Happy Woman
By Amber Lovell

Alexa, play ‘Independent Women’!

March 8, 2021

March 8th marks International Women’s Day. This year, the theme is #ChooseToChallenge, and we could not let this slide without celebrating some of the amazing women who challenged norms to achieve.  A bone of contention is, they shouldn’t have had to challenge these things in the first place, but because of their strife, they have

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By Amber Lovell

What are you doing to keep your students engaged whilst teaching online?

February 16, 2021

It’s almost a year since the rapid response to the pandemic shifted all education to online learning, and there’s one topic that’s still being hotly debated, and that’s the controversial question of…  “Cameras on or off?”  There are arguments on either side from both educators and students, but what difference does it actually make? Quite

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Kortext uplifts vulnerable families in a remote community in Nepal

February 12, 2021

Based on GDP per capita Nepal is ranked as one of the poorest countries in the world. In 2015 a massive earthquake struck the region of Listikot, affecting vulnerable families living in the area. Three of those families – The Tamang, the Ganesh Bishwakarma and the Shomati Bishwakarma families were badly affected by the earthquake.

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By Amber Lovell

Latest lockdown should not lead to loss of learning

January 19, 2021

Independent regulator of higher education for England, Office for Students (OfS), has written a letter to all higher education institutions in the country in response to the disruption caused by COVID-19 and its impact on university learning.  In the letter, Office for Students wrote: “Universities should do all they can to deliver the teaching they

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By Amber Lovell

Shift in prospective students opting for local institutions

January 14, 2021

When the pandemic first hit back in March 2020, we saw the immediate impact it had on higher education. Campuses closed, students went home and lectures took place online, yet little consideration went into the long-term impact of the pandemic on higher education settings. Almost a year on, the long-term effects of the pandemic are

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