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Using AI and machine learning in education: predicting student outcomes

Posted by Tribal Group on October 10, 2019

Improving student outcomes is at the heart of most educational institutions – and the ‘lifeblood’ or ‘data’ that flows through the institution, is now providing an intelligent way for progressive educators to pinpoint gaps in learning and identify at-risk students that would otherwise get left behind. Read on to find out how.

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Topics: Further Education, Blog

Keeping students engaged: the ground rules

Posted by Tribal Group on September 16, 2019

Following on from last week’s blog on the eight themes of engagement that could underpin your institution’s app technology deployment and adoption strategy – today we’re talking ‘ground rules’. Check out these five basic principles that need to be addressed in order for your digital student engagement plan to be effective.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog

Keeping students engaged: what is your endgame?

Posted by Tribal Group on September 12, 2019

Apart from exciting your students with a flashy new app – have you thought about your endgame? Understanding what you want to achieve by introducing your app will keep your decision-makers focussed on what’s important in your digital student engagement strategy.  Here we talk about the eight themes of engagement that are most likely to be of genuine benefit to your students and/or your institution.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog

Student Support desk feedback: where do all the smiley faces go?

Posted by Aimée Sutton on September 9, 2019

Do you collect student feedback from your support desk only to wonder what to do with it? Do you celebrate the good statistics and tend to shy away from the bad?

Let’s talk about feedback for a moment.  

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Topics: Further Education, Blog

What are the challenges EU students face when making a payment and how can universities overcome them?

Posted by WPM Education on September 5, 2019

The UK higher education sector is one of the most international in the world; however in some cases payment processes can cause stress and confusion for EU students, and also problems and inefficiencies for the university.

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog

What exactly is Tribal Edge? And why is it so important?

Posted by Tribal Group on September 4, 2019

Tribal Edge is THE next generation student information system. Tribal Edge has been built from the ground up as a Software-as-a-Service (SaaSplatform, delivered from the cloud, so there is no need for on-premise infrastructure. 

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog

5 areas to focus on in the changing world of education

Posted by Tribal Group on September 3, 2019

The world of higher education is changingNew providers are challenging traditional education models, and technology is transforming the way that students expect to learn and be taught. Many changes are already visible in colleges and campuses, and they all point towards a radical digital transformation of the student experience.

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Topics: Higher Education, Blog

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