Established in 2007, the ALT Learning Technologist of the Year Awards celebrate and reward excellent practice and outstanding achievement in the Learning Technology field, and aim to promote intelligent use of Learning Technology on a national scale. The Awards are open to individuals and teams based anywhere in the world.

In addition to the usual judges selected awards, ALT will also be presenting a Community Choice Award, where you can vote for the winner.

LearningPool, the Belfast based eLearning tools and content provider, have announced the acquisition of MediaCorp.

Brightwave Group return to Learning Technologies 2018 to share the "thinking, inspiration and experience" behind the latest advances in LMS technology and implementation, with a focus on inline coaching, learner-led design and providing an unbeatable apprenticeship platform.

ALT have published, via their Research in Learning Technology journal, a themed collection of articles deriving from the second Playful Learning Conference, held in July 2017.

The field of Open Education Resources has been in existence for many years, and whilst some of its' proponents have a clear view that all resources produced using public money, should be available free of charge to the public, it's a message that's stubbornly remained on the back burner amongst education institutions and funding organisations.

So with the aim of combating this stubbornness, ALT has produced a call to action.


CloserStill, the organisers of the Learning Technologies Awards, have kicked off this years competition by announcing the categories and dates for entry submissions.

eCom Scotland have secured a grant from Ufi Charitable Trust to fund virtual reality (VR) research. Ufi is an independent charity dedicated to increasing the delivery of adult vocational skills through digital technology.