Our Work

Please see below just a few examples of some recent projects

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Using technology in teaching and Learning

Video Learning for Engineering Apprentices

Working with PETA Limited, a work-based learning provider, on a Learning Futures action research project.

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The project developed the digital literacy skills of Engineering Instructors to enable them to create video learning hotspots for the engineering workshop areas using Quick Response (QR) codes and Augmented Reality. Our role was to project manage, train and coach. The full project report and all the CPD resources produced within the project can be accessed here.

Learning Technologies Development

Project management of the HOLEX Learning Technologies Development project.

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A 6 month contract to 105 Community Learning and Skills providers during which we planned and delivering national events, webinars and support intervention to individual providers. As well as writing case studies bespoke to the needs of HOLEX members we wrote a series of learning technology blogs to help inspire and highlight the practice of practitioners.

(March 2015 - August 2015)

Maths

Ideas4learning have been involved in a number of Maths initiatives. Barbara is a professional development lead for Maths in the South East and London.  She has been delivering some of the Maths Pipeline programmes for the last two years and also delivered the successful  Maths Enhancement Programme. As part of that initiative, Barbara wrote 'Unlocking Maths' a guide for teachers in the secure environment.  In addition, Barbara and Sally have developed interactive maths resources (ICT Skills for Life), written maths content for Moodle (Learning Maths online - NIACE) and 'Bridging GCSE to A level maths' a interactive course.

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VLE Training and Support

Ideas4Learning provide VLE training and support to a number of providers including Manchester Adult Education Service, PETA Limited, Peter Symonds College, Portsmouth City Council and Babcock International Group's Royal Navy Apprenticeship Centre.

Our experience includes Moodle, MoodleRooms, Blackboard and Canvas. The type of support given varies from strategic advice, training (face-to-face, blended and online) and administration support setting up course areas and enrolling learners.