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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 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

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