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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

COVID-19, the changing nature of our approach to Professional Services and ‘business as unusual’

Posted by James Hill on May 7, 2020

Like many organisations, the rapidly evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and the change in people’s working habits, locations and timings has presented a unique challenge to Tribal’s Professional Services team.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Skills, Training and Employability

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

What leaders can do now to pave the way for AI in education

Posted by Tribal Group on March 10, 2020

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.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Skills, Training and Employability, Blog, Tribal Edge Platform

Apprenticeship funding for employers who do not pay the apprenticeship levy

Posted by Joel Rowbottom on February 21, 2020

From January 2020 employers who don’t pay the apprenticeship levy will be able to access funding for all new apprenticeships through the digital apprenticeship service.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Skills, Training and Employability

GDPR best practice: how to reduce the risk of a data breach

Posted by Paul Duller on December 6, 2019

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.

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

AI in education – all talk or game changer?

Posted by Tribal Group on November 14, 2019

Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) just hype, or is it really the promised paradigm shift in how we construct and use technology as a society? How is it being used in education already? And how can you prepare for how it will affect the role of teachers, MIS managers and institution executives in the coming years? Our new AI in education series is a must read, whether your institution is planning to dip its toe into tested AI waters, or jump in at the proverbial deep end!

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Skills, Training and Employability, Blog

5 focus areas every FE senior finance lead should be looking at

Posted by Tribal Group on October 31, 2019

Since the publication of the September FE Week article surrounding the ESFA’s oversight of financial management, FE colleges may have found themselves questioning the integrity of sector financial information. As a result, Dame Mary Ney will be carrying out a full review into the way the government monitors college finances.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog

Using AI and machine learning in education: predicting student outcomes

Posted by Tribal Group on October 10, 2019

Improving student outcomes is at the heart of most educational institutions – and the ‘lifeblood’ or ‘data’ that flows through the institution, is now providing an intelligent way for progressive educators to pinpoint gaps in learning and identify at-risk students that would otherwise get left behind. Read on to find out how.

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Topics: Further Education, Blog

Keeping students engaged: the ground rules

Posted by Tribal Group on September 16, 2019

Following on from last week’s blog on the eight themes of engagement that could underpin your institution’s app technology deployment and adoption strategy – today we’re talking ‘ground rules’. Check out these five basic principles that need to be addressed in order for your digital student engagement plan to be effective.

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