with speakers … Read more