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Women In Tech – Session

We are very excited to host a ‘Women In Tech’ session at this year’s conference. We will kick-off with a keynote from Samantha Swift, Product Manager at McAfee Labs who will be sharing results from a recent survey undertaken by McAfee, which was featured in the national press. Samantha will then be joined on stage by Sarah […]

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FOTE14 start-up pitchfest

This year will see the first ever start-up pitchfest at our annual FOTE conference. In addition to the usual keynote slots and panel discussions we have set aside 1 hour for 10 start-ups to pitch their ideas to the 340 delegates. The idea for this is partly inspired by start-up competition at Thinking Digital early this year […]

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FOTE14 – Preview

Less than two months to go until FOTE14 and we are hard at work, putting the finishing touches to this year’s agenda. There will be a panel on women in technology, chaired by Sarah Sherman, Royal Veterinary College with Heidi Fraser- Krauss, University of Exeter and Mandy Phillips, Liverpool John Moores University sharing their views. We are just […]

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Unlock the Secrets of Senate House

Alongside this year’s conference will be an opportunity to join in the conference game #senatesecrets. Run by the ALT Special Interest Group for Games and Learning, the game will provide examples of game-based learning through a series of puzzles and challenges. A chance to explore the amazing history of Senate House both online and in […]

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Keynotes Speech Review: 'Implementing change in education'.

I sat down to digest one of the most anticipated keynote speeches of the day, a ‘fireside chat’ around how best to bring out benefits of implementing new technology in educational establishments. The ‘fireside chat’ format opened the debate for several contributors, as Yousuf Khan, former CIO in business school education, led the discussion. The […]

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Product vs Content.

In my opinion, this pitting these two applications of learning against one another is fundamentally flawed if you are looking to champion one of them as the winner of best route to learning. In my eyes, both have their requirements but also to deliver effective and engaging learning, you must have both components working in […]

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