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Election 2017 - education policies at a glance

Posted by Nathaniel Harvatt on May 25, 2017

With the general election not far away what are the three main political parties saying about education?  We have compiled all the key points and main pledges so you can see at a glance what each party are promising.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Skills, Training and Employability, Schools & Early Years

Administrators, what can you do with a minute?

Posted by Lauren Hancox on May 22, 2017

Managing time (or simply the notion of not having enough of it), seems to be a daily challenge for all learning providers. We asked providers from the further and higher education space as well as the work-based learning sector; to tell us their common day to day headaches; and we weren’t surprised to read that 25% of the post 16 sector find ‘lack of time’; the squeeze on people and the need to do more with less, a constant pressure.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Skills, Training and Employability, Schools & Early Years

Are postgraduate students happy with their student experience?

Posted by Rachel Worley on April 4, 2017

Over half a million students take a postgraduate course in the UK every year. And today, these students have a world of choice, informed by personal recommendations from those who have made the journey before. To be confident of healthy recruitment tomorrow, education providers need to be delivering a world-class student experience.

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Topics: Higher Education

The impact of the Brexit vote on foreign students studying in the UK

Posted by Will Archer on March 27, 2017

All of us in the world of education will remember where we were the morning of 24th June 2016. The first email I received was from a colleague in the deep south of New South Wales.  The shock waves had travelled across the world and back while most Brits were still sleeping.

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Topics: Higher Education

What can the education sector learn from Marketing Week Live?

Posted by Laura Dicken on March 21, 2017

Like thousands of other marketers, I visited the Marketing Week Live conference at London Olympia in March. I had my list of sessions in hand eager to learn and left re-energised ready to implement my new findings.

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Topics: Higher Education

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

Posted by Richard Garrett on February 20, 2017

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 interrelated but can become unwieldy.

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Topics: Higher Education

What does it mean to foster ‘Global Graduates’?

Posted by Helen Spencer-Oatey on February 14, 2017

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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Topics: Higher Education

10 things you need to know about International Branch Campuses

Posted by Laura Dicken on January 16, 2017

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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Topics: Higher Education

Higher education in 2017 - what you need to think about

Posted by Nathaniel Harvatt on January 10, 2017

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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Topics: Higher Education

The UK as an International Student's Destination

Posted by Daniel Barrass on December 16, 2016

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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Topics: Higher Education