Teaching and Learning




Apple recently held an education Keynote where a whole host of updates to both software and hardware were announced.  These updates provide more functionality to learners and support the creativity element in the classroom. In Wales this announcement coincides with the continued adoption of the digital Competence Framework, an attempt […]

An Apple for Wales



So Apple recently had a huge Keynote in Chicago that shared some great updates to both software and hardware to support education.  The updates included a new iPad that supports the use of Apple Pencil as well as some major updates to Apples apps such as Keynote and GarageBand.  All […]

Apple Education updates 2018


So you are looking to invest in new technology in your school. You have done some research and there seems to be a lot of discussion around iPad and a similar amount around Chromebook. So which do you go for? This is something that comes up quite often for schools […]

iPad vs Chromebook









I started using Smore as a school newsletter about 4 years ago.  It is a simple programme that creates really nice newsletters that can easily be shared in various ways. I wanted to create a newsletter that not only shared information specific to my need but also easily integrate some […]

Using Smore


I delivered a lecture yesterday on the new Digital Competence Framework in Wales to our first year trainee teachers.  The new framework looks at how technology should be integrated into the curriculum to allow for confident and creative individuals. Whilst delivering the session we discussed how the framework was not […]

Changing focus #edtech





Since starting at the University of South Wales I have been developing some new ideas for supporting student teachers as they look to enhance their skills in the use of digital technology.  The key objective is not necessarily about making them experts in all of the apps and programme available […]

Digital learning at USW