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How to Choose a Student Information System

With the shift in education from the usual campus life and contact learning to forms of blended learning and distance learning, the role of and urgent need for an SIS to manage institutions have become even more apparent. A Student Information System (SIS) is integral to facilitating the management of current and historical information of […]

Fundamentals of Academic Integrity

“Academic integrity is a way to change the world. Change the university first; then change the world. “- Youngsup Kim According to The International Center for Academic Integrity, academic integrity can be defined as the commitment to six fundamental values[1]. These values include honesty, trust, fairness, respect, responsibility and courage. Upholding these values, despite the […]

Gradescope Promotes Learning

What is achieved through grading?  Grading creates an opportunity for students to get feedback on their own learning. The process helps them see what they understand, what they still need to grasp and where they can improve on their knowledge. Grading also provides instructors with feedback on their students’ learning to inform their teaching approach. […]

Why Do Students Plagiarise

“Plagiarism is perhaps one of the foremost and richest of postmodern dilemmas.”   Aside from the disciplinary perspective, plagiarism also harms the extent to which your students can learn whilst in years of academic study. When your students cheat through plagiarism they are ultimately cheating themselves as they have spoiled the chance to learn and develop […]

A Word From Our Graduates

Eiffel Corp’s Graduate Programme brings on board five graduates at a time. This gives newly graduated candidates a chance to jump into the work environment, helping them learn new skills through first-hand experiences. For us, this is a win-win scenario, as we also gain valuable input from newly graduated individuals who view our activities from […]

Growth Mindset

Developing a growth mindset. How we love the thought of growth. Growth in ourselves, our businesses, our client base, our profitability or our market share. However, one also needs to consider growing in a ‘growth mindset’ and not just in methodologies and strategies. With that in mind, I have selected five quotations from well-known companies […]

Education with Integrity

“These tools offer personalised feedback and enable educators to assess a student’s progress over time. Turnitin is used by more than 30 million students at 15,000 institutions in 140 countries. Furthermore, Turnitin believes in authenticity and promoting integrity through their products. Therefore, as a company, they constantly review their own products, responding to the needs […]

Unlearning old mindsets

In this episode of The Blue Couch, we are joined by Renee Patrick, a Facilitator, Moderator, and Business Coach with over 20 years of experience in facilitation and coaching. With sound knowledge around human dynamics, we invited her to The Blue Couch to share her thoughts and experiences around unlearning old mindsets and habits, especially […]