Category Archives: technology

Thinking out loud about Next Generation Learning Environments

You know that thing, where you start a conversation and write a blog post, then do a podcast and then a whole load of people discuss it and a very bright person (Sheila Macneill) writes a blog post that references your blog post which leads you off in another direction. Yep, that thing. So I […] Read more

Something, not somewhere, and increasingly somewhen

This is a co written post with Donna Lanclos A podcast of me and Donna arguing discussing this post refereed hosted by James Clay is available over on James’ Blog “Work is something you do, not somewhere you go!” Obviously this is not true for many people – from chefs to hospital staff, work is […] Read more

Building capability across an FE College

These are challenging times for FE Colleges. The cuts in funding, Area Based Reviews, FELTAG, competitive pressures, small group sizes, all are areas both for opportunity and problems to be resolved. Technology offers lots of potential solutions to the problems that are being faced: Learning platforms and VLEs can provide a mechanism for delivering online … Read more

Supporting Digital Leadership

The role of digital skills, and the roles of leaders in education engaging in digital skills has been highlighted in a variety of reports including the Select Committee on Digital Skills own report, Make or Break: The UK’s Digital Future. However, the recognition of need for leaders to exploit technology goes back as far as … Read more