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Crack that code! This could be the week the magic happens...

At Jisc we believe that education technology (edtech) can improve education, research and student life – and not just in the classroom or lecture theatre. However, most of us are consumers of technology rather than producers. What would it take to learn how to code, or get into hardware hacking? >>

Students at the University of Bath coding with Arduino
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Students at the University of Bath coding with Arduino
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Martin Hamilton

The smart home reloaded - welcome to the intelligent campus

Smart homes are impressive, there’s no denying it. More and more devices can be hooked up to your wifi in order to do various ‘smart’ things – from smart lights to smart thermostats and of course Google Home and Amazon Echo, all set to become run-of-the-mill (are listening hairbrushes and emotional cars also on the horizon?). >>

University of Washington Law School
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James Clay

As challenges for the FE sector continue, leaders acknowledge technology as a way forward

As the further education (FE) sector continues to battle through difficult and ever-changing conditions, our second survey of FE leaders gives us a clear picture of the most difficult current challenges and, more importantly, how we can assist with solutions. >>

Staff and students at Salford City College
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Staff and students at Salford City College
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Paul McKean