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Civic leadership and Higher Education - Where are we now?

In 2010, the Leadership Foundation published a report outlining the findings of this scoping exercise. The proposed programme was never launched, because it coincided with the coalition government and austerity. However, six years later the policy context has moved on and there is a renewed readiness for higher education and civic partnerships. This Leadership Insight provides a summary of the key points contained in the original report, the environment within which the case for the programme was originally set out, the subsequent developments of the policy context in which it is now being revisited and the challenges facing university leaders reimagining new civic relationships for the promotion of social and economic capital.