News Analysis Focus for 2017 – Online Higher Education in 30 Countries

The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education's (OBHE) remit is a big one - the multitude of transnational higher education models, the plethora of commercial players active in the sector, and the complexities of online learning. This “borderless” higher education is dynamic, exciting and…

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Taking Support to the Next Level - Cardiff and Vale College

As the UK support lead at Tribal Group, delivering ever increasing standards of support to our customers is my passion. I am always seeking new and better ways to make sure that we provide Tribal customers with an experience that gives them confidence, and enables them to extract as much value…

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What does it mean to foster ‘Global Graduates’?

Numerous universities across the world are promoting internationalisation and trying to foster ‘global graduates’. However, it can be confusing to know what this really means and how it can be achieved.

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Numberblocks - developing young children's understanding of numbers with CBeebies

The NCETM’s Director for Primary Mathematics, Debbie Morgan, has played a key role in the creation of a new BBC series of short programmes aimed at helping pre-school age children develop early understanding of numbers. Here she tells the story of her involvement.

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Can we blame the college bailouts on a lack of financial expertise?

The Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills recently confessed to the House of Commons that exceptional financial support to colleges has cost the UK £140m. (Source: FE Week 13/1/17)

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10 things you need to know about International Branch Campuses

The world of international branch campuses (IBCs) can be confusing. What counts as an IBC? Where are they opening and closing… and why? Are they here to stay?

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Higher education in 2017 - what you need to think about

This time last year we made some predictions on what we thought would happen in HE during 2016, so how did we do?

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Six apprenticeship levy myths that need to be put straight

2017 - the year of the apprenticeship levy has arrived.

From April 6, the levy will come into effect and eligible employers will begin to pay. Over the next three years, the levy is expected to fund the government’s target of three million new apprenticeships.

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The UK as an International Student's Destination

Students. Every institution needs them. So in today’s saturated marketplace, how do you ensure that you attract the best students for you? Now throw in to the mix the complexities of enticing students from overseas and the task becomes a lot more challenging.

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Apprenticeship Reforms: Thinking of becoming an employer-provider?

So after much deliberation and discussion you have decided that becoming an employer-provider is a viable and attractive option for your organisation.

You have analysed your levy bill, reviewed your workforce skill needs, evaluated your L&D and talent development programmes in line with…

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