By Amber Lovell

The Textbook Problem and How to Solve It

July 8, 2022

This blog was written by Rod Bristow, who has worked internationally in assessment, qualifications and publishing for 40 years. Rod was President, Global Online Learning & UK at Pearson and is Past President of the Publishers Association. He is Visiting Professor at the UCL Institute of Education, an academy and college trustee, and advises education

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By Ellie Parker

Kortext CEO and Founder talks hybrid learning with TechRound

July 8, 2022

TechRound – the UK’s independent voice for startups – caught up with Kortext’s CEO and founder, James Gray, at Kortext’s sun-drenched Bournemouth office to discover more about his entrepreneur journey and what the future holds for hybrid learning technology. From its Bournemouth HQ, Kortext has evolved from being the first eTextbook provider trusted by UK

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By Ellie Parker

5 ways digital technology can support student mental health

June 29, 2022

Identified as one of the top strategic focus areas for UK university leaders, student mental health and wellbeing is high on the agenda in HE. Whilst it’s easy to praise some of the technological innovations being adopted across the sector, we recognise that the relationship between digital technology and mental health isn’t always a favourable

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By Ellie Parker

The student view: my overnight pivot to eTextbooks

June 28, 2022

Guest blog by student, Radhika Morjaria Although accessing digital learning resources may seem like familiar territory for the modern, 21st century student, for some the sudden shift to digital learning has been a challenging experience. The COVID-19 pandemic was a catalyst for change in many ways, but particularly for students who had to adapt to

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By Amber Lovell

Learning technology needs to support learner success

June 27, 2022

By David Kernohan, Acting Editor of Wonkhe. Ministers are demanding a return to normal, while universities are using an ever-greater range of technologies to support students – but what do those doing the teaching make of it all? David Kernohan has data from a new survey.

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By Amber Lovell

Could you write a book about that? | National Writing Day 2022

June 23, 2022

People often say: ‘I could write a book about that’, but in all honestly, who actually follows through with that phrase? To celebrate National Writing Day, I have spoken to someone who has followed through with the idea, put the work and dedication in and can stand up and say: “I have written a book

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