Higher education blog

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  • Guest blog: 7 skills to support students

    7 skills to support students

    It can be hard to imagine what it’s really like for our students starting university in the time of Covid-19. After all, it’s never been done before. What should be an exhilarating, exciting and energising experience may feel anything but.  

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  • Teaching online: Driven to distraction?

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    I’ve been fortunate to have the chance to work with a wide range of institutions amid the shift to online learning, most recently by supporting academics who have had some experience of online teaching as a result of the pandemic.

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  • Do you have presence online?

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    Universities were thrust into an emergency online response at the start of lockdown, and some students were underwhelmed with the amount of tutor face time.

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  • Creating a sense of community online

    Creating a sense of community online

    To use the cliched term, these are unprecedented times, and students may be wondering if a new term at university will be a lonely online prospect. Undergraduates who were looking forward to their university experience as much a social rite of passage as a route to a career may be feeling shortchanged.  

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