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On behalf of the Department for Education, we are encouraging ALT Members from across sectors to take part in these new initiatives that form part of the nationa EdTech Strategy.  EdTech Demonstrator Schools and Colleges Programme The DfE is...
The ALT Annual Conference 2019 will take place at the University of Edinburgh, 3 - 5 September 2019. This year sees the Conference hosted in the historic McEwan Hall and Appleton Tower, both in the heart of the city.  This is the largest event that...
This year ALT is represented at the Creative Commons Global Summit for the first time as part of a partnership between ALT and Creative Commons for the OER19 Conference, which took place in April. ALT’s senior staff team, Maren Deepwell and Martin...
The DfE today publishes a new strategy for EdTech, 'Realising the potential of technology in education: A strategy for education providers and the technology industry'. The strategy sets out the Government's aim "to support and enable the education...
Founded in 2013 by the Open Education Consortium, the goal of Open Education Week is to raise awareness and showcase the impact of open education on teaching and learning worldwide. ALT's 2017-20 Strategy sets out openness as one of the Association'...
The Call for Proposals for ALT’s Annual Conference 2019 is now open for you to contribute to the  critical dialogue we seek to foster on technology in education and its political, social and economic context.The conference takes place 3-5 September...
ALT has submitted evidence to Policy Connect and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Data Analytics landmark inquiry into data and technology ethics About the inquiry: Taming the new Wild West: Data and Technology Ethics fit for our time Data’s...
ALT is now looking for input from Members including case studies for this Call for evidence: data and technology ethics in education, health, smart vehicles & policing.  ALT was represented at the roundtable on Education in November 2018 and we...
ALT has collated a response (available here) from its Members and the ALT Open Education Special Interest Group to the UNESCO invitation to provide input for the OER Recommendation text, full details here:  https://www.oercongress.org/unesco-oer-...
All across our community of Members and beyond we come together to advocate for openness in Education and the important role Learning Technology can play in supporting it. Here are the highlights of what is happening: #OER 18 Open to all: preview 9...

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