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About the Leadership Foundation

As part of the UK Higher Education sector, we develop capacity for leadership, governance, and management, both for individuals and for groups through innovation, information, intervention, and interaction (programmes and projects), nationally and internationally. We invest in thinking and research, identifies relevant and innovative practice and disseminate good practice. Our work aids the building of partnerships between the UK and other countries, giving leaders, governors, and managers the capability and confidence to achieve transformational change in higher education and aims to develop the best university leadership and governance in the world.

Through leadership development we:

  • Help countries to achieve their higher education objectives
  • Work with universities to help in the achievement of their modernisation and reform agendas
  • Help university leaders to make their universities more effective and serve their communities better
  • Help build partnerships with universities in the UK

The LF has delivered programmes and projects in or with 25 different countries on 5 continents and more than 700 higher education leaders have been through our programmes and events.

Join our  Higher Education’s International Leadership Development Network.

Individual Membership

  • Who can become a member?
    Senior Staff in universities in countries outside the UK.
  • How much is membership?
    The special indtroductory price for participants is £95 for a period of two years (a reduction from £195)
  • Payment can be made by credit card or invoices can be issued.

Benefits for individual members include:

  • Participation in an international leadership event at least once every two years at a preferential rate;
  • Receiving ‘Engage’ the LF’s quarterly leadership magazine electronically;
  • Engagement in dialogues on leadership issues;
  • The opportunity to purchase the our acclaimed Management Development Resources, currently only available to UK members;
  • Regular updates on activities and research;
  • Preferential rates on a selection of our International and UK programmes;
  • For programme participants; support from LF Associates in following up the programme at a discounted rate; (for example support with the implementation of development projects)

Organisational Membership

  • Who can become a member?
    Larger HEIs, kindred national or regional not-for-profit bodies in countries outside of the UK, on payment of an individually negotiated fee with benefits tailored accordingly
  • How much is membership?
    The cost of organisational membership will depend on the size of the organisation and the number of senior staff to be nominated to take part in LF activities.

Benefits for organisational members to include:

  • Partnership opportunities in research into aspects of internationalisation;
  • Engagement in the design and delivery of joint international programmes, events and projects;
  • An agreed number of places at a special price at a designated international event at least once every two years;
  • Expert support from LF staff and Associates in following up programmes and projects at a discounted rate;
  • Access to our research and Publications;
  • Engagement in dialogues on leadership issues;
  • Advice in making introductions to Universities and other higher education related bodies

For further information and an international membership form contact:

David Lock , Director of International Projects

Hannah Phung, International Projects Manager

For further information and an international membership form contact:

International Team

David Lock

David Lock

Director of International Projects

M: 07900 056707

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Hannah Phung

Hannah Phung

International Projects Manager

T: 020 3468 4828

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Publications

  1. Engage 34

    Tracking TMP alumni An unorthodox Career Leadership: the next decade

  2. The Minerva Project

    Nicky Sayers interviews Ben Nelson about his vision for the Minerva Project.

  3. Coursera

    Nicky Sayers interviews Daphne Koller about her experience as founder of Coursera.

Upcoming Events

  1. Engaging Leaders - Book Launch Event

    Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, South Bank, London

    24 April 2014

Main Menu

  1. Home
  2. Programmes
    1. Conferences and Events
      1. Regional Events
        1. Regional and National Co-ordinators
      2. Network Events
      3. Scottish Events
      4. Welsh Events
    2. For you
      1. Top Management Programme
      2. Senior Strategic Leadership
      3. Preparing for Senior Strategic Leadership
      4. Leading Departments
      5. Introduction to Head of Department
      6. Aurora
        1. More Information
        2. Dates and Venues
        3. Dates and Venues for 2014-2015
        4. Guidance for Institutions
        5. Aurora Champions
        6. Meet the Aurora People
        7. Resources
          1. Resources: Identity, Impact and Voice
          2. Resources: Power and Politics
          3. Resources: Core Leadership Skills
          4. Resources: Adaptive Leadership Skills
          5. Action Learning
        8. Frequently Asked Questions
        9. Aurora Mailing List
        10. Aurora Terms and Cancellations
      7. Introduction to Higher Education
      8. Essentials
      9. Professional Partnerships
        1. Leading Transformation in Learning and Teaching 4
      10. Governor Development Programme
        1. Student Governors
        2. Welsh Governors
      11. Future Leaders
        1. FLP8 resources
      12. Research Programmes
      13. Vice-Chancellors/Principals
    3. Your University
      1. Changing the Learning Landscape
        1. What CLL can do for you
        2. Stories
          1. Institutional Change Stories
          2. Learning and Teaching Practitioners
          3. Student Voice
        3. Impact
          1. Patsy's Perspective:
        4. Partners
    4. International
      1. International Modules on Existing UK Programmes
    5. Alumni
      1. LF Fellowship
      2. Projects
        1. Projects 2006/07
        2. Projects 2004/05
          1. Professor Uduak Archibong
          2. Professor Teresa Rees CBE AcSS
          3. Dr Peter McCaffrey
    6. MASHEIN
    7. Event Application
  3. LF Consulting
    1. In-House Programmes
      1. Tailored Programmes
      2. Essentials of Leading Change
      3. Building Strategic Capability
      4. Unlocking Potential Through Performance Management
      5. Cultural Intelligence
      6. National Programmes
        1. Head of Department
        2. Research Team Leadership
        3. Leading Teaching Teams
    2. Supporting Change
      1. Support from a change advisor
      2. Change health check
      3. Personal change questionnaire
      4. Supporting internal change consultants
      5. In-house change academies
    3. Coaching
      1. Executive Coaching
      2. Team Coaching
      3. Career Coaching Options
      4. Coaching Programmes
    4. Organisational Development
      1. Working with Top Management Teams
      2. Evaluation and Impact
      3. Collaborations, Alliances and Mergers
      4. Leadership of the Student Experience
      5. Strategic Marketing and Communications
    5. Change Academy
    6. Governance Reviews
    7. Strategy Development
    8. International
      1. Bespoke Programmes
      2. International Partnership and Network Programmes
      3. Previous events
    9. Frequently Asked Questions
    10. Case studies
  4. Research
    1. Publications
      1. ENGAGE 34 - spring 2014
        1. Dr Mark Pegg
        2. An unorthodox career
        3. Leadership: New thinking for the next decade
          1. Professor Nirmala Rao
          2. Professor Steve West
          3. Professor Sir Peter Scott
          4. Aaron Porter
          5. Professor Nick Petford
          6. Toni Pearce
        4. Our alumni: Professor Tom Inns
        5. Professor Amanda J. Broderick
        6. Projects - Research - Resources
          1. Academic-practitioner knowledge sharing within HEIs
          2. What our research says
          3. Strategic sourcing
          4. LF research update
        7. LF Consulting
        8. The China Study
        9. Staff update
        10. Download Engage34
      2. ENGAGE 33 - autumn 2013
        1. Leadership: the next ten years
        2. Project update
          1. Inspirational leadership vital to creating customer-focused culture
          2. Newcastle win top award!
          3. Moving offices: good for your health!
          4. LF signs MOU with Association of Arab Universities
        3. Interview
        4. In Practice
        5. Development
          1. Rainmakers or institution builders?
          2. Forthcoming research from the Leadership Foundation
          3. Essentials of Budgeting
          4. HERAG call to action!
        6. Starter for ten
        7. Research: Staffing Models and Institutional Flexibility
        8. Book Review
        9. Download Engage33
      3. ENGAGE 32 - summer 2013
        1. Change: the new norm
        2. Project update
          1. 100 days toolkit
          2. A fresh approach to managing performance
          3. MOOC: Love it
          4. New knowledge, new skills and new attitudes
        3. Interview
        4. In Practice
          1. The case studies
          2. Conclusions
          3. Recommendations
        5. Development
          1. Changes in the learning landscape
          2. Aurora: women only
          3. Developing research leadership
        6. What our research says:
        7. Leadership Development Programmes
        8. Download Engage32
      4. ENGAGE Past Editions
      5. Engage Unlimited
      6. Getting to Grips
      7. Reports & Reviews
      8. Programme Brochures
      9. Management Development Resources
    2. Published Research
      1. 2014 Research
      2. 2013 Research
      3. 2012 Research
      4. 2011 Research
      5. 2010 Research
      6. 2009 Research
      7. 2008 Research
      8. 2007 Research
      9. Research by Theme
        1. 1. The UK HE System
          1. Devolution and Higher Education: What next?
          2. Credit Risk? Reviving credit accumulation and transfer in UK higher Education
        2. 2. The New HE Economy
        3. 3. Collaboration and Partnership
          1. Leading interdisciplinarity: creating environments for success
          2. Higher Education Collaborations: Implications for Leadership, Management and Governance
          3. Conversations and Collaborations: The Leadership of Collaborative Projects between Higher Education and the Arts and Cultural Sector
          4. Collaborations and Mergers in HE: Lessons Learned and Future Prospects
          5. What do we know about: Collaborations and Partnerships in Higher Education
        4. 4. Governance
        5. 5. Leadership in Practice
          1. Leadership of Practice Disciplines in Universities: The case of nurses and teachers
          2. Effective Leadership in Higher Education
          3. Developing Collective Leadership in Higher Education
          4. Humanities Research Leadership in Europe
          5. What do we know about leadership in higher education?
        6. 6. Changing Roles, Structures and Careers
          1. Staffing Models and Institutional Flexibility
          2. Professional Managers in UK Higher Education: Preparing for Complex Futures
          3. Performance Management in UK Higher Education Institutions: The need for a hybrid approach
        7. 7. Leadership Development
          1. A Complexity Approach to Leadership Development: Developing Practical JUdgement
        8. 8. Leading the Student Experience
          1. Leading change in assessment and feedback
          2. Leadership for a better student experience: What do senior executives need to know?
          3. Leading the Student Experience: Academic and Professional Services in Partnership
        9. 9. Leading Equality and Diversity
          1. Women and Higher Education Leadership: Absences and Aspirations
        10. 10. Internationalisation
          1. Using International Recruitment Agents: Risks and Regulation?
          2. Losing our Chains?
          3. Internationalising the curriculum: Design, delivery and depth
          4. Horizon Scanning: what will higher education look like in 2020
          5. Leadership and Management of International Partnerships
        11. 11. Innovators
          1. The Minerva Project
          2. Coursera
    3. Current Tenders
      1. Small Development Projects
      2. Disabled People in Higher Education Leadership
      3. Innovation and Transformation Fund
        1. What they say about the Innovation and Transformation Fund
        2. FAQs
    4. Commissioned Research
      1. The UK HE System
      2. The New HE Economy
      3. Collaboration and Partnership
      4. Governance
      5. Leadership in Practice
      6. Changing Roles, Structures and Careers
      7. Leadership Development
      8. Leading the Student Experience
      9. Leading Equality and Diversity
      10. Internationalisation
    5. Resources
      1. Diversity
        1. Strategy
          1. Diversity Strategy for 2007-2012
        2. Key Leadership and Diversity Projects
        3. Resources, Publications and Links
        4. Equality Legislation
        5. Diversity Advisory Forum
        6. Diversity talks
      2. Organisational Development
        1. OD Mapping Project
        2. ODHE Group
        3. ODHE Group Meetings and Related Resources
      3. Governance
      4. Research Outcomes
        1. The Self Assessment Toolkit
      5. ITF Fund Outcomes
      6. Case Studies
      7. LGM Fund Outcomes
    6. Succession Management
      1. What is it?
        1. Definitions
        2. Visualising the definitions
        3. History of the Concept
        4. Succession in 2005
        5. Key Characteristics
      2. Why do it?
        1. Benefits - Case Studies
          1. BBC
          2. University of Kent
          3. Nottingham Trent University
          4. Imperial College London
          5. Newcastle University
          6. University of Leeds
        2. Focus Finder
          1. Interpreting the Results
          2. Focus Finder Revisited
      3. How it's done
        1. Resources
        2. Making the case
        3. Size and scope
        4. Roles, stakeholders and engagement
        5. Roles, stakeholders and engagement: examples
        6. Selection and assessment
        7. Selection and assessment: examples
        8. Development methods
      4. Case Studies
      5. Tools
    7. Small Development Projects
      1. Call for 2014 Proposals
      2. Small Development Projects 2013
      3. Small Development Projects 2012
      4. Small Development Projects 2011
      5. Small Development Projects 2010
      6. Small Development Projects 2008-09
      7. Advice from Previous SDP Leaders
    8. Knowledge Resources
      1. Mergers in Higher Education
        1. HE/FE Mergers - Literature
        2. Merger Evaluation Reports
        3. Higher Education Case Studies
        4. Legislation/Guidance
        5. News Articles
        6. Non HE Literature on Mergers
      2. Shared Services
        1. The Shared Services Approach
        2. Shared Services in the Public Sector and Higher Education
        3. The Transition to a Shared Services Model
        4. Bibliography
        5. The Shared Services Model
        6. Shared Services in the Public Sector
        7. Shared Services in Higher and Further Education
        8. Additional Leadership, Governance and Management Considerations in Shared Services Models
        9. UK Policy and Guidance Papers
        10. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Resources
        11. Websites and Online Materials
    9. Post Event Resources
      1. Conferences and Events
        1. Innovation and Transformation in HE Unlocking Learning
        2. Internationalisation
        3. Research Leadership
        4. Future Proofing Higher Education
        5. Developing higher education: strategies for a new era
        6. Online and open-access learning in higher education: MOOCs, new pedagogies and business models
        7. Imagine
        8. MOOCs: What have we learned, emerging themes and what next
      2. Governance Development Programme Resources
        1. GDP 2013-2014 Resources
          1. Student as Governor
          2. Student as Governor - Gallary
          3. Being an effective governor - Scotland
          4. Governor Toolkit Part 1
          5. Making Governance Work for Staff Governors
          6. Understanding Institutional Sustainability Assessment
          7. Being an effective governor - Wales
          8. Scottish Code of Higher Education Governance
        2. GDP 2012-2013 Resources
          1. Student as Governor
          2. The New HE Climate: Disruptive Innovations
          3. Leading the Board of Governors
          4. Shifting Priorities for Governors in Scottish HEIs
          5. Governor Toolkit Part 1
          6. A Changing Agenda for Clerks and Secretaries
          7. Governance in a New Economic Climate
          8. Making Governance Work
          9. Shaping our future in Scotland
          10. Does my board need a makover
          11. Shaping our future in Wales
          12. Governor Toolkit Part 2
          13. Student as Governor: Preparing for life beyond the boardroom
        3. GDP 2011-2012 Resources
          1. Student Governors Making a Difference
          2. Governance in a New Economic Environment
          3. Right Side of the Law
          4. Shifting Priorities for Governors in Scottish HEIs
          5. Three Key Issues for Governors
          6. HE Governance Forum
          7. Determining Educational Charcter
          8. A Changing Agenda for Clerks and Secretaries
          9. Strategy, Measurement and Impact
          10. Making Governance Work for Staff Governors
          11. Protecting reputation, positioning for success
          12. Scottish Governance Forum
          13. Fundamentals
          14. Welsh Governor Development Day
      3. Network Events
        1. DVC/PVC Network: International Event
      4. MASHEIN
  5. Membership
    1. Benefits
      1. New Benefits for 2013-14
      2. Membership Consultancy Day
    2. How to Join
    3. National/Regional Co-ordinators
      1. Bob Thackwray
      2. Doug Parkin
      3. Ginnie Willis
      4. Jean Chandler
      5. Judy Harris
      6. Lawrie Phipps
      7. Louise Bright
      8. Meriel Box
      9. Rebecca Bull
      10. Rebecca Nestor
      11. Teresa Rees
    4. Members Directory
    5. Knowledge Bank
    6. LF-Members JISCmail
    7. Management Development Resources
    8. MASHEIN
      1. MASHEIN Members
    9. International Subscription
    10. MyLF Signup
    11. MyLF - FAQs

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