The use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has already had a revolutionary impact on research, learning, teaching and educational support services in educational institutions. Senior decision-makers are now looking beyond the application of individual technological tools to explore how digital technologies might actually drive strategies for organisational change.
JISC is responding to the key concerns of senior managers in Further and Higher Education to help them meet the current and future challenges they face, such as extending the reach of their institution beyond traditional boundaries, creating an agile and sustainable infrastructure, and achieving excellence in education and research.
Key institutional ict activities
The JISC e-learning programme enables the development and effective use of digital technologies to support learning and teaching in universities and colleges, so that staff benefit from e-learning...
Institutional approaches to curriculum design
Curriculum design is generally understood as a high-level process defining the learning to take place within a specific programme of study, leading to specific unit(s) of credit or qualification. The...
e-Learning Frameworks and Tools programme
The e-Learning Framework is a service-oriented factoring of the core services required to support e-Learning applications, portals and other user agents.
Repositories and Preservation Programme
The programme is a £14m investment in Higher Education repository and digital content infrastructure. It will fund initiatives to develop the Information Environment supporting digital repositories...
Users & Innovation: Personalising Technologies
Based on the needs of real end-users, the programme will identify areas where innovative user technologies and practices can increase efficiency.
Technology and Standards Watch (TechWatch)
TechWatch anticipates developments in information and communication technologies that might have high impact on the core business of Further and Higher Education in five to ten years' time.
Jisc Regional Support Centres
A network of 12 Jisc Regional Support Centres across the UK assist higher and further education colleges and skills providers with information, advice and guidance in the strategic use of...
JISC TechDis is the leading UK education advisory service on technologies for inclusion. It provides resources, tools and training to make education more accessible for all learners.
JISC infoNet helps managers in UK colleges and universities to plan, manage and use technology so your organisation can deliver excellent quality learning, teaching and research.
JISC Procureweb offers procurement support to UK post-16 education providers and Research Councils. Their online information resources and tools can help your organisation reduce costs and manage...