This community of practice is open to staff and leaders in colleges and universities with a role and interest in the development of digital capabilities. There is a strong emphasis on leadership by the community, learning from each other and sharing what works.

Join our active community of practice

It is an open community that welcomes both experienced participants and those who have not previously engaged in this field but who would like to find out more.

With over 100 active participants, the network events and mailing list offer opportunities for colleagues to work together on all aspects of digital capability for staff and students.

Benefits of membership

  • Keynote speakers share their vision and strategy
  • Introduction to resources that will help your students and staff
  • Opportunities to network and learn from others
  • Updates on latest initiatives and research

And there’s more

Subscribers to our building digital capability service will also receive two priority places per institution for each of the two community of practice events held each year.

Thanks to all for organising and participating in a brilliant workshop. Great sharing of ideas and initiatives and a lot of inspiration to take back to University of Northampton.

Jim Harris, learning designer, University of Northampton

Join us for our next community of practice event on 27 November 2019

We’re are pleased to announce registrations are now open for our next Building Digital Capability Community of Practice event on the Wednesday 27 November. Please see our event page for further details on the agenda and information on how to register.

This, our sixth event, is being run in partnership with The University of Edinburgh, and will be held at the Radisson Blu, Edinburgh from 9.30am to 15.45pm. We are delighted to be holding this event in Scotland for the first time, and hope to see many of you there.

Previous community of practice events

You can view our programme, presentations, recordings and resources of our previous events

Additional resources

We would like to share the following resources that have been used at our community and other events:

The game of digital pursuits - this is a good icebreaker that helps people to talk about digital capabilities in a practical and non-threatening way. How many 'cheeses' or 'pies' can you collect?

(NB: a dice and coloured game components are required)

Step change: the game of organisational digital capabilities - a board game designed to prompt discussions on the

Game board, strategic cards, wild cards, case studies and facilitator's notes

(NB: a dice and counters are required)