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Launch of the LSIS eCPD Programme: Enhancing Learning 5 February 2009

The national launch conference for the Learning and Skills Improvement Service ‘s ‘eCPD Programme will be held on Thursday 5 February 2009. The conference will build on the outstandingly successful e-learning practitioner conferences held in 2005 and 2007 which were organised by QIA and ALT and supported by partners including Becta, JISC, NIACE, LSN and CEL.

Details of this important event are as follows:

Date: Thursday 5 February, 2009

Venue: The Hotel Russell, Russell Square, London WC1N 1DB

Programme: Full details of the programme can be found at:

How to book: Please book online at the following url:

This is a free event and is of particular interest for those working in the FE/work based learning/adult education/post-16 education sector.

Deadline: Please book by no later than 17.00 on Thursday 29 January 2009.

Who are the organisers: BDP Learning are working with ALT and representative FE system partners to deliver and support the eCPD Programme on behalf of LSIS. Further information about the eCPD Programme can be found at

Nominating your Professional Development Adviser (PDA): Providers are invited to nominate a member of staff, with a successful track record of making effective use of technology for learning, to lead whole organisational approaches to improving teaching and learning using technology.

Funding for showcase projects: There will also be funding available to support exemplary work and to showcase effective practice. For further information and how to apply for funding, visit

If you have any enquiries concerning attending this event, please contact ALT: +44 (0)1865 484125.

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