Sign up to our monthly e-news update featuring the latest news, courses, resources & career opportunities / Subscribe now

Home » News » Technology for Learning: developing the teachers

Technology for Learning: developing the teachers

Events
Skills for Life Network

Joint summer conference on Friday 9th July 2009 at the Teaching Development Centre, Newcastle College

This joint conference is the result of collaboration between ESCalate, JISC Northern and Success North Centre for Excellence in Teacher Training.

Conference presentations

  • ‘Teaching and Teacher Education in a digital age’
    Julie Hughes (University of Wolverhampton) will present the keynote at the event (as well as an additional workshop to give delegates the opportunity for hands on experience). Julie is currently seconded to the Higher Education Academy subject centre: ESCalate. She was awarded an HEA National Teaching Fellowship in 2005 to develop and expand her early work in building online collaborative communities, and her recent research has explored the role of technology in supporting the development of new teachers for the post-compulsory sector.
  • What are our Aspirations? Innovating and managing change’
    Bob Bell from JISC RSC (Northern) will look at the technology being used to assist learners, where it has been, where it is now and where it is going. The everyday technology context of learners in their social groups and in their families is adding a new dimension to institutionally-provided services. Is this new dimension to be seen as competition or complement?
  • ‘Technology and teacher educators: what do we know?’
    Bryony Taylor from Lifelong Learning UK will present findings from a recent research project on the use of technology in initial teacher education and the needs of teacher educator teams

Conference workshops

  • Using e-portfolios in Teacher Education – a practitioner perspective, Julie Hughes, ESCalate
  • Getting to grips with IfL and professional formation, Pauline Chisholm, Newcastle College
  • Molenet: exploring the benefits of mobile learning for teachers in training, Christine Byrne and Diane Thurston, Teaching Development Centre
  • How can e-portfolios support 21st Century Learning for Trainee Teachers? Julie-Ann Stobo, Gateshead College
  • ‘Vodcasting’ – an opportunity for hands-on experience, Tim Fieldsend, e-learning unit, Newcastle College

Contact Lianne Abraham for further information or to book a place.

Further Information

No further information

Sign up for our e-News Update
Subscribe

You may also like

Black British Book Map

Black British Book Map

The National Literacy Trust have created a digital map of Black and Black British authors, illustrators, publishers and bookshops from all over the UK.

Inclusion Network

Essential Skills & Inclusion Network meeting

The next meeting of the Essential Skills and Inclusion Network will be held online on the 11th of November. All Practitioners of English, Maths, ESOL, SEND and digital skills working in the prison sector are welcome.

SEND Community of Practice

SEND Community of Practice

The next meeting of this SEND Community of Practice will be held online from 2.30pm to 4pm on the 25th November 2022 (no charge).