SAVE THE DATE: 2nd Leadership school on the Digital Transformation of Universities, 19-22 May 2017, Nancy, France

The D-TRANSFORM Leadership School is a unique opportunity to update leaders and senior managers in European higher education institutions with knowledge, skills and attitudes which they need to have in order to make effective decisions about the use of digital techniques in learning and teaching, drawing on expert presenters. See the chronicle of the 1st […]

24 May, Paris: Visionary Leadership Forum for Digital Transformation

We invite leaders in higher education to register your interest for attending a one day Leadership Forum. By invitation only The event is hosted by UNESCO, and co-organized with D-TRANSFORM project and ICDE, who together take the initiative to mobilise globally for visionary leadership for digital transformation of higher education. Having the Sustainable Development Goal […]

Chronicle of 1st D-TRANSFORM Leadership School – Day 5 Final (Nov. 18th, 2016)

by Jean-François Colas, UOC Doctoral School Pillars, bricks and coins in the spotlight of a ludic and particularly dynamic last Working Session on ‘Strategies for HE in the national context’ led by Susanna Sancassani (Politecnico di Milano – METID). For wrapping up the 1st D-TRANSFORM Leadership School and incorporating the information distributed during the previous […]

Day 4 – Chronicle of 1st D-TRANSFORM Leadership School (Nov. 17th, 2016)

by Jean-François Colas, UOC Doctoral School Back to the main venue at Les Glòries (Barcelona) for a fourth day of the 1st D-TRANSFORM Leadership School rich of interventions on Senior leadership and on Digital disruption. Josep A. Planell (UOC’s President) opened the Keynote session ‘Universities disrupted’ with some questions that pave the way for UOC’s […]

Day 3 – Chronicle of 1st D-TRANSFORM Leadership School (Nov. 16th, 2016)

by Jean-François Colas, UOC Doctoral School Two working sessions (‘New approaches to assessment’ and ‘Benchmarking digital institutions’) and a Keynote (‘What can we learn from small innovative online HE providers?’) were at the menu of the third day of the 1st D-TRANSFORM Leadership School held at the UOC headquarters in Tibidabo. Carles Sigalés (UOC’s Vicepresident […]

Chronicle of 1st D-TRANSFORM Leadership School – Day 2 (Nov. 15th, 2016)

by Jean-François Colas, UOC Doctoral School The second day of the 1st D-TRANSFORM Leadership School focused on on-campus solutions: digital library, academic resistance and learning analytics. The newcomers having been introduced, the first Working Session of the day ‘Digital libraries and digitally enabled study spaces: more than just a librarian’s issue?’ was launched. Rosie Jones […]

Chronicle of 1st D-TRANSFORM Leadership School – Day 1 (Nov. 14th, 2016)

by Jean-François Colas, UOC Doctoral School On the afternoon of its first day, the 1st D-TRANSFORM Leadership School—hosted by The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) and aimed at preparing Higher Education leaders to become the change makers of the university of t omorrow—imparted its Opening Keynote and its first Working Session. After being welcome by […]

Guidelines for governance of HE institutions

It has already been indicated on more than one occasion, that the digital culture of governing bodies is essential for a successful digital transition in education, because these governing bodies will define and drive the transformation strategies of their establishments. In particular, information about digital trends, gathering the most promising experimentations, knowledge of future users […]

One week of thoughtful talks and discussions!

The 1st D-TRANSFORM Leadership School has started today in Barcelona, at Hotel Silken  Diagonal, organized by UOC in behalf of D-TRANSFORM project consortium. The 1st D-TRANSFORM leadership school is a unique opportunity to update leaders and senior managers in European higher education institutions with knowledge, skills and attitudes which they need to have in order […]

Leadership for Change in HE Institutions: The D-TRANSFORM Approach

The D-TRANSFORM workshop at the EDEN conference in Budapest was one of those experiences that you would like to reproduce and you never succeed because participants create such an atmosphere that it seems impossible to repeat. It took place as a workshop at the 2016 Annual EDEN Conference in Budapest , Hungary (14-17 June, 2016). […]

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