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#ALTC24 Call for Proposals

ALT News - 12/04/24
Doing, reflecting, improving, collaborating

The #ALTC24 Call for Proposals is open until 17:00 BST Thursday 9 May 2024 and proposals are invited that focus on the principles of “doing, reflecting, improving, and collaborating”. 

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ALT Introduces Inaugural CMALT Committee

ALT News - 08/04/24

ALT is pleased to announce the launch of our very first CMALT Committee, in response to the continuing growth of the number of Certified Members and CMALT Assessors.

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ALTC returns in September: Join the Committee now!

ALT News - 08/04/24

We are thrilled to announce the return of the ALT Annual Conference to Manchester. From 3 - 5 September 2024, we will once again convene the vibrant Learning Technology community at this unmissable event.

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Findings from our 2023/24 Annual Survey

ALT News - 03/04/24

We are pleased to share the key findings from our Annual Survey. The survey explores the main trends in learning technology with a focus on digital transformation, that includes:

  • The top nominated tools as the software of the year
  • Models of learning in the UK
  • Biggest challenge for digital transformation

 

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Celebrating partnership milestones with AmplifyFE

ALT News - 20/03/24

In 2020, at the beginning of the partnership between ALT and Ufi, we set out with the aim to ‘grow AmplifyFE into a successful Community of Practice for vocational teaching staff to acquire and develop the digital, and digital pedagogical skills they need to thrive in vocational education.’  Little did we know then that shortly after the inception of the project a global pandemic would catapult vocational teaching staff to the forefront of emergency education

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Thank you to our sponsors for supporting #OER24

ALT News - 20/03/24

We really appreciate the support of our Sponsors and Partners in organising our events and are pleased to announce the supporters of this year's Open Education Conference. 

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Proposals are open for new Special Interest Groups

ALT News - 14/03/24

ALT’s Special Interest Groups (SIGs) bring together our Members around a common theme or topic. SIGs are an important way for ALT’s Members to share, collaborate, develop and pursue their interests with their peers.

Current SIGs include groups focussed on active learning, anti-racism, copyright, evaluation of learners' experiences and open education. If there is a topic you would like to see established as a SIG, we encourage you to submit a proposal and become an Officer of the Group.

We invite ALT Members to propose new SIGs by noon GMT on 12 April 2024.

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OER24 Conference Programme Announced!

ALT News - 06/03/24

This week sees the launch of the final conference programme for the 15th annual conference for Open Education Research, practice and policy organised by ALT, the Association for Learning Technology, in partnership with

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Open Education Week, 4-8 March 2024

ALT News - 04/03/24

In its twelfth consecutive year, Open Education Week (OE Week) is gearing up to captivate audiences worldwide from March 4-8, 2024.

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ALT’s Annual Survey 2024 closes 22 February

ALT News - 15/02/24

We invite you to complete ALT’s Annual Survey 2024 before it closes at 16:00 GMT on Thursday 22 February. 

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ALT joins IfATE’s influential advisory group for apprenticeships and skills training

ALT News - 14/02/24

The Association for Learning Technology has joined the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education’s Directory of Professional and Employer-led Bodies (The ‘Employer Directory’) to help shape the future of apprenticeships and technical education.

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Exciting Lineup of CPD Workshops for 2024

ALT News - 12/02/24

Throughout 2024 we plan to hold regular CPD webinars, exclusively available to ALT members and free to attend.

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Meet our OER24 Keynote speakers

ALT News - 07/02/24

OER24 will bring together the strong Irish Open Education movement and international participants to leverage our shared expertise for change in policy and practice.

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Call to get involved: Join ALT’s CMALT Committee

ALT News - 07/02/24

In response to the growing number of Certified Members and CMALT Assessors, ALT plans to launch a CMALT Committee in 2024.

The committee will contribute to the improvement of the CMALT accreditation scheme and assessment process, and we are currently looking for Members to form this committee.

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Announcing the ALT Awards judging panel for 2024

ALT News - 31/01/24

We are thrilled to announce the final judging panel for the ALT Awards 2024! The ALT Awards have recognized and celebrated excellent research and practice and outstanding achievement in Learning Technology since its introduction in 2007. Setting a benchmark for exceptional achievements in Learning Technology on a national level, the awards attract competitive entries from both the UK and internationally. 

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Launching the ALT Annual Survey 2024

ALT News - 25/01/24

We invite you to complete ALT’s Annual Survey 2024. ALT’s Annual Survey has been running since 2014, helping shape the future of ALT by providing a unique insight into how Learning Technology is used across sectors as well as identifying emerging trends in current and future practice.

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Become an #altc Blog Editor

ALT News - 19/01/24

Having our Members take an active part in the work of the Association ensures that our activities are shaped by Members’ priorities and also offers valuable opportunities for professional development and recognition.

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OER24 draft programme now available!

ALT News - 11/01/24

We hope this email finds you well. We're excited to share the latest update regarding the upcoming OER24 Conference in Cork on 27-28 March. The draft programme is now available to view on the conference website.

#OER24 promises to be an engaging and informative event, bringing together the OER Community to discuss the latest developments and best practices in Open Education. With a diverse range of sessions, workshops, and keynote presentations, this conference will offer valuable insights and opportunities for collaboration.

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ALT at Bett 2024

ALT News - 09/01/24

Dr Teeroumanee Nadan, Independent Consultant and Researcher and Chair of ALT’s Anti-racism In Learning Technology Special Interest Group (ARLTSIG), will represent ALT at Bett 2024. Diversity and inclusion is a global theme at Bett 2024 that will explore ensuring equitable access to education, providing of range of assistive technologies and practices and creating a truly inclusive and representative school community and learning experience.

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