Technology for Education blog

June 13, 2018

The challenges of university dropout rates

There are probably many factors influencing the decision of a young university student to drop out of college. We gathered a group of experts to discuss this issue.

July 4, 2017

6 types of flipped classroom to innovate in higher education

Our way of imparting educational content is undergoing an interesting evolution thanks to new approaches like the flipped classroom.  

This model has gotten significant traction in recent years because it shores up the weaknesses of the traditional approach. This is why using newer formats will be key for improving student retention in Higher Education.

November 17, 2016

Increase Student Retention Using Technology

Nearly 30% of college and university students in the United States drop out after their first year, and more than 60% of those who attend a college will never graduate, according to College Atlas. In Latin America, the average rate of student dropouts is also nearly 30%, The Huffington Post says.

November 8, 2016

Use of Big Data in Higher Education

Big Data is currently implemented in numerous services where human resources are involved. Its ability to read massive amounts of information has opened the path to find new patterns in customer behaviors and trends. But this method has also been implemented in an area not related to sales: higher education.

October 10, 2016

Student Experience Survey 2016: UK Ranking Results

Students are more demanding and that’s a fact that higher education institutions worldwide are currently dealing with in many ways. They are looking for a meaningful learning experience, deeper than just approving tests and getting a diploma at the end of the process, and that meaning involves different aspects of their lives, from academic to sports and social life.

September 15, 2016

Student Engagement in Higher Education and Inbound Marketing Trends

Near 77% of university seekers first enter a faculty’s website at least two weeks – and often two months – before taking any further action, according to a Google report