Monthly Archives: June 2017

Camelot Provides Leadership Model

Taken from The Times Higher Education website. Dated 26.06.17 President of proposed new engineering institution wants to use egalitarian management ethos of King Arthur ahead of its launch in 2020. Could King Arthur’s legendary round table provide the secret to university leadership? The head of what will be the UK’s first “greenfield” university in 40 … Continue reading Camelot Provides Leadership Model

College-level project-based learning gains popularity

Taken from Physics Today. Dated 06.17 When Haley Jane Hancock enrolled at Quest University Canada, she planned to focus on creative writing. But she switched to physics after taking “Energy and Matter,” a required first-semester course. Students were challenged to independently devise methods to measure the speed of sound and to show that energy is … Continue reading College-level project-based learning gains popularity

TALKING POINT – JUNE 22nd 2017

July 1 will be a defining moment for NMiTE.  It’s the date when the globally-recognised academic leader and engineering education reformer Professsor Janusz Kozinski takes up his role as the university project’s inaugural President and Chief Executive. Professor Kozinski has already grappled with the challenges inherent in successfully developing and delivering a trailblazing approach to … Continue reading TALKING POINT – JUNE 22nd 2017

TALKING POINT – 18th JUNE 2017

One of the things that differentiates the innovative engineering degree course developed by Herefordshire’s New Model in Technology & Engineering (NMiTE) is the way it will provide students with ‘real world’ learning experiences – they’ll learn by solving problems and undertaking projects as well as by completing a six-month industrial placement. Engineering employers have helped … Continue reading TALKING POINT – 18th JUNE 2017