Blog

Our blog features opinion*, analysis and case studies from across the business school sector, plus contributions from the Chartered ABS and external commentators. Each blog has a comments box on it so you can post your comments.

If you would like to submit a blog please contact Nicola on nicola.mcfadyen@charteredabs.org

*These are the views of the author(s) and are not necessarily the views of or endorsed by Chartered ABS.

The Business School of the Future

The business of business schools is changing. As society questions nationalism, colonialism, climate change, democracy and the devastating and unequal consequences of a global…

The Direction of UK Higher Education Policy in Uncertain Times, Chartered ABS Annual Conference 2020

Following the drastic changes in the higher education landscape as a result of COVID-19, Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods, Professor Debra Humphris, Rt Hon Lord David Willets and…

“I want to break free”: How online breakout rooms have become a modern educational curse

You get in the car, start the engine, press down on the clutch and engage reverse gear. The routine is well established, deeply engrained in your brain and requires only a bare…

Decolonisation and the Digital Chatham House Rule in Online Business Education: Can we resolve the paradox?

Decolonisation is about balancing power structure and recognising multiple voices.  Recently, decolonising the curriculum particularly in business schools became a…

How to use PR to support student recruitment

Toby Roe argues that influencing student choice needs a targeted approach In November, a Chartered ABS survey of UK business school Deans revealed that 40 per cent expected their…

Internationalisation and inclusion in the age of COVID: You are our ‘VIP’

Undoubtedly, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed all of our lives in ways that none of us could have imagined. The impacts of the pandemic on the various aspects of our personal and…

Experience doesn’t always help: online teaching during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the pivot to online learning for many business schools. Teaching staff have had to adapt almost instantaneously, a challenging undertaking under…

How faculty responded to COVID-19: results from a global survey

The impact of COVID-19 on universities, faculty, students, and administrators was rapid, unplanned, and extreme. In March, within the space of 1-2 weeks, or in the space of just…

A Resilience Model for Higher Education

In this blog Monomita Nandy explores how Higher Education Institutes can start rebuilding after COVID-19.  “An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries…

Seven steps towards Transforming Women’s Leadership in our Business Schools

Sally Everett explores equality in female business school leadership

We’re all in IT together

Keith Pond describes the creation of a Virtual Community of Practice in his school.

‘The Future of Teaching’ – Main Stage Session from the Online Festival of Learning, Teaching & Student Experience 2020

 'The Future of Teaching' explores the impact on educators and students of online teaching and the future direction of teaching in higher education. Particular attention is paid…

‘Supporting Disadvantaged Students and Tackling Race Inequality’ – Main Stage Session from the Online Festival of Learning, Teaching & Student Experience 2020

 'Supporting Disadvantaged Students and Tackling Race Inequality' explores the challenges of delivering meaningful Equality, Diversity and Inclusion practices to a wide spectrum…

The Changing Nature of Business & Management Education – Main Stage Session from the Online Festival of Learning, Teaching & Student Experience 2020

 'The Changing Nature of Business & Management Education' explores how business & management education across the globe is adapting to the new normal and how business…

Supporting transition to online study

Pearson share their latest advice for business schools looking to develop their online teaching.

Helping Businesses Bounce Back – A Case Study from Ulster University Business School

A challenging business and economic landscape has brought a great deal of uncertainty to businesses across Northern Ireland. The past six months have been all about adjustment,…

Mind the Gap: Addressing Award and Progression Gaps in Business Schools

How can HEIs build a better institutional understanding of the needs of disadvantaged students?