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How did students in Australia rate their institution’s response to Covid-19?

Posted by Stephen Connelly on December 3, 2020

From June to September this year i-graduate ran a worldwide survey of local and international students about their study experiences during COVID-19. The survey targeted students who had been expecting to be studying on-campus in face-to-face mode, but due to COVID-19 had been required to suddenly switch to study online. Over 24,000 higher education students (15,000 local; 9,000 international) enrolled at 42 institutions across 11 countries responded to the survey.

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Topics: Higher Education, Student experience, Asia, Australia

Ofsted: Five things degree apprenticeship providers need to know

Posted by Carla Martinho on November 19, 2020

From 1 April 2021 all apprenticeships, including those at levels 6 & 7, are in scope for Ofsted inspection. Here are our top five things you need to know for degree apprenticeship providers who are new to Ofsted inspection:

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Topics: News, Skills & Training, Student experience

Getting Apprentices back on track this autumn

Posted by Tribal Group on September 18, 2020

There’s little doubt that the world of skills training and work has altered dramatically over the past few months. Many training providers have managed to adapt their practices and deliver apprenticeships digitally to great success, using a variety of online tools. And as restrictions start to ease, and educators and employers alike turn their thoughts to the future, there will be a necessary re-alignment in working practice. So how do you get your Apprenticeship delivery back on track this autumn? 

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Topics: Blog, Skills & Training, Student experience

Track and Trace: The next, new normal in Higher Education

Posted by Daniel Barrass on September 1, 2020

The events of 2020 have rapidly shaped the way the world lives, works, and learns and getting staff and students back on campus safely is the goal for universities everywhere. Never before have any of us faced such a challenge - knowing what to do if there is a positive case and dealing with it promptly and professionally. 

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Topics: Higher Education, News, Blog, Student Support, Customer feedback, Student experience, Student Recruitment

3 ways in which Covid-19 has revealed the true value of ‘the cloud’ in education

Posted by Tribal Group on August 10, 2020

The Coronavirus is having a huge impact on higher and further education, as well as economies and lives across the globe. The education landscape changed, virtually overnight, when on 23rd March 2020, the UK followed many other countries into ‘lockdown’ in an attempt to slow the rate of infection of Covid-19.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Student experience

Are these 7 items on your CIO’s ‘student recruitment and retention’ agenda?

Posted by Tribal Group on August 5, 2020

The downturn in demographics and numbers of people going to university and college, competition from international markets, and high dropout rates means that UK institutions need smart ways to demonstrate and deliver the Student Experience they have on offer if they intend to meet increasingly ambitious recruitment and retention targets.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Student experience

Welcoming your students virtually: 5 ways to engage with your students through your own app

Posted by Tribal Group on June 23, 2020

There’s little doubt now that enrolments for colleges and universities are going to look very different this year. Luckily, although there is nothing ordinary about 2020, educational staff are rising to the challenge and seeing it as an opportunity to push through much needed change and create a new kind of student experience this year and beyond.

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Topics: Further Education, Student experience, Student

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

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