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Work 

March 2016present

Technology Enhanced Learning Manager (Maternity May 2016 - May 2017)

Barnet and Southgate College
  • Recruitment of new team members. Line management responsibility for 1 staff 
  • Supporting senior managers to embed TEL within their strategic planning and quality processes
  • Developing E-Learning Strategic Implementation Plans for all academic areas, negotiating targets and timelines in collaboration with stakeholders
  • Designed and conducted a Digital Literacy and & BYOD Self-Assessment for students and staff with engagement from staff across all job roles 
  • TEL project planning and  organisation-wide implementation of Turnitin anti-plagiarism software within Moodle and secured funding for lesson capture software Planet E-Stream.
  • Re-designing learning spaces across 4 campuses including classrooms and social spaces to embed TEL
September 2012March 2016

E-Learning Coordinator

Barnet and Southgate College
  • Wrote and implemented the E-Learning Strategy across the organisation
  • Supporting staff across all curriculum areas and campuses with the use of different pedagogies, promoting flipped, blended, online and gamification learning models. 
  • Developing learning resources to support students and staff, including student induction, online professional development courses for Moodle and other learning technologies. 
  • Set-up a Social Enterprise Learning Company called the DigiDesk, an E-learning  Helpdesk run by students, providing support and training on digital skills to all students and staff. Managing 15 Student DigiDesk Advisors and monitoring SLAs via the helpdesk. JISC Case Study - Enhancing the digital experience of students and JISC efactor conference presentation
  • Planned annual Professional Development Learning Technologies Staff Conference #LTSC14, attended by over 500 staff. Organised workshops and managed project alongside L&D Manager 
  • Set-up an E-Learning Steering Group for cross-organisation collaboration with representation from  several academic and service areas as well as learners
  • Conferences - Developed a set of E-Learning Online Quality Standards to measure blended and online provision, which attracted attention from JISC. Presented at annual JISC E-Factor Conference 
  • Management - 3 Interns working on various projects including mobile app development (Android), 15 DigiDesk Advisors and 10 E-Learning Staff Champions. 
  • Projects include: Keep Warm Online Induction Courses - our Marketing team won a national Marketing  Gold Award for this initiative. Learning Space Design, Digital Literacy and BYOD Project and Student E-Ambassador Project with funding secured from 157 Group and LSIS. 
December 2010September 2012

Business Lecturer

Ealing Hammersmith & West London College

Course Leader for 3 tutor groups, teaching Business, utilising Turnitin for 100% of assignment submissions and feedback (written and audio).  Championing the use of new technologies and supporting colleagues with their digital literacy skills. 

September 2007December 2010

Course Team Leader and Business Lecturer

Leicester College and De Montfort University (DMU)

Higher Education De Montfort University

Teaching on the HND Business course, HND Enterprise & Entrepreneurship module, for 3 years, in partnership with De Montfort University. Preparing students for the annual Fox's Lair Competition (similar to Dragon's Den), to pitch their business ideas.  Teaching English for Academic Purposes to prepare students for university and Access to HE courses. 

Further Education Leicester College

Observed by Protocol, Ofsted, senior management and have received Grade 1 Outstanding ratings for Learning and Teaching. Member of the Moodle Steering Group 

March 2007July 2007

N.E.E.Ts Course Coordinator

Regent College

Co-ordinating a group of 5 staff. Course management, curriculum design and teaching, enthusing and engaging a challenging group of learners, N.E.E.Ts (not in employment, education or training).  All learners successfully progressed onto further studies. 

Membership

I keep abreast of the latest developments in education and am a member of several groups in national organisations, actively contributing to discussions around educational technology and policy. 

  • JISC - Learning and Teaching Experts Group , Change Agents' Network , Moodle  Group, London Learning & Skills Professional Development Managers’ Network
  • FELTAG - FE Coalition Learner Led Engagement Working Group    157 Technology Group    ALT Associate Member       

Education

20112012

Certificate in Observation of Learning and Teaching

University of Westminster
20052006

PGCE Post-compulsory Education (specialism in ESOL)

University of Wolverhampton
20052005

Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (C.E.L.T.A.)

Aston University
20002003

BA (Hons) Tourism and Business Management

University of Birmingham

Skills

Technology Enhanced Learning

Pedagogy and knowledge of various digital tools and platforms (Moodle 2.8, Xerte, Turnitin, Office 365, Google Apps, social media and Web 2.0) Awareness of mobile responsive design HTML5 and Bootstrap.  

Teaching, Learning and Development

10 years+ experience in FE & HE. Observed by Ofsted, Grade 1 Outstanding for Learning and Teaching. Professional development and needs analysis.  

Project Management

Successfully complete projects to deadline under budget.