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Helping teams to support learning in times of disruption

Lis Parcell and Chris Thomson highlight some potential challenges for college teams dealing with heightened Covid absences, with a reminder of some strategies and resources that could help keep support services going

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Good practice Reflections

Augmented and Virtual Reality: A Practical Approach from Coleg y Cymoedd

After a year and a half of virtual meetings, we were delighted to attend Coleg y Cymoedd in person to receive a practical demonstration of the college’s applications of VR and AR from their Strategic ILT Manager, Richard Fullylove.

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Good practice Wales digital resources

Effective design and use of digital learning resources – collected project materials

Between March and June 2021, Zac Gribble and I ran a series of online sessions on the effective design and use of digital learning resources. This post brings together in one place all the project materials – webinar recordings, links collections and other guidance – developed as part of the project. This work was carried […]

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Events Good practice Wales digital resources

Wherever next? Virtual worlds as digital learning resources – and a look ahead

Resources from an online session where we found out how staff and students at Cardiff and Vale College have explored using Second Life in subjects ranging from science to travel and tourism.

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Events Good practice Wales digital resources

The art of the possible

Resources from an online session for the post-16 sector in Wales on using audio and video in the creation of digital learning resources.

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Events Wales digital resources

Go for it! Ewch amdani!

In April we ran an online session on creating and using Welsh medium and bilingual resources. Guest contributors included the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol (Dr Lowri Morgans, Joanna Evans, Mary Richards and Enfys Owen), Welsh Government (Gareth Morlais) and Sgiliaith (Helen Humphreys). Thankyou to Lowri for this guest blog post, Welsh first, followed by English translation and further resources.

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Good practice Wales digital resources

Perceivable, operable, understandable, robust

Lis Parcell chats to Jisc accessibility specialist Laura Hutton about sourcing resources for learners with additional communication needs and the importance of the user experience

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Good practice Wales digital resources

Learning resources made digital

Lis Parcell reflects on what “digital learning resources” might mean for the post-16 sector in Wales.

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Events Good practice

Tips for improving wellbeing

Scott shares the findings from two recent online events focusing on wellbeing issues from across the FE sector.

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Events Good practice

Curriculum Confidence comes to Belfast!

Scott provides an overview of the latest run of the Curriculum Confidence workshop in Belfast. This one day workshop explores how to build confidence when designing and delivering a digital curriculum that will prepare students to learn successfully in digital settings, and thrive in a digital world.