Over the past few months I feel like I’ve been an amateur detective. Every day I read news about the mental health “crisis” affecting students and young people, and how already pressed specialist services are struggling to cope.
Over the past few years, awareness of mental health issues has grown and the wellbeing of students and staff is never far from the media. There seems to be general agreement that better support is required, which means equipping more people at colleges and universities with skills to deal with those in distress.
Launching tomorrow, Tuesday 3 September, Jisc’s 2019 digital experience insights student survey report will show how learners at UK colleges and universities experience technology. Shakira Martin reflects on the value of the survey.