Latest Digest from North TEL Support – 21 June 2021

1.0 News and Information

HEE North TEL Forum – Hold the date 15 September 2021, 10.00 – 12.00 BST

Save the 15 September 2021 for the next HEE North TEL Forum.  The agenda is still being finalised but as well as the usual updates from HEE, ESR, and the Learning Repository we are hoping to hear about some of the work Trusts are doing.  As well as the usual updates from everyone about

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North Regional Server Migration Information Session – 21 July 2021, 10.00 – 11.00 BST

With the upcoming migration of the North Regional Server to the Learning Hub we are holding an information session to answer any of your queries and provide a details on what you can do to assist the process.  This session will suit any organisation that holds content on the server.

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Driving Excellence in Virtual Learning

Health Education England’s Technology Enhanced Learning (HEE TEL) team is working on the Virtual Instructor Led Learning (VILL) Faculty.

Three options of support that you can now register have been designed. for below:

  1. A 90-minute live ‘Driving Excellence in Virtual Learning’ session to support you with all aspects of virtual teaching, scheduled for June and July 2021.
  2. A 20-minute live one-to-one/one-to-team virtual coaching session*
  3. Join a Virtual Learning Community of Practice

For more information or to register for the 90 minute ‘Driving Excellence in Virtual learning’ visit,

TEL Friday Survey

 The TEL Friday team are starting to shape this year’s production and want to call out for your input to help them improve the show and make it more relevant to their audience. They have produced a short survey,, which needs to be completed by COP 25th June 2021.

Please share this with as many of your TEL colleagues as possible to increase involvement and help deliver the best TEL Friday yet!

2.0 New Resources

e-Learning for Healthcare

New sessions in the Long Term Conditions for Paramedics module

Health Education England e-learning for healthcare (HEE elfh) worked in partnership with the College of Paramedics to develop 2 new sessions in the Long Term Conditions for Paramedics module. The module has been developed to support paramedics knowledge and skills in treating and managing long term conditions.

This CPD module will be useful for experienced paramedics, students or assistant practitioners. The interactive, online sessions can be accessed on a variety of mobile devices and take approximately 20 minutes to complete.  The new sessions are Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Heart Failure.

To register for this e-learning module, or for more information, please visit the Paramedics programme page,


The following courses have recently been added to ESR.  For further information refer to User Notice UN3044 or log into ESR,

  • 000 Building a Net Zero NHS
  • 000 Heart Failure and Heart Valve Disease
  • 000 Dysphagia Essentials
  • 000 Dysphagia Food
  • 000 Dysphagia and Medicines
  • 000 Dysphagia Quality and Safety
  • 000 Dysphagia Training and Resources
  • 000 Dysphagia Workforce
  • 000 Dysphagia e-Assessment – Cooks and Catering Staff
  • 000 Dysphagia e-Assessment – Health and Care Staff
  • 000 Remote Consultation: A Resource for COVID-19 Displaced or Shielding Trainees
  • 000 Mental Health Crisis Breathing Space
  • 000 Cleaning for Confidence: Vaccination Sites
  • 000 Practice supervisor preparation
  • 000 Practice supervisor and practice assessor update

3.0 Events


The Power of Storytelling Ιn Employee Training And Onboarding – 24 June 2021, 18:00 BST

 When hearing the words “Once upon a time…” you immediately become involved in the story. Of course, this assumption applies to the workforce too! More precisely, when it comes to employee training, learner engagement is pretty important.

So, which is the best timing to include storytelling in employee training projects? Truth be told, a strong start is always beneficial. However, how do you make onboarding so great that your employees want to retell the story of joining your company?

Nick Santora, CEO and founder of Curricula, knows the answer. Join him in this webinar and get valuable insights on how to successfully include storytelling in your employee onboarding checklist!

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Boost Engagement: Take Your Virtual Classroom Training To New Heights – 29 June 2021, 18:00 BST

 In this webinar, we will show you how to do just that! Learn how to boost learner engagement and take your virtual classroom training to new heights.

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ILT To VILT Conversion – Replicating the Real Classroom, Virtually27 July 2021, 16:00 BST

CommLab India has been working on several VILT projects since last year on a wide range of topics such as leadership and inclusivity. So this webinar will give you not just theory but also real actionable insights on virtual instructor-led training.  Enroll today for a comprehensive session on designing the optimal blend of content, and collaboration for a virtual classroom that gives learners (and you) the feeling of being back in a brick and mortar classroom!

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Webinar – Recordings

Training does not only occur in training rooms. That is, supporting learning in the flow of work is essential to help your learners grow! However, how feasible is it to create such a learning environment? Suresh Kumar DN, CEO at Tesseract Learning, is a very experienced learning strategist. So, if you need to get a clear idea, just join this webinar!\

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Micro2021: The Definitive Microlearning Conference – 15 Jul 2021, 16.00 BST

Good things come in small packages. As learning leaders prepare for the return to work in a new world of learning and training, microlearning and nanolearning are taking center stage. Micro 2021 is a conference focused on the bite-sized future of learning. Join for a free action-packed virtual experience featuring noted speakers, cutting-edge research, live workshops, unique panels, strategic discussions, and more. Some insights we’ll be sharing include:

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4.0 Learning Technology Articles and Information

TEL News – May 2021

TEL News is your monthly update keeping you up to speed with all the national work on Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) in health and care.

Education horizon-scanning bulletin May 2021
A digest of recent studies and articles related to healthcare, nursing and medical education, produced by John Gale at Mid-Cheshire NHS Foundation Trust.

4 Things To Consider When Using A Text-To-Speech App For eLearning

5 Tips To Strike A Conversational eLearning Tone Without Losing Professionalism

 5 Ways to Create a Blended Learning Experience

A 2 Minute Video on How Microlearning Will Improve Your Employees’ Proficiency

10 Ways to Fight the 10 Second Attention Span

The A to Z of the Mental Capacity Act

Accessibility in Digital Learning

Animation For Training 101: All You Need To Know About Using Corporate Training Animation

The Beginner’s Guide to Agile Learning [E-Book]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for social care

Digital Body Language – How Digital Communication Works

The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | June 18, 2021

Evaluating online learning engagement of nursing students

How Humans Think When They Think As Part of a Group

How to Implement an Agile eLearning Course Development Process

Improving Instructor-Led Training in the Classroom and Virtually

Mobile Learning: The User’s Experience Rules

New Research Shows the Advantages of Asynchronous Communication

NHS Digital Terminology Server goes live

Overcoming 10 Common Objections to Gamification

Psychological Safety in the Learning Environment

Putting continuous Learning Principles into Practice

Quick guide: Good practice in safeguarding training

Showing Students How Metacognition Works

Understanding neurodiversity & its role in the workplace

Using Checklists to Improve College Teaching

The Value of Knowing Your Audience

Virtual Reality Application Used to Assess Emotional Response

Virtual reality used for safeguarding training by NHS trust

Workflow Learning: Enabling The 5 Moments of Need


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