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The context for the symposium are the major changes facing us across sectors, from area based reviews and development of apprenticeships in the Further Education system to how we demonstrate excellence in teaching and research in Higher Education. The key question we will be exploring is how policy and organisational culture can enable effective innovation in Learning Technology, innovation that goes beyond small pilots or islands of best practice. We will critically consider what common challenges (some concrete, here-and-now, some less tangible at present) we face, and how Learning Technology can help meet them.
09.00 Introduction and welcome from the Chair
09.20 Panel & discussion
11.20 Panel & discussion
12.45 Closing remarks
Confirmed speakers: Bobbie McClelland, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Kirstie Donnelly/Patrick Craven, City & Guilds, Prof Neil Morris, University of Leeds, Peter Robinson/Peter Kilcoyne, Heart of Worcestershire College, Prof Martin Weller, Open University.
This symposium is organised by the Association for Learning Technology and we gratefully acknowledge the support from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills in hosting the event.
It’s free to attend but places are limited. ALT Members and in particular representatives from ALT Member organisations will be given priority where possible.
Summary proceedings from the symposium will be published openly and will inform the ALT Strategy for 2017-2020.
London, SW1H 0ET