More and more teachers are abandoning careers, record numbers of students are missing from classrooms altogether and there is an upward trend of higher education drop-outs.
A virtual nursing simulation was created by The VR Hive, for UWS to assist the students of BSC Nursing & Midwifery gain experiential training while studying remotely
Last year The VR Hive applied for UKRI funding to integrate immersive technology into health and social care education and training. On 1 January 2022 we kicked off our exploratory immersive healthcare training project with the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) and Lakes College.
Building socially equitable VR for education and training is fundamental to opening VR to new educational audiences. JISC1 notes accessibility centres on ‘… designing systems to optimise access’, in this blog we explore how this definition can be applied in the context of further education audiences.