Safety is in numbers when it comes to creating robust security measures.
What makes a successful online learner? Online learning is potentially a great leveller, enabling people from all backgrounds to access learning and valuable knowledge. Technically, all you need to learn online is an internet connection and curiosity about a particular subject or topic area.
For some further education providers, forging more collaborative links or merging with other organisations presents the most viable option of balancing cost-cutting against quality learning, teaching and assessment. In this podcast our head of change - further education and skills, Sue Attewell, talks through the learnings of colleges that have already gone through mergers and transformation. Read the original blog.
One of the ways that Jisc supports its members is by offering training and consultancy that empowers them to embed best practice across their organisation. Aberystwyth University is an example of an organisation that has received our advice and guidance, and been able to disseminate their learnings further, to excellent effect.
This year's four-day-long design sprint from the Summer of Student Innovation was a huge success. We hear from winners past and present at the design sprint, and Justin Haylock tells us about this year's winning ideas, and what the teams have been up to at the event (including playing with Lego).
Jisc’s effective learning analytics project aims to help colleges and universities better analyse and understand their data, and use this to improve retention and attainment. This includes building a national learning analytics service for the sector and a student app that puts the power in their hands, by tracking their learning activity and allowing them to maximise their learning potential.
In our last podcast for Connect more 2016, we take a look back at all of our events, featuring interviews from our events in London, Belfast, Stirling, Swansea, Liverpool, Nottingham and Cheltenham.
Google for Education provides go-to solutions for students and teachers - with more than 50 million users of Google Apps for Education and ten million using Google Classroom. Jisc futurist, Martin Hamilton reports from the latest Google for Education Summit.
For our final Connect more event of the summer we headed to Nottingham. Jisc's Gemma Ellis spoke to a number of practitioners from across higher education, further education and skills who were presenting at the event and sharing their experiences and practice for others to learn from.
In this podcast, from Connect more Wales, we spoke to Cliona O'Neill, head of student experience, HEFCW. We also caught up with Alyson Nicholson, head of Jisc Wales, as she explains why we're stronger together.