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Global leaders of learning and teaching join OneHE Advisory Group

OneHE, the global network for educators, today named sixteen internationally respected learning and teaching leaders who have joined OneHE’s new Advisory Group. Advisory Group members will help to shape OneHE’s strategic direction in response to the needs of OneHE’s global community of educators.

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The sixteen members of the Advisory Group confirmed today are (in alphabetical order):

Professor Arshad AhmadVice Chancellor, Lahore University of Management SciencesPakistan
Professor Peter ArthurProfessor of Teaching, University of British ColumbiaCanada
Dr Maha BaliAssociate Professor of Practice, Center of Learning and Teaching American University in CairoEgypt
Dr Michael BermanChief Innovation Officer and Deputy CIO at California State University, Chancellor’s OfficeUnited States of America
Professor Sir Drummond BoneChair of the Observatory on Borderless Higher Education and former Master of Balliol College at the University of OxfordUnited Kingdom
Dr Sue GiloiProvost at Inscape Education Group, PretoriaSouth Africa
Dr Jim HallDean, Rochester Institute of Technology, New YorkUnited States of America
Professor Steve JoordensDirector, Advanced Learning Technologies Lab, University of TorontoCanada
Professor Stephanie MarshallVice Principal Education, Queen Mary University of London and independent Higher Education expertUnited Kingdom
Sean Michael Morris  Director, Digital Pedagogy Lab at University of Mary WashingtonUnited States of America
Professor Beverley OliverAlfred Deakin Professor, former Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education, Deakin University, Melbourne and independent Higher Education expertAustralia
Dr Jamil SalmiIndependent Higher Education expertColombia
Dr Mary Deane SorcinelliSenior Fellow, Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development, University of Massachusetts AmherstUnited States of America
Professor Karen StantonVice Chancellor, York St John UniversityUnited Kingdom
Dr Andree SursockSenior Adviser at European University Association and independent higher education expertBelgium
Dr Gavan WatsonVP Teaching and Learning and Director for the Centre for Innovation in teaching and learning, Memorial University of NewfoundlandCanada

Announcing the members of the OneHE Advisory Group, Managing Director Dr Mark Jones said “OneHE was founded to build a global community of educators with a shared passion for learning and teaching and our Advisory Group reflects this ambition. We are delighted to have an Advisory Group that can provide such a rich range of regional insights and global perspectives. We would like to thank our Advisory Group members for their support and commitment to work with us to realise our community’s ambitions for learning and teaching.”

OneHE is a membership platform that helps educators to connect, collaborate and innovate in a safe space that is uniquely for them. Individuals can join OneHE at www.onehe.org/join. All members registered on 25th January 2019 will be eligible to apply for innovation funding through the OneHE Foundation which will run its first funding round in February.

 

Editorial notes:

– The Advisory Group members have been drawn from Europe, North America, Africa, MENA, South America, Asia and Australia.

– OneHE is the first global network for educators in higher education with a shared passion for learning and teaching. It aims to bring together educators to share ideas, solve common challenges and inspire each other to improve the impact and effectiveness of higher education, building on shared wisdom, experience and passion.

– OneHE provides a safe space for educators to meet existing and new colleagues, collaborate across disciplines, build communities, promote and develop their practice, gain recognition and apply for funding.

– OneHE is a member-led community. It charges a low monthly membership fees starting at £3 (inclusive of VAT) which is halved for low-income, lower-middle-income and upper-middle-income economies.

– OneHE charges a membership fee to generate funding for innovation and to keep the platform up-to-date and free from advertising.

– Membership income allows for the community to continue to develop, keep the network space free of commercial messages and, importantly, generate funding for member-led innovation to be issued through the OneHE Foundation.

– Through the OneHE Foundation, OneHE will award grants to member-selected projects every four months.

– OneHE was formed in 2018 by Dr Mark Jones, Olivia Fleming and Simon Jones, former directors of the UK Higher Education Academy.

 

 

OneHE welcomes convenors for first nine Global Subject Centres

– OneHE announces convenors for its Global Subject Centres for Business, Management and Accountancy, Chemistry, Education, Engineering and Technology, History and Classics, Information and Computer Sciences, Law, Physics, and Psychology.
– OneHE recently completed its first call for convenors for 30 subject-specific centres that will be launched over the next few months.
– OneHE is a member-led networking platform that helps educators to connect, collaborate and innovate, capitalising on the ‘wisdom of the crowd’.

OneHE, the global network for educators, has today announced convenors for its Business, Management and Accountancy, Chemistry, Education, Engineering and Technology, History and Classics, Law, Physics, Information and Computer Sciences and Psychology. 

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Making the announcement, Managing Director Dr Mark Jones said “We have been overwhelmed by the response to our call and the enthusiasm of our applicants. Such is the demand that we are still working our way through the requests. Our convenors are now engaging with their networks creating further convenors and starting the process of building the centres. It is an exciting development for OneHE and the global community and we are seeing real energy channelled into them. While we have closed our first call for convenors, we are still taking enquiries and processing enquiries. I urge any educator with an interest in being a convenor to let us know.’

OneHE is a membership platform that supports educators with a shared passion for learning and teaching to connect, collaborate and innovate in a safe space that is uniquely for them. Free to networks, OneHE will shortly launch to individuals, and those registered before 15 January 2019 will be eligible to apply for innovation funding when OneHE runs its first funding round in the new year.

Business, Management and Accountancy
– Ioannis Dermitzakis
– Lim Keong Teoh
– Ms Susan Smith

Chemistry
– Dr Gabriel Cavalli

Education
– Dr Christopher Hill

Engineering and Technology
– Dr Abel Nyamapfene
– Dr Sunday Ekpo

History and Classics
– Dr Rick Halpern

Information and Computer Sciences
– Dr Chris Headleand
– Dr Konstantina Martzoukou

Law
– Dr Jessica Guth
– Dr Nick James 

Physics
– Professor Vasudeva Aravind

Psychology
– Dr Annelie Harvey
– Dr Julie Hulme
– Dr Sue Palmer-Conn
– Dr Wendy Garnham

 

Editorial notes:
1. The Business, Management and Accountancy, Chemistry, Education, Engineering and Technology, History and Classics, Information and Computer Sciences, Law, Physics and Psychology Global Subject Centres are among 30 that will be established by OneHE over the next few months.
2. The Global Subject Centres sit alongside thematic networks that will address cross-cutting themes such as distributed leadership, widening access and assessment.
3. OneHE was formed in 2018 by Dr Mark Jones, Olivia Fleming and Simon Jones, former directors of the UK Higher Education Academy.
4. OneHE is the first global network for educators in higher education with a shared passion for learning and teaching. It aims to bring together educators to share ideas, solve common challenges and inspire each other to improve the impact and effectiveness of higher education, building on shared wisdom, experience and passion.
5. OneHE provides a safe space for educators to meet existing and new colleagues, collaborate across disciplines, build communities, promote and develop their practice, gain recognition and apply for funding.
6. OneHE is a member-led community. It charges a low monthly membership fees starting at £3 (inclusive of VAT) which is halved for low and median incomes countries.
7. OneHE charges a membership fee to generate funding for innovation and to keep the platform up-to-date and free from advertising.
8. Membership income allows for the community to continue to develop, keep the network space free of commercial messages and, importantly, generate funding for member-led innovation to be issued through the OneHE Foundation.
9. Through the OneHE Foundation, OneHE will award grants to member-selected projects every four months.

OneHE welcomes its first Global Subject Centre convenor

– OneHE announces Dr Nicolas Labrosse as a convenor of its Global Subject Centre for Physics. 

– OneHE recently completed its first call for convenors for 30 subject-specific communities of practice.

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OneHE, the global network for educators, has announced the appointment of Dr Nicolas Labrosse as the convenor of its Global Subject Centre for Physics – among the first of a total of 30 Global Subject Centres that are planned. Further announcements are scheduled.

Dr Labrosse is Senior Lecturer in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Glasgow, where he has held major roles to support students and enhance learning and teaching. He holds a Senior Fellowship of the University of Glasgow’s Recognising Excellence in Teaching. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics and chairs its Higher Education Group committee.

Making the announcement, Managing Director Dr Mark Jones said “We are delighted to have the opportunity to work further with Nicolas. Since OneHE’s formation, Nicolas has been an enthusiastic supporter. We have every confidence that that enthusiasm together with his passion for learning and teaching in his subject, will mean that the Physics Global Subject Centre will drive inclusive, innovative practice in the discipline.”

Commenting on his appointment Dr Labrosse said: “It has been truly exciting to be engaging with OneHE since its very beginnings. OneHE has become the platform I use to network with like-minded higher education colleagues from all continents, and exchange ideas in learning and teaching. I look forward to stimulating discussions within the Physics Global Subject Centre and to the development of innovative, collaborative member-led projects.”

As a convenor, Dr Labrosse will lead discussion and debate in the Global Subject Centre and, in return, receive free membership to OneHE while he serves as its convenor. The appointment is initially for one year. He will also be eligible to apply for higher levels of funding through the OneHE Foundation.

OneHE is a membership platform that helps educators with a shared passion for learning and teaching to connect, collaborate and innovate in a safe space that is uniquely for them.