We are the leading professional body for Learning Technology in the UK. We support a collaborative community for individuals and organisations from all sectors including Further and Higher Education and industry and provide professional recognition and development. Membership is open to all with a professional interest in using digital technologies for learning, teaching and assessment. 

Access to expertise and CPD for all practitioners

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

Professional recognition and development for Learning Technology professionals

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 for leaders and institutions

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

Watch Digital Transformation - a co-production with ITN Business


ALT 2022 Trailer 1 from ITN Productions on Vimeo. Digital Transformation YouTube playlist.

Digital Transformation 2022: Find out more about the programme and watch industry experts and ALT Members in action.  


OER23 registration is now open!

26 January 2023
Registration is now open for the 14th annual conference for Open Education research, practice and policy! The conference is organised by ALT, the Association for Learning Technology, in partnership with UHI, the University of the Highlands and Islands. The conference takes place, 4-6 April 2023. ...

ALT Supports Members During Industrial Action

25 January 2023
We are taking action to support ALT Members who are taking part in forthcoming industrial action in the UK [University and College Union (UCU) announcement].  There are meetings and activities scheduled during this period, see the full events schedule. Member-led activities will be rescheduled as...

Join our pilot for CMALT in-house accreditation

19 January 2023
We are seeking volunteers to join a Working Group to lead a pilot of in-house accreditation of ALT’s CMALT scheme.  Our overall aim is to enable Member Organisations to accredit CMALT internally and help meet the increasing demand across the sector for professional recognition via Associate CMALT...