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Investing in student experience, what we can learn from the University of Nottingham

Posted by Tribal Group on April 19, 2018

Studying abroad is on the rise, with UCAS reporting there were 7,300 more applications from international students to British universities in 2018 and 12,400 fewer applications from UK students.  But how are UK universities managing the experience of these international students? Creating the best experience for students improves employability, decreases the universities dropout rates and can influence  TEF (Teaching Excellence Framework) ratings.

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Topics: Higher Education

Advanced Serious Incident Reporting – lessons learned from outstanding special colleges

Posted by Tribal Group on April 16, 2018

The everyday challenges of reporting pastoral incidents are many and varied – and getting things back on track after the incident often requires a coordinated response to ensure the wellbeing of the learner and the success of their next class. So how do outstanding specialist colleges manage this process?

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Five ways technology can help streamline school administration

Posted by Tribal Group on April 12, 2018

When it comes to schools and information technology, attention tends to focus on how best to make use of IT as a teaching aid. Strategies include equipping students with notebooks, installing smartboards in classrooms, and incorporating internet-based resources in the learning process.

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Topics: Schools & Early Years

How emerging technologies are changing university life for Gen Z students

Posted by James Oakley on April 12, 2018


Just as rapidly evolving technologies are altering the way businesses serve their customers, they’re having a similar impact on how universities interact with students.

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Topics: Higher Education

Data accuracy looms as major challenge facing educations, survey finds

Posted by Tribal Group on April 12, 2018


Data consistency and its accuracy in support of legislation compliance and driving positive student outcomes are the biggest daily challenges for those working in and delivering education across Australia and New Zealand.  That’s according to the “Global Education Market Study” conducted by Tribal Group, a pioneering world leader of education software and services.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Schools & Early Years

Specialist colleges - how can you improve your serious incident reporting?

Posted by Tribal Group on April 9, 2018

The everyday challenges of reporting pastoral incidents are many and varied – and getting things back on track after the incident often requires a coordinated response to ensure the wellbeing of the learner and the success of their next class… so how do outstanding specialist colleges manage this process?

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Topics: Further Education

Finding the right person to lead the change - managing software implementation.

Posted by Prue Beams on March 20, 2018

It is widely recognised that no matter how effectively a software implementation is managed, its initial uptake and long-term success lies firmly in the hands of the project’s change team. There are many things to consider when assembling this team, such as what type of person should lead this effort and what support do they need? Should they come from within the organisation or from a third-party provider?

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Schools & Early Years

Universities Australia Conference 2018: Tribal Breakfast Briefing Wrap-Up

Posted by Liam Banks on March 16, 2018

“Modernising the University in an era of rapidly changing technology and solutions” was the topic discussed at the Tribal breakfast briefing during the Universities Australia Conference.

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Topics: Higher Education

How to convince your manager that you should attend the Tribal Empower Conference

Posted by Sophie Fryer on March 9, 2018

In June 2018, for the first time ever, Tribal is combining the SITS:Vision, Maytas and ebs user conferences to bring you the Tribal Empower Conference.

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

Becoming an employer provider – weighing up the pros and cons

Posted by Tony Allen on March 6, 2018

If you work in apprenticeships, you may already know that if you are an employer there are two main ways of delivering apprenticeship programmes. One option is to go through a professional training provider, and the other is to become an employer provider yourself and deliver your own programme.

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability