MASHEIN was established in 2000 and has been funded by the Leadership Foundation since 2005. MASHEIN is a network of 39 small institutions in the UK providing development and training events on a national level, specifically focused on the needs of small higher education institutions. Such institutions make a distinctive contribution to the diversity of the sector. We define 'small' as institutions with fewer than 3000 f.t.e. higher education students, and fewer than 4000 f.t.e. students overall.
Small institutions share several key characteristics which we use to inform the development of MASHEIN’s programmes:
The MASHEIN programme supports institutions in the areas of succession planning, change management, and responding to sector developments and has
the merit of understanding scale and issues as they affect institutions with different sizes
The programme has three strands:
To find out more about the work of MASHEIN and for a list of forthcoming MASHEIN events please contact:
Rebecca Bull, MASHEIN Project Manager
To find out more about the work of MASHEIN please contact:
MASHEIN Project Manager
Annual Report 2013/14
Collaboration and Partnership (October 2014)
Leading the Student Experience (September 2014)
In March 2015 we are hosting a group from Umeå University, find out how you can get involved
We are delighted to announce that our updated Management Development Resource (MDR) number 5 - The current context of higher education: drivers for change is now available for LF members to download from our website.
The latest Governor Dialogue interview with Milan Shah, the former chair of the University of Northampton.