Network managers and technical system and security specialists from the UK research and education community are invited to join us at Networkshop44 which takes place between 22-24 March at the University of Manchester. Jill, who has attended the event more than a dozen time, tells us it’s the perfect opportunity to share experiences and learn about the latest developments.
We’re inviting digital practitioners and managers to join us at Digifest 2016 at the ICC in Birmingham on 2-3 March. Conrad, who attended the event for the first time last year, explains the excitement around the event and gives attendees his tips on making the most of the experience.
The Association of Colleges (AoC) Beacon Awards took place on 17 November, celebrating best practice in further education (FE). Jisc sponsored the award for effective use of technology in further education (FE). It was won this year by South Eastern Regional College for its BLADES programme, which uses peer mentoring to support the digital capabilities of staff and students.
In this podcast we speak to Paula Philpott, ILT pedagogy mentor at the college, to find out about the programme and what it means to win.
Are you marching for the climate this weekend? Join us in London, Edinburgh and Cardiff to demand bold action at the UN climate talks in Paris.
The ability to communicate in a common language is the bedrock of a shared and communal society. For many UK residents whose first language is not English, ‘English for Speakers of Other Languages’, or ESOL, is their way to find employment, enter education, and engage with their local communities and public services.
The House of Lords has called for 16 and 17-year-olds to be allowed to vote in the EU referendum, a move strongly backed by NUS.
On the final day of the Association of Colleges (AoC) annual conference, Paul McKean, head of further education and skills for Jisc, talks about his highlights over the past three days, the main themes that have emerged, and how Jisc can help support colleges going forward.