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Measure the effect of Flipped Learning as compared to Active Learning for an exam based module

This research looks at how we can improve the exam results using Flipped Learning in class. Flipped learning is when students use physical space of the classroom for collaborative activities while the initial learning takes place in their own time at their own pace by watching videos, doing research and completing online tasks Subjects Level… Continue reading Measure the effect of Flipped Learning as compared to Active Learning for an exam based module

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Teaching and Learning Book Reviews

In this blog, I will review books that I have read and have helped me develop myself as an educator. 'When Adults Change, Everything Changes' tops the chart for me. This book made me question how I deal with behaviour in class. Paul has covered all areas of behaviour and I like the way he rounds… Continue reading Teaching and Learning Book Reviews

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Stretch and Challenge – Research project (January 2019 – May 2019)

I was asked by a colleague to take part in a research project aiming at 'Stretch and Challenge'. I have heard this term a lot and was one of my development point in the lesson observation. I agreed to take part in the research as I thought it will help develop my practise. 'Differentiation' is… Continue reading Stretch and Challenge – Research project (January 2019 – May 2019)

Curriculum Planning, Employable Attributes, Employer Engagement, Project-Based Learning

#ReadingCollegeTakeOver – 2

The first #ReadingCollegeTakeOver project was a success in supporting students in developing employable attributes. I have had an amazing feedback from students and teaching community. It was a very proud moment for me when the project was mentioned in #JISCTop10 winners announcement. #ReadingCollegeTakeOver - 2 will run from January 2019-May 2019. This project will support… Continue reading #ReadingCollegeTakeOver – 2

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Business applications of Social Media – Project Based Learning/Employer Engagement/ T-Levels

'Business Applications of Social Media' project was delivered to BTec level 3 year 1 students. Learning outcomes and Assessment criteria’s  were mapped to Employability skills. Main focus during this project was on communication skills, interview skills and writing skills. Project was supported by four employers : Spice Oven, Holybrook Associates, Handmade Burger, and an upcoming… Continue reading Business applications of Social Media – Project Based Learning/Employer Engagement/ T-Levels

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Project Based Learning / Employer Engagement – ‘Cyber Security’

The 'Cyber Security' project was delivered to BTec level 3 year 1 Computing students. The project was delivered as an imitation of real-life projects undertaken by IT companies.  Learning outcomes and Assessment criteria's were mapped to Employability skills. The project was supported by IBM, Tenable Security, Amnesty International and Activate Learning. Students were divided into… Continue reading Project Based Learning / Employer Engagement – ‘Cyber Security’

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Design Thinking in classroom

I came across the concept of Design Thinking recently, when I had to take students to CISCO for 'Grey meets Green' workshop. I noticed how engaged students were throughout the workshop and by the end of the day had created a wonderful prototype of the business model they were asked to. Did a bit of… Continue reading Design Thinking in classroom