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By Marketing Team

Looking back and thinking forward: the shifting world of higher education

December 16, 2020

This year has been one of monumental change. We have witnessed a pivotal turning point in teaching and learning. The shift towards online learning has opened doors to new ways of thinking and enabled us to embrace the technology at our fingertips. As we reflect on the many challenges higher education has faced this year, that

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Meeting student expectations in a blended learning environment

December 14, 2020

This year has witnessed a rapid evolution in teaching and learning with a number of pre-existing digital trends in higher education being accelerated and immediately adopted. Due to the pandemic, blended and online learning has become the strategic priority for universities worldwide, but this shift away from face-to-face teaching has created challenges for libraries, academics,

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Celebrating Black History Month

October 16, 2020

This October marks the 30th anniversary of Black History Month in the UK in what has been a pivotal year for the global #BlackLivesMatter movement.  As an ally to the black community, here at Kortext we are celebrating black stories and achievements by compiling a booklist of fiction by black writers and historical stories from

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Top 5 Advantages of EdTech

October 12, 2020

EdTech (Educational Technology) is a booming industry. It brings together technology and academic practices to enhance learning. The Covid-19 pandemic has massively accelerated growth, and EdTech is now one of the fastest-growing sectors in Europe.  EdTech companies are helping schools and universities to deliver online learning across the globe. The sector is becoming increasingly valuable

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How to write a great essay

October 6, 2020

Whether you’re writing your first university essay or just want some pointers and tips, as a recent graduate I thought I’d share the most efficient method I came up with to write a great essay. In a nutshell, organisation is your friend! Make an essay plan The first step to writing a great essay is

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