LSN: Assessment Tomorrow are holding a series of seminars to discuss how e-Assessment, the use of IT to measure skills, knowledge & understanding, can support learning & skills development, and provide a way to measure & develop the talent pool.
Bill Malcolm, International Director at Learning and Skills Network will be speaking at these seminars to an audience of government officials responsible for education, HR & training, educational policy & strategy, funding bodies and heads of industry & commerce.
Talking to the theme of ‘Making Learning Work’ Bill will be demonstrating the benefits of using technology (including mobile learning) within learning & development and how it can be used more effectively to address the skills gap in India.
LSN: A delegation from TAFE has visited Learning and Skills Network with the aim to better understand the challenges & complexities currently facing UK colleges and to gain an appreciation of good practice. The delegation from Australia met with LSN’s Chief Executive, John Stone, and International Director, Bill Malcolm.
The delegation will be attending the Association of Colleges (AOC) Annual Conference in Birmingham on 17-19 November 2009, of which LSN are a main sponsor.
Press release ~ TAFE ~ Learning and Skills Network ~ Association of Colleges (AOC) Annual Conference
CLG: Inter Faith Week (15 to 21 November) is being facilitated by Communities and Local Government in partnership with the Inter Faith Network for the UK.
It is faith-community led with organisations around the country holding events - from art exhibitions to inter faith seminars; from football matches to pilgrimage walks; from the good deeds of Mitzvah Day to the good food of shared meals - to bring major faith communities, as well as those with no religious beliefs, closer together.