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The primary purpose of this site is to provide information, advice and guidance to Learning Providers in the FE & Skills sector in the use of what is generally called ‘technology.’ In particular software and sometimes hardware which has been designed to enhance the delivery of teaching, Learning & Assessment for the benefit of learners, stakeholders and the organisation. For example, high on the list is to signpost readers to the technology that is being successfully used in the sector by some providers and by-pass the kind of information, typically on-line, which is not only unclear, but often misleading, out of date and not suitable for the sector. The definition of an ePortfolio being a prime example.

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Posts by Incentive8

What is an eAssessment Portfolio?

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. And which are ‘fit for purpose’? The ‘purpose’ in this instance, is of course competency based qualifications and […]

ePortfolios for apprentices: A guide for providers and employers

(as well as: QCFs, NVQs, BTECs, Key Skills, short courses and all criteria-based qualifications). Overview Despite previous articles suggesting the contrary, I don’t consider all […]

Is your information past its sell by date?

All too often I read a report or survey on Learning Technology to find that although it is presented as though new, on closer inspection, I find that […]

Apprenticeships, employers, providers…

…what is the connection with technology and why should we care? Well according to those enforcing government policy, not much and going by the services […]

FELTAG, an objective or a bit too difficult for the SFA?

As many will know to their cost, I have often had plenty to say about the FELTAG recommendations right from the publication  in 2014, when it […]

Area Reviews: what colleges apparently don’t need to know

It would appear that they don’t need to know too much about the effect that technology has on key review questions such as reducing costs […]

Technology in Education, the new Industrial Revolution

From guest writer Judy Bloxham. We are now at a point two years on from Feltag, so has anything changed? The Feltag panel discussion at Jisc […]

Incentive8’s ‘Learning Technology Review’ is fit for purpose – Why?

Well check out the latest video from our creative content team which shows how the Incentive8 review differs from other ‘technology reviews’, invariably based on […]

Walking in Virtual Worlds

From guest writer Judy Bloxham. This week I have participated in two conferences. Open Badges in HE at Southampton University, a mere 800 mile round trip […]

Incentive8 Podcast: When is an eLearning Adviser not an eLearning Adviser?

We propose to publish a series of podcasts on the use of technology in the FE & Skills education sector, technology that is fit for […]

What about the Adult Learner?

Government funding cuts in Adult and Community Education and the relationship with Ofsted’s ‘Inadequate’ Training Providers. All adult learners have some level of understanding in […]

Learning Lessons from Inspections

Exploring the CIF: The importance of Data Analytics Guest writer: Judy Bloxham Recent headline cases of poor and inadequate Ofsted inspection results should act as […]

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