Further Education and Skills

Scoping Learning Analytics for Further Education and Skills

As part of the development and implementation of the learning analytics service we are undertaking some workshops with invited colleges who have expressed an interest in the new service. The purpose is firstly to confirm that the planned service focused on predictive models for learner retention and attainment are relevant and second to explore the […]

Case Studies Institutional Use

Learning Analytics in Higher Education: A review of UK and international practice

Today Jisc is releasing a new report: Learning Analytics in Higher Education: A review of UK and international practice  (PDF). Drawing on eleven case studies, we examine why institutions are deploying learning analytics, and what the benefits are for learners. We also discuss the main data sources being drawn upon by institutions and the technical […]


6th UK Learning Analytics Network meeting, Newport, Wales, 11th May 2016

Our next UK Learning Analytics Network meeting is taking place in Newport at the University of South Wales. As usual we’ve got an action-packed event, with lots of opportunities for networking with other education professionals interested in learning analytics. We hope to see you there:  Booking form Sessions include: An update on Jisc’s learning analytics programme, […]

Case Studies

Guest post: Academic boredom and learning analytics

In this guest post, John G. Sharp, Professor of Education at Leeds Beckett University, examines the issue of academic boredom among university students, and questions whether learning analytics could help to address it. ‘It’s not that I get bored a lot, I just lose my concentration.’ John G. Sharp Academic boredom is common among students at university.  Most […]

Architecture Open learning analytics Systems

Jisc Learning Analytics Architecture – Vendor Event, 21st April 2016 – Agenda

We now have representatives from 27 different commercial organisations registered to attend this session. Jisc Learning Analytics Architecture – Vendor Event 12:00 – 16:00, Thurs 21st April 2016 Brettenham House, 5 Lancaster Place, London, WC2E 7EN Location information:  Agenda 12:00 – 13:00   Arrival, lunch and networking 13:00 – 13:45 Introduction to the Effective Learning […]