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.

Campuses are closed, but educators are open for learning

5 Lessons from the #VirtualStaffroom  In the space of just a few weeks the world of education has transitioned from the campus to the cloud like never before.

Crisis! What Crisis? Ensuring Continuity of Learning In Disruptive Times

How #EdTech can help educators to overcome the challenges of the #CoronavirusPandemic  For many in education the coronavirus means that innovation isn’t optional, as noted at the @JISC #Digifest conference in Birmingham this week. As the situation escalates to a global pandemic, Governments have been scrambling to manage a perfect storm of social and economic challenges now impacting people, processes and infrastructure in all walks of life. Just as the coronavirus is new, meeting the challenges it presents requires new thinking and new ways of doing things. 

Data Protection Principals. For Leaders in Education, Data Security Matters.

If you’re a College Principal or senior leader in education it’s likely you’ve heard of the #GDPR (if you haven’t you must have been on an almighty sabbatical) and it’s also likely you may think your Director of IT has long sorted it.

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.


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Introduce Remote Working with Microsoft Teams

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WEBINAR -Introduce Distance Learning with iPad and Showbie

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