Learning and teaching reimagined

Working with you to help plot your organisation’s path to the future of higher education

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Inspiration for an uncertain future

The rapid move to remote teaching and learning due to the coronavirus pandemic has been a profound shock to the higher education sector and has made the future for higher education even more complex and uncertain. It has never been more difficult for university leaders to plan a preferable future for their staff and students.

Learning and teaching reimagined, with the support of its advisory board, will provide university leaders with inspiration on what the future might hold, guidance on how to get there and practical tools that you can use to develop your plans.

The first learning and teaching reimagined report is now available: change and challenge for students, staff and leaders.


Webinar: a new dawn for higher education? 

Join leaders from across HE on 4 November at 11:00 for the learning and teaching reimagined finale. You’ll get exclusive first access to the flagship report and be introduced to the full set of tools and resources co-created throughout the initiative to support you and your university reimagine learning and teaching for 2021 and beyond.

Find out more and book your place.

Visions of the future

We’re building a collection of possible future scenarios, created by experts to inspire (and possibly scare) us into thinking about what a preferable future for higher education might look like.

Pathways to the future

Resources to help you realise your vision for the future

Reframing the student experience

Returning to campus

September and October 2020 will be different from any other start to an academic year. 

How can you engage your learners and students and embed that sense of belonging so that they feel part of the institution?  What should you consider? 

Resources to help you respond

Personalising the student experience

One size doesn't fit all. More personalised approaches to learning will enable students, whatever their new circumstances, to access higher education in a way that fits around them and maximises their chances of success.

Resources to help you respond

Further reading

Inspiration for your practitioners

Supporting student and staff mental health and wellbeing

Universities are faced with the impact of a rapid rise in mental health issues among young people. Universities play a key role in supporting student and staff wellbeing particularly during times of crisis and uncertainty.

Resources to help you respond

Inspiration for your practitioners

Jisc webinar on taking needs assessments online, May 2020:

Meeting and exceeding student expectations

Students want value for money from their investment in higher education, with teaching quality and graduate outcomes especially important. They expect a trustworthy and consistent flow of digital information, from course information to admin.

Resources to help you respond

Further reading 

Inspiration for your practitioners

Rethinking learning, teaching and assessment

Course design

Online teaching and learning at scale offer new opportunities and challenges. To make sure quality is not compromised, courses initially designed for face-to-face learning need careful review while blended learning and hybrid experiences of digital and on-campus activity can be used to benefit both students and staff.  

Resources to help you respond

Student engagement

Staff need to be able to support and engage students remotely and help overcome barriers to connectivity, technology, and resources to help them stay on course. Early indicators can help universities identify those at risk to provide the most suitable help and support. 

Resources to help you respond

Further reading 

Inspiration for your practitioners

Rethinking assessment and feedback

The case for rethinking assessment is stronger than ever. Disruption to the continuity of learning and the impact this could have on graduate futures bring to the fore the importance of underpinning assessment in a digital world.

As universities scale up online offering and workloads increase, automating elements of assessment and feedback could ease the administrative burden on teaching staff. 

Resources to help you respond 

Further reading

Emerging good practice

Stories from across higher education of great ideas already put into practice.

Tell us what's working for you

We want to hear your experiences of rethinking learning, teaching and assessment.

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