Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

PGT recruitment and portfolio development Graduate School Forum Wednesday 14 February 2007 2.00 to 4.00 pm Conference Centre Room 5.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "PGT recruitment and portfolio development Graduate School Forum Wednesday 14 February 2007 2.00 to 4.00 pm Conference Centre Room 5."— Presentation transcript:

1 PGT recruitment and portfolio development Graduate School Forum Wednesday 14 February to 4.00 pm Conference Centre Room 5

2 14 Feb 2007Graduate School Forum2 Aims 1.Raise awareness of importance of: a.PGT recruitment b.Need for a pro-active approach 2.Share effective practice 3.Output to act as a catalyst for initiatives at department and faculty levels 4.Outcome a sustained increase in PGT recruitment

3 14 Feb 2007Graduate School Forum3 Outline 1.Overview 2.Faculty-based discussions 3.Report back and plenary 4.Next steps a.Departmental follow-up discussion b.Report to next faculty Postgraduate Committee

4 The importance of postgraduate students Bob McKinlay Deputy Vice Chancellor

5 The need for a portfolio driven by market demand John McGovern Director of the International Office

6 Pro-Clarity: an overview Ashley Coidan Postgraduate Recruitment Officer

7 PGT in context, and key issues in portfolio development Chris Park Director of the Graduate School

8 14 Feb 2007Graduate School Forum8 Lancaster awards,

9 14 Feb 2007Graduate School Forum9 Interest in PGT Institutional reputation and credibility Balance of UG and PG students International, national, region, 94-Group Efficiency Use of staff time (teaching-admin-research) Use of teaching space and facilities Cost-effectiveness (dept and faculty) Sustainability Ability to recruit students Ability to deliver

10 14 Feb 2007Graduate School Forum10

11 14 Feb 2007Graduate School Forum11 Faculty profiles FacultyStudentsProgrammesModules LUMS Arts & Soc Sci Sci & Tech Total

12 14 Feb 2007Graduate School Forum12 Efficiency FacultyAve no of students per programme Ave no of students per module LUMS362.6 Arts & Soc Sci81.4 Sci & Tech61.3 Total

13 14 Feb 2007Graduate School Forum13 PGT - programmes

14 14 Feb 2007Graduate School Forum14

15 14 Feb 2007Graduate School Forum15 PGT - modules

16 14 Feb 2007Graduate School Forum16

17 14 Feb 2007Graduate School Forum17 Issues Approach to portfolio development Pro-active Supply-led vs demand-led Fitness for purpose Markets can and do change rapidly Sustainability Continuous cycle – develop, monitor, review, revise/refresh Laying down programmes and modules Shelf-life: 3-5 years?

18 14 Feb 2007Graduate School Forum18 Objectives Balanced portfolio Block-buster vs specialised programmes Broader agenda – eg grow PGR students Efficiency gains Eg repackage existing modules to create new programmes Mode of delivery Traditional – on-site, lectures & seminars Alternative - block-mode, e-delivery, blended learning

19 14 Feb 2007Graduate School Forum19 Fee level Must remain competitive Fees signal quality What defines postgraduate? Year – post-graduate Level – QAA FHEQ, subject benchmarks Champions Who will champion a new proposal? Are they given time and support to do so?

20 14 Feb 2007Graduate School Forum20 Interdisciplinary possibilities Within and between faculties Resource implications? Intellectual home for students Managing large PGT programmes Eg LUMS model Programme Director, Administrator, Secretary Faculty oversight of PGT portfolios

21 Lessons from the LUMS approach to portfolio development Steve Bradley Director of the Graduate Management School

22 Faculty break-out groups

23 Report back and plenary

24 Next steps 1.Departmental follow-up discussion 2.Report to next faculty Postgraduate Committee


Download ppt "PGT recruitment and portfolio development Graduate School Forum Wednesday 14 February 2007 2.00 to 4.00 pm Conference Centre Room 5."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google