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How we’ve been helping universities and colleges to improve the digital experience for their students

Last year 20,000 students from higher and further education told us about their digital learning experiences in further and higher education. This year we’re back with the results from over 37,000 students and 83 organisations, in our digital experience report set to be published next week...  >>

Students at the University of Lincoln
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Students at the University of Lincoln
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Sarah Knight

What I’ve learned as a woman in tech with gender dysphoria

Hi, my name is Chloe and I work in strategy and corporate services where I'm a SharePoint architect and developer. I've been at Jisc for about four years or so both as a contractor and as a full time member of staff. In my spare time I'm an artist and photographer, and also study Chen style Tai Chi. I have gender dysphoria, and I transitioned from male to female whilst working at Jisc. >>

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Chloe Gilbert

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

Support your autistic learners more effectively

World Autism Awareness Week started on Saturday. With one in every 100 people on the autism spectrum, and a new BBC series highlighting that even the word ‘autism’ may suggest different things to different people, it’s an issue educators must concern themselves with.  >>

College students with tablets
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College students with tablets
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Julia Taylor Margaret McKay

Digital stories can empower the teller

Everyone has a story to tell. They do not need to be big, powerful stories to have impact or provide crucial information for others. More often than not it’s the act of telling that’s important.  >>

Staff and students from Treloar College at the 2015 Summer of Student Innovation event
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Staff and students from Treloar College at the 2015 Summer of Student Innovation event
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