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.
Now is the time to closely examine whether ‘challenger institutions’ are really providing students with an alternative choice. The Higher Education and Research Bill proposes a radical change in the regulatory architecture of higher education. Hear our response to the Bill as we look at a changing HE landscape and what this means for the sector. Read more in the accompanying blog post.
The imperative to increase use of technology and improve the digital skills capability of the workforce is a common thread running through recent government and sector reports. How are skills providers meeting these challenges and using digital technologies to enhance the learning experience? Listen to our podcast, written by Clare Killen, or read her original blog post.
As researchers get deeper and deeper into the process of collaboration, storage and sharing, it soon becomes apparent that they will need to manage their data too. As a result, researchers continuously have to make decisions around preserving their data, the best way to describe it, and who will have the long-term oversight.
Our Times Higher Education Award celebrates the innovative use of digital technology to improve an institution’s teaching, learning or research activity. In this podcast, we speak to Dr Daniel Morgan from the University of Leeds about the winning project, Virtual Landscapes, and technology-enhanced learning.
We've made available 23 maths and English resources from exam boards through our e-books for FE service, which practitioners and learners from subscribing colleges can access for free.
The AoC Annual Conference and Exhibition marks the coming together of people from across the further education sector to exchange ideas, share best practice and stimulate debate.
Universities UK (UUK), in partnership with Civitas Learning and Jisc, recently released a report on learning analytics in UK higher education, which recognises it as being a powerful set of tools for helping institutions to support learner retention and progression.
Earlier this year we spoke to Dr Nick Moore, director of IT services at the University of Gloucestershire, about the university’s interest in learning analytics and involvement in our effective learning analytics pilot.
University of Glasgow school of mathematics and statistics shares its award-winning approach to feedback
Earlier this year the University of Glasgow school of mathematics and statistics won The Herald Higher Education Awards category for Innovation Technology Excellence. These awards celebrate the best and brightest in higher education in Scotland, with the school commended for its innovative digital approach to providing students with continuous feedback.