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Creating learning experiences, and spaces, for future students

What do the next generation of digital learning environments look like? Given the time and thought that they have already invested in developing digital learning spaces – would colleges and universities be better off making best use of the ones they have?  >>

Elizabeth Ellis, Lawrie Phipps and Ange Fitzpatrick take part in the debate 'what does a next generation learning environment look like?' at Digifest 2017
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Elizabeth Ellis, Lawrie Phipps and Ange Fitzpatrick take part in the debate 'what does a next generation learning environment look like?' at Digifest 2017
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Lawrie Phipps

Beating Brexit: why we must build more bridges towards borderless education

Overseas’ students are a key part of the UK economy, but Brexit is already having an effect on the numbers from the EU who want to study here. To ensure the UK remains a world leader in delivering education and research internationally we must now capitalise on developing opportunities for “borderless” study >>

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Esther Wilkinson

Fresh perspectives on delivering a digital student experience in FE

We launched our report, the evolution of FELTAG, last spring to celebrate effective digital practice in colleges and skills organisations, and to inspire others. Here, two colleges discuss how they're getting to grips with the FELTAG recommendations. >>

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Sarah Knight

Boosting skills from roots to shoots

At Digifest 2017, we announced a suite of new resources to help university and college leaders and staff make sure they have the digital skills they’ll need in their increasingly digital environment. >>

Ross Anderson speaks to staff at North Lindsey College
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Lisa Gray

What I’m most looking forward to at Digifest 2017

Digifest is our annual must-attend event that celebrates the power digital has to revolutionise learning and teaching. Each year the event is packed full of exciting talks and debates, and the chance to investigate ideas and explore sector issues, and a buzzing atmosphere fuelled by people ready to learn and share ideas.  >>

Digifest 2016
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Digifest 2016
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Sarah Knight

You helped us to identify our new priorities, so what are they, and what next?

Our R&D effort is currently focused on three major projects: learning analytics, digital capability and the research data shared service. However, it’s important for us to keep an eye on what comes next after these endeavours, so that we’re able to move quickly to develop new projects as soon as effort is released from our current ones. >>

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Andy McGregor