Community of Enhancement

Purpose of the proposed group
Communities of Enhancement are designed to deliver the following outcomes:

  • Encourage and provide opportunities for networking, showcasing, and discussion of lessons learned from experience as a key feature.
  • Clarity of the CoE offer by refreshed promotion in relation to their purpose, scope, and anticipated benefits of participation.
  • CoEs driven by the interests of staff and students’; creating a sense of empowerment and autonomy amongst those who are more familiar with a ‘top-down’ approach to initiating change.
  • HWB Learning Enhancement Team to act as enablers to support CoEs.
  • Increased emphasis on improvement and clearly aligned to strategic priorities.
  • A clear method of implementation which embodies support for communities.
  • Endorsement and promotion from Faculty leadership to ensure participation amongst staff of all grades and all roles.
  • Inter-departmental communication strategy to showcase innovation and excellence within, and externally to the University.

Objectives of the proposed group

  • To explore the components of a distinctive and applied curriculum, student success, develop meaningful stakeholder partnerships, and strengthen graduate futures.
  • Identify and recommend best practice, and promote consistently excellent practice.
  • Form an inclusive group of stakeholders;
  • Agree terms of reference, targets and timescales;
  • Produce materials to promote understanding of what enables student success;
  • Identify best practice and enable colleagues to embed this.

Group main contacts
Alison Purvis
Melanie Lindley
Catherine Arnold
John Freeman
Bridget Winwood

Resource links

Communities of Enhancement

What are the CoE?