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Episode two of podcast on flexible learning

28 Feb 2022 | Kim Ansell The second episode of a new podcast series linked to the forthcoming Advance HE literature review on flexible learning, authored by Professor Mark Loon of Northumbria University, is now available.

As part of the Connect Benefit Series on Student Success Advance HE will publish a literature review on flexible learning 2016-21. This project reviews detailed research undertaken across the world, using quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods, including a few conceptual articles published between 2016 and 2021. The review was conducted by Professor Mark Loon of Northumbria University and looks in depth at over 105 research articles.

In the second episode of this podcast series, Kim Ansell, Senior Advisor at Advance HE, is joined by Professor Lisa Hanna, Dean of Students and leader of the Office of the Dean of Students at Deakin University, Australia, to share her insights and expertise on how institutions create an inclusive culture which enables innovative and flexible teaching and learning.

How can institutions enable a direction of travel which unites everyone and which creates the right environment for staff and students to thrive? Additionally, what can we learn from the pandemic in order to keep the best practices, policies and ideas when it comes to flexible learning?

Listen to episode two

Kim Ansell has worked across higher and professional education providing support to groups at all levels including senior leadership teams and Boards, to facilitate change, strategic thinking, planning and performance improvement. Kim has recently led the Advance HE membership themed month on the topic of Transforming Organisations from student to board. 

Prof Lisa Hanna has been a teaching and research academic in the Faculty of Health at Deakin University for over 10 years. She has taught widely at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and is passionate about facilitating and promoting excellence in all aspects of the student experience.  

As part of our Connect Benefit Series for 2021-22, our Student Success longitudinal project focuses on embedding employability in higher education as well as access, retention, attainment and progression and flexible learning. Find out more about Student Success  

This podcast precedes the publication of our 'Flexible learning literature review: 2016-2021' on 1 March 2022. Additional podcasts, webinars and summits also accompany the literature review. Find out more 


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