What’s happening in Scotland. Mostly FE, but not exclusively.

MOOCs in Scottish Education

Easy Plugin for AdSense by Unreal From the fine folk of JISC RSC in Scotland How Strathclyde, Glasgow and Edinburgh Universities are managing their MOOCs JISC RSC > MOOCs in Scottish Education.

Engaging Students with Twitter — THE Journal

Yesterday I found out that Twitter has been blocked in Edinburgh schools. Here’s yet another article on how Twitter can be used constructively in education. How are children supposed to learn about managing these social networking tools if they are blacklisted? Engaging Students with Twitter — THE Journal.

iTech 2011 – Innovations in Technology Awards

At the recent Future Focus event JISC RSC Scotland South and West presented awards to some great projects and case studies, highlighting the use of technology in teaching and learning in Scottish FE. Here is a list and links to the projects, and some nice smiley faces of happy people holding their awards. Good Friday…

The PE Geek The First Scotland’s Colleges’ Webinar

I’ve just enjoyed a presentation by Jarrod Robinson, a  Sports Co-ordinator from  Australia. He talked us through his use of ICT in his classroom – and  sports field. You can follow his excellent blog at and find links to all that he talked about – and more. That he was talking from Australia at some point…

Technology on a Shoestring

The eLearning Alliance, in partnership with the JISC Regional Support Centre Scotland South & West, invite to you to explore free and low cost technical solutions for your business process needs. With the credit crunch biting hard and budget belts already tightened to the last notch, how can institutions and organisations aspire to sustain a…