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Are You Ready For Robots In The Classroom?

Is your learning establishment preparing for – or even aware of – the next revolution in human development: robots educating our young? Artificial intelligence (AI) is here already Artificial intelligence (AI), though rudimentary at the moment, is already having an impact on daily life. Your mobile phone is fast becoming a personal assistant, learning to anticipate your needs. Computer games …

Where to find support to help you teach with tech

Where to find support to help you teach with Tech

Teaching with technology can pose many challenges for an FE Lecturer. Not only is there an initial level of familiarity and skill required to use a tool yourself, but then the capacity to use this to form a useful and successful lesson for your charges. In addition to this, there’s the fact that even when you are familiar with a …

tech in FE 2016 - Where are we now

Tech in FE – Where are we now

  I’m pleased to report that since my brief moan back in February about the multitude of unconvincing arguments to increase the use of technology in FE, there have been some really positive steps and initiatives taken. Providers are taking the time to thoroughly research the topic to find the most effective tech solutions and ensure they produce tangible learning results. In …

5 Reasons to increase our use of technology in further education.

5 reasons to increase our use of technology in FE

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been pretty unconvinced by lots of the arguments I’ve come across for increasing the use of technology in FE. They’re often made by people who stand to gain financially and are vague, lacking in any convincing evidence, and unrealistic about the actual implementation of their advice. One article mentioned something along the lines of ‘9/10 students said …