As Chairman of the JISC RSC Eastern E-learning Forum I found a
wide range of brilliant colleagues whose expertise will include
the ideal solution for any development project, large or small.
with the NLN Learning Technologies Team has provided a good understanding
of how projects can be designed to match available funding and grant
provision from UK Government and EC
In my role as Regional E-learning Co-ordinator with the Learning
& Skills Development Agency and later as an LSN Associate I
was responsible for assessing project applications, awarding grants
and arranging nationwide dissemination of good practice. Currently
working with LSIS to promote awareness of free resources on-line
through links on their Excellence Gateway featuring resources also
available on the popular and recently much-revised Webtools
An ILT Co-ordinator and Curriculum Champion I introduced the concept
of a VLE to staff in Further Education and led a cross-College team
to draft and implement new Learning Technology strategies.
With children at school, university and in jobs too I receive honest
and valuable feedback on how some ideas actually work in practice.
A Staff ICT Skills Audit tool, created as my MA project with Middlesex
University, is now being used at many schools and training organisations
to identify where individuals and the organisation as a whole stand
in relation to national benchmarks for good practice.