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The English and maths resits challenge – and how Jisc is helping

Was there a subject you really disliked at school? Perhaps it was an optional course that you were able to drop in making your GCSE choices, or one that you were glad to see the back of after sitting your exams. As long as that subject didn’t impact on your career choice, you probably gave it little thought thereafter. >>

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Karla Youngs

Understanding the who, what and how of online learning

Learning in a digital environment is potentially a great leveller, enabling people from all backgrounds to access learning and valuable knowledge; technically, all you need to learn online is an internet connection and curiosity about a particular subject or topic area.  >>

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Introducing the new sector agreement for open research data

Within the research sector it is now widely recognised that open data is a good thing and beneficial to research and its subsequent impacts and uses. It improves the integrity of research by making it more transparent, open to scrutiny and therefore trustworthy, while supporting reuse, new advances, and contributing to economic growth. >>

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Creating a collaborative, integrated learning analytics service fit for the sector

Universities and colleges wishing to maximise student success and raise achievement of all students – including those from non-traditional backgrounds – should consider adopting learning analytics, as recommended by the Higher Education Commission in its recent report ‘From Bricks to Clicks’. >>

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The art of collaboration to provide a better service for UK higher education

As the UK higher education system goes through its biggest overhaul in 20 years, together with cost cutting targets becoming the norm, partnerships and collaborations are more important than ever before. >>

Paul Clark, chief executive of HESA, Paul Feldman, chief executive of Jisc and Douglas Blackstock, QAA chief executive
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