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FETC 2019: Day One | eSchool News – Education Article

Not the driving rain or 50-degree temperatures could keep edtech enthusiasts from the opening day of FETC 2019 in Orlando. Wearing winter coats and braving the harsh Florida weather, lines formed early for the 8 am workshops. Because this is my 13th FETC, I confidently walked into the conference center as a tour guide for an FETC first timer. However, in its usual manner, FETC changed it up for the better. Though I do miss seeing Hawaiian shirts and skateboards…

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The 7 Characteristics Of Effective Professional Development – Education Article

Reading Time: 5 minutes What should we look for in CPD? External CPD is not supposed to be like Deliveroo but sometimes it goes that way. You look at a menu, choose what you want and someone pedals over what they’ve got and you consume it. Sometimes it can feel like it’s off the back of a lorry and more DPD than CPD. But CPD is too expensive and too precious to mess about with. This isn’t fast-food out of a thermal…

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How to make the most out of a conference – Education Article

When I was invited to kick off last week’s AITD National Conference by hosting a breakfast session about Personal Knowledge Management, the last thing I wanted to do was deliver a traditional presentation. Given the massive scope of PKM, I needed to narrow my focus. And given the contemporary thrust of this event, I needed to do something fresh. After agonising over the problem for almost a full minute, it dawned on me that the immediate relevance of PKM to…

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Resourceaholic: Summer Updates – Education Article

I know that many of you have been off having wonderful adventures over summer so may have missed some of my updates. I’ve summarised them all here so you can start the new school year knowing exactly what’s changed on resourceaholic.com. Resource LibrariesMy big job over summer was to totally rewrite my A level resource libraries as they were still aligned to the legacy specification. I have now published the following new libraries: Year 12 Pure Maths Year 13 Pure…

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Deep diving into strange worlds – Education Article

2017 was a whirlwind for me. I started a new job in a new sector, made loads of new friends there, learned heaps, and finished said job 10 months later before starting another one back in financial services. I haven’t had much of a chance to scratch myself! As a consequence, I haven’t blogged as frequently this year as I have done in previous years. However, while my posts may have been fewer, I dove deeper into a couple of…

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E-Learning conferences in Australia in 2018 – Education Article

Well 2018 is shaping up to be a strong year of professional development opportunities for e-learning professionals down under. A good spread of conferences is already scheduled along the Eastern Seaboard, while more will inevitably pop up (perhaps further west?) as the year progresses. The following list is organic, so keep an eye on it! International Conference on E-Learning and Distance LearningSydney, 29-30 January 2018 International Conference on Distance Education and Virtual LearningMelbourne, 1-2 February 2018 The Art of Knowledge…

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E-Learning conferences in Australia in 2019 – Education Article

Guess what… it’s less than a year to the iconic “2020”. I wonder what will emerge in the lead-up to this futuristic milestone for so many talkfests gone by. Now is the time for action and I sincerely hope our PD calendar is dominated by demonstrations and showcases. C’mon Aussies, let’s lead by example… International Conference on E-Learning and Distance LearningSydney, 30-31 January 2019 International Conference on Virtual and Augmented Reality SimulationsPerth, 23-25 February 2019 iDESIGNXBrisbane, 27 February 2019 Learning…

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