Adapting to Achieve

Christopher Lindridge
9th December 2020

This reflection was contributed as a submission for a 2 Star Badge in The Digital Teacher (Adopting)

Give a brief description of your work context and responsibilities, e.g. your teaching background, experience, type of organisation (e.g. FE college, ACL), subject/curriculum you teach/lead, your learners (skills level, any particular inclusion needs, age range of group, size of group)

The establishment which I currently work within is a Large FE College where we also deliver HE and WBL programmes within the engineering sectors (Mechanical and Electrical). I currently deliver programmes to level 3 full time learners and Apprentices within the Electrical discipline and have the responsibility for the Apprentice provision and its structure for the curriculum delivery. My... more

How did you use the learning from this module in your teaching context?

The intention of completing this suite of CPD activities was not only to enhance my own skills but to also increase the use of technology in the engineering department whilst we are having to combine remote delivery of sessions alongside traditional taught sessions (face -to - face)

The initial steps was to check if all learners had suitable technology that they could use (Tablet... more

What worked well?

The modules gave me the opportunity to review my existing skills and approaches to the use of digital technology in my teaching practice, I was then able to explore further approaches that I could use as part of my remote delivery which was useful and enhanced my teaching and as a result gave learners a wider range of learning activities.

What would you do differently next time?

As this was a module dealing with enhancing and developing my digital skills if I where to complete the module again I would create some kind of skills map so that I could use to ensure that the areas which were weaker could be highlighted and this would give me an area to focus upon.

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