Leadership Insights Library

An essential resource for those who manage and develop people, providing practical, easy-to-access guidance and ideas.

Today’s HE leaders are faced with enormous challenges in various aspects of leadership and management.

Advance HE membership allows member organisations globally access to the Advance HE Leadership Insights Library. Leadership Insights Library is an online library of good practice resources and toolkits covering a huge range of up-to-date guidance, approaches and latest thinking to support approaches to transformative leadership. It will be of interest to HR professionals, as well as those who lead and have responsibilities for managing and developing people in HE.

Leadership Insights Library is provided by learning and development specialists Emerald Works.


Core Themes

Leadership Insights Library provides practical, easy-to-access guidance and ideas for HE leaders, managers and in-depth resources and tools for HR professionals. Resources within Leadership Insights Library are organised around the core themes of:

  • Learning & Development
  • HR Tools
  • Leadership & Strategy
  • Managing People
  • Personal Skills
  • Projects & Operations



Content is refreshed regularly and is based on the latest research in learning and development. Users can search for content on a particular topic, or engage by browsing through the curated ‘playlists’ and specially selected features. The toolkit is packed with content in various forms:

  • Toolkits
  • Self-Assessments
  • Audio Clips
  • Quick Reads
  • Case Studies
  • Videos
  • Infographics
  • Long-Form Articles


Accessing the Leadership Insights Library

Access to Leadership Insights Library is available to AdvanceHE members only through ‘My Advance HE’.  For access, members should log on to My Advance HE and use the ‘Leadership Insights Library’ link within ‘My Profile’ to access. For further enquires or if you are unable to access the Leadership Insights Library, please email networks@advance-he.ac.uk