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4 reasons why Augar's review has sparked uncertainty for Higher Education

Posted by Helen Dove on September 2, 2019

Augar's review of post-18 (tertiary) education is a tale of two halves. But one thing's for sure, it's about to stir up change and no more so than in the higher education (HE) space. Specifically for HE, the review addresses four main areas of uncertainty:

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog

Part 3 – Looking to the future with certainty at an uncertain time

Posted by Tribal Group on August 29, 2019

In part one of our blog series we looked at the changes to technology over the past few decades and how through much of this period Tribal have successfully navigated these decades introducing solutions and products that harness some of technology we highlighted to improve efficiency and the student experience.

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

What will Augar's Review mean for Further Education?

Posted by Phil Moseley on August 26, 2019

The Augar Review has been a welcome voice in the FE space. More funding in the sector might seem like the fairy dust needed to solve FE's current issues, but colleges should tread with caution. We talk to Tribal FE Consultant, Philip Moseley about what he thinks the Augar Review means for FE.

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Topics: Further Education, Blog

Part 2 – Not all Technology is good – It has its drawbacks

Posted by Tribal Group on August 22, 2019

In part one of our blog series we looked at the changes to technology over the past few decades and how through much of this period Tribal have successfully navigated these decades introducing solutions and products that harness some of technology we highlighted to improve efficiency and the student experience.

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

Launching an app for your college: ten tips for success

Posted by Max Scales on August 19, 2019

A new academic year is just around the corner and your institution's app (Engage) is setup, ready and raring to go! Hopefully you’ll have seen what Engage is capable of and are excited about improving engagement and implementing a next generation learning experience.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog

Technology to Empower Education

Posted by Tribal Group on August 15, 2019

In this three-part blog series we will take a trip down memory lane to see what this tells us about the potential impact new technology will have on the future of education, discuss how as the pace of innovation and new technology increases so does the pace at which these technologies impact our lives and not always for the good. Finally, we will look at what the future might hold and how we can help you have certainty at an uncertain time.

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

How can benchmarking help demonstrate the true value of TAFE providers and support their continuous improvement?

Posted by Tribal Group on August 8, 2019

A key role of TAFE (Technical and Further Education) providers is to contribute to the effective and efficient use of public funds for vocational education and training, but also to ensure access to and equity of vocational education and training for the communities they serve. Here we explore how benchmarking can be used as an effective tool to demonstrate how TAFE providers successfully achieve this.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog

That's all folks! Tribal's Empower Conference 2019 is a wrap!

Posted by Ella Higham on August 1, 2019

On 16-17th July, Tribal hosted the second Empower Conference at the ICC, Birmingham. The event offered customers from the higher education, further education, skills, training and employers sectors an opportunity to gain insights into the world of education from the 60 hours' worth of content given by our inspirational speakers, that’s 2 hours short of the entire eight seasons of Game of Thrones!

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

TCSI - Are you ready for the change?

Posted by Tribal Group on July 31, 2019
Did I hear you say Taxi?
Yes, TCSI (pronounced “taxi”), you heard that right! It stands for Transforming the Collection of Student Information (TCSI). It’s a joint project between the Department of Education & Training (DET) and the Department of Human Services (DHS) to transform how student information is collected to build a better solution that benefits both Australian education providers and students.
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Topics: Higher Education, Blog

TAFEs in Australia – Mastering the multi-dimensions of their public purpose

Posted by Craig Fowler on June 17, 2019

As a principle of business strategy in any competitive market, success is typically built on knowing what you are good at and succeeding in one, or at most two, of three dimensions; be it high volume low margin efficiency; or customer intimacy in persuasive differentiated services; or innovative high quality product leadership. By virtue of their history and public purpose, TAFEs (Technical and Further Education) however have a multidimensional challenge. The expectation of their role as a ‘public provider’ is to be excellent in all these dimensions, whilst being ‘arms-length’ yet (part) tied to objectives, resourcing and desired outcomes as maybe directed by their public-ownership.

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Topics: Further Education, Blog