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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 […]

A Word From Our Graduates

Eiffel Corp’s Graduate Program 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 […]

Is Africa moving forward with eLearning

In this episode of The Blue Couch, we are joined by colleague Elvis Kafilongo, Strategic Solutions Manager. Elvis shares an undying passion for education as a whole and we found it pertinent to welcome him back to the show to find out his thoughts on eLearning in Africa post the pandemic. We discuss hybrid education […]

Digital Teaching eXpert course feedback

Aros approached Eiffel Corp to assist them with preparation to delivering an online course for their Post Graduate Education Certificate course from 2021. Their team requested professional help, as the focus on developing material to support fully online students, while allowing active engagement with students – required a different approach and skills from the team and developers involved in […]

Can the NAP™ Tool Improve the Performance of Students?

A University of Pretoria Case Study  The Neuro Agility Profile™ (NAP™) is rated as the first scientifically validated, neuro-agility tool in the world.  Based on the principle that “you cannot improve what you cannot measure”, the NAP assessment helps individuals understand their unique neurological design, and to optimise the drivers that impact their neuro-agility and brain health.   What is Neuro […]

Authoring tools in Education

In this episode of The Blue Couch, we are joined by John Nyamane, Authoring Tools Specialist for Eiffel Corp. He imparts his knowledge and expertise pertaining to the use and understanding of Authoring tools. We discuss the various types of Authoring tools and how to effectively use them to create an environment that fosters both […]

Building and Maintaining Strong Student Relationships Remotely

“Building relationships with students is by far the most important thing a teacher can do. Without a solid foundation and relationships built on trust and respect, no quality learning will happen.” – Timothy Hilton Those who work in education know that student success is measured by more than achieved grades. Research suggests that social-emotional factors, […]