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A year to get your act together: how universities and colleges should be preparing for new data regulations

It’s out with the old and in with the new in May 2018 as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) sweeps into effect to replace the Data Protection Act (DPA). As the world moves into an ever more digital direction, our personal data, how it is used and who has access to it has become a global concern for all of us. >>

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Andrew Cormack

What I’m most looking forward to at Digifest 2017

Digifest is our annual must-attend event that celebrates the power digital has to revolutionise learning and teaching. Each year the event is packed full of exciting talks and debates, and the chance to investigate ideas and explore sector issues, and a buzzing atmosphere fuelled by people ready to learn and share ideas.  >>

Digifest 2016
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Digifest 2016
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Sarah Knight

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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Phil Richards

Unlocking the potential of predictive analytics and big data: how do we move forward?

You’ll undoubtedly have read one of the many reports and articles on the power of data and analytics to further and higher education (HE) organisations, but may not be clear on what needs to happen so that your own university or college is able to do just that. >>

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Martin Hamilton