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TCSI - Is your institution ready for the change?

Posted by Tribal Group on June 30, 2020
Did I hear you say Taxi?

Yes, TCSI (pronounced “taxi”), you heard that right! It stands for Transforming the Collection of Student Information (TCSI). It’s a joint project between the Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE) and Services Australia to transform how student information is collected to build a better solution that benefits both Australian education providers and students. The project name TCSI has also been retained as the name of the new portal in which institutions report to, however the acronym now stands for Tertiary Collection of Student Information.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog, Tribal Edge Platform

Understanding the student voice in the context of the global pandemic

Posted by Tribal Group on June 18, 2020

COVID-19 Response Barometer

The COVID-19 Response Barometer has been borne out of necessity – the necessity for Higher Education Institutions to hear and understand the student voice during the pandemic, and the necessity to understand that student voice in the context of a global comparison. Here we look at how the survey has been received and the aspirations of those institutions that are sharing the survey with their student population.

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog

What will college enrolment look like this September?

Posted by Tribal Group on June 17, 2020

As colleges and educational institutions across the nation try to adapt to a ‘new normal’ way of working in the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic, how will enrolment look for a new year of learning?

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Topics: Further Education, Blog, Student, Student Recruitment

Welcoming students back to a ‘virtual’ campus: using technology to support student wellbeing

Posted by Tribal Group on June 8, 2020

For anyone returning to university, the apprehension and unknows that Covid-19 presents will likely be playing on student minds. Indeed, Student Minds, the UK’s student mental health charity and Headspace in Australia, have been providing unprecedented levels of dedicated support to both students and staff to help them through this period, and publishing up to date  guidance and resources on a regular basis.

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog, Student experience

Six ways leading universities are getting First-years excited for the start of an unprecedented term

Posted by Tribal Group on June 8, 2020

Starting university life is challenging at the best of times. From meeting new people, to moving away from home (likely for the first time), and discovering a new way of learning… it’s not unusual for students to feel apprehensive about what lies ahead. Throw Covid-19 into that mix and the new challenge becomes even more overwhelming. With so much uncertainty and lack of clarity on what the future holds, there has never been a more important time for universities to provide a robust student support and welfare service, especially to those first year students who will be joining the university in the near future.

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog, Student Support

Two months on - are your students lacking in motivation? Tips to refuel

Posted by Ella Higham on May 28, 2020

With the latest update stating colleges will begin to reopen to provide face-to-face contact from June 15th for some students, to help them prepare for exams next year, it is now obvious that for most students, the rest of the academic year will need to be studied at home.

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Topics: Further Education, Blog, Student experience

How your admissions process could be affected this year

Posted by Daniel Barrass on April 21, 2020

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.

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog

Covid-19 and the chance to enhance International student recruitment

Posted by Rebecca Unwin on April 16, 2020

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.

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog

How to deliver virtual lessons

Posted by Lauren Hancox on March 25, 2020

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.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Skills, Training and Employability, Schools & Early Years, Blog

How automation can help the education crisis

Posted by Tribal Group on March 12, 2020

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.

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog