Student Digital Ambassador Event Series

Student Digital Ambassadors at City and Islington College are in the process of organising a series of events to inspire students about opportunities in digital enterprise. They kicked off on Thursday 30th March with Wendy Breakall’s talk “Turn your Passion into a Business”. Wendy Breakall is the Enterprise Manager at Westminster Kingsway College. The event…

The Women Using Tech to Empower Others

Last week as part of International Women’s Day #IWD, Zaynab (one of our student digital ambassadors) and I attended a meet-up organised by Geek Girls UK and Tech for Good at Skills Matter, Code Node in Moorgate. It was really inspiring for us to hear from a whole variety of women who work in tech for good…

Virtual Reality: A Student Perspective

Virtual reality is currently in development and is an upcoming trend. However, for now, VR is still in its prime and isn’t as advanced as expectations. I recently attended the BETT Show, an educational technology event, which manufacturers and programmers attend with the aim of promoting their services and products to potential clients. One exhibit I…

Bett Show and ‘School of Code’

The Bett show is a education technology event where a variety of technology companies come to promote their businesses and services. As a student, many of the stalls did not interest or apply to me as their main goal had been to promote their business to potential buyers. However, there were many interactive stalls where…

North & East London eLearning Forum, November 2015

Interesting developments in other colleges include the trialing of Office 365 and One Note for teaching mathematics, Kaltura Video Streaming with Moodle, exploring augmented reality for ESOL students, the use of messaging apps such as Wamedu for communicating with students, Digital Badges, eAssessment and audio feedback.