Prior to the pandemic, when you heard the term ‘book club’, you would think of a group of people who know each other IRL (in real life), talking about physical books, whilst physically present, however, that’s all changed. Although book clubs aren’t entirely new, they’re new to Kortext. Our customers based at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust’s
Navigating higher education can be a daunting task for institutions and their students; yet two people who aren’t phased by this are Mike Raith and Neil Dixon, who are both making waves in this area. We were fortunate enough to catch up with both Mike and Neil to discuss teaching and learning and their best
On the day of our meeting, technology was against us, which we thought would have been a detriment to the interview, but it was quite the contrary. Despite not being able to see Cathy, you could hear the joy in her voice and tell she was smiling as she shared the wonderful work of her
For today’s graduates, competition for jobs can be tough. According to GOV.uk, the graduate employment rate in 2020 was down compared with 2019, so students need to be on top of their game to achieve those highly sought-after positions. This month, AdvanceHE published the results of its 2021 UK Engagement Survey and it made for interesting reading. The survey recorded a “more than
by Dr Dominique Thompson One of the biggest challenges for students last year (in a year with many contenders) was learning almost solely online. There is now a sense of relief as face-to-face teaching returns for many, but it is likely that most students will be offered a mixed (‘blended’) approach to studying.
We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Regina Everitt, Assistant Chief Operating Officer for Service Excellence and the Director of Library, Archives and Learning Services at University of East London (UEL) about the role of digital learning resources in the future of higher education, and how she feels the sector needs to change.