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Nathaniel Harvatt

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Global Education Market Survey: 2018 review

Posted by Nathaniel Harvatt on November 12, 2018

2017 was a year full of changes for education, from the way we think about delivering education, how we ensure quality and stay compliant, to how we can continue to not just match, but exceed student expectations. So, at the end of 2017 we surveyed the market to understand the real challenges and issues people working in education face.

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

Education in 2018 – what you need to think about

Posted by Nathaniel Harvatt on January 9, 2018

The last few years have seen leaders across the world bring in major changes that affect education, from the Gonski 2.0 funding changes, and the Higher Education Reform Package in Australia to the Apprenticeship Levy, Higher Education and Research Act, and Technical and Further Education Act in the UK. Brexit continues to dominate the headlines in the UK with growing concern and uncertainty on how our ‘divorce’ from Europe will impact students seeking an education in the UK. Meanwhile new technologies that were only emerging a few years ago are now becoming a part of our everyday lives and a part of the classroom.

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

Education evolution not revolution

Posted by Nathaniel Harvatt on July 12, 2017

Tribal's Product Marketing Manager, Nathaniel Harvatt takes a look at the evolution of music vs education over the years - and the similarities and differences between the two.

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

A Hung Parliament, what does it mean for education?

Posted by Nathaniel Harvatt on June 9, 2017

It is a result that many hadn’t expected, certainly when the general election campaigns began in May, that we would be waking up to a hung parliament.

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

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

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

A vote to leave – what's the outlook for the education sector?

Posted by Nathaniel Harvatt on June 28, 2016

Britain’s decision to leave the European Union was a shock to many, and will certainly have significant and far-reaching implications for the future of our country. In a previous post we looked at the differing views for those who wanted to leave and those who wanted to remain, and what a Brexit would mean for education.

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

Without data student information is nothing

Posted by Nathaniel Harvatt on June 6, 2016

According to various higher education reports in 2016, the field of learning analytics research is a game changer for education whereby the outcomes of learning analytics implementations will address core education challenges. The challenges to be addressed include student retention and academic performance, demonstration of learning and teaching quality, and developing models of personalised and adaptive learning.

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Topics: Higher Education

Should we stay or should we go?

Posted by Nathaniel Harvatt on May 27, 2016

Should we stay or should we go? On Thursday 23rd June Britain will decide whether it should leave or remain in the European Union. Over recent weeks we have heard many arguments from both sides of the campaign. Our holidays will cost more, our house values will plummet and thousands of jobs would be put at risk, or we would be billions of pounds better off, have full control over our borders and not be held back by the rules and regulations imposed on us from Brussels.

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