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Aug 31, 1979 11:00 PM Microcomputers in Computer Education (MICE) A group of computer studies teachers led by Brian Weaver, Advisor for Computer Education in the Inner London Education Authority, who collaborated to create int... professional
Sep 30, 1984 11:00 PM BBC Domesday Project Software Advisor I was invited to join the BBC Domesday Project Software Advisory committee to offer experience of interoperability and design for a range of computers based on ... professional
Aug 31, 1985 11:00 PM Educational Software Developers Forum (ESDF) This UK national organisation was created as an effort to collaborate towards the end of the Microelectronics Education Programme, and continued with the suppor... professional
Aug 31, 1986 11:00 PM [P2] London Mental Models Group This multidisciplinary research group was led by the late Joan Bliss of King's College London and involved staff in science, mathematics and history education, ... claim, professional
Mar 19, 1987 12:00 AM Object-Oriented Programming Society A special interest sub-group of the British Computer Society professional
Jan 01, 1989 12:00 AM File Interchange Format This working committee, sponsored by the National Council for Educational Technology, developed interoperable formats for data file formats to help educational ... professional
Jan 01, 1990 12:00 AM HyperMaths evaluation I was the evaluator and member of the steering committee for the HyperMaths project, led by Oleg Liber and Bill Olivier, which aimed to take the Secondary Mathe... professional
Feb 27, 1990 12:00 AM Ebenezer Computer Conferencing project I was a member of the steering committee for the Ebenezer Computer Conferencing project which aimed to use computer conferencing online to support curriculum de... professional
Jan 01, 1995 12:00 AM Reseau d'Enseignment Multimedia REM was a European funded project to develop integrated multimedia learning systems for Higher Education - I acted as peer reviewer. professional
Jan 01, 1995 12:00 AM External Examiner at University of Wales I was external examiner for the MA(Ed) programme, working with Martin Owen at Bangor. professional
Jan 01, 1995 12:00 AM External Examiner at the University of North London I was external examiner for the Humanities Information Technology Course Scheme professional
Sep 17, 1996 11:00 PM Parent Governor - Holly Trees Infant School My first experience of being a school governor in a school of around on hundred children at Key Stage 2 only (children aged 5 to 7). professional
Jan 01, 1997 12:00 AM Learning Software Task Force This was the new Labour government's task force professional
Aug 31, 1997 11:00 PM Chair of Governors - Holly Trees Infant then Primary School I served in this rôle for ten years, dealing with amalgamation, appointments of head and deputy head, new site and many more challenges. professional
Feb 17, 2000 12:00 AM General Teaching Council website I was invited to this consultation meeting to offer the GTC advice on the design of their website professional
Feb 22, 2000 12:00 AM DfEE ICT Awayday at Ultralab Senior civil servants from the Department for Education and Employment attended Ultralab to meet and discuss issues relating to ICT in Education with Stephen He... professional
Jul 21, 2000 11:00 PM Creating Spaces This was a unique network of independent professionals from a range of disciplines and institutions who were committed to developing creativity in teaching and ... professional
May 22, 2001 11:00 PM You and Yours - teaching touch typing I was invited by the BBC Radio 4 You and Yours programme to interview about the pros and cons of teaching touch typing. I attended at BBC Essex's studio in Chel... professional
Jul 21, 2002 11:00 PM TTA ITT consultation I was invited to present on 'Technology to tempt Teachers ' as part of a Teacher Training Agency review of the evidence base for Initial Teacher Training practi... professional
Oct 05, 2002 01:10 PM BCS Schools Expert Panel I presented the new learning landscape materials to the British Computer Society's Schools Expert Panel. professional
Nov 01, 2002 12:00 AM [P8] QCA - An Investigation Into Pupils' Creativity Across The Curriculum I contributed to this UK Qualifications and Curriculum Authority consultation as a member of a panel contracted to synthesise clearer ideas about ICT and creati... claim, professional
Aug 04, 2005 11:00 PM Jiangsu delegation A senior governmental delegation from Jiangsu province in China visited Anglia Polytechnic University. I presented on Ultraversity. professional
Oct 16, 2005 11:00 PM Department of Constitutional Affairs I was invited to participate in this one day event - 'Creative Workshop: Rights Responsibility and Access to Justice Innovative Responses to Learning with Digit... professional
Nov 04, 2005 12:00 AM APU Faculty of Science & Technology I presented on Ultraversity to the managers of the faculty. professional
Nov 09, 2005 12:00 AM Specialist Schools & Academies Trust ICT Expert Panel This advisory group discussed educational and policy issues to provide advice to the SS&AT. professional
Nov 11, 2005 12:00 AM ALT-C Programme Committee I joined this in preparation for ALT-C 2006. professional
Dec 05, 2005 12:00 AM i10 Business Development I presented to this meeting of the business development unit set up by 10 eastern region higher education institutions, to explain the new opportunities in Ultr... professional
Jan 16, 2006 12:00 AM Lab Group Operations This meeting, held at the London Knowledge Lab, was held to progress the development of the Lab Group - a federation of learning technology research labs from a... professional
Mar 09, 2006 12:00 AM Lab Group Operations This meeting was held to progress the development of the Lab Group - a federation of learning technology research labs from around the UK. professional
Mar 13, 2006 12:00 AM General Teaching Council Wales The GTCW invited Ultralab to meet with other stakeholders from assessment and professional development to discuss 'e-assessment in Wales'. professional
Mar 31, 2006 11:00 PM European Experts' Network for Educational and Technology I was invited to join this pan-European professional network - EENet - as an Advisory Member. professional
Apr 10, 2006 11:00 PM CIPFA online learning Ultralab and the Anglia Polytechnic University Business School were invited to this professional consultation on distance education in higher education. professional
May 02, 2006 11:00 PM Welsh Assembly Government Ultralab was invited to present to representatives of the WAG on its proposals for a 'connate' solution to the issue of assessment, professional development and... professional
May 05, 2006 11:00 PM Lab Group Round Table On Sustainable funding models for research and development in e-learning held at the Design Council. professional
Jan 01, 2007 12:00 AM Fellow of the RSA "The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) is an enlightenment organisation committed to finding innovative practical sol... professional
Mar 01, 2007 12:00 AM FBCS CITP I am a Chartered IT Professional of the British Computer Society. I take part through other groups such as KIDMM (the Knowledge, Information, Data and Metadata ... professional
Mar 19, 2007 12:00 AM BECTa Innovative approaches content quality principle This consultancy was to review the principle and produce advice for practitioners and developers surrounding 'innovative approaches'. professional
Jun 10, 2007 11:00 PM EU Educational Repositories Network I attended this European thematic network kickoff meeting as an advisory member of the European Education Experts' Network for Educational Technology. professional
Dec 04, 2008 12:00 AM Think Tank - the Student Learning Experience I participated in this one day event run jointly by JISC and the Higher Education Academy. professional
Dec 01, 2009 12:00 AM Governor Sawyers Hall College I joined this secondary school governing body as it was selected for closure and had oversight of the transfer of students to other schools, the sustenance of s... professional
Jul 16, 2011 11:00 PM AUCEi 2011 I helped form and organise this Association of Ubiquitous Communication Educators international, with particpants from all over the world. I also presented at t... professional

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Lewis Carroll describes a fictional map that had:

"the scale of a mile to the mile."

A character notes some practical difficulties with such a map and states that:

"we now use the country itself, as its own map, and I assure you it does nearly as well."
— Sylvie and Bruno Concluded, Lewis Carroll, 1893