LearnPod is the UK’s largest unconference for post-16 learning. Since 2010 hundreds of delegates have attended the free innovative “unconference” at Doncaster College’s flagship Hub campus.
On the day, the agenda is set by delegates, who pitch ideas to share their expertise, or source the expertise of others to answer their questions. Some pitch interactive workshops whilst others pitch presentations, discussions and forums. It is not compulsory for delegates to do a presentation, but much can be gained from participation and those who do pitch their ideas can be sure that that their individual interests are met.
The event is the brainchild of Freeserve’s founding Chief Technology Officer (CTO), internet entrepreneur and former college Chair of Governors, Rob Wilmot, and has captured the imagination of learning providers and technology entrepreneurs across the country. It’s also attracted high profile delegates including international social media legend Chris Brogan and community social media pioneer John Popham.
LearnPod13 will focus on how social media and technology is enabling the provision of innovative education in the post-16 sectors. We anticipate workshops around: