4 tips for establishing a digital learning platform 

It’s been an interesting journey of discovery. Just over two years ago, I took on the role of Head of Digital at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College with the main objective of implementing the recently produced digital strategy. The first priority of this strategy was, and I quote……Read more

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5 tips for creating digitally skilled educators 

There are few things at Glasgow Kelvin College as important as developing skills. Almost 16,000 students enjoy accessible vocational skills and core-skills learning from five campus buildings and through a large network of over 40 community-based learning centres….Read more

3 learnings from the Microsoft Education Exchange event 

Earlier this year, I attended the Microsoft Education Exchange (E2) event in Paris. It’s a chance to celebrate the work of educators around the world – and I haven’t stopped thinking about the impact the event has had on me and my practice. Three main thoughts about the direction and use of technology in the…Read more

Meet the #E2ChangeMakers 

Learn about Team UK’s time at the E2 Global Education Exchange. Find out why being a Microsoft Innovative Educator unlocks student’s learning potential….Read more

Online Safety and Security in a post 

Never before have citizens in the UK had more rights. The introduction of the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in May this year brought about a number of changes that have had significant impact in schools. The best bit for me with it all has been the conversations around protecting children and their data…Read more

How to access free resources and encourage collaboration 

One of the most difficult parts of an educator’s job is staying on top of all of the preparation required in each and every lesson taught. The pressures on educators to not only help learners achieve fantastic results but to make those lessons relevant, purposeful and to stay on top of curriculum developments and other…Read more

Get your creative curriculum on 

We often hear about how we as educators are preparing our learners for an uncertain future and for jobs that haven’t been created yet. Whilst we might be asked to ensure we have a broad and balanced curriculum, schools are being squeezed tighter and tighter, often in ways which results in a narrowing of the…Read more