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#RaceForLife – a thank you

I’ve started writing a new series of blog posts about my experiences as a CEO. I’ve now drafted more than half of them and the process has made me reflect on the importance of my personal life. I don’t write much about my family in this blog and (I feel) for good reason. But next Sunday we are celebrating a milestone and it feels right to share it. I’m taking part in a 10k #RaceforLife on…

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CPD leadership Learning Technology open practice Updates

Google Apps for Education (#GAFE) as a #CMALT portfolio tool

Recently I was accredited as a Certified Member of ALT (find out more here) and the key component of the scheme is a peer-reviewed portfolio. You can build your portfolio in almost any format provided that it is accessible to assessors and follows the required structure. I chose to build mine using Google Apps for Education (GAFE) and here I’d like to reflect briefly on the experience: Why use GAFE? My main reasons were that…

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CPD leadership Learning Technology open practice things I like Updates

Feedback, milestones, reflection: appraisal in a leadership position

This is the time of year for reviewing personal and professional development, for reflecting on achievements and set goals for the following year. In short, it’s time for my annual appraisal process. This will be my fourth in a leadership position and each year the process has evolved depending on the needs of the organisation and myself. What we have found works consistently: 360 degree feedback: that includes everyone who reports to me, those whom…

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FE Learning Technology Updates

Learning Technology in FE

Working in FE? Tell us what you think about how learning technology can help #FELTAG http://t.co/3oV4NCzl8E — ALT – alt.ac.uk (@A_L_T) January 1, 2014 Throughout January you can participate in the online conversation about Learning Technology in FE either on Twitter using the hastag #FELTAG or by visiting the online conversation. You can also still read my article in FE News on how institutions are taking on learning on a massive scale, or browse any…

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December 2012

Seb Schmoller speaking at Online Educa Berlin 2012 Over the past week I enjoyed attending Online Educa Berlin #oeb12, and exhibiting for ALT as part of the conference exhibition. One session, LearninG Futures: Over the Horizon, I enjoyed particularly. The session had four speakers: Seb Schmoller, Kayvon Beykpour, Michael Trucano and Ayesha Khanna, and each of them presented their take on the future of learning. During the session we focused on foundamental issues and global…

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