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“Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.” [Peter Drucker]

Posted on 25 January 2010 by palet

  And I guess the hard work starts now, following the approval of the new high-level model for new programme approval by the University's Academic Standards and Quality Committee on […]

Blwyddyn Newydd Dda!

Posted on 5 January 2010 by palet

Blwyddyn Newydd Dda!It's been a while since the last blog entry, mainly because we've all been so busy. Since the 'aspriational state' workshop (see previous blog post) we have held […]

The new Programme Approval Process: A Somali Pirate Speedboat…?????

Posted on 11 November 2009 by palet

Monday of last week, we held the all important workshop, at which participants worked towards designing the future state of the Programme Approval Process at Cardiff University. After a few […]

“No CAMEL route is long, with good company” – Turkish Proverb

Posted on 27 October 2009 by palet

Last week, Cardiff played host to the third CAMEL meeting of Design Cluster B*. The meeting took place in the impressive Committee Rooms of the Glamorgan Building - people seemed […]

Progress and a Welsh Camel

Posted on 9 October 2009 by palet

We've had a busy couple of weeks following ALT-C with the PALET Project Management Team and PALET Project Steering Group meeting within one week of each other. Both meetings were […]

“Oh Manchester, so much to answer for” – reflections from Alt-C

Posted on 16 September 2009 by palet

The Alt-C conference (8-10 September 2009 at Manchester University) proved to be an excellent opportunity both to reflect on where the PALET project is currently, and to develop ideas and […]

Programme Info Update and a conference at the Rovers Return

Posted on 4 September 2009 by palet

Is it me, or do four day weeks feel even longer?! Anyway, this week, we have spent some time looking at the information gathered at the ‘Programme Information Workshop’ that […]

The World of Wordle

Posted on 14 August 2009 by palet

Although it may sound like it, 'Wordle' is not a magical town in Middle Earth, neighbouring Mordor - it's a clever little tool that we have stumbled across and have […]

Review of the Approval Process – and the results of the Cardiff jury are …

Posted on 3 August 2009 by palet

Firstly, many thanks to all the staff across the University who have engaged positively with the project, particularly those who have attended the workshops and one-to-one interviews with Georgia to […]

“Information is a source of learning. But unless it is organized, processed, and available to the right people in a format for decision making, it is a burden, not a benefit” – William Pollard

Posted on 15 July 2009 by palet

Normally, I take two weeks annual leave - find myself worrying slightly about the amount of things will have happened/moved on in my absence - then returning to find out […]