A Guide to Staff & Educational Development (Staff and by Peter Kahn

By Peter Kahn

Systematic aid for bettering schooling and studying in extra and better schooling, has moved to centre level lately. this is often mirrored within the increasing membership our bodies. so much new employees are inspired to interact in employees improvement programmes, yet obtain little education to take action. This publication has been written to satisfy this desire: it's a sensible guide that introduces the foremost concerns in employees and academic improvement, excellent for any schooling expert within the early years in their occupation at additional or larger schooling point.

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Most workshops can be facilitated by one person, unless the group is very large. However, more complex events, such as a conference or a seminar series, will involve a number of different academics who have expertise in various aspects of learning and teaching. For this reason, it is important to get to know the teaching and learning interests and expertise of academic staff to determine who might be able to work with you in facilitating different events. Indeed, it is often a good idea to have a member of the ‘target group’ assist with both planning and running an event and provide examples.

Beyond that, I find that I still like the reflective approach I tried to take. And I still believe passionately in the importance of needs analysis as a process. It is a thing that can get squeezed when times are tight. But it should not be squeezed. If you miss out the needs analysis and plunge straight into designing the strategy or programme or workshop or Virtual Learning Environment or whatever, you can end up with what I call the Concorde syndrome: an elegant solution to the wrong problem!

As well as providing further context, this will also be of use to any reader who is interested in pursuing the Fellowship Scheme, and will help provide the wider context for the needs analysis. I then provide the third case, which considers the development needs of women staff across an entire university. The needs analysis was conducted in relation to the university’s mission statement, and in relation to its staff development and equal opportunities policies. The final case is provided by Anne Langley.

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