The University of Northampton is putting active blended learning at the heart of its teaching – to the extent that its purpose-built Waterside campus will have no large lecture theatres at all when it opens next year. In this Q&A, its dean of learning and teaching, Professor Alejandro Armellini, explains the thinking behind this radical move and the benefits of taking an active blended learning approach.
HESA and Jisc collaborate with the Guardian and the Times to produce interactive higher education league table dashboards
The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) and Jisc have developed an agreement with both the Guardian and the Times/Sunday Times to publish interactive dashboards of rankings and measures drawn from their higher education (HE) league tables.
Cyber security is a top priority for the government, for businesses and for Jisc. We want to help all our members build the best possible defences against cyber criminals – and we like to lead from the front in this arena. To that end, we’ve changed and improved our approach to security over the past 12 months.
A computer hacker, who carried out a sustained attack on the Jisc-owned national research and education network (NREN) that disrupted connected organisations for several hours, has avoided jail.
Demand from the sector for information and advice on the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been strong, and seems to be increasing the closer we get to the day it becomes law on 25 May, 2018.
Durham University is the top university for on-campus wifi, according to data compiled by StudentCrowd, an online review community for students.
Jisc is continuing its tradition of championing technology to support and transform teaching by backing a category at the inaugural Independent Higher Education Awards.
As technology marches on relentlessly, digital formats are frequently updated and replaced. While this may improve visual or audio quality, or the volume of information which can be recorded, there is a danger that material from the birth of the digital revolution - and beyond - could be lost forever.
Jisc’s power of procurement has landed a selection of extra cloud solutions for members.
Jisc's chief executive has been voted to the board of GÉANT – the umbrella organisation for European national research and education networks (NRENs).