Author Archives: gdbenfield

Further Education project posts final report

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

The Jisc Digital Student project has investigated the expectations and experiences of technology provision held by students coming into higher education, and also funded a small review of current practice within secondary schools. The further education and skills project ran between 1 June 2014 and 30 April 2015 in order to extend the findings of … Read more

Emerging recommendations from FE study

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

The FE study is undertaking a series of consultation events to share the findings from the desk study and focus groups, and create a set of recommendations. Recommendations for managers and leaders We started with recommendations for colleges and are now focussing on recommendations for college managers. There are three strands of activity for college managers … Read more

FE Digital Student focus groups just finished

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

We’re happy to report that on Thursday, 11 December, we finished the last of the FE Digital Student learner focus groups. We’re really grateful to the six Colleges who provided for their support in organising these events with us: Borders College, Sussex Downs College, Activate Learning, Myerscough College, City of Bristol College, Coleg Gwent 220 … Read more

FE Digital Student Project Kicks Off

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Data collection for the FE Digital Student project kicked off in September. The desk study looking at published material relevant to understanding FE students’ expectations of their digital learning environment is now well underway. The team are looking at both openly available research and policy documents and internal documents that institutions have made available to … Read more

FE & Skills Study looking for more expressions of interest from Wales

Originally posted on Jisc Digital Student.

Dear colleagues We have had a pleasing number of expressions of interest from FE Colleges in participating in the FE Digital Student study. We will soon announce participating institutions. In the meantime there is still time to register your interest in joining the study. We would especially appreciate hearing from more Welsh institutions. Register your … Read more