December 10, 2023

Martin’s Leaving Message

So the lovely Martin Hawksey ALT’s Chief Innovation, Technology and Community Officer is leaving ALT Association for Learning Technology this week … I am afraid still completely in denial that he is going … I will miss him so much as a member of our little team at ALT and my go-to person for pretty much most computer-ee type stuff …. I have known Martin since about 2014 and was completely in awe of him when undertaking the OCTEL (Open Course in TEL) course at ALT. Little did I know at that time that I would eventually be lucky enough to work with Martin as part of the ALT Team. I have got to know Martin quite well since then. I first got to know him more closely in 2015 when delivering the OER15 Conference in Cardiff. I was the Project Manager for the OER Wales Initiative back then and …

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#OpenbadgesHE Conference

Ok so it has taken me a little while to finish my blog post on this …. (From Last Month ! ) I’m still in awe of all these brilliant people out there that are sooo organised that they manage to get their blog posts up really quickly  …. Anyhow, I had the best time ever helping to organise the first Open Digital Badges in HE Conference on the 8th March 2016 at the University of Southampton ! Warm and Fuzzy Feelings Along with Fiona Harvey, Teresa Mackinnon, Patrina Law, Jane Roberts , Anne Hole and myself , we formed a committee with a mission to host an Open Digital Badges conference !  I had the absolute pleasure to attend the pre conference dinner the night before where I got to meet some amazing people … lovely food … great company … what an awesome start to the Conference ! #openbadgesHE looking forward to …

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