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COVID-19, the changing nature of our approach to Professional Services

Posted by James Hill on May 7, 2020

COVID-19, the changing nature of our approach to Professional Services

 

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

Online enrolment process - getting a compliant solution for you

Posted by Carla Martinho on May 5, 2020

Online enrolment process - getting a compliant solution for you

 

There are so many compelling reasons that providers are turning to an online enrolment process. From delivering a more seamless experience for learners, to improving the quality of your data and even giving you a better oversight of recruitment flows. The current situation, as providers scramble to deliver educational outputs against the challenge of a global pandemic, has only served to make paperless enrolment more compelling.

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability, Skills & Training

How to deliver virtual lessons

Posted by Lauren Hancox on March 25, 2020

How to deliver virtual lessons

 

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

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

Apprenticeship funding for employers who do not pay the apprenticeship levy

 

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

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

 

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

AI in education – all talk or game changer?

 

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

ESFA apprenticeship audit: common errors and how to avoid them

Posted by Carla Martinho on October 1, 2019

ESFA apprenticeship audit: common errors and how to avoid them

 

On 11th June 2019 the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) published the snappily titled “Common findings from funding assurance work on post-16 providers and institutions” guidance document. It summarises the findings from the agency’s annual programme of assurance visits (in other words, audits) of providers delivering:

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability, Blog

Part 3 – Looking to the future with certainty at an uncertain time

Posted by Tribal Group on August 29, 2019

In part one of our blog series we looked at the changes to technology over the past few decades and how through much of this period Tribal have successfully navigated these decades introducing solutions and products that harness some of technology we highlighted to improve efficiency and the student experience.

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

Part 2 – Not all Technology is good – It has its drawbacks

Posted by Tribal Group on August 22, 2019

In part one of our blog series we looked at the changes to technology over the past few decades and how through much of this period Tribal have successfully navigated these decades introducing solutions and products that harness some of technology we highlighted to improve efficiency and the student experience.

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