Beyond the Technology: The education 4.0 podcast

Hear from Roger Schonfeld, Director, Library and Scholary Communications Program, at Ithaka. He tells us about the benefits available for universities who are signing up to take part in this year’s UK survey of academics and how you can get involved.

To get involved in the 2015 survey please contact Alisa Rod 

For more information visit 



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Jisc’s Janet6 network, provided for UK education and research, won the fixed network infrastructure innovation category at the Global Business Telecoms awards.

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This week we're at Colleges Wales Annual Conference 2015, the annual event for further education providers, practitioners and policymakers in Wales. Alyson Dacey, head of Jisc Wales, discusses what we're doing to support the sector.

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Myerscough College, a land-based further and higher education college in the north west, is one of the approximately 160 further education colleges in England to sign up for additional connections to Jisc’s Janet network. Ian Brown, director of IT & MIS, talks to us about why they’ve taken an extra four connections. 

For more information visit the Jisc website.

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Neil Shewry, project leader, Jisc, talks about his experience of Networkshop 43, Jisc’s annual technical conference aimed at network managers and technical staff.

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Andrew Cormack, chief regulatory adviser, Jisc technologies, explains how Cloud technology is a lot more interesting and offers more opportunities than the stereotypes suggest.

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Andy McGregor, Jisc deputy chief innovation officer, talks about the Summer of Student Innovation competition, previous winners 'Call for Participants' and why you should take part this year.

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Chris Thomson, subject specialist - online learning and the digital student experience, Jisc, discusses the value of digital storytelling to organisations.


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With digital technology becoming ever more pervasive in learning and teaching, Judy Bloxham, training consultant, Jisc, gives us five reasons why colleges should embrace digital.

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Paul Bailey, Jisc co-design manager, talks about Jisc's Summer of Student Innovation competition and how you can get involved.

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Tracey Duffy, digital media advisor (e-learning), talks about using mobile learning to support inclusive practice. Tracey also opens a call for higher and further education and skills to submit their own examples to be made into video case studies for Jisc's mobile learning guide.

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Nigel Ecclesfield, head of change implementation support programmes - further education (FE) and skills, Jisc, discusses some of the challenges facing the sector, and sets out the actions being taken by the FE coalition to improve teaching, learning, assessment and management.

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