As the UK population becomes digitally-savvy from an increasingly younger age, it’s easy to assume tech take-up is evenly shared across every aspect of our lives. Ruth Bushi, an editor at Save the Student, explores the benefits of using technology to improve student's financial literacy. Read the accompanying blog.
Can colleges and skills providers become efficient and financially stable, while also providing an excellent learning experience that produces a workforce with the skills required to help the UK economy thrive post-Brexit and beyond? In this podcast, Paul McKean, head of further education and skills, shares our vision for the next five years.
The five things you need to know.
Social media has the potential to shape and inform the sector – and we’re a real advocate for using it in teaching. Our competition celebrates the excellent work being done by sector professionals out there - we’re looking for the most innovative ways of social being used to add value to teaching. In this podcast Emma Dixon, from our digital communications team, chats through our social media superstars competition.
Most of us are consumers of technology rather than producers. In this podcast our futurist, Martin Hamilton, asks what it would take to learn how to code, or get into hardware hacking. You can also read his accompanying blog.
We’re on the look-out for the most social media-savvy folk in higher education (HE).
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.
In this podcast Mark O'Leary, our head of network access, and Emma Smith, our Govroam development manager, discuss the benefits of Govroam and the challenges that have been overcome.
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.
Universities pulling together access agreements for next year should have learning analytics in their sights. Read the accompanying blog post.