This semi-formal event was one of the first the Northern Ireland Members Group organised for a wider audience. As a nascent group it was wonderful to see the turn out for the virtual attendance of the annual conference on the Tuesday and Wednesday. Each day had many contrasting elements, the different keynotes and the different […]
For those of you who are joining us to virtually attend the ALT conference this year, this post pulls together the sessions that are going to be live streamed on Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th. The full conference programme can be found on the ALT website in textual format and of course don’t forget the […]
The countdown is well and truly underway for the upcoming annual ALT Conference in Liverpool, from 5 – 7 September 2017. However, if you are unable to get to Liverpool from sunny Ireland we have organised a free virtual get together for the 5 and the 6 September. We will be meeting at 9.00am each […]
Paul Bartholomew, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Ulster University, kicked off proceedings at the JISC Connect More 17 event in Jordanstown last Thursday. His keynote address explored some of the ways that the university were helping to prepare students and staff to become digitally ready. This focus on embedding digital capabilities through educational institutions continued throughout […]
As well as getting involved in the Northern Ireland member group there are currently a few other calls for you to get involved in the wider ALT community. These are vacancies within ALT, an ILTA – ALT CMALT initiative and a new CMALT pilot for Early Career and Senior/Leadership CMALT strands.
CMALT is the Certified Membership scheme of the Association for Learning Technology. It has over 300 successful portfolios and the two main aims for anyone involved with learning technology are to: Have their experience and capabilities certified by peers Demonstrate that they are taking a committed and serious approach to their professional development. This short […]
Welcome to the blog for the Northern Ireland Special Interest Group of the Association for Learning Technology! Our group aims to create a network of learning technology enthusiasts – from developers to teachers – across Northern Ireland for the purpose of sharing information, good practice and support. We will hold events and get-togethers that will […]