Presentation on theme: "UFHRD Research Policy and Practice. The Current Position ► A Research Committee ► A Research Honorarium ► An Annual Conference ► Human Resource Development."— Presentation transcript:
UFHRD Research Policy and Practice
The Current Position ► A Research Committee ► A Research Honorarium ► An Annual Conference ► Human Resource Development International But: No research grant income No research grant income Minimal co-ordinated research effort Minimal co-ordinated research effort No big projects No big projects Collaboration remains an aspiration rather than a reality Collaboration remains an aspiration rather than a reality
Should (could) things change ? ► The nature of the research agenda ? wide ?....focussed ? ► How we organise ourselves ?
Discussion Questions ► Do we have a research agenda; do we need a research agenda ? What might a meaningful and useful research agenda look like ? ► Should policy and practice be linked to, and seek to achieve, a clearer research agenda ?....influencing, for example, what areas are pursued by way of any bids; Res Hon calls; workshop activities and events; the Conference agenda ? ► Should (could) the Forum be more pro-active in research bidding and what might be needed ? How are collaborations best led, and managed, by the Forum ? Changes to Exec Sec role ? Paid bid writer ? ► What two practices would strengthen the research profile / output / presence of the Forum and can they be put into practice ?