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Prog mtg 10 peter c sustainability


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Prog mtg 10 peter c sustainability

  1. 1. Sustaining Transformational Change<br />Why do we need to focus on sustainability?<br /><ul><li>Too much re-inventing of the wheel in short-term funded projects
  2. 2. Changing funding environment
  3. 3. Funding agencies are focusing on collaboration, transformation, efficiencies, capacity-building and impact & benefits realisation for the sector
  4. 4. Increasing focus on ROI (Return On Investment), impact of investments and costs/benefits – at sector, institution and faculty/school levels</li></li></ul><li>Sustainability – a suggested definition<br />What project sustainability can mean:<br /><ul><li>Maintaining and further enhancing the project goals and outcomes
  5. 5. Embedding project goals and outcomes into:
  6. 6. PEOPLE - staff motivation, expertise, knowledge and know-how
  7. 7. PROCESSES - processes, policy & strategy
  8. 8. TOOLS & RESOURCES - usable and accessible tools & resources</li></ul> .... at institutional, school, faculty, department and sector levels<br />What project sustainability does not necessarily mean:<br /><ul><li>Maintaining all activities
  9. 9. Being dependent upon further funding</li></li></ul><li>Embedding<br />JISC Project<br />What is the X factor for embedding?<br />Project outputs<br />INSTITUTION<br />Innovation<br />X factor?<br />Faculties<br />Schools<br />Pilot<br />X+ factor?<br /><ul><li>Processes
  10. 10. Briefing papers
  11. 11. Conference papers
  12. 12. Case studies
  13. 13. Research evidence
  14. 14. Evaluation reports
  15. 15. Best practice guides
  16. 16. Principles/frameworks of LT&A
  17. 17. Toolkits e.g. training materials, software
  18. 18. Demos, exemplars
  19. 19. Community of Practice
  20. 20. Online resources
  21. 21. Content
  22. 22. Standards
  23. 23. Services
  24. 24. Testimonials
  25. 25. Customisable resources</li></ul>X++ factor?<br />SECTOR<br />Institutions<br />JISC programme outcomes<br />Faculties<br />Schools<br />Maintain and further enhance project goals and outputs<br />
  26. 26. Key questions to ask<br /><ul><li>Which outcomes do you want to sustain – is there evidence to support their being sustained?
  27. 27. Which staff/schools/faculties/institutions could benefit from your project outcomes – and how will you motivate them & communicate your outcomes and their benefits to them?
  28. 28. What will “embedding” in your institution look like – & how will you know when you’ve got it?
  29. 29. What steps are you putting in place to ensure that your ‘products / processes' will be sustainable, transferable and ready for embedding?
  30. 30. What barriers are there to sustaining and embedding?
  31. 31. Who will champion embedding?
  32. 32. What needs to be done during the project ... and then post-project?</li></li></ul><li>Options for sustaining & embedding projects<br />Sustainability &<br />embedding<br />Vision and Plan<br />Further<br />funding<br />Potential collaborative approaches<br />Communities of Practice<br />Faculty/school;<br />Institutional;<br />Sector;<br />Regional;<br />Subject centres;<br />International<br />Link to successes (from evaluation & impact analysis);<br />Measures?<br />Business<br />approaches<br />National;<br />Regional;<br />Subject centres;<br />International<br />Embed in processes, policies, strategies & plans<br />Identify potential costs/benefits/impact e.g. QE, efficiencies, capacity-building;<br />Identify priorities e.g. most bang from the buck ;<br />Potential income?<br />Support mechanisms<br /><ul><li>Briefing papers
  33. 33. Conference papers
  34. 34. Case studies
  35. 35. Research evidence
  36. 36. Evaluation reports
  37. 37. Best practice guides
  38. 38. Principles/frameworks of LT&A
  39. 39. Toolkits e.g. training materials, software
  40. 40. Demos, exemplars
  41. 41. Online resources
  42. 42. Content
  43. 43. Standards
  44. 44. Services
  45. 45. Testimonials
  46. 46. Customisable resources</li></ul>Communicate, Communicate, Communicate (multimedia)<br />e.g. peer support, mentoring, buddying<br />Change management programmes<br />USABLE and ACCESSIBLE resources & tools<br />Stakeholder engagement and communications strategy and plan ;<br />Campaigns<br />e.g.<br />CABLE (Herts);<br />HEA Enhancement Academy;<br />JISC/Insead simulation;<br />JISC Scenario Planning<br />Ensure users can easily identify and access them<br />Benchmarking<br />
  47. 47. Key Challenges for sustainability<br />