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procat digital learning fellowship dissemination event with digital learning fellow katharine jewitt

January 4th, 2016

Five Actions for the New Year

1. A fresh approach that is learner focused. The norm is not acceptable. We are developing a new strategy that reverberates across the college with the employer, staff and student voice, as a strong combined force. 2. We are developing a leadership competency programme for all staff for the use… Read More »

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December 17th, 2015

Learning Technology Manager

Learning Technology Manager – PROCAT is now recruiting The Learning Technology Manager is responsible for the development, maintenance and management of the Digital Learning Environment. You will liaise with academic and administrative colleagues, in order to ensure that the Digital Learning Environment best suits student and staff needs. In this… Read More »

procat digital learning fellowship dissemination event with digital learning fellow katharine jewitt

December 16th, 2015

Digital Learning Journey

The Digital Learning Journey of PROCAT This blog post is a series of images to portray the journey that PROCAT has been travelling along with Digital Learning Fellow, Katharine Jewitt, during the digital learning fellowship funded by The Education and Training Foundation. As a college we do not chain down… Read More »

Windows shortcuts

December 15th, 2015

12 Windows shortcuts you should know

We are busy people. While juggling student instruction, assignment review, lesson preparation, and professional development, you need technology to work for you, not against you. Here are some nifty time-saving techniques. 1. Snap windows side-by-side to work simultaneously Making a PowerPoint presentation with content from a Word doc and photos?… Read More »

bradley lightbody

December 14th, 2015

Staff Development Event 17 December 2015

Bradley Lightbody – Managing Director of Collegenet Limited Bradley Lightbody is the Managing Director of Collegenet Limited and author of ‘The i-Learning Revolution: a new pedagogy’ and ‘Outstanding teaching and learning 14-19’. He has enjoyed a 35 year career in Further Education in senior management positions across Teacher Training, Quality,… Read More »

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December 11th, 2015

Week 5: Digital Learning Ambassadors LinkedIn Events

Guest Post from the Digital Learning Ambassadors – Preparing for Lunchtime LinkedIn Events This is our final report before we break for Christmas. This week, we’ve been planning events to be held in the canteen at lunch times to introduce other students and staff to the benefits of LinkedIn. Students… Read More »

independent learning for students

December 10th, 2015

Digital Learning Dissemination Event

About the Digital Learning Dissemination Event – 15th January 2016 Please use the Twitter Hashtag: #PROCATDigital For more information about the Digital Learning Dissemination Event, please visit the Event website here. Prospects College of Advanced Technology – PROCAT, supported by the Education and Training Foundation, will be hosting a digital… Read More »

microsoft

December 9th, 2015

The Feed Issue 3 December 2015

The December issue of The Feed is out now, published by Microsoft. Katharine Jewitt, Digital Learning Fellow is featured on page 30, as a newly appointed Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert. #TheFeed – Issue 3 – December 2016 from Microsoft

Professional Standards for Further Education

December 8th, 2015

Professional Standards for Further Education

The Education and Training Foundation published a set of professional standards for Further Education Teachers in May 2014 The Professional Standards for the further education and training sector were published in May 2014 by The Education and Training Foundation and underpin all teaching support and development work.Please download the professional… Read More »