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.
At Digifest this year, our startups competition had a twist and nine teams pitched live to a crowd of sector experts and peers in an attempt to bag the grand prize of a support package worth up to £20,000.
There's a lot of interest in the next generation of digital learning environments and it was one of the topics we covered at Digifest 2017. We caught up with Lawrie Phipps, our senior co-design manager, who spoke with Ange Fitzpatrick from the University of Cambridge and Elizabeth Ellis from the Open University, about what those environments might look like.
We caught up with Sarah Davies, our head of higher education and student experience, at Digifest 2017. She chatted to us about how technology is being used to enhance teaching and learning in HE.
"Institutions are bringing this data together into a central database, not just using it for learning analytics, but they are also very keen to make that data accessible and available for students to see" - Rob Wyn Jones, our senior data and analytics integrator, shares an update on learning analytics.
In this podcast, we speak to TES further education editor, Stephen Exley, and Wendy Peskett from Ealing Hammersmith and West London College, who won the 2017 TES award for outstanding use of technology for improving teaching, learning and assessment, about the use of digital in colleges, and their experience of Digifest 2017.
Bett is the world’s largest education technology event. This year, as to be expected, it did not disappoint, with some very exciting talks and lots of great new products and technologies. In our podcast we chat to Martin Hamilton, our futurist, who shares the best of Bett. You can also read the accompanying blog post.
Subject specialists Allen Crawford-Thomas and Mark Ayton share advice on the questions that further education leaders need to ask themselves before developing a digital strategy. Read the original blog post.
There are a range of key strands in education policy across the UK, focusing on the need to widen participation and ensure that everyone has equal access to educational opportunities. Julia Taylor, subject specialist in accessibility and inclusion, explains our role to deliver inclusive practice. Read the accompanying blog post.