Blended learning should be embraced for the benefit of all

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Before the pandemic hit in March 2020, many were dubious about the prospect of moving the world online. Despite having more technology than ever, we were told that turning up to the office or classroom was simply an inevitability if you didn’t want to miss out. Most of us are now a bit sick of

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Record numbers set this year for UCAS and Kortext!

Student Cheering Up

Today, UCAS has released their first set of official data following the June 30th application deadline, and the future continues to look bright for higher education. Applications this year have been remarkably robust, as predicted back in February during a Kortext webinar by Sir Steve Smith, former Vice Chancellor of University of Exeter and current International Education Champion. During

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Introducing: An Audience With…

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We are pleased to introduce ‘An Audience With…’, which will be a range of interviews based upon the future of teaching and learning. Beginning our series is educational pioneer and former Vice Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, Sir Tim O’Shea.  Back in March, we welcomed Sir Tim to the Kortext family as an Academic Advisor to advise

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Catch up on the Kortext Summer 21 Webinar!

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Nothing screams summer like a bucket, spade, and a webinar. Wait, what? Okay, you got us! But it’d be rude not to celebrate the success of our summer webinar! On Tuesday 8th June, we hosted academics, librarians, students and more, at our Kortext Summer 21 Webinar on Microsoft Teams. Opening the event was Kortext’s CEO, James

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Education visionary joins leading EdTech firm as Academic Advisor

Sir Tim OShea

Education pioneer Sir Timothy O’Shea – known for applying artificial intelligence to learning – takes up an advisory position with digital platform Kortext. The former principal of the University of Edinburgh has led tech advances in Higher Education since 1970. Sir Tim is excited by the opportunity for EdTech to greatly increase opportunities for disadvantaged

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Kortext to sponsor THE’s award for Outstanding Library Team

THE Awards 2021

The Times Higher Education Awards are fondly known as the Oscars of the higher education sector, each attracting hundreds of entries that exemplify the talent, dedication, and innovation of individuals and teams across all aspects of university life. This year, Kortext wanted in on the action!  Kortext is proud to announce that we have partnered with Times Higher

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