Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple weeks, you will no doubt be aware of ‘the Beast from the East’. This was the phrase given to blisteringly cold and wintry conditions that swept the UK recently.
The Glisser team recently camped out at Bold Venues in Shoreditch under the ‘2018 and Beyond’ theme – an offsite meeting with the aim of developing our core ‘Company Values’ and discussing our culture.
According to one poll, 70% of employees are not engaged in their job. Disengagement is more likely to result in low morale, poor performance, and eventual turnovers. Managers and HR staff need to keep their workforce engaged in order to produce a desirable output. One way to do this is through team building events with gamification in place.
Cohort by cohort, higher education students are becoming more digitally proficient. Today’s students use intuitive apps to perform all sorts of day-to-day activities, from ordering lunch to banking or finding a lift home.
In January, we shared an article on our blog titled 5 Student Engagement Tips to Kick-Start 2017. This time, we're back to share 5 more methods to help you engage the classroom, with a specific focus on how educators can use technology to enhance learning and boost student interaction.
Mike Piddock and Steve New first met nearly 20 years ago. Mike was a first year undergraduate, starting a degree at Hertford College, Oxford in Economics and Management; Steve was a young academic, and one of Mike’s tutors. In the intervening years Mike has become Founder and CEO of Glisser, an award-winning event-technology business.
Day three of the Bett conference was the most exciting yet. We heard from a long list of notable speakers including Sir Ken Robinson and Heston Blumenthal. The common theme of the day was how do we make the education system more effective for our students?
The second day of BETT had too many great talks for one person to possibly hope to attend. With speakers ranging from British TV’s very own Sir Tony Robinson, to Lord Jim Knight compering with Glisser in TES’s School Leaders Summit, there was educational knowledge and value to be gleaned aplenty.