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The digital economy is growing – are your students ready for the workplace?

According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) the digital economy is growing (OECD, 2020) and has been irreversibly changed in recent months. Employers have had to adapt working practices at speed; Home working means that employers can recruit from a global talent pool and working together, but remotely has been essential to […]

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Key takeaways from our 20th learning analytics network event 

The 20th learning analytics network event held online on 21 April 2021 brought together expert speakers from across the community to discuss the benefits of learning analytics (LA), importance of collaboration, the challenges of online learning and to explore future digital opportunities. We also took a look at the world of artificial intelligence (AI) in the cloud.  Key takeaways from the speaker sessions:  Learning analytics research and development at The University of Oslo, Norway, Jan Arild Dolonen   Over the last 10 years there has […]

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New KEF dashboards demonstrate the value of knowledge exchange

This week, Research England launch the Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) website which showcases interactive dashboards co-developed by Jisc data analytics. The dashboards draw together tangible evidence on knowledge exchange activities between English higher education institutions and their partners – from big businesses to the local community – as well as providing indications of institutional performance […]

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Transforming the student experience with Learning Analytics and the University of Greenwich

Member Story: In 2016 the University of Greenwich became one of a group of universities to partner with Jisc to co-design and build an analytics solution tailored to the needs of HE institutions, and their core users. “Students are our allies in the learning analytics space” Dr Christine Couper, University of Greenwich, August 2020 Challenge: […]

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Don’t miss Data Matters 2021 – enhancing data certainty

Data Matters 2021 is only a week away and is packed full of great speakers, so don’t delay in  booking your ticket. This year we are focusing on ‘enhancing data certainty’ and on the event’s programme page, you’ll see sessions that will provide informative debate and significant value. The two-day conference is a great opportunity […]

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How Checkin+ strengthened The University of Gloucestershire’s test and trace data, enhanced student support and simplified immigration reporting

Member Story: The University of Gloucestershire have added Jisc’s new attendance monitoring solution Checkin+ to their core Learning Analytics (LA) service. This combines attendance analytics with existing study data to strengthen their available evidence. They’ve been users of Jisc’s Learning Analytics service for several years – an analytics solution that measures student engagement and enables […]

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Interactive dashboards to drive decisions and enhance assessment of Welsh HE national measures

Jisc has recently launched its Welsh HE national measures product, an exciting new Interactive Insights dashboard suite. In line with Jisc’s values, it’s been developed in collaboration with the higher education (HE) sector, for the higher education sector and in partnership with HEFCW (Higher Education Funding Council for Wales). In this article, I investigate the […]

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Supporting Further Education aspirations with Data Analytics

An update on Jisc Data Analytic’s work with Further Education from Karen Foster At Jisc working with our members to understand their needs is core to what we do. We always welcome opportunities to work together to identify issues and concerns, and develop solutions collaboratively. We have created an exciting new data analytics directorate led […]

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Using Analytics to Enhance Student Support and Improve Learning

Using Analytics to Enhance Student Support and Improve Learning Jisc Learning Analytics Research Projects Update, July 2020. Introduction: The use of analytics, data and algorithms to enhance learning is an increasingly trending topic. No more so than here in Jisc. I recently attended a learning analytics (LA) research event to see how seven Jisc-funded research […]

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Data does matter, and so does ethics

After careful consideration and because of the ongoing and unpredictable developments around coronavirus (COVID-19), this year’s Data Matters will not go ahead. It was a difficult decision to cancel but the health and wellbeing of our members, staff, exhibitors and suppliers is our top priority. We also want to ensure we play our part in […]