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Check out this video from Valerie Jackman, one of our Delivery and Engagement Partners, as she discusses our Executive Leadership Series 🌟If you’re debating whether to enhance your leadership skills and connect with like-minded professionals, this is your sign to take the leap.Learn more about the series here 🔗 ... See MoreSee Less
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Independent, Non-Executive CDN Board Members Wanted 🚀CDN plays a pivotal role in supporting and championing the college sector in Scotland, and we are steadfast in our mission to enhance the educational experience for learners across colleges and Scotland’s broader tertiary system.At the heart of our work lies a commitment to fostering excellence in education, driving systemic change, and promoting the profound impact of skills learning on both individual success and economic prosperity.With the recent launch of our three-year strategy in 2023, we have embarked on an exciting journey of growth and innovation. This makes it a perfect time to join CDN's Board and be part of this transformative phase.📅 Application deadline: Friday 26 July, 5pmFind out more here 🔗 ... See MoreSee Less
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New CAIRN Blog Post: Glasgow Clyde College TeacherMatic Project ✍️We're thrilled to share our latest blog post, written by Amy Butler, on Glasgow Clyde Colleges transformative TeacherMatic project. They have embraced the rapid advancement of generative AI tools to enhance efficiency and creativity among their staff while supporting those less familiar with emerging technologies.Key Highlights: 🔹 Over 220 hours of CPD training delivered 🔹 Improved digital skills and confidence among staff 🔹 Enhanced inclusivity and accessibility in learning materialsRead more here: ... See MoreSee Less
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Unlock your leadership potential with our Management and Leadership Programmes 🌟

From aspiring managers to executive leaders, our tailored courses will empower you to lead with confidence 🤝


Elevate your professional development with our range of courses and events💡

➡️ Executive Leadership Series
➡️ Corporate Parenting in Colleges
➡️ PDA Teaching Practice
➡️ Researcher Development Programme
➡️ TiCT


Are you passionate about advancing scholarship in the Scottish college sector? 📚

The College Action Inquiry Research Network (CAIRN) Journal is calling for submissions for its upcoming issue, set to be published on Sept 30.

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Delighted to have Gordon from @ColDevNet on the blog this week, explaining how board members can assist student governors to make a full contribution and challenge tokenism.

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