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Student Progression


Student progression remains a risk area for institutions. A learner dropping out impacts the bottom line: funding is directly lost or even clawed back, the recruitment overhead is wasted, and the reputational damage makes recruiting from the same pool harder next time. But when at-risk populations succeed, a virtuous circle of confidence builds in the institution, the student, and the marketplace.


Student Progression

Good data and flexible action are key to progression

Addressing student progression

Once the challenge is understood ways to deliver the appropriate remedy are not always clear. How do you offer a more collaborative flexible curriculum for instance? It is likely to require a joined up response across different areas of the institution, and use assessment and feedback to monitor progress.

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Identify at-risk students


Data collection must be fast and capable of iteration to identify the root causes of underprogression.

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Increase student engagement


Once at-risk populations are identified then tools are needed to engage them.

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Promote continuous achievement


Assessment and feedback used formatively can help all students achieve.

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Make provisions for individual differences


Personalisation enables engagement that addresses learners’ most important learning needs.

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