Welcome

The Association for Learning Technology (ALT) is an independent charity and the leading professional body for Learning Technology in the UK. Since 1993 we have represented individual and organisational Members from all sectors including Further and Higher Education and industry. As Learning Technology has become a fundamental part of learning, teaching and assessment, we provide recognition and accreditation for all with a professional interest in Learning Technology.

COVID-19 response and support

We support you during this crisis - visit our list of resources for practical help and support including expert webinars, access to the Members Directory of consultants and commercial services and community resources. We also champion the Open COVID Pledge for Education

> Get started in Learning Technology 

Learning Technology is a rapidly growing industry and we can help you find the right path for your career: join ALT as a Member and become part of our network of 3,500+ Members in the UK and globally. If you are not sure where to start, have a look at recent news, our Impact Report and find out more about what we do and how we can help you. Browse the #altc blog for case studies, reviews and more or explore 25+ years of research, evidence and policy

> Scale up Learning Technology in your institution

If you are looking to scale up and develop your use of technology for learning, teaching or assessment, we can help with recruitment via ALT's weekly news digest and access to the Members Directory of consultants and commercial services; we offer practical resources, our Members only discussion list, webinars and conferences to share knowledge and find the expertise you need and offer opportunities to gain professional recognition on a national stage through ALT's Learning Technologist of the Year Awards

> Opportunities to advance and develop

For experienced professionals, we offer opportunites to advance and develop your professional practice, including CMALT accreditation pathways to a senior level and mappings to other professional frameworks, opportunities to network via local Member and Special Interest Groups, new research in Learning Technology, analysis of current trends and ways to keep informed about ALT's ethical framework for Learning Technology

News

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Developing an Ethical Framework for Learning Technology

22 February 2021
We are making good progress with the work to develop an ethical framework for professional pratice in Learning Technology. Our working group now has 60+ members including learners and representation from industry and continues to be led by ALT's Trustees Bella Abrams, Sharon Flynn and Natalie...

OERxDomains21 Early Bird registration is now open!

09 February 2021
Early Bird registration is now open!   Organised by the Association for Learning Technology and partnership with Reclaim Hosting’s Domains Conference, this special edition of the much loved event is the 12th annual conference for Open Education research, practice and policy. We are proud to...

OERxDomains21 Call for Proposals extended

02 February 2021
  The Call for Proposals for the #OERxDomains21 Conference has now been extended to 10 February 2021.  The conference will put the spotlight on both the value and limitations of Open Education in a (post)pandemic world. We are particularly keen to hear from people who have an interest in the...