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The Future of Institutions

November 5th, 2009 by Graham Attwell



This is a Pontydysgu video for the Jisc Online Conference 2009 ‘Thriving not Surviving‘. The video discusses the future of educational institutions and discusses different social and political possibilities for their future development.
It was a lot of fun making this video (and a bit of a technical struggle – thanks to Jo for her perseverance). We hope you will enjoy it. And honest, we filmed it a day before the UK government announced its latest plans for the future of universities!

This is a series of three commissioned videos on this topic. You can see Rob Howes contribution here.

And here is Martin Weller’s video.

Jisc have said they will give three free conference places to the best comments on our efforts. So get posting.

We will post further blog entries on the scenarios in the video and a how to on the filming and post production.

6 Responses to “The Future of Institutions”

  1. Paul Hollins says:

    A very (believable) scary scenario 1; CSR vs Elite , happy scenario 2 (even the presenters are smiling). Suspect we’ll be somewhwere in the middle, perhaps a two tier system one private, one state funded.

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