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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

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

Empowering Education Malaysia event recap

Posted by Jenny Wong on May 20, 2019

On the 3rd of April this year Tribal hosted its very first Empowering Education Seminar in Malaysia. At the event delegates learned how institutions can improve rankings, financial performance, student experience, results, retention and recruitment. The seminar included keynote presentations and panel discussions with senior leaders from across the Malaysian Education sector. They were joined by Tribal experts from our software and education services business. 

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog

Student experience for Gen Z: the dos and don'ts

Posted by Tribal Group on May 20, 2019

No one in education is in any doubt that to ‘reach’ Gen Z students and provide the experiences they are looking for, colleges and universities need to embrace the latest technology. This new generation of students expect a personalised student experience - one that’s tailored to their particular needs, wants, interests, and their preferred methods of communication. And increasingly, student experience for Gen Z is expanding to include return on investment.

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Topics: Higher Education, Further Education, Blog

MIS Managers - advice you don't want to miss!

Posted by Lauren Hancox on May 16, 2019
Tribal's annual customer conference, the Tribal Empower Conference, is packed full of advice specifically aimed at helping MIS Managers get the most out of their ebs system and gain knowledge on key topics such as reporting, GDPR, outcome frameworks and much more. Here are a few things the conference addresses:  

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