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Paving the way

"Paving the way" document cover The "Paving the way" guidelines cover pedagogy, accessibility (both design and technical requirements), technical standards and quality assurance. It also contains information about the implementation and dissemination activities carried out by the NLN Materials team to integrate the NLN materials into the post-16 sectors.

Click here to download the full document in PDF format. (1.94MB)

The following supporting videos are also available:

  1. Introduction: (5.44MB) Paving the way.
  2. Materials in action: (7.90MB) How the materials are being used in the classroom.
  3. Support and implementation: (7.33MB) Help and advice available.
  4. Making the materials: (10.66MB) Behind-the-scenes efforts that go into producing pedagogically sound, engaging and accessible materials.
  5. Summary (5.70MB)
  6. All clips (37MB)

Practical Guide

A guide is available online to help tutors make the best use of the e-learning materials that are offered free through the National Learning Network programme.

Top tips

A learner using the NLN Materials The NLN ILT Subject Mentor team played a central role in promoting the use of e-learning resources in the classroom. Team members made nearly 1,600 visits to colleges since the start of the programme, where they spoke to more than 20,000 colleagues. The mentor team built up a wealth of experience of the key things that help make the most of the NLN Materials. Here are their top tips...

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