Following below are links to our new Newsletter editions, further editions will follow.

 

NewsPad – August 2021

  • SDF Festival of Learning – Keynote speakers
  • My SDF Story with Richard Sanderson
  • Top Tips – Learning to Podcast
  • CPD – what’s in it for me/us? A technical perspective
  • ….and more

 

 

 

NewsPad – July 2021

  • Update & preview – SDF Festival of Learning 2021
  • New Co-Chair for North East & South Yorkshire
  • Hybrid Higher – hybrid working & leadership in higher education
  • My SDF Story with Dorota Tworek-Uptas
  • ….and more

 

 

 

NewsPad – June 2021

  • Networking for introverts
  • Inclusion and diversity is critical to good decision making
  • My SDF Story with Margaret Bentley
  • Updates: What’s new at your regional network
  • ….and more

 

 

 

NewsPad – May 2021

  • My SDF Story with Vilma Rupeikaite
  • When Gemba met coaching – Can two approaches blend together…?
  • Active Learning Playground – Superhero Murder Mystery
  • Reinventing, reinforcing and recalibrating – Call for contributions
  • ….and more

 

 

NewsPad – April 2021

  • The SDF welcomes new Co-Chair for the Eastern Region Forum
  • Staff wellbeing in HE
  • Rethinking the pathways for academic career progression
  • Reinventing, reinforcing and recalibrating – Call for contributions
  • ….and more

 

 

NewsPad – March 2021

  • The SDF welcomes new Co-Chair for the North-West Region
  • LinkedIn Learning – Oh, where to begin
  • Leadership Insights Library – Tools & Guidance
  • Supporting resilience through L&D in HE
  • ….and more

 

 

NewsPad – February 2021

  • Reinventing, reinforcing and recalibrating – Call for contributions
  • My SDF story with Alex Owen
  • Living the tangerine dream
  • Advancing Women’s Leadership Special Interest Group
  • ….and more

 

 

NewsPad – January 2021

  • SDF welcomes two new co-chairs for the London region – Staff Developers Network
  • Understanding structural inequality
  • A hub of ideas to ignite new ways to lead
  • My SDF story with Katy Walker
  • ….and more

 

 

NewsPad – December 2020

  • SDF as a space for creativity, connection and co-creation
  • Juggling the virtual balls as a programme leader
  • The SDF welcomes Jessie Monck, new Chair of the ERF
  • #52etc – a toolkit for student engagement
  • ….and more

 

 

 

NewsPad – November 2020

  • SDF Awards 2020 Finalists…and the winner is
  • My SDF story with Christian McGrath
  • Looking for a new read on change management?
  • SDF Festival 2020: The Truth in the Moment
  • ….and more

 

 

 

NewsPad – October 2020

  • SDF’s Festival of Learning and Development 2020
  • Elevate: Innovating in Leadership & Development
  • The art of the resilient teaching team
  • SDF Active Learning Special Interest Group (ALSIG)
  • ….and more

 

 

 

NewsPad – September 2020

  • Could you be the new co-chair for the Eastern Region SDF?
  • Who is responsible for employability?
  • It’s a brave new (educational) world
  • My SDF story with Michael Monaghan
  • ….and more

 

 

NewsPad – August 2020

  • Top 10 L&D tips if you’re new to L&D
  • Making practical-based subjects work online
  • Dialogic feedback – what we know and what remains to be known
  • SDF welcomes new exec Janice Button
  • ….and more

 

 

NewsPad – July 2020

  • How to prioritise digital wellbeing
  • Placements post-Covid-19 – time for re-evaluation?
  • Facing the storm, navigating together
  • Preparing for the new academic year
  • ….and more

 

 

 

NewsPad – June 2020

  • Give me strength: Supervision in exceptional circumstances
  • Helping you face new realities
  • My SDF story with Sophia Grainger
  • Playing with pictures
  • ….and more

 

 

NewsPad – May 2020

  • Meeting your team’s psychological safety needs
  • Keeping race on the UK university agenda post-Covid-19
  • Strategy: doing the right things for the right reasons
  • Affinity for asynchronous learning
  • ….and more

 

 

 

NewsPad – April 2020

  • Adapting to a ‘New Normal’
  • Home working and Childcare
  • The role of discussion forums
  • Purposeful leadership
  • ….and more

 

 

 

NewsPad – March 2020

  • Setting my Intention
  • Tips to use Zoom
  • E-Learning accessibility
  • Good practice on SDF JiscMail
  • ….and more

 

 

 

NewsPad – February 2020

  • Coaching for Wellbeing
  • Super-vision
  • The Tales of the SDF
  • The AUA IG Prize 2020
  • ….and more

 

 

 

NewsPad – January 2020

  • The only Tip you need to plan for a successful future
  • Exploration without a destination?
  • Coaching HE is back in 2020 – focus and future plans
  • Durham University’s Career Pathways recognised nationally
  • ….and more

 

 

NewsPad – October 2019

October 2019 Newspad
  • The collective identity of the SDF
  • My SDF story with Emma Colley
  • Teams at the Top – part 1
  • What do students want?
  • ….and more

 

 

 

NewsPad – June 2019

June 2019 Newspad
  • SDF Conference 2019 – programme
  • The Role of Manager Coaching in Learning Transfer – part 3
  • Baby Boomers to Millennials – how mentoring can help develop the individual
  • Taking on “fake news” in our classrooms
  • ….and more


NewsPad – May 2019

May 2019 Newspad
  • SDF Conference 2019 – open for registration
  • The Role of Manager Coaching in Learning Transfer – part 2
  • The AUA Invisible Grail prize
  • The modern form of racism: micro-incivilities
  • ….and more

 

NewsPad – April 2019

April 2019 Newspad
  • Call for contributions – SDF Conference 2019
  • What can a story do for learning?
  • The role of manager coaching in learning transfer
  • Executive reflection in a global virtual and diverse world
  • ….and more

 

NewsPad – March 2019

March 2019 Newspad
  • Building bridges for emerging futures – SDF Conference 2019
  • Sponsoring opportunities – SDF Conference 2019
  • My SDF story with Meriel Box
  • Technology, mapping & finding your way forward
  • ….and more

 

NewsPad – February 2019

February 2019 Newspad
  • How to be brilliant
  • The yin and yang of developing people
  • My SDF story with Juliet Flynn
  • The digital future of coaching
  • ….and more

 

NewsPad – January 2019

January 2019 Newspad
  • Super-vision and Sea Change SDF Conference – Review
  • 8 Aspects of ‘The Storytelling Leader’
  • 2018 in review: six words that shaped the year for Higher Education
  • 5 Powerful to Boost Your Confidence
  • ….and more

 

NewsPad – December 2018

December 2018 Newspad
  • University for the Creative Arts wins Developing Excellent Practice Award
  • My SDF story with Ian Whiting
  • Perfect pairings, Belbin and the SDF
  • Learning from Professional Dialogue, Research and Practice
  • ….and more

 

NewsPad – November 2018

November 2018 Newspad
  • #SDF2018 Super-vision and Sea Change
  • My SDF story with Louise Reese
  • Slow Twitter Chat supporting #SDFConf2018
  • What difference are we here to make
  • ….and more

 


NewsPad – October 2018

October 2018 Newspad
  • #SDF2018 Super-vision and Sea Change
  • My SDF story with Rossana Espinoza
  • Ten top tips for achieving impact in 1-to-1 management meetings
  • 12 modes of failure
  • ….and more

 

NewsPad – September 2018

Sept 2018 Newspad
  • #SDF2018 Super-vision and Sea Change
  • My SDF story with Daniel Hannah
  • Connected conversations
  • Embracing change
  • ….and more

 


NewsPad – August 2018

SDF NewsPad August 2018
  • #SDF2018 Super-vision and Sea Change
  • My SDF story with Dee-Ann Johnson
  • Professional Support Career Pathways Conference – Resources available
  • Integrated leadership – it’s complex
  • ….and more

 

NewsPad – July 2018

SDF NewsPad July 2018
  • #SDF2018 Super-vision and Sea Change
  • My SDF story with Clive Betts
  • Professional Support Career Pathways Conference – Resources available
  • Where is your heart?
  • ….and more

 

NewsPad – June 2018

SDF NewsPad June 2018
  • #SDF2018 Super-vision and Sea Change
  • My SDF story with Claire Khalifa
  • Managing ‘small’ toxic concerns in career coaching with NLP
  • Leadership Summit: Wisdom, Grit and Compassion
  • ….and more

 

NewsPad – May 2018

may-2018-newspad
  • #SDF2018 Super-vision and Sea Change
  • My SDF story with Alan Tipple
  • The four misconceptions you are most likely to have about creativity at work
  • AdvanceHE’s leadership insight
  • ….and more

 

NewsPad – Jan 2018

SDF NewsPad Jan 2018
  • Explore the principle of inclusive leadership
  • My SDF story with Dan Newberry
  • How do you make future realistic?
  • Diversity – are universities sincerely up for change?
  • ….and more

 


NewsPad – Dec 2017

December Newspad
  • City University London wins Developing Excellent Practice Award
  • My SDF story – Gillian Jenkins
  • Whats new in coaching & mentoring
  • Short story about the Staff Developers Conference
  • ….and more

 

NewsPad – Nov 2017

November Newspad
  • My journey to the #coachingHE Tweetchat
  • Sustainable change
  • Creating conditions for compassion
  • Peer coaching: No one of us is as smart as all of us
  • ….and more

 


NewsPad – Oct 2017

SDF Newspad - Oct 2017
  • How people really learn
  • Coaching Tweetchat No 5: Instructional coaching
  • Leadership Foundation Prospectus 2017-18
  • Welcome to Vanessa
  • ….and more

 


NewsPad – Sept 2017

SDF Newspad Sept 2017
  • 53 ways to enhance researcher development
  • SDF Conference Twitter challenge #SDF2017 #confchallenge
  • Inclusive practices in higher education
  • Why leadership matters?
  • ….and more

 

NewsPad – Aug 2017

SDF Newsapd - August 2017
  • 2017 Conference – #confchallenge
  • Bright spot storytelling
  • The  nomadic board
  • What have we learned from the new (and improved) NSS?
  • ….and more

 

NewsPad – July 2017

SDF Newspad July
  • 2017 Conference & Awards
  • Avenues for personal and professional development
  • Helping coachees develop resilience
  • Social media universe in one infographic
  • ….and more

 


NewsPad – June 2017

NewsPad - June
  • 2017 Conference Programme
  • How L&D can help build staff resilience
  • How benchmarking can help you deliver impact
  • Beginner’s guide – Teaching Excellence Framework
  • ….and more

 


NewsPad – May 2017

Newspad - May 2017
  • Behind organisational change at Northampton
  • Implementing Action Learning
  • Contributor’s corner
  • Coaching Tweetchat and Lunch?
  • ….and more

 


NewsPad – April 2017

NewsPad - April
  • What is new in the regions?
  • Learning technologies
  • Shaping the 2017 SDF Conference
  • News from the Leadership Foundation
  • ….and more

 

Newsletter Spring 2016SDF Newsletter - Spring 2016

  • News from aroud the Regions
  • SDF Conference Update – Future Fit?
  • SDF Award for Developing Excellent Practice
  • SDF Development Collaborative Grants
  • Sponsorship and Revenue Raising
  • 2016 Stakeholder Survey
  • New Assistant Directors Announced
  • …..and much more