There are risks to the unthinking use of everyday tech, from Alexa to WhatsApp, and the consequences – for staff, students and their institutions – can be severe. Bernadette John argues that digital professionalism is the answer.
The Independent Commission on the College of the Future, which Jisc is part of, is asking what is wanted and required from colleges across the four nations of the UK from 2030 onwards.
At the Association of Colleges’ (AoC) annual conference, 19-20 November 2019, representatives from further education, government and Jisc will explore how embedding digital technology in education can help colleges meet the expectations and challenges of the future.
Glitches in technology can be a huge challenge for disabled students who rely on accessible e-books. We’re working with Leeds Beckett University on a game-changing project to tackle this.
At last year’s Jisc security conference, keynote speaker Kieren Lovell launched Exercise Mercury, a cyberattacking exercise that aims to expose weak spots in a university’s systems that could be exploited by illegal hackers.
Alex Harding is IT services manager of Runshaw College. Alex and his team have taken the college from the information security starting blocks to being substantially on the way to achieving the coveted ISO 27001 accreditation. He shares how he did it.
A system developed by Jisc to deliver seamless roaming internet access for the public sector has been named "best communications system" at the Building Better Healthcare awards 2019.
As the UK prepares for the general election in December, students at 22 universities and colleges are being registered to vote quickly and easily using a new service
More students at Cardiff Metropolitan University are using digital technology to reach their potential. Our services have supported staff to work more flexibly, collaboratively and productively to make this happen.
A new Jisc survey of 6,534 members of teaching staff at 61 UK colleges and universities reveals that less than 15% are given time to innovate or recognised for developing digital skills.