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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

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

Posted by Tribal Group on December 2, 2019

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

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

ESFA apprenticeship audit: common errors and how to avoid them

Posted by Carla Martinho on October 1, 2019

On 11th June 2019 the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) published the snappily titled “Common findings from funding assurance work on post-16 providers and institutions” guidance document. It summarises the findings from the agency’s annual programme of assurance visits (in other words, audits) of providers delivering:

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability, 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

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

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

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

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

The Apprenticeship Levy: reflections on funding, two years on

Posted by Matt Butson on April 29, 2019

In May 2019, the apprenticeship reforms will be entering their third year. Long enough for the policy to have bedded in sufficiently to provide meaningful data on how providers and employers are using the levy. Now seems a good time to reflect on the reforms.  Before we do, it’s worth reminding ourselves of the breadth of these changes:

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Topics: Skills, Training and Employability, Blog