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 panel of speakers was made up by: Richard Maccabee, Director of ICT at the University of London Heidi Fraser-Krauss, IT Services Director at … [Read more...]

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 harmony. Devices are coming in all shapes, sizes and formats; and that can be a double-edged sword for educators. Choice of model and operating system is great, and they … [Read more...]

Fujitsu vShape

Fujitsu vShape out of the box virtualisation On our FOTE13 stand, we discussed Fujitsu vShape along with the complete Fujitsu portfolio of products including servers, tablets, desktop computers and VDI solutions. For more information on vShape please visit http://www.data-storage.co.uk/products/virtualisation/fujitsu-vshape/ We look forward to meeting you and discussing your requirements. … [Read more...]

FOTE: A Preview

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We are on our way to the Future of Technology In Education conference, our first time of being official media partners with the event. FOTE will be at Senate House, University of London and tickets have sold out in the build up to the hotly awaited event. Part of our mission going to FOTE will be to reach out to educators who can contribute content to our ‘Community’ section on our website. This will be a forum for educators and suppliers alike to discuss current trends, issues and topics … [Read more...]

FOTE13 Fireside Speaker – Adrian Ellison

Adrian Ellison

Adrian Ellison Director of Information Technology at the University West London He has been in UK higher education for 15 years having worked previously for London School of Economics and Political Science, Royal Holloway University of London and the University of Leeds. Adrian is Secretary to the University and Colleges Information Systems Association (UCISA) Executive Committee and a trustee of a charity that uses technology to overcome communications disabilities. He is a qualified … [Read more...]

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