The Critical Friends Network is a group of expert consultants with
broad experience in the support of innovation and change in Further and Higher
Education, both in the UK and Internationally.
In particular, it has leading
edge expertise in the growing use of emerging technologies in education and has a
substantial track record of effective transformation at institutional, regional and
Specifically, the network offers:
The services of a collaborative group of recognised professional consultants specialising in curriculum transformation, organisational efficiencies and institutional collaboration as key goals, supported by digital technologies;
Support at institutional,
regional and national level in educational innovation, future and emerging
technologies, strategy, research and change management;
Substantial knowledge and
experience of the higher and further education sectors, of their management and
support of learners, graduate employability and of how the use of technology can improve them;
Support in setting up and developing partnerships both within the UK and internationally, e.g. education-employer-government partnerships;
A resource that can assist
government agencies and institutions to shape learning policy, strategy and
systems both in the UK and internationally.
This website provides information about the services offered and the
opportunity to contact the network to discuss potential collaboration and
support of planned developments.