#RethinkingAssessment - The 2021 ICAI (@TweetCAI) Conference raised complex issues surrounding the proctoring of online assessments
The International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI) held its annual conference, which was fully remote this year, in early March.
A number of panels addressed the issue of proctoring online assessments, a phenomenon that has become widespread in the past year, as many colleges and universities have been closed to in-person education.
Online exams are unlikely to disappear completely ...
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a major impact on the financial health of the higher education sector, with a number of core areas affected. However, this has given institutions the opportunity to innovate in order to survive and in many cases thrive, when facing arguably their biggest challenge yet.
Laurence Parkes, CEO at design and technology agency Rufus Leonard, explores how HE institutes can redefine engagement with technology and create a ...
School is a place, education is a state of mind
The Secretary of State for Education, the Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, appeared in front of the Education Select Committee this week to face a barrage of questions.
How to address the learning lost over the last eighteen months was the main focus and the need for schools to be able to deploy funding flexibly was highlighted.
The Education Secretary shared his concerns ...
There is common ground that expanding quality sustainable employment must be a key plank of our efforts to rebuild the post-Covid economy and achieve a much fairer society. And there is also a consensus that access to well-paid jobs depends significantly on opening up opportunities to learning and skills for young people and adults alike, especially as almost all occupations are increasingly subject to technological change and the utilisation of ...
How to institutionalise a skills development culture in order to empower learning and training
Many factors contribute to a workplace culture that attracts and retains the right employees.
In nearly every industry, employees are looking for an encouraging environment and opportunities for advancement.
People want the room to learn and grow professionally.
A key element in any organisation’s strategy for employee engagement and business growth must be ongoing learning and development.
However, for many organisations ...
It would be a massive understatement to say that the Covid-19 crisis has thrown some curveballs at the university sector. For institutions around the world, the initial focus was on pivoting to online learning - while prioritising health and safety of students and staff and making sense of rapidly changing directions from Governments. It was a tough transition, and one which took significant effort, resource, initiative and new ways of thinking.
The role of lifelong learning in the evolving employment landscape is finally getting the recognition it deserves, but without the means and motivation, will individuals really be able to seize the opportunity?
Six months ago, I shared my thoughts on the long road ahead to post-pandemic economic recovery, and concerns over the long-term impact on people’s employment prospects.
As life slowly returns to some sort of normality, the labour market is also ...
Thinking about the Future: The links between what teenagers think about their futures in work and what actually happens when they go into employment
At the end of last year, the OECD published Career Ready? How schools can better prepare young people for working life in the era of COVID-19.
That was a review of research studies that makes use of national longitudinal surveys to identify career-related aspects of teenage lives that ...
According to recent research, 42% of people think an apprenticeship provides better preparation for the future than university, which gives great insight into the changing perceptions surrounding education. The university versus apprenticeships debate has been ongoing for a long time. And while higher education may have been the favoured option, traditionally among middle-class families, it now seems the tide is turning, with attitudes towards apprenticeships changing. However, the emphasis on ...
The pandemic has catalysed a global recession, but despite this, many parts of the tech and digital ecosystem are burgeoning. From cyber to fintech to esports – some industries have grown monumentally in the last 14 months. Last year can be considered a record year for the cyber industry with the crisis prompting a wave of cybercrimes people needed protection from. In the UK the sector now employs almost 50,000 ...
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E-current account provider Unizest has launched in the UK with support from Mastercard and Railsbank. Unizest’s mission goes beyond traditional fintech solutions, as the company aims to create the best start for international students beginning a new life in the UK.
The University of Greenwich (@UniofGreenwich) is celebrating the launch of a new partnership to provide international students with foundation diplomas for UK degrees
The new Oxford International London Centre (OILC) is based in a state-of-the-art teaching space in Greenwich High Road, close to the university’s Greenwich campus.
Les Roches, one of the world’s leading hospitality business schools, and aivancity, the Grande École of Artificial Intelligence, have come together to launch the first Certificate in Artificial Intelligence (AI) applied to hospitality management.
Leeds Trinity University (@LeedsTrinity) has been announced as the winner of the Diversity and Inclusion category at the 2021 Whatuni Student Choice Awards, in recognition of its work to tackle race equality and champion inclusion during the 2020/21 academic year.
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