PebblePad News

News and updates worth shouting about from the global PebblePad Community.


Embedded Employability And New Approaches To Assessment: Teaching And Learning Priorities For Higher Education Staff.

JULY 11th 2022

Monday 11th July 2022Monday 11th July 2022

  • Eight in ten teaching staff say it will be vital to ‘embed employability’ in the curriculum
  • 71% plan to fundamentally change their approach to assessment
  • 69% expect investment in learning technologies to increase in the next three years, but there are significant barriers to tech procurement

A new report from PebblePad - now available to download – unveils the most pressing priorities for teaching and learning staff in UK universities over the next three years. This in-depth research project, which spoke to staff across the UK’s Higher Education institutions, found that boosting employability, assessment and student wellbeing are the top challenges facing universities today and in the near-future.

Read the full press release here OR Get the report


PebblePad launches major update to its digital assessment suite - making meaningful feedback and assessment more effective and achievable than ever before

JUNE 21st 2022

Tuesday 21st June 2022Tuesday 21st June 2022

PebblePad is specifically designed to support emerging learning and assessment ambitions for Higher Education, including assessment over time, multiple stakeholder involvement, and feedback. The newly updated functionality and design will benefit educators who are grappling with the challenges of programme-wide, authentic and programmatic assessment. Read the full press release here.  


PebblePad Launches Digital Wellbeing Toolkit For Higher Education Students And Staff

JUNE 15th 2022

Wednesday 15th June 2022Wednesday 15th June 2022

PebblePad is developing a flexible and accessible digital toolkit designed help students and staff take a proactive approach to managing their wellbeing, designed in conjunction with Alexandra Fuscoe, an experienced psychodynamic psychotherapist, wellbeing and life coach and educator. Read the full press release here.


PebblePad and Jisc team up with the University of Edinburgh, Murdoch University and James Cook University for an expert-led webinar on assessment.

MAY 18th 2022

Wednesday 18th May 2022Wednesday 18th May 2022

On 24th May at 8.30am GMT (London time) and 15:30 AEST (Sydney time), PebblePad and special guests from Jisc will be joined by some of its prestigious university partners from the UK and Australia for an exclusive webinar on assessment principles.  Read the full press release here or Sign up for the webinar here


PebblePad teams up with The University of Edinburgh, Cardiff University and The University of Waterloo for exclusive webinar on student-centred learning

MARCH 30th 2022

Wednesday 30th March 2022Wednesday 30th March 2022

On 4th April at 3pm GMT, PebblePad will be joined by some of its prestigious university partners from the UK and Canada for an exclusive webinar on co-created learning.  Read the full press release here or Sign up for the webinar here


PebblePad CEO Shane Sutherland joins the Future of Assessment panel at BETT 2022

MARCH 14th 2022

Monday 14th March 2022Monday 14th March 2022

PebblePad CEO Shane Sutherland will take to the stage at this year's BETT Show to discuss trends in assessment in Higher Education for the year ahead. Read the full press release here.


Charles Darwin University chooses PebblePad to power technology-enhanced learning

FEBRUARY 14th 2022

Monday 14th February 2022Monday 14th February 2022

Charles Darwin University has chosen PebblePad's industry-leading Learning Journey Platform as part of an ambitious institution-wide digital transformation strategy. Read the full press release here.


Prestigious UK Medical Schools Choose PebblePad To Support Student-Centred Learning

FEBRUARY 7th 2022

Monday 7th February 2022Monday 7th February 2022

PebblePad has bolstered its roster of medical school customers, with prestigious institutions Aston Medical School, Norwich Medical School, Edge Hill University and Leeds University School of Medicine,  selecting its Learning Journey Platform to support student-centred, experiential learning initiatives, both on campus and in a clinical setting. Read the full press release here.


PebblePad Hires Jisc’s Lisa Gray To Help HE Leaders Solve Their Biggest Challenges In The Year Ahead

JANUARY 26th 2022

Wednesday 26th January 2022Wednesday 26th January 2022

PebblePad is delighted to welcome Lisa Gray to our team as Senior Consultant, Learning, Teaching and Assessment. With more than two decades of experience in the sector, Lisa will be instrumental in helping customers address their most pressing issues as well as having an integral role in supporting PebblePad’s continued growth. Read the full press release here.


Press Release - Anthropolicy And PebblePad Team Up To Support Ground-Breaking Diversity, Inclusion And Equality Initiatives

JANUARY 13th 2022

Thursday 13th January 2022Thursday 13th January 2022

PebblePad and Anthropolicy Culture Brokers LLC have announced a strategic partnership, which will see Anthropolicy use PebblePad to power its industry-leading Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives. Read the full press release here.