Five reasons to use Twitter for your virtual CPD

As educators, our role is to facilitate a learning experience that is interesting, current, flexible, challenging, collaborative, adaptive - and fun! But that’s why we chose this profession isn’t it? To have a stimulating job in a subject we are passionate about? To never have two days alike? And to be rewarded with making positive differences to others’ lives?   >>

Using social media on a mobile
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Deb Millar

Re-balancing the power in our digital colonies

Recently, Lawrie Phipps, senior co-design manager, published a blog post referring to digital colonialism and its potential to destroy any kind of pedagogic innovation.   >>

Digifest 2015
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Digifest 2015
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Simon Thomson, head of digital pedagogy, Leeds Beckett University

Coming together to change the future of education at Google’s Moonshot Summit

If you could change anything in the education system, what would your ‘moonshot’ be? This was the question asked of 40 educators, edtech innovators and entrepreneurs from around the world who were invited to Google’s Moonshot for Education Summit in Amsterdam last week, which I was delighted to be able to attend representing Jisc. >>

A workshop at the Google Moonshot for Education Summit
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A workshop at the Google Moonshot for Education Summit
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