Welcome to the Staffordshire Adult and Community Learning blog for 2014-2015

We hope you’ve enjoyed a productive start to the new academic year. And that you will find this blog useful for keeping up-to-date with teaching, learning and assessment issues, and Staffs ACL news.  First of all, congratulations to all tutors on their work last year, in particular the tutors who got a grade 2 or … Continue reading Welcome to the Staffordshire Adult and Community Learning blog for 2014-2015

Technology in Teaching and Learning

Two providers, CARE and Landau, have recently reported on the benefits to their teaching and learning of using iPads. The providers borrowed a set of eight iPads for a term, and used them with learners. The iPads had a really positive impact on learning, offering lots of opportunities for enhancing the learners’ experience. Here are some … Continue reading Technology in Teaching and Learning

Safeguarding

Social Media / Google + workshop with Pete Read Monday 20th January 10.00-12.30 at Burton and South Derby College, including free networking lunch!! Pete will be expanding on the talk he gave at the Teaching and Learning Conference.  This will be a hands-on session, giving you the chance to set up a Google+ group and … Continue reading Safeguarding

Social Media workshop invitation and Assessment resources

  "Using social media in Community Learning" Workshop Monday 20 January 2014 Burton and South Derbyshire College 10.00am -12.30 including networking lunch Given the interest in Pete Read’s session on using Social Media in Community Learning at the Teaching and Learning Conference in September, we have invited Pete back to lead a hands-on workshop with … Continue reading Social Media workshop invitation and Assessment resources

October update – have you done your stretching?

 New on Fenc this month: Dyslexia font http://take-shape-share.fenc.org.uk/?folderId=174231 Good practice in social media – case studies and 5 min video clip from Pete Read on Google + http://take-shape-share.fenc.org.uk/?folderId=175401 ILP advice and info on embedding English, Maths and IT http://take-shape-share.fenc.org.uk/?folderId=175381 Coming soon: formative assessment and questioning techniques. Please contact me if you need a reminder of … Continue reading October update – have you done your stretching?