Archive Author: <span class="vcard">James Goddard</span>


Come and join our team

To support London CLC into its next phase of growth, we are seeking a creative, confident and organised person, with a strong interest in both education and technology to become the centre’s  business and operations manager.  The ideal candidate will be dynamic and commercially astute with extensive financial experience. They will have the ability to […]

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Life as a Digital Champion

Lambeth Digital Champions offers Lambeth residents FREE training and support on using all things digital (for example: mobile phones, computers, online forms and the internet). The project is funded by Lambeth Council and created and run by the London Connected Learning Centre to help local people learn the digital skills they need to succeed in […]

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Minecraft and Architecture: the students perspective

Earlier this week, London CLC ran a ‘City Planning in Minecraft’ workshop with the year 5 class from Reay Primary school, Lambeth. At the end of the workshop, the teacher (Miss Coates) gave us some lovely feedback on how the use of Minecraft had motivated many, ordinarily very reluctant pupils, to write. This prompted us […]

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Emily and Joey’s Work Experience – at London CLC

Emily’s experience… I am currently studying for a BA in Primary Education at Kingston University and as part of my study I had to undertake a two-week placement in an ‘alternative setting’. One of my lecturers recommended the CLC to me. I am quite a creative person, but before this placement, I didn’t know how […]

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Straight into action after half term!

Coming into the final term of the year it’s all systems go. London CLC have been on the road this week with visits to: Haseltine Primary school to carry out Online Safety workshops with year 4 classes City Heights Academy where we started an Animation course Immanuel and St. Andrew CE Primary school looking at […]

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Is your school’s IT a headache?

Why do most school’s technicians dread coming back to work after long holidays? It’s because nearly every time they are back to work there is a message waiting for them saying that there is something very wrong with the: internet/printers/servers/wireless… etc   Is it possible to prevent these situations?    The school IT network is […]

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Family Learning puts parents and children on an equal footing

Computing skills can often feel like the biggest gulf between parents and children, with the younger generation often being the ones teaching their elders, and parents feeling distant from a huge part of their children’s lives. This is where we come in. CLC Family Learning provides a place where learners can not only improve their digital […]

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Book Creator online coming soon

Book Creator is probably one of the best apps I’ve used. I’ve returned to it time again whether creating rhyming books or recording science investigations. It’s a versatile tool, that allows for easy content creation across all curriculum areas and age groups.        Once complete, a digital notebook can be exported to iBooks, […]

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My work placement at London CLC

If I ever had any doubts over game based learning, a week at the London Connected Learning Centre has ensured there is none left. This week has taken me on a journey; whilst also learning for myself, I have supported children’s learning through the use of creative programming and design tools such as Scratch, Minecraft […]

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