Initial Teacher Education – a Confucian tale for HE

Image credit: Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool Hope University’s founding Colleges began delivering teacher training 172 years ago, and 600 newly qualified teachers still graduate from the University each year. In this blog post, Graham Donelan, University Secretary at Liverpool Hope University looks at recent government changes to teacher training, and considers the potential impact on higher education.

European Connections in a Brexit World

Image: Erasmus University Rotterdam

Andrew West, University Secretary at the University of Sheffield, reports from a recent HUMANE seminar at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. The seminar explored the changing models of governance and business organisation in universities.

Reputation Management – the Legal Challenges

Smita Jamdar, Shakespeare Martineau

Smita Jamdar, Partner and Head of Education at Shakespeare Martineau, the AHUA’s national sponsor, reviews current threats to universities’ reputations and the challenges institutions face in dealing with them. This blog post follows a workshop delivered by Smita at the AHUA Autumn Conference 2016 in Birmingham.

Meet Our Members: Matthew Hilton, Kingston University

Matthew Hilton, Kingston University

The roles of Registrar, University Secretary and Chief Operating Officer vary greatly between institutions but include many shared responsibilities. In our new blog series, we ask members to tell us more about their working life and career history. Here Matthew Hilton, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Operations) and University Secretary, talks about his role at Kingston University.