JISC Further Education and Skills Strategy 2020-2023
How Jisc, as a trusted lifelong learning digital partner, will support the UK Further Education and skills sector over the next three years. This three-year FE and skills strategy aims to provide digital services that elevate the further education and skills sector’s ability to serve people as lifelong learners and has been developed in response to member needs. The strategy will help steer and support further education providers across the UK on their digital journey.
Teaching Staff Digital Experience Insights Survey 2020
Last year, 2,685 teaching staff from 26 further education (FE) and sixth form colleges took part in Jisc's survey. The survey was conducted between October 2019 and July 2020. 62% of the data for the survey was collected after the lockdown on 23 March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and reports on the challenges being experienced by both staff and learners.
Student Digital Experience Insights Survey 2020/21
Between October and December 2020, 5,372 students from UK further education (FE) took part in Jisc's student digital experience insights survey, designed to support colleges to respond promptly to the changing situation caused by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. In total 10 UK FE colleges took part; all of these were based in England. Here are the findings.
Shaping the digital future of FE and Skills
This report, undertaken by JISC, includes a series of recommendations to government, sector bodies and colleges in order to realise the potential of technology to benefit the FE and skills sector now and into the future.
Digital Accessibility Guidance
Ensuring that your service is accessible to everyone who needs it is now an essential element of website and document design. Organisations need to consider how their users might access and use your service before you 'go live'. This Government website outlines and details the requirements of the legislation in more detail.
Designed by Worcestershire County Council, their SCULPT guidance aims to support providers to create documents that meet basic accessibility requirements. The six basics principles of SCULPT are aimed to assist with web page and document creation.
Rebooting Learning for the Digital Age
This Higher Education Policy Institute report highlights some of the key areas in which digital technology can support efforts by Higher Education leaders and policymakers to boost student outcomes and enhance student experience.