ALTNI CMALT Programme 2018-2019

ALTNI are hosting a CMALT programme for 2018-2019.  As a cohort, you will work together through your individual portfolios with the aim of submitting for accreditation in May 2019.

The cohort will provide guidance, support, and motivation in a structured programme to keep you working through your portfolio and enable you to submit within the time-frame.

To apply for a place in the cohort: deadline 30th November 2018.  Apply now.

Who’s it for?

Applications are welcome from anyone who works with learning technologies and wants to have their experience and capabilities certified by peers and demonstrate that they are taking a committed and serious approach to their professional development. It is recommended that you have 3 years’ experience working with learning technology. Further information about the CMALT scheme can be found at: https://www.alt.ac.uk/certified-membership 

Who’s involved?

The programme is led by Clare Thomson and Craig Dooley, both experienced lead-assessors of CMALT, and supported by the ALTNI committee.

Time commitment

The programme will run from January to May and comprise three face-to-face and two online sessions.  

Each face-to-face session will is a ½ day workshop and an optional (but highly recommended) ½ day writing space.  You will be expected to write between sessions, using the writing space or in your own time.

The schedule can be viewed here: Schedule


There is no cost to join the ALTNI cohort.  Detailed information about the fees for submitting your portfolio for accreditation is available on the ALT website.  This fee is your own responsibility and funding may be available from your employer. 

Funded Places

ALT and ILTA have provided five funded CMALT registration places for 2018-19 for ALTNI members.  Applicants for a funded registration must agree to the terms set by the ALTNI committee.  The individual must commit to:

  1. Work through their portfolio as part of the cohort
  2. Submit their portfolio within 12 months of the opening session
  3. Submit their completed portfolio to the ALT CMALT Portfolio Register
  4. Advocate on behalf of CMALT for ALT and ALTNI (e.g. events, conferences, blogs etc.)
  5. Attend all face-to-face and online sessions (unless exceptional circumstances occur)
  6. An understanding that the funding is for year 1 registration; future renewal fees are the responsibility of the individual.

In the event that a successful applicant is unable to meet these requirements or withdraws from the cohort, the funding will be withdrawn and allocated to another cohort member.

One funded registration is available per institution.  The successful applicants will be selected by the ALTNI committee in December.  

Applications & Deadline

To apply for a place in the cohort: deadline 30th November 2018.  Apply now: https://goo.gl/forms/PKKA0gaFkmkGHiPm2

Please share this post with your networks.  Any informal enquiries can be addressed to craig.dooley@kcl.ac.uk

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