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The Porous University Symposium: “Der Fachidiot”; The Paratechnic in the Monotechnic by Neil Mullholland

The Porous University symposium was a collection of people in education brought together in the University of the Highlands and Islands during May 2017. The symposium was based on a series of provokations given by the various contributors interspersed with a series of conversations about what a porous university might mean or might look like in practice.

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The Excluded Voices of FE Teachers and Communities: The Principal – Power and Politics in Further Education by Rob Peutrell

Rob Peutrell contributed a chapter to the book ‘The Principal – Power and Professionalism in Further Education’, a collection edited by by Maire Daley,‎ Prof Kevin Orr,‎ and Joel Petrie.  The book brings people from various backgrounds and view points in contributions which interrogate power and how is it expressed in the Further Education sector today.  Read more

The Porous University Symposium; What We Say and What We Do by Gina Wall

This is a presentation given at the Porous University Symposium at the University of the Highlands and Islands – A critical exploration of openness, space and place in Higher Education.  The symposium took place on 8th and 9th May, 2017 at the An Lòchran, Inverness Campus. Gina Wall works at Glasgow School of Art and has responsibility for developments in learning and teaching alongside the leadership of the undergraduate programme in Fine Art. Read more