Special Events

Working smarter: using technology to overcome distance and time barriers

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This event is only available to members of NTfW

Date and Venue:

6 December 2017 – Grŵp Llandillo Menai, Rhos-on-sea campus, Llandudno Rd, Rhos on Sea, Colwyn Bay LL28 4HZ


10.00am – 4.00pm


£45.00 (which will include refreshments and lunch)

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Would you like to be able to keep in touch more easily with learners out in work places?
Do you need to share resources and evidence of formative assessment with remote learners?
Have you been making the most of your professional networks?

In this workshop, Esther Barrett will explore tools and techniques that can help you work smarter, support your professional relationships and make for a more inclusive learning experience.

Bring a device – this workshop is hands on!


We will be looking at tools and techniques that can support practitioners, assessors and managers in the following areas:

  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Engagement
  • Resources
  • Reflection
  • Social media
  • Assessment
  • Inclusion

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the workshop delegates will be able to:

  • identify tools and techniques that help to engage learners and colleagues remotely
  • recognise tools and techniques that support time saving and efficiency
  • evaluate the suitability of tools for specific learning or assessment objectives
  • practise setting up tools

Esther Barrett Portrait

Esther Barreett

Jisc Subject Specialist – Teaching, learning and assessment

Esther has been working in the education sector for over fifteen years. From teaching Literacy and ESOL in the community she went on to design courses, train teachers and expand learning opportunities on a regional learning network project. As an eLearning advisor with Jisc Wales she supported the ACL and voluntary sectors.

Now a Jisc Subject Specialist in Teaching, Learning & Assessment, Esther offers consultancy and training to HE, FE and Skills providers across the UK in such areas as digital capability, mobile and blended learning. She has also been closely involved with the digital literacy movement in Wales. She has just been awarded a PhD in Digital Linguistics.

Please contact info@ntfw.org for more information or telephone
029 20495 861.

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