Articles from Jamie Smith

C-Learning Shortlisted for National Digital Awards for 'Best Use of Technology in Education'

Today (4 Oct), C-Learning has been shortlisted as a finalist for the ‘Best Use of Technology in Education’ award at the 2018 Digital Entrepreneur Awards (DEAs).

Basingstoke College of Technology to Host ‘Showcasing Learning Resources’ Event

Basingstoke College of Technology (BCoT) have announced a ‘Showcasing Learning Resources’ half day event on Wednesday the 27th March for staff in the further education sector seeking to gain insights into how technology is helping to reduce workloads and deliver transformation in learner engagement.

2020 Vision: Learning for the Changing World of Work

Heard the one about how "most of the jobs in the future haven’t been invented yet"? It’s an often quoted phrase attached to varying levels of dramatic statistics however there is a compelling case to argue this is simply not true as Forbes argued in an article titled ‘The Myth of Jobs that Don’t Exist Yet’ which may be some consolation to educators for whom the prospectus content has largely not changed in recent years. 

Re-imagining #FE - Envisioning the College of the Future #Skills2030

Bold and radical thinking needed as a prerequisite for the #CollegeoftheFuture to be successful In England alone there are more than 250 Colleges training more than two million people and employing more than 100,000 people (figures from the AoC Key Facts) in a sector generating billions for the UK economy.

Every Cloud Has A Green Lining: How Cloud Computing Supports The Climate Change Crisis & Why Your Students Will Expect It

“If you think that the environment is less important than the economy, try holding your breath while you count your money” so said American scientist Guy McPherson, and it’s a view shared by an increasing number of people globally as evidenced by the ‘Extinction Rebellion’ phenomenon. 

Jamie Smith: What Colleges should be aiming for to be future employer & learner ready

Focused on learning: How #EdTech is Keeping Students on Task

According to Cambridge Assessment the average age of a UK teacher is 39.

#Edtech - The Journey From Fear to Fantastic

For leaders seeking to enable change through technology one of the most commonly heard phrases is ‘I’m all for change….. But’.

Technology vs #MentalHealth - It’s Time for Education to Take a Lesson in Wellbeing

You’re fine, how am I doing? As two psychologists were heard to say.

From Silicon Valley To The Classroom: #EdTech Lessons From The West Coast

American internet entrepreneur Reid Hoffman, Co-Founder of LinkedIn, once said that Silicon Valley is a mindset, not a location.


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Designated Safeguarding Lead Training

A provider’s Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) plays a critical role in its approach to safeguarding its learners, training its staff, providing...

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Effective Governance in Post-16 Training

Over the course of the last few years, ineffective governance has been one of the most commonly occurring Ofsted criticisms of providers deemed to...

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Learning and Skills Teacher (Level 5 Apprenticeship)

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