Making an effective application for HEA recognition

Date: Wednesday 6th July 2016 Time: 10am – 4pm Directions: The venue is UG 09 The Murray Learning Centre, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston Campus B15 2TT. It is 2 minutes walk from the train station.  The link to the map is  [...]

SDF Conference – Future Fit? : 9th – 10th November 2016

SDF Conference -Future Fit? Dates : Wednesday 9th November – Thursday 10th November 2016 Venue: Mercure Sheffield St Paul’s Hotel & Spa, Sheffield S1 2JE This year’s SDF conference will explore the question; Are we as staff/organisation development practitioners and providers fit for the future? To [...]

Building your first screencast

  Date: Tuesday 12 May 2015 Time: 10- 3pm Venue: York St John University Facilitator: Helen Walker   Not sure what a screencast is? Interesting in turning some of your existing training materials into screencasts? Not sure where to begin? This practical session will demonstrate some of the tools [...]

21st Century Presentations Date: 10 April 2015

Date: 10 April 2015 Time: 10- 3pm Venue: Manchester University Facilitator: Helen Walker   A one day event at Manchester University on Friday 10 April 2015 A copy of the progamme can be found here. A practical session where participants will reflect on new presentation tools as well as their use [...]

SDF April 2015 Conference – Exploring 21st Century Organisational Culture: inclusivity, agility and innovation

  The theme of the SDF Conference in Edinburgh on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th April 2015 was an exploration of organisational culture that is fit for the 21st century work context. It asked what role does the organisational/learning development professional have in supporting an inclusive, agile [...]

SDF Event: Writing Retreat for HEA Fellowship

  Date: Wednesday 8 October 2014 Venue: Higher Education Academy Time: 09.30 to 16.00 Have you thought about becoming a Higher Education Academy (HEA) Fellow, or do you simply want to understand more about it and the UK Professional Standards Framework and how it relates to your role as a Staff [...]

SDF November Conference: Creative Leadership – how we develop our leaders with originality and impact: 13 – 14 November 2014

The theme of our SDF Conference in Leeds on 13-14 November 2014 was : “Creative Leadership – how we develop our leaders with originality and impact”. Venue: The Met Hotel Leeds, The conference focused on how to develop our leaders using [...]

The SDF offers a variety of events for those involved in staff development in Higher Education, from national conferences run in partnership with the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education to smaller workshops/regional events – something for all. Current/future events are listed below.

Training Administration – Develop your Potential

Training Administration – Develop Your Potential Date: Tuesday 2nd December 2014 Venue: Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge Time: 09:30 to 16:00 This event aims to offer both new and more experienced training administrators the opportunity to develop their skills; to consider how [...]
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