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How do we help more young people to ‘succeed’ at school and college?

A recent article from the head of an all girls school, made the point that we need to move away from obsessing  about getting A grades and that a B or C was good too. 479 more words


Student expectations of a digital university

      A good starting point to thinking about the student’s expectations of a digital university is this JISC publication
      ‘Enhancing the student digital experience: a strategic approach’ 27 more words

    Do you know what BYOD stands for? Bring Your Own Device

    BYOD stands for Bring Your Own Device

    Defining ‘bring your own’ (BYO) “ ‘Bring your own’ is the term used to describe the use of personal devices, services, data, apps and software in institutional settings.  87 more words


    JISC and Professional Associations Guide to Implementing the UKPSF in the Digital University

      I love the idea of the ‘seamless digital university’. This links these ideas to the UKPSF and although they are talking about PGCertHE is transfers more generally to our work. 79 more words

    QAA Higher Education Review Group themes 2015-2016 Student Employability and Digital Literacy

      I have found this document a really useful way to reflect on where we are with TEL and where we want to be with TEL by 2018. 350 more words

    7 Top Qualities Employers are Looking for in Candidates

    There are three Cs to getting the kind of job you want and earning the kind of money you want to earn. These three Cs basically remain constant throughout your working career. 1,125 more words


    Graduates First

    Worried about graduate training schemes and the associated psychometric testing? Never fear – Careers and Employability at the University of Chester has recently bought a licence for Graduates First, an online psychometric testing package, so our students and graduates can practise verbal, numerical and logical reasoning tests for free. 160 more words