March Report

Report Date
March 2021

Achievements in the last period

  • Continued Phase Three programme of engagement.

  • Continued Phase Three programme of user experience (All Learn Foundations user experience work completed with final analysis undwerway).

  • Continued with Phase Three workstreams, including:

    • User Experience: Providing additional information around both student and staff requirements in relation to hybrid teaching (particularly virtual classrooms);
    • Support and Guidance: Looking at additional support and guidance when using Learning Technology to make the most of out each course;
    • Best Practise: Provision of sharing best practise to afford colleagues the opportunity to review other courses that may enhance the delivery of their own course (or in turn, share their best practise for others to benefit from);
    • Student Recruitment: Recruitment of student interns across the summer of 2021 to support with the delivery of the project.  Still to be undertaken once go-ahead from IS confirmed.

Issues

  • Project has been raised to RED due to the recruitment freeze imapcting two core project team members. 

Next Steps

  • Continue Phase Three programme of engagement.

  • Continue Phase Three programme of user experience.

  • Continue with Phase Three workstreams, including:

    • Support and Guidance: Looking at additional support and guidance when using Learning Technology to make the most of out each course;
    • Best Practise: Provision of sharing best practise to afford colleagues the opportunity to review other courses that may enhance the delivery of their own course (or in turn, share their best practise for others to benefit from);
    • Student Recruitment: Recruitment of student interns across the summer of 2021 to support with the delivery of the project.
    • Template: Final decisions to be made on the next iteration of the template in preparation for the Phase Three build being created.
  • Support the Learn User Base Navigation Project with user experience activities - pulling from the work undertaken by Learn Foundations in Phase One and Phase Three
Project Status
RAG Status
Time
GREEN
Cost
RED
Scope
GREEN
Overall
RED
RAG Commentary
RED: Project has been escalated due to the current recruitment freeze within the Univeristy impacting two core project team members who are on fixed term contracts currently. Mitigations are being prepared should we not be in a position to extend contracts.
Change Status
Time
No Change
Cost
Significant
Scope
No Change
Overall
No Change
Has formal escalation taken place?
Yes
Escalated to
Melissa Highton - Project Sponsor
Change Commentary
RED: Project has been escalated due to the current recruitment freeze within the Univeristy impacting two core project team members who are on fixed term contracts currently. Mitigations are being prepared should we not be in a position to extend contracts.
Activity
Approved budget
500.0 days
Activity this month
3.0 days
Activity this year
18.1 days
Activity to date
500.4 days
Estimate to complete current year
3.3 days
Estimate to complete future years
0.0 days

Project Info

Project
Learn Foundations
Code
TEL057
Programme
ISG - Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)
Management Office
ISG PMO
Project Manager
Lee-Ann Simpson
Project Sponsor
Melissa Highton
Current Stage
Analyse
Status
In Progress
Project Classification
Transform
Start Date
27-Aug-2018
Planning Date
02-Nov-2018
Delivery Date
27-Nov-2020
Close Date
31-Jan-2022
Programme Priority
2
Overall Priority
Highest
Category
Discretionary