The brain is a more powerful learning device than any piece of technology. In his talk at the AoC/Jisc Technology Summit, Alex Beard urges delegates to take human intelligence seriously, developing technology that supports our capacity to learn.
Being work ready involves more than simply achieving a qualification. Forward-looking providers are ensuring that their learners are equipped to meet employers’ needs – and using cutting edge technology to do it, affordably.
As education organisations increasingly realise the benefits of data-driven decisions, Jisc has secured a deal to give universities and colleges cost-effective access to world-leading data analytics software, Splunk.
The UK government has vowed to increase its total R&D expenditure to 2.4% of GDP by 2027. With this ambitious target in sight, now seems a good time to pause and reflect on where to focus investment to support the fourth industrial revolution and big data research.
At a time when there is immense pressure on budgets and finite resources, delivering your digital strategy and supporting students and staff as they develop the skills needed for an increasingly digital workplace can be challenging. So how can you ensure that your money is well spent and achieves the impact you need?
CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, has been provided with an assessment by Jisc of its ability to protect information and data processing infrastructure against a new British Standard for cyber risk and resilience.
Launched at today’s digital experience insights community of practice event, the Jisc NUS roadmap (pdf) supports students, course representatives, and union and guild representatives to work with their institution on improving student digital experiences.
Last month, a report for the Further Education Trust for Leadership (FETL) assessed digital skills in the further education (FE) sector and found them wanting. Leaders must address the strategic and operational impact of technology, the report said.