Learning analytics is big news at the moment, so, along with our M5 colleagues - the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) and Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) - and Universities UK, we recently held a successful ‘think tank’ exploring the hot topic of data-driven decision-making and the recommendations in our recent horizon scanning report.
Paul Bailey, manager of our Summer of Student Innovation competition, talks about why you should take a look at this year's entries and vote for your favourite ideas from both the student ideas and the supporting technology startup projects competitions.
The UK education funding councils’ post-2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) open access policy came into effect in April. Mafalda Marques, project officer (PASTEUR4OA) for Jisc, talks through the key requirements and the support available to institutions to help them comply. Read the original blog.
Further education (FE) and skills in the UK have come up against a lot of challenges in the last few years. Does FELTAG still have a place?
The deadline for Summer of Student Innovation is Monday 23 May 2016, and you'll need 250 votes to get through to the next stage.
How do we move to a data-led culture in UK research and education? Our new report, the second in a series from our horizon scanning project, looks at this question.
The University of Stirling has recently upgraded its internet connectivity, taking an additional connection to the Janet network and becoming a Janet 'point of presence'. This has increased the university’s capabilities and resilience, supporting its business strategy and improving teaching, learning and research.
World Autism Awareness Week runs from 2 – 8 April this year. With one in every 100 people on the autism spectrum, and even the word ‘autism’ meaning different things to different people, it’s an issue educators must concern themselves with.
This week is Networkshop44, our annual technical event for network managers and technical staff, this year from the University of Manchester.
This week is Networkshop44, our annual technical event for network managers and technical staff, this year from the University of Manchester. The conference is in full swing, and delegates are enjoying informative sessions and exhibits aplenty.