Articles from Jisc

Cyber security alert issued following rising attacks on UK academia

The @NCSC has issued an alert to the academic sector following a spate of online attacks against UK schools, colleges and universities.

New research into FE sector highlights a lack of digital resources and a pressing need to improve staff digital skills

@AoC_info and @Jisc research into the impact on the further education (#FE) sector of the recently enforced shift to remote learning has highlighted key problem areas for staff and learners that need urgent attention and investment.  

Jisc leads new research project to shape the digital future of FE and skills

@Jisc and @AoC_info launch plan to shape digital future of further education and skills  Building on lessons learned during pandemic disruption, the sector is encouraged to share best practice in technology for teaching, learning, assessment and remote working

Make online learning free or risk losing disadvantaged learners

Access to the internet requires data, costing money disadvantaged learners can ill-afford says @Jisc  As students struggle with unforeseen costs, chief executives of education and technology bodies call for tariff-free access to educational websites during the Covid-19 lockdown

Jisc and Higher Education Careers Services Unit announce merger

Higher Education Careers Services Unit and Graduate @Prospects have merged with @Jisc as part of new student services directorate  Today (1 May 2020) the Higher Education Careers Services Unit and its commercial subsidiary Graduate Prospects (HECSU Prospects) have joined forces with Jisc, the UK’s technology solutions organisation for higher and further education. 

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