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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

Pioneering project in professional development for BCE

JISC Netskills is co-ordinating an exciting joint project leading to the launch of a new national framework for professional development. Focusing specifically on the needs of staff in education and research involved in external engagement activities, the project is part of JISC’s Business and Community Engagement (BCE) programme. Titled Supporting & Embedding CPD for Business … 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