Newlead project gathered more than 50 higher education leaders in two focus groups organised in Barcelona and Reykjavík

Focus group 1 was held at the end of March 2022 and was hosted by Ramon Llull University (Barcelona) Focus group 2 was held at the beginning of June 2022 and was hosted by the University of Iceland (Reykjavik) In the first half of 2022, the NEWLEAD Consortium organised two focus groups (Multiplier events) that […]

NEWLEAD second focus group 02/06 and 03/06 in Reykjavik

University of Iceland is hosting the second NEWLEAD focus group on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 of June. This second focus group will offer an opportunity for leaders with both academic and management profiles of higher education institutions to further enhance their leadership skills by discussing and reflecting on disruptive transformation in their institutions. They […]

NEWLEAD focus group 31/03 and 01/04 in Barcelona

Ramon Llull University is hosting the first NEWLEAD focus group on Thursday 31 March and Friday 1 April at the La Salle-URL campus. Using a thematic and inclusive approach, the focus groups have been designed in response to these challenging times and will present specific and pertinent issues that higher education leaders must address to […]

Call for participation: NEWLEAD focus groups for university leaders

The call for participation in the NEWLEAD focus groups on leadership development and institutional transformation in higher education is now open to senior leaders at European higher education institutions. The deadline is 31 January 2022. Two focus groups will offer an opportunity for senior leaders to further enhance their leadership skills by discussing and reflecting on disruptive transformation […]

Postponement of the NEWLEAD focus group in Barcelona

After a meeting between the European University Association (EUA) and the Ramon Llull University, where the event was to be hosted, it has been decided to postpone the focus group to early Spring next year. The increase in Covid-19 numbers in many European countries has increased the growing risk that many participants may not be […]

Call for participation: NEWLEAD focus groups for university leaders

The call for participation in the NEWLEAD focus groups on leadership development and institutional transformation in higher education is now open to senior leaders at European higher education institutions. The deadline is 21 November 2021. Two focus groups will offer an opportunity for senior leaders to further enhance their leadership skills by discussing and reflecting on disruptive transformation […]

Institutional transformation and leadership development at universities. A mapping exercise

Report from the Innovative Leadership and Change Management in Higher Education project (NEWLEAD) Given the rapid and intense change taking place in our societies and, invariably, at our universities, institutional leadership has become a game-changer in the capacity to adapt. This is even more so since the Covid-19 pandemic began. Nevertheless, when it comes to […]

Call for participation survey on approaches to leadership development & institutional transformation in Higher Education

As part of the EU-funded NEWLEAD project (2020-2023), EUA has launched a survey about leadership develeopment and institutional transformation in higher education Given the pace and intensity of transformations in our societies and invariably in our universities, institutional leadership has truly become a game-changer, even more so during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, Europe offers little […]

Behind the wheel: steering universities through transformation

Article written by Josep Maria Garrell, Ramon Llull University | Thomas Estermann, European University Association In Europe, there is little provision of leadership development schemes in higher education. Given the pace and intensity of transformations in our societies and invariably in our universities, institutional leadership is a game-changer, even more so during the Covid-19 pandemic. The EU-funded […]