The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented disruption to the academic calendar. Having faced the initial hurdles, universities across the globe are considering what the current situation means for recruitment and admissions over the summer and beyond.
The corona virus is having a huge impact on Higher Education, as well as economies and lives across the globe. Universities have closed, teaching has moved online, and face to face events have been called off. March is normally one of the busiest months in the academic calendar with bulging lecture theatres and buzzing cafes. Now the libraries stand empty, offices locked up.
Over the years, staff at Tribal have delivered countless online training sessions, live broadcast webinars and virtual demos. So, we've pooled our advice together on how to make virtual lessons a little bit easier.
The funding crisis within the UK education sector has led to curriculums being cut back, staff recruitment and retention suffering and teachers reporting of working on average 50-70 hours per week in order to plug the gap.
To date, our blog series on AI in education has focussed on ‘the future’ and how AI could improve the delivery and provision of learning. Today, we’re looking at what technology is available and valuable to educators, now and why it pays to have an AI strategy.
What's International Women's Day all about?
On Sunday 8 March 2020, it's International Women's Day. A day to celebrate the equality of men and women. Rewind just over 100 years and men and women were not seen to be equal. Women could not vote, get access to training, earnt less than their male equivalent and would have been laughed out of the board room. There was no room at the table for women, unless it was the kitchen table.
United States Higher Education institutions are experiencing a decline in new international student enrolment not seen since the three years immediately following the terrorist attacks of September 11th. As easy as it might be to jump on a handful of contributing factors, a deeper understanding of the nuances of international student decision making starts to paint an interesting picture and one that gives institutions more of a measure of control when it comes to influencing the desired upturn.
When we stop to think that every minute 450,000+ Tweets are posted; every hour 4.2 Million photos are uploaded to Instagram; and each day 2.5 Quintillion (no, not a made-up number) bytes of new data are created worldwide, we can appreciate the need to maintain order and establish security for the most sensitive forms of information.
Tribal’s Financial Benchmarking provides comparative analysis of HE resources, giving you the financial insight, you need to challenge stakeholder assumptions and drive organisational investment. Our consultants work onsite to collect data and deliver detailed presentations to help you improve buy-in and ensure report findings are fully understood.
In recent months, it has become apparent that Universities and Colleges are ‘under attack’ or at risk of data breaches. Both the GDPR and the corresponding UK Data Protection Act (2018) are just two examples of international data breach notification laws that have come into play in recent years.