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Can You Grid it?

Last week we launched our new design for our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Moodle. Our designers at Overt created it using their Overt Quick Metro design. 253 more words

10 Top Tips for Success: promoting a successful college sector

Much of the discussion these days around education in Wales seems to be negative. The recent OECD report on ‘Schools in Wales’ by Andreas Schleicher pointed out that the “ 816 more words

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Six predictions for further education in Wales

After 13 enjoyable and stimulating years at ColegauCymru and many more working in education, I am standing down – not retiring! – in July; a useful excuse to speculate on what the future might hold for further education in Wales. 1,284 more words

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I Am So Sick of Student Life

Approaching the final stretch of this Springboard course, yet lately I don’t have the drive to do the work. Not until my cousin (who too is near the end of a postgraduate course) reminded me not to walk away with all my newly acquired knowledge and skills from the course, and no official certificate to show for it. Thanks, N!

Higher Education

Problems, Problems, Problems

First of all, apologies for not blogging on Friday… things kind of spiralled out of control very quickly towards the end of last week and I just didn’t organise myself well enough to allow for the usual Pagan Friday post to come. 376 more words

Mental Illness

Dyslexia and Me: Dreams or Reality (Graduation)

This photo is of me on Tuesday 8th July, 2014. It’s the day after I graduated from the University of Aberdeen with a 2:1 in Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Studies – History. 1,397 more words


Get Creative with Copyright

While our Learning Resources Centre (LRC) Manager was following the exhibition track at the Academic and Research Libraries’ Group (ARLG) annual conference at the University of Sussex she picked up this handy guide explaining how copyright works for those working and creating material in the creative industries: 137 more words