List of premium tools available for Covid impacted education institutions

FINAL UPDATE MARCH 19th 2020: obviously this is a pretty mammoth task now that more US and UK organisations have got involved (and the increase in HEIs closing). Overall, I would recommend looking at what you are due to cover from a learning perspective and working out best approaches from there. Obviously tools should come… Continue reading List of premium tools available for Covid impacted education institutions

Why I tweeted this week about eLearning tools

This week I reach out on Twitter and LinkedIn for help finding a free authoring tool.  This was spurred on by a bit of research and the realization that most tools on lists such as: https://elearningindustry.com/free-authoring-tools-for-elearning https://elearningindustry.com/directory/software-categories/elearning-authoring-tools/license/free are either no longer available, very limited when offering a ‘free’/lite version (often just PowerPoint conversion which has been… Continue reading Why I tweeted this week about eLearning tools

What every Learning and Development professional needs to know about the International Baccalaureate (IB)

Having just recently started to work on IB programmes I have been really impressed, from a learning design perspective, with the intentions of the IB Middle Years (UK equivalent up-to GCSE) and Diploma (UK 6th form/A-Levels) qualifications. A lot of what I have found interesting I’m going to share here – particularly for a Learning… Continue reading What every Learning and Development professional needs to know about the International Baccalaureate (IB)

A new identity: The Learning Reducer

Following on from my reflective posts in recent weeks about my experience, things I have seen in the workplace and the challenges the world faces I have come up with a title for myself: The Learning Reducer. Inspiration (outside of learning) “instead of adding stuff, try taking stuff away”  – Rick Rubin: http://erickimphotography.com/blog/rick-rubin/ The inspiration… Continue reading A new identity: The Learning Reducer

BETT2018

Unusually I was quite looking forward to BETT this year.  The usual trepidation ahead of fighting through slow-moving crowds perhaps tempered by knowing I wasn’t doing “the new year double-header” with Learning Technologies: #Bett2018 tomorrow (Thursday) for me but no Learning Tech show this year – will be following #LT18uk with interest! If anyone fancies… Continue reading BETT2018