Tagged with open university

Thoughts working from home

It’s OK to find it hard at times. We have lost many of our structures and routines and normal channels of social contact. Most don’t like to own up to finding things hard, but it’s normal to struggle at the best of times and especially now. Be brave; talk about what you are finding difficult … Continue reading

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Social Media, Risk or Opportunity?

A couple of days out of the office with IT Support Staff from other Higher Education IT Service teams and also delivering a session for our HR Team on use of social media and technology to aid communication has prompted me to reflect on the power of social media. I’d be interested in what you think? Whether we … Continue reading

View from Crewe – Reflections

After the excitement of live daily blogs last week from the UCISA conference, this blog is a few thoughts and reflections. For those that missed them, here are “A View from Crewe” blog 1 and blog 2. I’ve been thinking about where the OU is relative to other universities. We are ahead in some ways – many universities are still grappling with centralising … Continue reading