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Securing your SIS data in the Cloud: Can you afford to do nothing?

Posted by Tribal Group on August 18, 2021

The many Student Experience benefits of moving your student information system (SIS) to the cloud have been the focus of our recent blogs. However today, we look at the risk management benefits that are now making migrating your SIS the most cost-effective way to source the IT security you need to reduce the likelihood of crippling service disruption or data breach.  

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog, Cloud Technology

Five reasons why you should attend Empower Online 2021

Posted by Tribal Group on June 9, 2021

Tribal’s Empower Conference 2021 will be focussing on Higher Education and will provide a space where attendees can reignite their passion for the sector and focus on what brought them here in the first place. The Empower Online conference will be taking place on July 6th-July 8th 2021, and is sure to be a truly immersive digital event. If you are a Tribal Higher Education customer, here are five reasons why you should book your place now.

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog, Events

Get ready for the future of predictive analytics: 5 actions for universities and colleges

Posted by Tribal Group on April 1, 2021

Predictive analytics will be the next logical step for many organisations, as educational institutions become increasingly data-led when making strategic decisions and the results, reports, and insights gained from predictive analytics continue to become more accessible. With more staff and stakeholders gaining access to data, predictive analytics will be integral to different roles across the institution.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog, Cloud Technology

3 myths about predictive analytics in Education: exposed

Posted by Tribal Group on March 15, 2021

Common misconceptions about predictive analytics in the education sector

Examples of predictive analytics are everywhere, and the education sector is no exception. The approach uses historical student data to create models that help forecast future problems or opportunities. Educational institutions are using existing student data to gain insights on current or future student performance.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog, Cloud Technology

Optimising international collaboration and partnerships in the post-pandemic Higher Education landscape

Posted by Tribal Group on November 6, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought global disruption to the Higher Education sector, severely impacting the functioning of international partnerships. Restrictions on movement and lockdown uncertainties have hampered the mobility of both international and home students, as well as staff.

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Topics: Higher Education

How to Support SEN Students Through College and Beyond

Posted by Tribal Group on November 3, 2020

The educational landscape has always been a place of individual behaviours and learning styles, but the environment has continued to evolve with the inclusion of more children with SEN (Special Education Needs) than ever into mainstream education. Advanced care in the medical world and better detection of conditions such as autism, have meant that the number of children with additional needs has increased, at the same time as places within specialist educational settings have declined. That leaves colleges in the UK working with SEN students more than ever, often without much in the way of additional resources to support this.

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COVID-19: A national comparison of students’ satisfaction with the response of their education institution

Posted by Tribal Group on October 21, 2020

Data from a recent global survey by i-graduate adds to the enormous body of data about COVID-19. i-graduate’s COVID-19 Response Barometer surveyed over 24,000 students in eleven countries and provides valuable insight into education institutions’ response to COVID-19 from the perspective of current students.

This article, part of a series drawing on the survey data, was originally conceived to explore to what extent government policy has impacted students’ satisfaction with their institution’s response to COVID-19. However, it quickly became apparent that the situation is too complex to draw any meaningful conclusions on this.

National comparisons in themselves, however, provide some food for thought.

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Topics: Higher Education

ASEAN institutions set high standards in their response to Covid-19

Posted by Tribal Group on October 19, 2020

It is abundantly clear that countries around the world have reacted very differently to the COVID pandemic and when we reach the other side of this, we may eventually get a better perspective on whose strategy was the most successful. In Higher Education it has been a gargantuan struggle to get courses online at short notice as well as providing security and safety for students.

I-graduate’s COVID survey seeks to get a global sense of student satisfaction with the institutional response both in terms of the communication to the students about the pandemic and the quality of the online provision. We had responses from over 24,000 students.

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Topics: Higher Education

Does moving to the cloud save money? Here’s what university and college CIOs think…

Posted by Tribal Group on October 13, 2020

Migrating services to the cloud in higher education is happening at a faster rate than ever before. According to Tribal’s CTO, Mike Cope, this is primarily because the sector’s appetite for risk has changed as education institutions seek solutions that provide the most up to date capability, for the maximum number of use cases, whilst also providing enough flexibility to adapt to increasingly frequent business changes.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog, Cloud Technology

Higher Education funding: Overcoming the big challenges

Posted by Tribal Group on October 5, 2020

 

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog, Cloud Technology, Digital Transformation