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How to deliver virtual lessons

Posted by Lauren Hancox on March 25, 2020

Over the years, staff at Tribal have delivered countless online training sessions, live broadcast webinars and virtual demos. So, we've pooled our advice together on how to make virtual lessons a little bit easier.

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

What leaders can do now to pave the way for AI in education

Posted by Tribal Group on March 10, 2020

To date, our blog series on AI in education has focussed on ‘the future’ and how AI could improve the delivery and provision of learning. Today, we’re looking at what technology is available and valuable to educators, now and why it pays to have an AI strategy.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Skills, Training and Employability, Blog, Tribal Edge Platform

Apprenticeship funding for employers who do not pay the apprenticeship levy

Posted by Joel Rowbottom on February 21, 2020

From January 2020 employers who don’t pay the apprenticeship levy will be able to access funding for all new apprenticeships through the digital apprenticeship service.

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

GDPR best practice: how to reduce the risk of a data breach

Posted by Paul Duller on December 6, 2019

In recent months, it has become apparent that Universities and Colleges are ‘under attack’ or at risk of data breaches. Both the GDPR and the corresponding UK Data Protection Act (2018) are just two examples of international data breach notification laws that have come into play in recent years.

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

AI in education – all talk or game changer?

Posted by Tribal Group on November 14, 2019

Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) just hype, or is it really the promised paradigm shift in how we construct and use technology as a society? How is it being used in education already? And how can you prepare for how it will affect the role of teachers, MIS managers and institution executives in the coming years? Our new AI in education series is a must read, whether your institution is planning to dip its toe into tested AI waters, or jump in at the proverbial deep end!

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

5 focus areas every FE senior finance lead should be looking at

Posted by Tribal Group on October 31, 2019

Since the publication of the September FE Week article surrounding the ESFA’s oversight of financial management, FE colleges may have found themselves questioning the integrity of sector financial information. As a result, Dame Mary Ney will be carrying out a full review into the way the government monitors college finances.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog

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, Tribal Edge Platform

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, Tribal Edge Platform

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