CoSector Blog

Bournemouth & Poole College select CoSector - University of London for its virtual learning environment

Overview

Sep 06, 2018

Topic: CoSector News, Bloom VLE, The University of London, Higher Education, IT and Digital

A day in the life of one of our Learning Technologists - France Barth

 France Barth is one of our Learning Technologists in the Bloom team at CoSector - University of London.

Aug 08, 2018

Topic: Bloom VLE, The University of London, Higher Education, IT and Digital

The Meaning of Curation: Data Curation

Unlike the meaning of the term archive, I think curation is a 'doing' word that describes the actions of an information professional working with content or resources. The term has been applied to many sectors recently, and I sense its meaning...

Jul 26, 2018

Topic: Digital Preservation, Research Data

CoSector announces new partnership with Blackboard

We are delighted to announce  that we have recently formed a new partnership with Blackboard to introduce Blackboard Ally to help our customers in the education sector improve accessibility and inclusion for students. 

Jul 03, 2018

Topic: CoSector News, Bloom VLE, Higher Education, IT and Digital

CoSector - University of London becomes a formal Samvera partner

Here at CoSector - University of London, we have some exciting news in regards to a new alliance. We have partnered with the open source community, Samvera, to provide new repository systems to customers within the higher education, research and...

May 08, 2018

Topic: Repositories

Our Landlord Forum 2018

Our annual Landlord Forum took place on Monday 19th March this year, and once again it brought together a mix of London landlords, exhibitors and specialist speakers to the halls of Senate House.

May 01, 2018

Topic: Housing

How to keep students motivated over the break with edtech

It can be hard to keep students motivated over breaks as they lose their day-to-day structure and are surrounded by more distractions. However, students have deadlines that demand attention over this unstructured period, and with the help of...

Mar 22, 2018

Topic: Bloom VLE, Higher Education, IT and Digital

Moodle Compliance with GDPR

On 21 December, Moodle published its approach and plan in terms of supporting organisations with becoming General Data Protection and Regulation (GDPR) compliant under new EU legislation coming into force on 25 May 2018.

More general information...

Jan 12, 2018

Topic: Services, Bloom VLE, Higher Education, IT and Digital, GDPR

Does your organisation have a storage problem? [White Paper]

Here is an extract from Ed Pinsent's recent White Paper, "Is your organisation using its storage wisely?" The paper may be of interest to archivists, records managers, network admins, or anyone who worries that the departmental shared drives are...

Nov 10, 2017

Topic: Digital Preservation, IT and Digital

How we're preparing for GDPR

As a virtual learning environment (VLE) supplier, we have access to and utilise a lot of personal data provided by our customers as the ultimate ‘controllers’ of this data. We, by definition, are therefore the ‘processors’ of data and GDPR...

Nov 03, 2017

Topic: Bloom VLE, IT and Digital