How good is your college HE library?

Lis Parcell offers considerations for colleges developing their higher education provision.

Developing staff and learner wellbeing at #Digifest2022

World events have continued to push wellbeing up the agenda for all UK universities and colleges. Scott and Edward from Jisc discuss how strategies to improve staff and learner wellbeing are shared at Jisc’s #Digifest2022 conference.

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Digital capabilities on the front line

Subject specialist Lis Parcell reflects on a workshop looking at digital capabilities for frontline supervisors and managers in university libraries

Keep your strategy on track during uncertainty  

Subject Specialist Allen Crawford Thomas shares three key steps you can take to keep your digital strategy operational.

Does GDPR prevent me sharing with other staff the fact that someone has tested positive?

Jisc’s subject specialist in strategy and Law, John Kelly outlines the importance of treating information about staff member’s health as the law requires.

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Wales digital resources

Creating Sustainable Digital Resources

This blog post looks at how we can promote sustainability when developing digital resources for learners, as well as things to consider when searching for Open Educational Resources.

Helping teams to support learning in times of disruption

Lis Parcell and Chris Thomson highlight some potential challenges for college teams dealing with heightened Covid absences, with a reminder of some strategies and resources that could help keep support services going

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How can digital offer a helping hand to teachers?

With a recent survey from the Office for National Statistics showing a rise in people having to self-isolate as a result of Covid-19 there are  clear implications for teaching and learning. Staff and student absences mean doing things differently. We are moving into our third year of teaching in hybrid and blended contexts. UK colleges […]

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Reflections from the digital pedagogy ideas room

Reflections from yesterday’s digital pedagogy ‘ideas room’ event online, which brought colleagues across FE together to share their challenges relating to digital pedagogy.

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Augmented and Virtual Reality: A Practical Approach from Coleg y Cymoedd

After a year and a half of virtual meetings, we were delighted to attend Coleg y Cymoedd in person to receive a practical demonstration of the college’s applications of VR and AR from their Strategic ILT Manager, Richard Fullylove.