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

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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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Let students have a say in their learning

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A Jisc survey of more than 21,000 higher education students has found that just 36 per cent agreed that they were given a chance to be involved in decisions about online learning – A decision that would undeniably have a positive impact on the trajectory of their learning.  Another element that was lacking luster in the survey was that of collaborative working.

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Kortext uplifts vulnerable families in a remote community in Nepal

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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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