, our inaugural educator professional development event, held on 22nd June in Design Museum London, featured a Higher Education Showcase Session delivered by Cardiff Metropolitan University, Sheffield Hallam University and Coventry University.
Gareth Johns shared useful tips and best practices implementing MOS and MTA, their successes and the value which students have gained through earning certifications. Jayne Revill discussed how they have delivered MOS certifications to their students for over 5 years, equipping them with highly sought-after valuable skills. Joy Monkhouse showcased best practice in delivering Adobe creative design skills and certifications to students in Coventry University.
We are delighted that the FE Showcase Session was sponsored by our partners, LearnKey. A special thank you to our speakers in this session: Gareth Johns, Jayne Revill and Joy Monkhouse.
HE Showcase SpeakersGareth Johns
(IT Skills Development Advisor, Cardiff Metropolitan University)
Gareth leads the IT Training Service at Cardiff Metropolitan University, which is tasked with developing and delivering contextualised IT training for staff and students. His current professional interests include Office 365 collaborative technology, boosting user adoption, and certification for IT training. Gareth is a member of the UCISA Digital Capabilities Group. Jayne Revill
(Principal Lecturer, Sheffield Hallam University)
Jayne is a Principal Lecturer in Business Systems and a member of the Department of Finance, Accounting and Business Systems at Sheffield Business School. My main areas of focus are information systems, quantitative analysis and accountancy. My research is focussed on areas of e-learning, pedagogy and digital skills. Joy Monkhouse
(Senior Lecturer in Illustration and Graphics, Coventry University)
Joy is a Senior Lecturer in Illustration & Graphics, Researcher and Senior Fellow HEA, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Coventry University. Joy has over 15 years professional experience as a Design Manager; children's and educational publishing, e-learning, multimedia, instructional design, marketing and communications, and project management.
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About Prodigy Learning
Certiport EMEA Partner of the Year 2017, is an award-winning EdTech business, providing digital skills certifications and learning solutions for Adobe, Autodesk, Microsoft and other technologies. These IT certifications deliver job-ready skills, improving employability for students and productivity for employees.
Prodigy is a Microsoft Authorised Education Gold Partner and Global Training Partner, supporting academic institutions with Microsoft Imagine Academy and other Microsoft Education solutions.