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Wednesday 14 March saw a range of learning technology leaders and innovators come together at Basingstoke College of Technology (BCoT) to discuss how blended learning can benefit both learners and staff in education.
Organised by Global Vocational Skills, ‘Exploring and Advancing Technology Innovations in Skills’ saw presentations from a range of industry leaders, including Sasha Lipscombe (Managing Director at GVS), Peter Kilcoyne (ILT Director at Heart of Worcestershire College) and BCoT’s Digital Innovation Specialist Scott Hayden. Global Vocational Skills are a digital publishing house based in the United Kingdom that supplies interactive digital content to the Further Education, Corporate and Commercial sectors.
Sasha Lipscombe - Advancing Technology Innovations in Skills Training
Peter Kilcoyne - How the Blended Learning Consortium works and how to get involved
Scott Hayden - Co-creating meaningful and relevant digital learning with staff and students
Lesley Crane - Evidence and practice in using blended learning to improve learner outcomes
Chris Kirk - Utilising digital learning and recognition to enhance skills and productivity in the workplace
Neelma Patel - Exploring innovative ways to create bespoke digital resources for teaching and learning
The event further cements BCoT’s position as a leading light of Education Technology in Further Education, having recently been recognised at the 2018 Tes FE Awards for ‘Outstanding use of technology for improving teaching, learning and assessment’ and being listed as the leading college and one of only three colleges in the Edtech50.
If you want to learn using innovative technology in the classroom, applications are still open for September 2018.