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e-learning Developments

pjb Associates has been involved with e-learning developments for more than twelve years. We focus at a strategic level monitoring, analysing and advising policy and decision makers on the opportunities for utilising and implementing e-learning.

Senior Partner, Peter Bates is on the Education Working Group of the Broadband Stakeholders Group (BSG) - the UK Government's key advisory group on Broadband. The Group have produced a report on Opportunities and Barriers to the use of Broadband in Education', March 2003

We have also provided interim project management for the establishment of The e-learning Research Centre which was established in October 2003 as a joint venture between UK eUniversities Worldwide Ltd (UKeU) and the Universities of Manchester and Southampton. It is funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England. The e-Learning Research Centre has the aim of becoming a leading, international centre of excellence focussing on research into eLearning within the Higher Education sector.

During 2002 the UK-based Learning and Skills Development Agency commissioned pjb Associates to conduct a study on learning with Interactive TV. This has resulted in a publication Interactive TV: A learning platform with potential.

pjb Associates has also assisted UNESCO and the European Commission to organise an Eurasia Online’98 Conference in Central Asia which included a stream on distance education and healthcare.

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Last updated 30 April 2004