Latest Digest from Elearning Support –  9 May 2019

1. News and Information

Everyone Welcome – North TEL Event

Registrations are now open for the next North TEL Event in Newcastle on Tuesday 11 June 2019. The event provides an opportunity for TEL, eLearning and Simulation leads from across the North of England to come together to network, engage with each other and learn about the latest TEL developments and activities happening both regionally and nationally.
The focus of this event will be Immersive Technologies and will feature a number of activities that are taking place across the North.
For more information, including a provisional agenda, or to register, visit:

Starting a new project?

If you are a developer or subject matter expert looking to create a new course have you considered looking at, or using, what has been created by other trusts?  Many trusts create content that they are happy to share or give you to modify. This is an easy way to reduce development time and effort. It can also provide inspiration at how to approach a challenging topic. The North TEL Support team have a record of local content created across the North that isn’t included in the North course catalogue.
If you would like more information about what is available contact the North TEL Support team,

Funding of up to £1,000 for women working in education technology

Women & Leadership International is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across the UK’s education technology sector. The campaign is providing women with grants of up to £1,000 to enable participation in a leadership development program. The scholarship funding is provided with the specific intent of providing a powerful and effective development opportunity for education technology sector women; however the funding is strictly limited and has to be allocated prior to the end of May. Find out more and register your interest by completing the Expression of Interest form here before Friday, 10 May 2019:

Regional Programme Development Updates

The following courses are currently being updated, more details on their release dates will be included in future digests.

000 North Medicines Optimisations Modules 1 – 4.

To map content to

  • Managing medicines for adults receiving social care in the community, NICE guideline [NG67]
  • Managing medicines in care homes, Social care guideline [SC1] and
    CQC Guidance for providers, Adult Social Care
  • CQC Adult Social Care assessment framework with sources of evidence v4 00

000 North React to Red – Pressure Ulcer Prevention (Regional course)

This package is currently being reviewed and updated in readiness for it being uploaded to national catalogues on both e-Learning for Healthcare and ESR platforms.

e-Learning for Healthcare Programme of Work

e-Learning for Healthcare provide monthly updates to their programme of work,  As e-Learning for Healthcare programmes are available via the e-LfH Hub, ESR and AICC link the programme of work is a good way to identify if there is a course in development or about to be updated that would benefit your Trust. If you are interested in knowing if there are plans to develop content in a particular subject area, please email the North TEL Support Team,

2. Events


Best Practices in Responsive Course Design  –  15  May 2019, 1:30 pm EDT ( 6.30 pm BST)

Award-winning eLearning expert and eLearning Guild Master, Joe Ganci, will share his lessons learned from the trenches along with his best practices for using images, text, and video in responsive course design. Plus, Joe will share his favourite “must have” responsive design features and answer your live questions in this lively #InspirationWednesday webinar.

For more information or to register please visit:

Powering Performance with AI and Personalised Learning – 14 May 2019, 9.00 am EDT ( 2.00 pm BST)

Hosted by Josh Squires and Sophia Jackson, this webinar dives deep into the psychology behind our appetites for personalized content and how learning technology is evolving to enable it in a way that produces better learning experiences and outcomes.

The session will cover:

  • how technology is equipping learners with the tools necessary to spur engagement and keep them engaged—one of the first steps along the path to full learning personalization
  • why artificial intelligence is crucial to delivering relevant content based on individual learner needs and interests
  • the engagement, productivity, and performance benefits that AI-powered personalized learning delivers.

For more information or to register please visit:


Getting your learner to think – Manchester  – 11 June 2019
This practical, hands-on workshop is aimed at eLearning designers and developers wishing to hone their skills and explore how to design interactions that truly help people learn.
For more information or to register please visit:

3. Learning Technology Articles and Information

Education horizon-scanning bulletin – April 2019
A digest of recent studies and articles related to healthcare, nursing and medical education, produced by John Gale at Mid-Cheshire NHS Foundation Trust.

6 Tips To Incorporate Discovery Learning Into Your eLearning Course Design

Why Training Certificates Are A Must In Every Corporate Organization

Use Cases for Nursing Simulation in Urban & Rural Community Health Education

Simulated Patient Network Provides Free Learning Materials

6 Compelling Reasons To Convert eLearning From Flash To HTML5

The Importance Of Anytime Anywhere Learning In The Modern Workplace

Publishing for the Mobile – Dos and Don’ts

A New Twist on Learner Feedback: Let Users Improve Training

9 creative ways to revitalize outdated online training courses

Opening up immersive technologies to education

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