Education Development and Leadership in Higher Education: Developing an Effective Institutional Strategy

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Introduction

The genesis of this book came through my 2001 sabbatical during which I visited a number of education development centres 1 that were initiating exciting and innovative endeavours in the field. My sabbatical took me to a dozen different centres in several different parts of the world. Towards the conclusion of that sabbatical, as I pulled together the key elements from the different centres that I had visited, I could see a framework that, for me, represented different elements of a coherent picture of the field. Pivotal to education development is a recognition of the multi-layered context in which we work, the complex structures that both support and constrain our work, and the variety of processes and strategies that we develop to engage university 'teachers', 2 the university and the higher education sector in education development.

These elements influence our work regardless of where in the world we engage with the discipline of teaching in higher education. Although practice is situated, exploring practices and approaches to education development in different settings is important in extending our understanding of the possible. It is through sharing approaches and practice that education developers are building an international perspective on education development in a world where higher education is becoming a global enterprise.

The book is structured in terms of the elements of context, structures, strategies and processes. Chapters 1, 2 and 3 discuss the higher education contexts in which education development centres operate. Chapters 4 and 5 portray different ways in which education development may be located within the university structure. Chapters 6-11 discuss different strategies and processes that can progress the work of education development.

The higher education context is a highly competitive global one in which university decision-makers need to position their institutions to meet an

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