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Student wellbeing - More than a pulse check

Student wellbeing: More than a pulse check

I’m pretty sure it’s not news to anyone reading that there is a student and teacher wellbeing crisis going on.  There’s been a 162% increase in serious mental health problems in teenagers since 2019 and the problem doesn’t seem to … Read More

4 important qualities of the learner of the future

4 important qualities of the learner of the future

We recently dove into some of the most important skills that learners (and teachers) of the future will need to embody for growth and success in both personal and professional environments.  However, it isn’t just practical skills that learners of … Read More

Top 3 skills for the learner of the future

Top 3 skills for the learner of the future

The choices we’ve made over the last couple of years have changed education forever. The choices we make today will continue to affect change. It’s up to us to make sure that our choices create better learning experiences for everybody, … Read More

Do you want to be effective or efficient?

Let’s talk about learning programmes and how we measure them. Effective learning and efficient learning are two important concepts to understand when trying to measure success. Effective teachers are those who can engage their students in learning and get them … Read More

The 5 biggest trends in learning going into 2023

The pace of change in the education sector has accelerated rapidly in the last two years, as it has for many industries. From early childhood education right through to workplace and professional training, there have been many new ideas and … Read More

8 most popular data visualizations for learners

At Octopus BI, we help businesses and schools integrate many sources of critical learning data into clear, visual dashboards of data visualizations where they can see all their information at a snap. This brings business intelligence into the realm of … Read More

Retrofit or Refresh: The Next Steps for Global Edtech

Earlier this year we hit the road travelling to the US and attending some huge events in the field – South by Southwest EDU in Austin, the California Charter Schools Conference in Long Beach, and Spring CUE in Palm Springs.  … Read More

How to streamline your education data analytics efforts

How to streamline your education data analytics efforts

The changes that have been made to the way we deliver education over the last 18-24 months have been significant.  The adoption of online tools has been prolific. The migration of teaching practice to support blended and full-time online programs … Read More

How to retain our employees- What the corporate world needs to learn from schools

How to retain our employees: What the corporate world needs to learn from schools

Whilst I’ve had my head down in EdTech, working closely with schools, teachers and parents over the last few years, I haven’t had much opportunity to look up and out at what’s been happening in the wider business world.  But … Read More

5 tips to help teachers with data-driven decision making

5 tips to help teachers with data-driven decision making

In today’s information age, education providers have a unique opportunity to take advantage of all the technological advances available to them. This includes the proliferation of tools that allow for the collection, reporting and analysis of student data, a field … Read More