Beacons for Public Engagement – funded by the UK funding councils,
Supporting professional development in
public engagement: The Edinburgh Beltane
approach
Lara Isbel
Manchester Summit
9th
...
What this session will cover:
1.Supporting professional development in public
engagement in Manchester (Group discussion)
...
Supporting professional development in public
engagement in Manchester
Questions to ponder:
• What works really well? What...
Edinburgh Beltane Universities
Sharing courses between
institutions
The Beltane Bursary
How to advertise opportunities?
(link to training database)
How to recognise expertise?
The Beltane Certificate
• Database due to be finished in mid
November,
• Big launch in January
• 7 training providers and 30 courses
• Finalising ...
Next steps
• Where are the gaps?
• Develop resources to form a toolkit that
each institution can use – focus on the
‘train...
Questions?
Useful ideas? Potential collaboration?
Any take away messages or
points to follow up?
Lara.isbel@ed.ac.uk
0131 650 7743
www.edinburghbeltane.net
Follow us on twitter: edbeltane
Supporting professional development in public engagement: The Edinburgh Beltane approach
Supporting professional development in public engagement: The Edinburgh Beltane approach
Supporting professional development in public engagement: The Edinburgh Beltane approach
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Supporting professional development in public engagement: The Edinburgh Beltane approach

  1. 1. Beacons for Public Engagement – funded by the UK funding councils,
  2. 2. Supporting professional development in public engagement: The Edinburgh Beltane approach Lara Isbel Manchester Summit 9th November 2010
  3. 3. What this session will cover: 1.Supporting professional development in public engagement in Manchester (Group discussion) 2.How the Edinburgh Beltane is approaching professional development in public engagement (Presentation) 3.Is there potential for Manchester and Edinburgh to collaborate? (Group discussion)
  4. 4. Supporting professional development in public engagement in Manchester Questions to ponder: • What works really well? What are the main strengths? • What could be improved? Discuss at your table for 5 minutes and come up with: • 3 strengths (green post-its) • 3 areas for improvement (yellow post-its)
  5. 5. Edinburgh Beltane Universities
  6. 6. Sharing courses between institutions The Beltane Bursary
  7. 7. How to advertise opportunities? (link to training database)
  8. 8. How to recognise expertise? The Beltane Certificate
  9. 9. • Database due to be finished in mid November, • Big launch in January • 7 training providers and 30 courses • Finalising how the Beltane Certificate will work Where we are at
  10. 10. Next steps • Where are the gaps? • Develop resources to form a toolkit that each institution can use – focus on the ‘train the trainer’ sessions • Could the Beltane Certificate become a Postgraduate Certificate in Public Engagement? • Could the database be used across Scotland or further?
  11. 11. Questions?
  12. 12. Useful ideas? Potential collaboration? Any take away messages or points to follow up?
  13. 13. Lara.isbel@ed.ac.uk 0131 650 7743 www.edinburghbeltane.net Follow us on twitter: edbeltane

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