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Learning Group

Purpose

Develop and sustain UK leadership in learning and education in Open technology.

Vision

  • Open technology is the norm across UK public services, businesses and individuals.
  • The UK is recognised as the leader in education and skills training in Open technology.
  • Open technology forms the basis of the UK’s thriving knowledge economy.

 Mission

  • Creating educational qualifications to promote Open Technology.
  • Developing and supporting education in Open Technology by the promotion of learning and education for school age children.
  • Developing and supporting education in Open Technology for all other individuals, to facilitate the UK’s Leadership in Open Technology.

Projects

  • OpenUK Kids Camp – re-run First Edition June 2021, Second Edition July-August 2021
  • OpenUK Kids Competition September 2021 and prize giving 11 November 2021
  • Creation of a GCSE and Scottish O-Grade in Open Technology to launch in 2022
  • Creation of a Certified Apprenticeship Scheme Knowledge Module with a view to launch in 2022

Learning Commitee

Kavita Kapoor

Chief Learning Officer

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Adrian Woodhead

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Amanda Brock

CEO, OpenUK

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Darren West

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David Whale, Special Advisor Learning Committee

Special Advisor Learning Committee

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Gethin James

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Nick Bryan

Master's Student, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

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Pamela Boal

Computing Science Teacher

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Paul Taylor

TLM - Co-Chair

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Serena Ricci

QS Quacquarelli Symonds

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Activities

Kids Competition

 

Schools Curriculum in Open Technology

Apprenticeship Scheme

Open Kids Camps

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Blogs of interest

Amanda Brock
7th October 2019

OggCamp

On October 19th and 20th, long running open source event OggCamp will have its next outing in Manchester, UK. OggCamp is named for the file...

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John Mica
18th September 2019

Open Source Rocks UK Tech Leaders Awards

Tech Leaders’ Summit is an annual event organised by Technology Insider Magazine and Bonhill Group techleaderssummit.com. It’s billed as the biggest tech-leaders’ event in the...

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