The Power of Partnerships

This session explores how creative use of digital can provide unforgettable cultural learning experiences on-site, in person, and in a blended form.

Being AI ready: What school leaders need to know

AI, machine learning and adaptive technologies already pervade daily life whether we are aware of them or not: we explore some of the benefits and drawbacks alongside the ethical issues that these technologies bring to education, drawing on the Erasmus+ Empower2Learn project in which we are partners.

Futurelearn – UCL: Blended and Online Learning Design

This Futurelearn course from UCL  supports teachers in learning design in the context of both blended and wholly online learning. We’ve found previous courses from UCL on this topic very useful.  The course aims to be collaborative draws on the experience of teachers across all sectors who’ve been learning so much over these past two years […]

Do we need a theory for blended learning?

Dr Tony Bates is a Research Associate with Contact North and the author of 11 books in online learning and distance education. During the period of remote learning early in 2021 CLC director, Sarah Horrocks interviewed Tony about his recommendations and insights for learning design, curriculum adaptation and pedagogical approaches when teaching remotely. In this blog, Tony addresses why […]

Teaching news & media literacy – the why, when and how

This live session featured speakers from the BBC, the Guardian Foundation, and the National Literacy Trust discussing why it is crucial to teach news and media literacy in schools and how the pandemic has made this even more critical. Guest speakers shared their top tips for engaging pupils as well as useful resources and lesson […]

News & media literacy, a BBC perspective – with Josie Verghese

In this short video, Josie Verghese (Assistant Editor, BBC News Development & Head of BBC Young Reporter) discusses the BBC’s approach to teaching news and media literacy. Highlighting the resources and opportunities that the BBC has to offer schools and young people, Josie’s talk formed part of the live ‘Teaching news & media literacy – […]