The latest insights on narrative, storytelling and leadership in higher education.

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This is us

Revealing the narrative of the School of Health in Social Science at the University of Edinburgh Working in partnership with Invisible Grail, this is how the stories and imagination of the School’s people began to take shape and materialised into a new, breathtaking artefact. This autumn, the School of Health in Social Science at the University of Edinburgh unveiled a…

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Students as leaders: Invisible Grail is bringing Generation Z to the SDF conference 2019

Creating a manifesto for how staff developers can build institutions that will thrive now and in the future, a one-hour session with Invisible Grail. What are the implications for staff developers in preparing university workforces for the hopes and aspirations of Generation Z? This is the question Invisible Grail will be exploring during a one-hour session at this year’s SDF…

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Rhiannon-Breeze Harris joins Invisible Grail as a Student Client Relationship Director

Student in primary education, Rhiannon-Breeze Harris, joins the Invisible Grail team this September. Invisible Grail is thrilled to be welcoming Rhiannon-Breeze Harris as the newest member of the team, joining as our Student Client Relationship Director. Currently starting her third year in primary education studies at Anglia Ruskin University, Rhiannon joins Invisible Grail to help build stronger and more sustainable…

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Invisible Grail is growing: three new colleagues join the family

Dr Graham Holden, Helen Teague and Phil McNaull join Invisible Grail to unlock the potential of narrative and storytelling for people in Higher Education. Invisible Grail is delighted to be welcoming three new colleagues – Dr Graham Holden, Helen Teague and Phil McNaull – as the newest additions to the Invisible Grail family. Drawing on their unique areas of expertise…

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AUA Invisible Grail prize

The AUA Invisible Grail prize

Invisible Grail is delighted to be partnering with the AUA’s Perspectives journal to sponsor their annual competition, inviting thought pieces on the theme ‘Creating Connections’. What does ‘Creating Connections’ mean to you in your work? And what does this mean for higher education more broadly? Collaborating with colleagues at the AUA’s Perspectives journal, we want to hear from people across…

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Partnership with the Refugee Support Network

A new partnership: Invisible Grail and the Refugee Support Network

In 2019, Invisible Grail and the Refugee Support Network will work in partnership to support refugees seeking educational opportunities and mentorship. Our joint passion is to connect people to positive, systematic, change. We’re delighted to announce a new partnership with the Refugee Support Network, a charity that enables refugees, asylum-seeking children and young people to build more hopeful futures through…

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Finding a compelling vision: what can narrative do for higher education leaders in Ireland?

Bringing narrative alive this May on Unlocking the Creative Leader In 2019, the power of a compelling narrative for higher education across the world has a bigger role to play than ever before. For leaders in the Republic of Ireland a resolute narrative of their institution’s distinctiveness, and how they apply this to an increasingly global sector that is finding…

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Start-up Learning Provider of the year 2019

Start-up Learning Provider of the Year 2019: Invisible Grail shortlisted

  Selection as finalists in high-profile awards recognises our innovation and impact   Invisible Grail is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in the Start-up Learning Provider of the Year category for the 2019 Learning and Performance Awards. Taking place this February, the Learning and Performance Awards will celebrate the best and brightest in learning development through 16…

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SDF conference 2018

Shaping vision and weathering change: Invisible Grail to showcase narrative at the SDF conference 2018

  Invisible Grail will be making for the case for why and how narrative will be vital to engage hearts and minds across and beyond the university through an interactive workshop and as exhibitors during the SDF conference.   This year the SDF conference will be inviting delegates to take a step back and consider their own practice and the…

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