Jisc to create guidelines on using data to improve student wellbeing

The edtech company has been selected by the Information Commissioner’s Office as one of 10 projects for its new programme, Sandbox

Jisc is developing a code of practice to help universities use student data to improve student support services.

Jisc has a learning analytics code of practice, which provides an ethical approach to using student data to improve learning. This new programme aims to extend this to student support and wellbeing.

The edtech company was selected by the Information Commissioner’s Office as a contributor to Sandbox, 10 new projects that will aim to develop new best practice for data protection.

Discussing these in the Sandbox will help Jisc provide the best possible guidance to universities and colleges who wish to develop the use of data within their support services – Andrew Cormack, Jisc

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