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Samson Medes 2009

  1. 1. The Centre for International ePortfolio Development An Ecosystem for User Centric Learning REVOLUTION OR EVOLUTION MEDES 2009, Lyon, FRANCE Stuart Wood, Software Developer University of Nottingham
  2. 2. Contents The Centre for International ePortfolio Development <ul><li>Background: CIePD </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge: Future Lifelong Learning </li></ul><ul><li>The SAMSON project </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a Ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>Demo </li></ul><ul><li>Future: Widgit-isation </li></ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul>
  3. 3. CIEPD The Centre for International ePortfolio Development <ul><li>National and Int. work in the areas of: </li></ul><ul><li>ePortfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) </li></ul><ul><li>Enhancing learning information for admissions </li></ul><ul><li>Employability </li></ul><ul><li>Widening participation </li></ul><ul><li>Regional partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Data and interoperability </li></ul><ul><li>Working with JISC, BECTA and other partners in regional and national projects </li></ul>
  4. 4. Projects <ul><li>SAMSON </li></ul><ul><li>XCRI 14-19 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vendors/Area Prospectus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning providers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Standards work – XCRI/LEAP2A </li></ul><ul><li>Common Application Process </li></ul><ul><li>TAS3 European Project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trust, Security, Employability </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ePortfolio 1000 licenses </li></ul><ul><li>Skills audit – </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on ‘joining up already existing systems and practice’ </li></ul>The Centre for International ePortfolio Development
  5. 5. The Centre for International ePortfolio Development Taking National Initiatives Putting them into Practice Regionally
  6. 6. Sharing Services / Interoperate Develop the Networks Partnership working with regional/national bodies Working collaboratively Focus on learner journey and data requirements Develop an underpinning technical infrastructure Lightweight - building on existing practice/systems Use common standards to implement interoperability Makes cross boundary working easier Removes artificial boundaries for seamless user experience The Centre for International ePortfolio Development
  7. 7. The Centre for International ePortfolio Development <ul><li>SAMSON </li></ul><ul><li>S hared A rchitecture for e M ployer, S tudent and O rganisational N etworking. </li></ul><ul><li>Capturing processes around lifelong learning in Nottingham. </li></ul><ul><li>Lifelong learning includes workplace learning and learning within school, college etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Service development around integration of data sources, policy management and user tool development. </li></ul><ul><li>Building on existing work in group to create a regional ecosystem for lifelong learning. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Regional Employability Ecosystem Building on and joining existing services to support seamless interaction with agencies concerned with learning and skills. Employers Employees Learners Learning Tools ePortfolios, VLE Training Providers Learning Providers Progression Providers 14-19 Prospectuses Regional Bodies Sector Skills Councils Local Authorities Standardised CAP direct into learning provider’s admissions systems XCRI-enabled course information shared amongst key services Common Application Process ILP IAG Bordering Region (14-19 Prospectuses / CAP) National Initiatives Regional Implementation Train to Gain Jobcentre Plus LSC National Apprenticeship Service Skills Accounts MIAP QCF National Learning Directory UCAS Commercial Etc. Kirstie Coolin © Centre for International ePortfolio Development, University of Nottingham, May 2009   XCRI Hub
  9. 9. Demo Time for a quick demonstration of initial development…
  10. 10. Future Wigit-isation… CRM HR Employer View Student View Uni View CRM Data Sources SAMSON Widgets TAS Policy Grant widget / Revoke widget Apply policy to data objects Log etc
  11. 11. Summary The Centre for International ePortfolio Development <ul><li>Building from the bottom up, based on years of practical work we are now technically modelling a ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>First step is the capture of processes and small scale automation with a view to join up into a larger picture. </li></ul><ul><li>Model will be applied in other regions in the UK </li></ul>
  12. 12. Further information <ul><li>Contact </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Stuart Wood </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Thomas Kirkham </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>