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procat engineering

January 18th, 2016

Dissemination Event Review by Guest, Paul Warren

Digital Learning Fellowship Dissemination Review by Guest, Paul Warren In these days of social media, conference-calling and virtual transactions, it’s my experience that it’s not always the case that the energy which radiates from online relationships translates in quite the same way to the real world. With this in mind,… Read More »

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

January 15th, 2016

PROCAT Digital Learning Dissemination Event

Digital Learning Fellowship Dissemination Event funded by The Education and Training Foundation held on Friday 15th January 2016 On Friday 15th January 2016, Prospects College of Advanced Technology – PROCAT held a dissemination event to share their digital learning journey. The event was an opportunity to share the work of… Read More »

Toolbox

January 14th, 2016

Interactive Digital Toolkit

PROCAT is proud to share its latest toolkit; ‘Using digital technologies to transform vocational education’ – for practitioners, managers and employers responsible for implementing institution-wide technology for learning. This practical toolkit captures the processes that have been put in place so far at PROCAT together with the lessons learnt. In… Read More »

digital capabilities

January 14th, 2016

Building Digital Capabilities

Sharing Effective Practice in Digital Learning – Upskilling staff – building a workforce fit for the future of digital learning About the Event #DigiLearnForum : Prospects College of Advanced Technology (PROCAT) hosts a digital learning community of practice for the sharing of effective practice between Colleges, FE, HE, Independent Providers,… Read More »

Software and BIM (Building Information Modelling) Course Instructor

January 13th, 2016

BIM Building Information Modelling Instructor

Software and BIM (Building Information Modelling) Course Instructor Now Recruiting! The Faculty of Construction and the Built Environment at Prospects College of Advanced Technology invites applications for the post of a Building Information Modeller instructor to enhance our engagement with industry through the provision of BIM services, teaching and commercial… Read More »

Digital Learning Driving Innovation in Vocational Education

January 12th, 2016

Continuous Professional Development Leader

PROCAT is recruiting for a Continuous Professional Development Leader Responsible to: Director of Learning Responsible for: All staff continuous professional development Key tasks: To devise and implement the Continuous Professional Development Strategy in order to deliver the future strategic direction of the College’s human resource. To provide the lead on… Read More »

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

January 11th, 2016

Nao Robot

Nao Robot arrives at PROCAT. The next generation of humanoid robots PROCAT have purchased Nao Robot to support the development of curriculum in robotics and programming. The use of a robot is beneficial to both FE students, apprentices and HE students. It strongly supports the kind of active learning we… Read More »

maths webinar

January 7th, 2016

Ideas on how to embed Maths into lessons

1. Ask students to do a piece of research on “When will I ever need maths” – students have to come up with their own uses of maths when given an area of work. 2. Use posters as lesson starters to discuss how maths is used in the real world…. 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 »

Digital Learning Ambassadors

December 2nd, 2015

Useful Tools for Self-Study

Here are some useful digital tools for students to use either in the classroom or in self study time. I recommend you direct your students to these sites when they need to revise for exams. Transforming things such as formula, facts, figures, definitions into a game makes it much easier… Read More »