Presentation on theme: "An Institutional Perspective on CPD Professor Stephen Caddick Vice-Provost (Enterprise)"— Presentation transcript:
An Institutional Perspective on CPD Professor Stephen Caddick Vice-Provost (Enterprise)
Vision To maximise UCL's global educational impact through the development of a broad range of innovative CPD and Short Courses
Continuing Professional Development refers to skills and knowledge attained for both personal development and career advancement CPD and Short Courses - commence as non-credit bearing with ability to transfer to credit-bearing via assessment along a “skills-escalator” concept School/UniversityPost-UniversityRetirement Summer schools Generic skills development Subject specific professional development Executive education Recreational lifelong learning Scoping CPD and Short Courses
Strategic Aims To work with the academic community to develop a strategic plan for growth of a broad range of innovative CPD and Short Courses To facilitate academic and business policy development to support the vision To identify and collaborate with external partners to realise and enhance the vision
Core Values 1.CPD and Short Courses should be of the highest standards of academic and intellectual rigour - consistent with UCL's other educational activities 2.Courses should provide participants with the most up-to-date research-led material - reflecting UCL's global leadership in research 3.The student experience for CPD and Short Courses should be outstanding - and use of the full breadth of technological advancements is strongly encouraged 4.We are committed to using CPD and Short Course development to stimulate innovation in our mainstream curriculum
Moving Forward Establish a CPD and Short Course Facilitation Group - high-level strategy group –ToR and Membership under development –First meeting to be scheduled for late April or May 2013 and then quarterly Town Meeting to enhance profile and awareness across UCL –In conjunction with UCL Consultants –Scheduled for Wednesday 8 th May 2013 Create a CPD and Short Courses Forum - open to all staff –Synergy with Distance Learning Forum –First meeting scheduled for Wednesday 3 rd July 2013 and then quarterly Strategic planning - one year plan submitted and three year plan under development –initial “quick wins” re market research, space, support, marketing, PR, governance –long term strategy re academic and business policy development, infrastructure support, external partners
Current Activity Andrew Eder meeting with key stakeholders across UCL Profiling UCL and competitor CPD and Short Course activity Challenges – branding, space, time, career development and incentivisation Public e-learning platform – UCLeXtend Andrew’s role – to facilitate, encourage, support and incentivise and NOT to manage
Making Contact with Andrew Eder Delighted to meet At UCL on Wednesdays and Fridays – based at the Eastman Via Shauna Kearney (email@example.com) in UCL Enterprise Email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Any questions?
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