While the global pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on FE institutions, Basingstoke College of Technology (BCoT) has found itself well-equipped for such a situation, as a result of a strong ethos of putting digital technology at the heart of teaching and learning.
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“Inequality and disadvantage don’t really show themselves when it comes to teaching or student grades. It’s the circumstantial stuff where we see the difference,” says Dr Robert Craven, looking back on his first year of teaching computational science and artificial intelligence (AI) to students from underrepresented backgrounds.
As learners return to colleges and campuses, there’s no turning back from the online shift they’ve experienced this year. Embedding digital in both face-to-face and remote learning is more crucial than ever.
In a survey of nearly 40,000 higher and further education students, more than a quarter couldn’t give positive feedback on the quality of digital teaching, and only half say they receive guidance on vital digital skills.