April Report

Report Date
April 2021

Achievements in the last period

  • 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);
    • Template: Final decisions made on the next iteration of the template with the 3rd iteration of the template created and shared with all partner Schools.
  • Supported the Learn User Base Navigation (UBN) Project with user experience activities - pulling from the work undertaken by Learn Foundations in Phase One and Phase Three
  • The UBN project was aligned under Learn Foundations governance structure.
  • Recruitment for the 12 student interns began.
  • One additional School confirmed they would take the Learn Foundations approach in 2021 - now 22 out of 24 Schools and Deaneries are partnering with Learn Foundations.

Issues

  • Project has been reduced to Amber due to the recruitment freeze imapcting two core project team members being mitigated. 

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
AMBER
Scope
GREEN
Overall
AMBER
RAG Commentary
Amber: Project has been reduced due to the current recruitment freeze within the Univeristy impacting two core project team members who are on fixed term contracts currently we mitigations are now in place for both team members.
Change Status
Time
No Change
Cost
Moderate
Scope
No Change
Overall
No Change
Has formal escalation taken place?
Yes
Escalated to
Melissa Highton - Project Sponsor
Change Commentary
Amber: Project has been reduced due to the current recruitment freeze within the Univeristy impacting two core project team members who are on fixed term contracts currently we mitigations are now in place for both team members.
Activity
Approved budget
500.0 days
Activity this month
0.1 days
Activity this year
18.2 days
Activity to date
500.5 days
Estimate to complete current year
4.0 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
01-Jan-2022
Close Date
31-Jan-2022
Programme Priority
2
Overall Priority
Highest
Category
Discretionary