The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3

Here in the think tank team we are increasingly impressed with how useful Twitter can be. Not just for sharing our own research and analysis, but also for meeting a wide range of people. hearing new ideas and debating issues. We’re also interested in how it can support research, teaching and learning, as shown in our Tweeting for Teachers project. We have two suggestions for making the most out of Twitter; meet people face-to-face (offline) when you get the opportunity and always be on the look out for interesting new people to follow.

On the first, we’re having another one of our semi-regular #WeTweetEd meet-ups on 13th Dec for people working in education who are passionate about technology. We’ve got an exciting list of speakers (each with just 140 seconds to make their points) and will be serving mulled wine and mince pies up on the top floor of 80 Strand. You can register for the event here now.

On the second point, I’ve pulled together a (admittedly Anglo-centric) list of some favourite Twitter users, hopefully with a few you might not have heard of. Please help share it and use the comments below to add your own top education Tweeters. In no particular order here they are, with some attempt made to group them by focus.

Primary schools

@primarypete_ – popular Primary teacher with a focus on technology and innovation

@Smichael920 – Primary Head and blogger with a national perspective

@ianaddison – Primary ICT expert

@Ideas_Factory – Primary school technologist

Secondary schools

@PookyH – social media expert plugged into teachers

@tonyparkin – school technology expert, always speaks his mind

@Samfr – Special Adviser to Michael Gove

@xtophercook – data-savvy FT education correspondent

@brianlightman – Vocal school union leader

@SchoolDuggery – influential and sharp-eyed education commentator

@futurelabedu – forward thinking technology for teaching and learning

@GregHurstTimes – Education Editor at the Times

@NatEdTrust - focused on improving teaching practice

@Will_Paxton1 – Head of Education Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children

@GiftedPhoenix – former government insider with a sharp eye on the latest issues

@informed_edu – former maths/physics teacher with a focus on technology and CPD

Further Education

@IFL_Members – the national body for FE staff

@toni_pearce – NUS Vice-President and FE student advocate

@dickpalmerccn – dynamic college head forging a new path for FE

@NIACEhq – adult learning champions

@EduSkillsGrp – FE, Skills and HE news and research

@MoodleMcKean – Further education technologist

Higher Education

@theNHJ – always a good source of cutting wit

@wonkhe – at the heart of HE policy and debate

@timeshighered – authorative source on higher education

@slewth – smart social media expert focused on students

@GdnHigherEd - speaks for and to a growing HE community

@VC_UEL – irreverant and sharp Vice Chancellor, “he clearly gets Twitter” says THE

@insidehighered - incisive commentator on HE from a US perspective

@JISC - the future of learning technologies

Technology

@EdSurge – what’s hot in education technology State-side

@NMCorg - a great source of future technology trends

@audreywatters – US-based education blogger with bold ideas on technology and values in education

@WBedutech – World Bank ideas on education technology, including emerging nations

@UNESCOICTs – the latest technology research and thinking from UNESCO

@mashable – the go-to source of wider technology information

@TechHeadsNet – Connecting the worlds of education and technology

Research

@SchleicherEDU – “Without data you are just another person with an opinion” says this OECD star

@efareport - international education data from UNESCO

@jrf_uk – excellent source of research on wider socio-economic context of education

 

By Louis Coiffait

 

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    4 Responses to The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3
    1. Has anyone come across a (curated ideally) Twitter list of influential FE Tweeters that one can follow (such as https://twitter.com/guardian/education-staff)?

    2. simon brereton

      Really useful list. So important with the relative demise of the LA information service that people involved in education have the chance to share ideas.

    3. Julie McCulloch

      Thanks Louis – useful list. Just to say most of the people you’ve listed under Secondary schools would be equally helpful to people with an interest in Primary.

    4. Can I be *really* cheeky and chuck my hat into the ring: @paulselearning – I tweet out 8 free resources and elearning articles a day :D

    Leave a Reply


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    The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3

    Here in the think tank team we are increasingly impressed with how useful Twitter can be. Not just for sharing our own research and analysis, but also for meeting a wide range of people. hearing new ideas and debating issues. We’re also interested in how it can support research, teaching and learning, as shown in our Tweeting for Teachers project. We have two suggestions for making the most out of Twitter; meet people face-to-face (offline) when you get the opportunity and always be on the look out for interesting new people to follow.

    On the first, we’re having another one of our semi-regular #WeTweetEd meet-ups on 13th Dec for people working in education who are passionate about technology. We’ve got an exciting list of speakers (each with just 140 seconds to make their points) and will be serving mulled wine and mince pies up on the top floor of 80 Strand. You can register for the event here now.

    On the second point, I’ve pulled together a (admittedly Anglo-centric) list of some favourite Twitter users, hopefully with a few you might not have heard of. Please help share it and use the comments below to add your own top education Tweeters. In no particular order here they are, with some attempt made to group them by focus.

    Primary schools

    @primarypete_ – popular Primary teacher with a focus on technology and innovation

    @Smichael920 – Primary Head and blogger with a national perspective

    @ianaddison – Primary ICT expert

    @Ideas_Factory – Primary school technologist

    Secondary schools

    @PookyH – social media expert plugged into teachers

    @tonyparkin – school technology expert, always speaks his mind

    @Samfr – Special Adviser to Michael Gove

    @xtophercook – data-savvy FT education correspondent

    @brianlightman – Vocal school union leader

    @SchoolDuggery – influential and sharp-eyed education commentator

    @futurelabedu – forward thinking technology for teaching and learning

    @GregHurstTimes – Education Editor at the Times

    @NatEdTrust - focused on improving teaching practice

    @Will_Paxton1 – Head of Education Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children

    @GiftedPhoenix – former government insider with a sharp eye on the latest issues

    @informed_edu – former maths/physics teacher with a focus on technology and CPD

    Further Education

    @IFL_Members – the national body for FE staff

    @toni_pearce – NUS Vice-President and FE student advocate

    @dickpalmerccn – dynamic college head forging a new path for FE

    @NIACEhq – adult learning champions

    @EduSkillsGrp – FE, Skills and HE news and research

    @MoodleMcKean – Further education technologist

    Higher Education

    @theNHJ – always a good source of cutting wit

    @wonkhe – at the heart of HE policy and debate

    @timeshighered – authorative source on higher education

    @slewth – smart social media expert focused on students

    @GdnHigherEd - speaks for and to a growing HE community

    @VC_UEL – irreverant and sharp Vice Chancellor, “he clearly gets Twitter” says THE

    @insidehighered - incisive commentator on HE from a US perspective

    @JISC - the future of learning technologies

    Technology

    @EdSurge – what’s hot in education technology State-side

    @NMCorg - a great source of future technology trends

    @audreywatters – US-based education blogger with bold ideas on technology and values in education

    @WBedutech – World Bank ideas on education technology, including emerging nations

    @UNESCOICTs – the latest technology research and thinking from UNESCO

    @mashable – the go-to source of wider technology information

    @TechHeadsNet – Connecting the worlds of education and technology

    Research

    @SchleicherEDU – “Without data you are just another person with an opinion” says this OECD star

    @efareport - international education data from UNESCO

    @jrf_uk – excellent source of research on wider socio-economic context of education

     

    By Louis Coiffait

     

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      4 Responses to The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3
      1. Has anyone come across a (curated ideally) Twitter list of influential FE Tweeters that one can follow (such as https://twitter.com/guardian/education-staff)?

      2. simon brereton

        Really useful list. So important with the relative demise of the LA information service that people involved in education have the chance to share ideas.

      3. Julie McCulloch

        Thanks Louis – useful list. Just to say most of the people you’ve listed under Secondary schools would be equally helpful to people with an interest in Primary.

      4. Can I be *really* cheeky and chuck my hat into the ring: @paulselearning – I tweet out 8 free resources and elearning articles a day :D

      Leave a Reply


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      The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3

      Here in the think tank team we are increasingly impressed with how useful Twitter can be. Not just for sharing our own research and analysis, but also for meeting a wide range of people. hearing new ideas and debating issues. We’re also interested in how it can support research, teaching and learning, as shown in our Tweeting for Teachers project. We have two suggestions for making the most out of Twitter; meet people face-to-face (offline) when you get the opportunity and always be on the look out for interesting new people to follow.

      On the first, we’re having another one of our semi-regular #WeTweetEd meet-ups on 13th Dec for people working in education who are passionate about technology. We’ve got an exciting list of speakers (each with just 140 seconds to make their points) and will be serving mulled wine and mince pies up on the top floor of 80 Strand. You can register for the event here now.

      On the second point, I’ve pulled together a (admittedly Anglo-centric) list of some favourite Twitter users, hopefully with a few you might not have heard of. Please help share it and use the comments below to add your own top education Tweeters. In no particular order here they are, with some attempt made to group them by focus.

      Primary schools

      @primarypete_ – popular Primary teacher with a focus on technology and innovation

      @Smichael920 – Primary Head and blogger with a national perspective

      @ianaddison – Primary ICT expert

      @Ideas_Factory – Primary school technologist

      Secondary schools

      @PookyH – social media expert plugged into teachers

      @tonyparkin – school technology expert, always speaks his mind

      @Samfr – Special Adviser to Michael Gove

      @xtophercook – data-savvy FT education correspondent

      @brianlightman – Vocal school union leader

      @SchoolDuggery – influential and sharp-eyed education commentator

      @futurelabedu – forward thinking technology for teaching and learning

      @GregHurstTimes – Education Editor at the Times

      @NatEdTrust - focused on improving teaching practice

      @Will_Paxton1 – Head of Education Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children

      @GiftedPhoenix – former government insider with a sharp eye on the latest issues

      @informed_edu – former maths/physics teacher with a focus on technology and CPD

      Further Education

      @IFL_Members – the national body for FE staff

      @toni_pearce – NUS Vice-President and FE student advocate

      @dickpalmerccn – dynamic college head forging a new path for FE

      @NIACEhq – adult learning champions

      @EduSkillsGrp – FE, Skills and HE news and research

      @MoodleMcKean – Further education technologist

      Higher Education

      @theNHJ – always a good source of cutting wit

      @wonkhe – at the heart of HE policy and debate

      @timeshighered – authorative source on higher education

      @slewth – smart social media expert focused on students

      @GdnHigherEd - speaks for and to a growing HE community

      @VC_UEL – irreverant and sharp Vice Chancellor, “he clearly gets Twitter” says THE

      @insidehighered - incisive commentator on HE from a US perspective

      @JISC - the future of learning technologies

      Technology

      @EdSurge – what’s hot in education technology State-side

      @NMCorg - a great source of future technology trends

      @audreywatters – US-based education blogger with bold ideas on technology and values in education

      @WBedutech – World Bank ideas on education technology, including emerging nations

      @UNESCOICTs – the latest technology research and thinking from UNESCO

      @mashable – the go-to source of wider technology information

      @TechHeadsNet – Connecting the worlds of education and technology

      Research

      @SchleicherEDU – “Without data you are just another person with an opinion” says this OECD star

      @efareport - international education data from UNESCO

      @jrf_uk – excellent source of research on wider socio-economic context of education

       

      By Louis Coiffait

       

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        4 Responses to The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3
        1. Has anyone come across a (curated ideally) Twitter list of influential FE Tweeters that one can follow (such as https://twitter.com/guardian/education-staff)?

        2. simon brereton

          Really useful list. So important with the relative demise of the LA information service that people involved in education have the chance to share ideas.

        3. Julie McCulloch

          Thanks Louis – useful list. Just to say most of the people you’ve listed under Secondary schools would be equally helpful to people with an interest in Primary.

        4. Can I be *really* cheeky and chuck my hat into the ring: @paulselearning – I tweet out 8 free resources and elearning articles a day :D

        Leave a Reply


        nine − = 1

        The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3

        Here in the think tank team we are increasingly impressed with how useful Twitter can be. Not just for sharing our own research and analysis, but also for meeting a wide range of people. hearing new ideas and debating issues. We’re also interested in how it can support research, teaching and learning, as shown in our Tweeting for Teachers project. We have two suggestions for making the most out of Twitter; meet people face-to-face (offline) when you get the opportunity and always be on the look out for interesting new people to follow.

        On the first, we’re having another one of our semi-regular #WeTweetEd meet-ups on 13th Dec for people working in education who are passionate about technology. We’ve got an exciting list of speakers (each with just 140 seconds to make their points) and will be serving mulled wine and mince pies up on the top floor of 80 Strand. You can register for the event here now.

        On the second point, I’ve pulled together a (admittedly Anglo-centric) list of some favourite Twitter users, hopefully with a few you might not have heard of. Please help share it and use the comments below to add your own top education Tweeters. In no particular order here they are, with some attempt made to group them by focus.

        Primary schools

        @primarypete_ – popular Primary teacher with a focus on technology and innovation

        @Smichael920 – Primary Head and blogger with a national perspective

        @ianaddison – Primary ICT expert

        @Ideas_Factory – Primary school technologist

        Secondary schools

        @PookyH – social media expert plugged into teachers

        @tonyparkin – school technology expert, always speaks his mind

        @Samfr – Special Adviser to Michael Gove

        @xtophercook – data-savvy FT education correspondent

        @brianlightman – Vocal school union leader

        @SchoolDuggery – influential and sharp-eyed education commentator

        @futurelabedu – forward thinking technology for teaching and learning

        @GregHurstTimes – Education Editor at the Times

        @NatEdTrust - focused on improving teaching practice

        @Will_Paxton1 – Head of Education Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children

        @GiftedPhoenix – former government insider with a sharp eye on the latest issues

        @informed_edu – former maths/physics teacher with a focus on technology and CPD

        Further Education

        @IFL_Members – the national body for FE staff

        @toni_pearce – NUS Vice-President and FE student advocate

        @dickpalmerccn – dynamic college head forging a new path for FE

        @NIACEhq – adult learning champions

        @EduSkillsGrp – FE, Skills and HE news and research

        @MoodleMcKean – Further education technologist

        Higher Education

        @theNHJ – always a good source of cutting wit

        @wonkhe – at the heart of HE policy and debate

        @timeshighered – authorative source on higher education

        @slewth – smart social media expert focused on students

        @GdnHigherEd - speaks for and to a growing HE community

        @VC_UEL – irreverant and sharp Vice Chancellor, “he clearly gets Twitter” says THE

        @insidehighered - incisive commentator on HE from a US perspective

        @JISC - the future of learning technologies

        Technology

        @EdSurge – what’s hot in education technology State-side

        @NMCorg - a great source of future technology trends

        @audreywatters – US-based education blogger with bold ideas on technology and values in education

        @WBedutech – World Bank ideas on education technology, including emerging nations

        @UNESCOICTs – the latest technology research and thinking from UNESCO

        @mashable – the go-to source of wider technology information

        @TechHeadsNet – Connecting the worlds of education and technology

        Research

        @SchleicherEDU – “Without data you are just another person with an opinion” says this OECD star

        @efareport - international education data from UNESCO

        @jrf_uk – excellent source of research on wider socio-economic context of education

         

        By Louis Coiffait

         

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          4 Responses to The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3
          1. Has anyone come across a (curated ideally) Twitter list of influential FE Tweeters that one can follow (such as https://twitter.com/guardian/education-staff)?

          2. simon brereton

            Really useful list. So important with the relative demise of the LA information service that people involved in education have the chance to share ideas.

          3. Julie McCulloch

            Thanks Louis – useful list. Just to say most of the people you’ve listed under Secondary schools would be equally helpful to people with an interest in Primary.

          4. Can I be *really* cheeky and chuck my hat into the ring: @paulselearning – I tweet out 8 free resources and elearning articles a day :D

          Leave a Reply


          five + 5 =

          The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3

          Here in the think tank team we are increasingly impressed with how useful Twitter can be. Not just for sharing our own research and analysis, but also for meeting a wide range of people. hearing new ideas and debating issues. We’re also interested in how it can support research, teaching and learning, as shown in our Tweeting for Teachers project. We have two suggestions for making the most out of Twitter; meet people face-to-face (offline) when you get the opportunity and always be on the look out for interesting new people to follow.

          On the first, we’re having another one of our semi-regular #WeTweetEd meet-ups on 13th Dec for people working in education who are passionate about technology. We’ve got an exciting list of speakers (each with just 140 seconds to make their points) and will be serving mulled wine and mince pies up on the top floor of 80 Strand. You can register for the event here now.

          On the second point, I’ve pulled together a (admittedly Anglo-centric) list of some favourite Twitter users, hopefully with a few you might not have heard of. Please help share it and use the comments below to add your own top education Tweeters. In no particular order here they are, with some attempt made to group them by focus.

          Primary schools

          @primarypete_ – popular Primary teacher with a focus on technology and innovation

          @Smichael920 – Primary Head and blogger with a national perspective

          @ianaddison – Primary ICT expert

          @Ideas_Factory – Primary school technologist

          Secondary schools

          @PookyH – social media expert plugged into teachers

          @tonyparkin – school technology expert, always speaks his mind

          @Samfr – Special Adviser to Michael Gove

          @xtophercook – data-savvy FT education correspondent

          @brianlightman – Vocal school union leader

          @SchoolDuggery – influential and sharp-eyed education commentator

          @futurelabedu – forward thinking technology for teaching and learning

          @GregHurstTimes – Education Editor at the Times

          @NatEdTrust - focused on improving teaching practice

          @Will_Paxton1 – Head of Education Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children

          @GiftedPhoenix – former government insider with a sharp eye on the latest issues

          @informed_edu – former maths/physics teacher with a focus on technology and CPD

          Further Education

          @IFL_Members – the national body for FE staff

          @toni_pearce – NUS Vice-President and FE student advocate

          @dickpalmerccn – dynamic college head forging a new path for FE

          @NIACEhq – adult learning champions

          @EduSkillsGrp – FE, Skills and HE news and research

          @MoodleMcKean – Further education technologist

          Higher Education

          @theNHJ – always a good source of cutting wit

          @wonkhe – at the heart of HE policy and debate

          @timeshighered – authorative source on higher education

          @slewth – smart social media expert focused on students

          @GdnHigherEd - speaks for and to a growing HE community

          @VC_UEL – irreverant and sharp Vice Chancellor, “he clearly gets Twitter” says THE

          @insidehighered - incisive commentator on HE from a US perspective

          @JISC - the future of learning technologies

          Technology

          @EdSurge – what’s hot in education technology State-side

          @NMCorg - a great source of future technology trends

          @audreywatters – US-based education blogger with bold ideas on technology and values in education

          @WBedutech – World Bank ideas on education technology, including emerging nations

          @UNESCOICTs – the latest technology research and thinking from UNESCO

          @mashable – the go-to source of wider technology information

          @TechHeadsNet – Connecting the worlds of education and technology

          Research

          @SchleicherEDU – “Without data you are just another person with an opinion” says this OECD star

          @efareport - international education data from UNESCO

          @jrf_uk – excellent source of research on wider socio-economic context of education

           

          By Louis Coiffait

           

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            4 Responses to The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3
            1. Has anyone come across a (curated ideally) Twitter list of influential FE Tweeters that one can follow (such as https://twitter.com/guardian/education-staff)?

            2. simon brereton

              Really useful list. So important with the relative demise of the LA information service that people involved in education have the chance to share ideas.

            3. Julie McCulloch

              Thanks Louis – useful list. Just to say most of the people you’ve listed under Secondary schools would be equally helpful to people with an interest in Primary.

            4. Can I be *really* cheeky and chuck my hat into the ring: @paulselearning – I tweet out 8 free resources and elearning articles a day :D

            Leave a Reply


            7 − = six

            The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3

            Here in the think tank team we are increasingly impressed with how useful Twitter can be. Not just for sharing our own research and analysis, but also for meeting a wide range of people. hearing new ideas and debating issues. We’re also interested in how it can support research, teaching and learning, as shown in our Tweeting for Teachers project. We have two suggestions for making the most out of Twitter; meet people face-to-face (offline) when you get the opportunity and always be on the look out for interesting new people to follow.

            On the first, we’re having another one of our semi-regular #WeTweetEd meet-ups on 13th Dec for people working in education who are passionate about technology. We’ve got an exciting list of speakers (each with just 140 seconds to make their points) and will be serving mulled wine and mince pies up on the top floor of 80 Strand. You can register for the event here now.

            On the second point, I’ve pulled together a (admittedly Anglo-centric) list of some favourite Twitter users, hopefully with a few you might not have heard of. Please help share it and use the comments below to add your own top education Tweeters. In no particular order here they are, with some attempt made to group them by focus.

            Primary schools

            @primarypete_ – popular Primary teacher with a focus on technology and innovation

            @Smichael920 – Primary Head and blogger with a national perspective

            @ianaddison – Primary ICT expert

            @Ideas_Factory – Primary school technologist

            Secondary schools

            @PookyH – social media expert plugged into teachers

            @tonyparkin – school technology expert, always speaks his mind

            @Samfr – Special Adviser to Michael Gove

            @xtophercook – data-savvy FT education correspondent

            @brianlightman – Vocal school union leader

            @SchoolDuggery – influential and sharp-eyed education commentator

            @futurelabedu – forward thinking technology for teaching and learning

            @GregHurstTimes – Education Editor at the Times

            @NatEdTrust - focused on improving teaching practice

            @Will_Paxton1 – Head of Education Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children

            @GiftedPhoenix – former government insider with a sharp eye on the latest issues

            @informed_edu – former maths/physics teacher with a focus on technology and CPD

            Further Education

            @IFL_Members – the national body for FE staff

            @toni_pearce – NUS Vice-President and FE student advocate

            @dickpalmerccn – dynamic college head forging a new path for FE

            @NIACEhq – adult learning champions

            @EduSkillsGrp – FE, Skills and HE news and research

            @MoodleMcKean – Further education technologist

            Higher Education

            @theNHJ – always a good source of cutting wit

            @wonkhe – at the heart of HE policy and debate

            @timeshighered – authorative source on higher education

            @slewth – smart social media expert focused on students

            @GdnHigherEd - speaks for and to a growing HE community

            @VC_UEL – irreverant and sharp Vice Chancellor, “he clearly gets Twitter” says THE

            @insidehighered - incisive commentator on HE from a US perspective

            @JISC - the future of learning technologies

            Technology

            @EdSurge – what’s hot in education technology State-side

            @NMCorg - a great source of future technology trends

            @audreywatters – US-based education blogger with bold ideas on technology and values in education

            @WBedutech – World Bank ideas on education technology, including emerging nations

            @UNESCOICTs – the latest technology research and thinking from UNESCO

            @mashable – the go-to source of wider technology information

            @TechHeadsNet – Connecting the worlds of education and technology

            Research

            @SchleicherEDU – “Without data you are just another person with an opinion” says this OECD star

            @efareport - international education data from UNESCO

            @jrf_uk – excellent source of research on wider socio-economic context of education

             

            By Louis Coiffait

             

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              4 Responses to The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3
              1. Has anyone come across a (curated ideally) Twitter list of influential FE Tweeters that one can follow (such as https://twitter.com/guardian/education-staff)?

              2. simon brereton

                Really useful list. So important with the relative demise of the LA information service that people involved in education have the chance to share ideas.

              3. Julie McCulloch

                Thanks Louis – useful list. Just to say most of the people you’ve listed under Secondary schools would be equally helpful to people with an interest in Primary.

              4. Can I be *really* cheeky and chuck my hat into the ring: @paulselearning – I tweet out 8 free resources and elearning articles a day :D

              Leave a Reply


              + three = 10

              The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3

              Here in the think tank team we are increasingly impressed with how useful Twitter can be. Not just for sharing our own research and analysis, but also for meeting a wide range of people. hearing new ideas and debating issues. We’re also interested in how it can support research, teaching and learning, as shown in our Tweeting for Teachers project. We have two suggestions for making the most out of Twitter; meet people face-to-face (offline) when you get the opportunity and always be on the look out for interesting new people to follow.

              On the first, we’re having another one of our semi-regular #WeTweetEd meet-ups on 13th Dec for people working in education who are passionate about technology. We’ve got an exciting list of speakers (each with just 140 seconds to make their points) and will be serving mulled wine and mince pies up on the top floor of 80 Strand. You can register for the event here now.

              On the second point, I’ve pulled together a (admittedly Anglo-centric) list of some favourite Twitter users, hopefully with a few you might not have heard of. Please help share it and use the comments below to add your own top education Tweeters. In no particular order here they are, with some attempt made to group them by focus.

              Primary schools

              @primarypete_ – popular Primary teacher with a focus on technology and innovation

              @Smichael920 – Primary Head and blogger with a national perspective

              @ianaddison – Primary ICT expert

              @Ideas_Factory – Primary school technologist

              Secondary schools

              @PookyH – social media expert plugged into teachers

              @tonyparkin – school technology expert, always speaks his mind

              @Samfr – Special Adviser to Michael Gove

              @xtophercook – data-savvy FT education correspondent

              @brianlightman – Vocal school union leader

              @SchoolDuggery – influential and sharp-eyed education commentator

              @futurelabedu – forward thinking technology for teaching and learning

              @GregHurstTimes – Education Editor at the Times

              @NatEdTrust - focused on improving teaching practice

              @Will_Paxton1 – Head of Education Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children

              @GiftedPhoenix – former government insider with a sharp eye on the latest issues

              @informed_edu – former maths/physics teacher with a focus on technology and CPD

              Further Education

              @IFL_Members – the national body for FE staff

              @toni_pearce – NUS Vice-President and FE student advocate

              @dickpalmerccn – dynamic college head forging a new path for FE

              @NIACEhq – adult learning champions

              @EduSkillsGrp – FE, Skills and HE news and research

              @MoodleMcKean – Further education technologist

              Higher Education

              @theNHJ – always a good source of cutting wit

              @wonkhe – at the heart of HE policy and debate

              @timeshighered – authorative source on higher education

              @slewth – smart social media expert focused on students

              @GdnHigherEd - speaks for and to a growing HE community

              @VC_UEL – irreverant and sharp Vice Chancellor, “he clearly gets Twitter” says THE

              @insidehighered - incisive commentator on HE from a US perspective

              @JISC - the future of learning technologies

              Technology

              @EdSurge – what’s hot in education technology State-side

              @NMCorg - a great source of future technology trends

              @audreywatters – US-based education blogger with bold ideas on technology and values in education

              @WBedutech – World Bank ideas on education technology, including emerging nations

              @UNESCOICTs – the latest technology research and thinking from UNESCO

              @mashable – the go-to source of wider technology information

              @TechHeadsNet – Connecting the worlds of education and technology

              Research

              @SchleicherEDU – “Without data you are just another person with an opinion” says this OECD star

              @efareport - international education data from UNESCO

              @jrf_uk – excellent source of research on wider socio-economic context of education

               

              By Louis Coiffait

               

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                4 Responses to The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3
                1. Has anyone come across a (curated ideally) Twitter list of influential FE Tweeters that one can follow (such as https://twitter.com/guardian/education-staff)?

                2. simon brereton

                  Really useful list. So important with the relative demise of the LA information service that people involved in education have the chance to share ideas.

                3. Julie McCulloch

                  Thanks Louis – useful list. Just to say most of the people you’ve listed under Secondary schools would be equally helpful to people with an interest in Primary.

                4. Can I be *really* cheeky and chuck my hat into the ring: @paulselearning – I tweet out 8 free resources and elearning articles a day :D

                Leave a Reply


                eight − = 4

                The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3

                Here in the think tank team we are increasingly impressed with how useful Twitter can be. Not just for sharing our own research and analysis, but also for meeting a wide range of people. hearing new ideas and debating issues. We’re also interested in how it can support research, teaching and learning, as shown in our Tweeting for Teachers project. We have two suggestions for making the most out of Twitter; meet people face-to-face (offline) when you get the opportunity and always be on the look out for interesting new people to follow.

                On the first, we’re having another one of our semi-regular #WeTweetEd meet-ups on 13th Dec for people working in education who are passionate about technology. We’ve got an exciting list of speakers (each with just 140 seconds to make their points) and will be serving mulled wine and mince pies up on the top floor of 80 Strand. You can register for the event here now.

                On the second point, I’ve pulled together a (admittedly Anglo-centric) list of some favourite Twitter users, hopefully with a few you might not have heard of. Please help share it and use the comments below to add your own top education Tweeters. In no particular order here they are, with some attempt made to group them by focus.

                Primary schools

                @primarypete_ – popular Primary teacher with a focus on technology and innovation

                @Smichael920 – Primary Head and blogger with a national perspective

                @ianaddison – Primary ICT expert

                @Ideas_Factory – Primary school technologist

                Secondary schools

                @PookyH – social media expert plugged into teachers

                @tonyparkin – school technology expert, always speaks his mind

                @Samfr – Special Adviser to Michael Gove

                @xtophercook – data-savvy FT education correspondent

                @brianlightman – Vocal school union leader

                @SchoolDuggery – influential and sharp-eyed education commentator

                @futurelabedu – forward thinking technology for teaching and learning

                @GregHurstTimes – Education Editor at the Times

                @NatEdTrust - focused on improving teaching practice

                @Will_Paxton1 – Head of Education Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children

                @GiftedPhoenix – former government insider with a sharp eye on the latest issues

                @informed_edu – former maths/physics teacher with a focus on technology and CPD

                Further Education

                @IFL_Members – the national body for FE staff

                @toni_pearce – NUS Vice-President and FE student advocate

                @dickpalmerccn – dynamic college head forging a new path for FE

                @NIACEhq – adult learning champions

                @EduSkillsGrp – FE, Skills and HE news and research

                @MoodleMcKean – Further education technologist

                Higher Education

                @theNHJ – always a good source of cutting wit

                @wonkhe – at the heart of HE policy and debate

                @timeshighered – authorative source on higher education

                @slewth – smart social media expert focused on students

                @GdnHigherEd - speaks for and to a growing HE community

                @VC_UEL – irreverant and sharp Vice Chancellor, “he clearly gets Twitter” says THE

                @insidehighered - incisive commentator on HE from a US perspective

                @JISC - the future of learning technologies

                Technology

                @EdSurge – what’s hot in education technology State-side

                @NMCorg - a great source of future technology trends

                @audreywatters – US-based education blogger with bold ideas on technology and values in education

                @WBedutech – World Bank ideas on education technology, including emerging nations

                @UNESCOICTs – the latest technology research and thinking from UNESCO

                @mashable – the go-to source of wider technology information

                @TechHeadsNet – Connecting the worlds of education and technology

                Research

                @SchleicherEDU – “Without data you are just another person with an opinion” says this OECD star

                @efareport - international education data from UNESCO

                @jrf_uk – excellent source of research on wider socio-economic context of education

                 

                By Louis Coiffait

                 

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                  4 Responses to The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3
                  1. Has anyone come across a (curated ideally) Twitter list of influential FE Tweeters that one can follow (such as https://twitter.com/guardian/education-staff)?

                  2. simon brereton

                    Really useful list. So important with the relative demise of the LA information service that people involved in education have the chance to share ideas.

                  3. Julie McCulloch

                    Thanks Louis – useful list. Just to say most of the people you’ve listed under Secondary schools would be equally helpful to people with an interest in Primary.

                  4. Can I be *really* cheeky and chuck my hat into the ring: @paulselearning – I tweet out 8 free resources and elearning articles a day :D

                  Leave a Reply


                  9 − six =

                  The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3

                  Here in the think tank team we are increasingly impressed with how useful Twitter can be. Not just for sharing our own research and analysis, but also for meeting a wide range of people. hearing new ideas and debating issues. We’re also interested in how it can support research, teaching and learning, as shown in our Tweeting for Teachers project. We have two suggestions for making the most out of Twitter; meet people face-to-face (offline) when you get the opportunity and always be on the look out for interesting new people to follow.

                  On the first, we’re having another one of our semi-regular #WeTweetEd meet-ups on 13th Dec for people working in education who are passionate about technology. We’ve got an exciting list of speakers (each with just 140 seconds to make their points) and will be serving mulled wine and mince pies up on the top floor of 80 Strand. You can register for the event here now.

                  On the second point, I’ve pulled together a (admittedly Anglo-centric) list of some favourite Twitter users, hopefully with a few you might not have heard of. Please help share it and use the comments below to add your own top education Tweeters. In no particular order here they are, with some attempt made to group them by focus.

                  Primary schools

                  @primarypete_ – popular Primary teacher with a focus on technology and innovation

                  @Smichael920 – Primary Head and blogger with a national perspective

                  @ianaddison – Primary ICT expert

                  @Ideas_Factory – Primary school technologist

                  Secondary schools

                  @PookyH – social media expert plugged into teachers

                  @tonyparkin – school technology expert, always speaks his mind

                  @Samfr – Special Adviser to Michael Gove

                  @xtophercook – data-savvy FT education correspondent

                  @brianlightman – Vocal school union leader

                  @SchoolDuggery – influential and sharp-eyed education commentator

                  @futurelabedu – forward thinking technology for teaching and learning

                  @GregHurstTimes – Education Editor at the Times

                  @NatEdTrust - focused on improving teaching practice

                  @Will_Paxton1 – Head of Education Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children

                  @GiftedPhoenix – former government insider with a sharp eye on the latest issues

                  @informed_edu – former maths/physics teacher with a focus on technology and CPD

                  Further Education

                  @IFL_Members – the national body for FE staff

                  @toni_pearce – NUS Vice-President and FE student advocate

                  @dickpalmerccn – dynamic college head forging a new path for FE

                  @NIACEhq – adult learning champions

                  @EduSkillsGrp – FE, Skills and HE news and research

                  @MoodleMcKean – Further education technologist

                  Higher Education

                  @theNHJ – always a good source of cutting wit

                  @wonkhe – at the heart of HE policy and debate

                  @timeshighered – authorative source on higher education

                  @slewth – smart social media expert focused on students

                  @GdnHigherEd - speaks for and to a growing HE community

                  @VC_UEL – irreverant and sharp Vice Chancellor, “he clearly gets Twitter” says THE

                  @insidehighered - incisive commentator on HE from a US perspective

                  @JISC - the future of learning technologies

                  Technology

                  @EdSurge – what’s hot in education technology State-side

                  @NMCorg - a great source of future technology trends

                  @audreywatters – US-based education blogger with bold ideas on technology and values in education

                  @WBedutech – World Bank ideas on education technology, including emerging nations

                  @UNESCOICTs – the latest technology research and thinking from UNESCO

                  @mashable – the go-to source of wider technology information

                  @TechHeadsNet – Connecting the worlds of education and technology

                  Research

                  @SchleicherEDU – “Without data you are just another person with an opinion” says this OECD star

                  @efareport - international education data from UNESCO

                  @jrf_uk – excellent source of research on wider socio-economic context of education

                   

                  By Louis Coiffait

                   

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                    4 Responses to The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3
                    1. Has anyone come across a (curated ideally) Twitter list of influential FE Tweeters that one can follow (such as https://twitter.com/guardian/education-staff)?

                    2. simon brereton

                      Really useful list. So important with the relative demise of the LA information service that people involved in education have the chance to share ideas.

                    3. Julie McCulloch

                      Thanks Louis – useful list. Just to say most of the people you’ve listed under Secondary schools would be equally helpful to people with an interest in Primary.

                    4. Can I be *really* cheeky and chuck my hat into the ring: @paulselearning – I tweet out 8 free resources and elearning articles a day :D

                    Leave a Reply


                    × 2 = sixteen

                    The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3

                    Here in the think tank team we are increasingly impressed with how useful Twitter can be. Not just for sharing our own research and analysis, but also for meeting a wide range of people. hearing new ideas and debating issues. We’re also interested in how it can support research, teaching and learning, as shown in our Tweeting for Teachers project. We have two suggestions for making the most out of Twitter; meet people face-to-face (offline) when you get the opportunity and always be on the look out for interesting new people to follow.

                    On the first, we’re having another one of our semi-regular #WeTweetEd meet-ups on 13th Dec for people working in education who are passionate about technology. We’ve got an exciting list of speakers (each with just 140 seconds to make their points) and will be serving mulled wine and mince pies up on the top floor of 80 Strand. You can register for the event here now.

                    On the second point, I’ve pulled together a (admittedly Anglo-centric) list of some favourite Twitter users, hopefully with a few you might not have heard of. Please help share it and use the comments below to add your own top education Tweeters. In no particular order here they are, with some attempt made to group them by focus.

                    Primary schools

                    @primarypete_ – popular Primary teacher with a focus on technology and innovation

                    @Smichael920 – Primary Head and blogger with a national perspective

                    @ianaddison – Primary ICT expert

                    @Ideas_Factory – Primary school technologist

                    Secondary schools

                    @PookyH – social media expert plugged into teachers

                    @tonyparkin – school technology expert, always speaks his mind

                    @Samfr – Special Adviser to Michael Gove

                    @xtophercook – data-savvy FT education correspondent

                    @brianlightman – Vocal school union leader

                    @SchoolDuggery – influential and sharp-eyed education commentator

                    @futurelabedu – forward thinking technology for teaching and learning

                    @GregHurstTimes – Education Editor at the Times

                    @NatEdTrust - focused on improving teaching practice

                    @Will_Paxton1 – Head of Education Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children

                    @GiftedPhoenix – former government insider with a sharp eye on the latest issues

                    @informed_edu – former maths/physics teacher with a focus on technology and CPD

                    Further Education

                    @IFL_Members – the national body for FE staff

                    @toni_pearce – NUS Vice-President and FE student advocate

                    @dickpalmerccn – dynamic college head forging a new path for FE

                    @NIACEhq – adult learning champions

                    @EduSkillsGrp – FE, Skills and HE news and research

                    @MoodleMcKean – Further education technologist

                    Higher Education

                    @theNHJ – always a good source of cutting wit

                    @wonkhe – at the heart of HE policy and debate

                    @timeshighered – authorative source on higher education

                    @slewth – smart social media expert focused on students

                    @GdnHigherEd - speaks for and to a growing HE community

                    @VC_UEL – irreverant and sharp Vice Chancellor, “he clearly gets Twitter” says THE

                    @insidehighered - incisive commentator on HE from a US perspective

                    @JISC - the future of learning technologies

                    Technology

                    @EdSurge – what’s hot in education technology State-side

                    @NMCorg - a great source of future technology trends

                    @audreywatters – US-based education blogger with bold ideas on technology and values in education

                    @WBedutech – World Bank ideas on education technology, including emerging nations

                    @UNESCOICTs – the latest technology research and thinking from UNESCO

                    @mashable – the go-to source of wider technology information

                    @TechHeadsNet – Connecting the worlds of education and technology

                    Research

                    @SchleicherEDU – “Without data you are just another person with an opinion” says this OECD star

                    @efareport - international education data from UNESCO

                    @jrf_uk – excellent source of research on wider socio-economic context of education

                     

                    By Louis Coiffait

                     

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                      4 Responses to The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3
                      1. Has anyone come across a (curated ideally) Twitter list of influential FE Tweeters that one can follow (such as https://twitter.com/guardian/education-staff)?

                      2. simon brereton

                        Really useful list. So important with the relative demise of the LA information service that people involved in education have the chance to share ideas.

                      3. Julie McCulloch

                        Thanks Louis – useful list. Just to say most of the people you’ve listed under Secondary schools would be equally helpful to people with an interest in Primary.

                      4. Can I be *really* cheeky and chuck my hat into the ring: @paulselearning – I tweet out 8 free resources and elearning articles a day :D

                      Leave a Reply


                      one + 5 =

                      The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3

                      Here in the think tank team we are increasingly impressed with how useful Twitter can be. Not just for sharing our own research and analysis, but also for meeting a wide range of people. hearing new ideas and debating issues. We’re also interested in how it can support research, teaching and learning, as shown in our Tweeting for Teachers project. We have two suggestions for making the most out of Twitter; meet people face-to-face (offline) when you get the opportunity and always be on the look out for interesting new people to follow.

                      On the first, we’re having another one of our semi-regular #WeTweetEd meet-ups on 13th Dec for people working in education who are passionate about technology. We’ve got an exciting list of speakers (each with just 140 seconds to make their points) and will be serving mulled wine and mince pies up on the top floor of 80 Strand. You can register for the event here now.

                      On the second point, I’ve pulled together a (admittedly Anglo-centric) list of some favourite Twitter users, hopefully with a few you might not have heard of. Please help share it and use the comments below to add your own top education Tweeters. In no particular order here they are, with some attempt made to group them by focus.

                      Primary schools

                      @primarypete_ – popular Primary teacher with a focus on technology and innovation

                      @Smichael920 – Primary Head and blogger with a national perspective

                      @ianaddison – Primary ICT expert

                      @Ideas_Factory – Primary school technologist

                      Secondary schools

                      @PookyH – social media expert plugged into teachers

                      @tonyparkin – school technology expert, always speaks his mind

                      @Samfr – Special Adviser to Michael Gove

                      @xtophercook – data-savvy FT education correspondent

                      @brianlightman – Vocal school union leader

                      @SchoolDuggery – influential and sharp-eyed education commentator

                      @futurelabedu – forward thinking technology for teaching and learning

                      @GregHurstTimes – Education Editor at the Times

                      @NatEdTrust - focused on improving teaching practice

                      @Will_Paxton1 – Head of Education Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children

                      @GiftedPhoenix – former government insider with a sharp eye on the latest issues

                      @informed_edu – former maths/physics teacher with a focus on technology and CPD

                      Further Education

                      @IFL_Members – the national body for FE staff

                      @toni_pearce – NUS Vice-President and FE student advocate

                      @dickpalmerccn – dynamic college head forging a new path for FE

                      @NIACEhq – adult learning champions

                      @EduSkillsGrp – FE, Skills and HE news and research

                      @MoodleMcKean – Further education technologist

                      Higher Education

                      @theNHJ – always a good source of cutting wit

                      @wonkhe – at the heart of HE policy and debate

                      @timeshighered – authorative source on higher education

                      @slewth – smart social media expert focused on students

                      @GdnHigherEd - speaks for and to a growing HE community

                      @VC_UEL – irreverant and sharp Vice Chancellor, “he clearly gets Twitter” says THE

                      @insidehighered - incisive commentator on HE from a US perspective

                      @JISC - the future of learning technologies

                      Technology

                      @EdSurge – what’s hot in education technology State-side

                      @NMCorg - a great source of future technology trends

                      @audreywatters – US-based education blogger with bold ideas on technology and values in education

                      @WBedutech – World Bank ideas on education technology, including emerging nations

                      @UNESCOICTs – the latest technology research and thinking from UNESCO

                      @mashable – the go-to source of wider technology information

                      @TechHeadsNet – Connecting the worlds of education and technology

                      Research

                      @SchleicherEDU – “Without data you are just another person with an opinion” says this OECD star

                      @efareport - international education data from UNESCO

                      @jrf_uk – excellent source of research on wider socio-economic context of education

                       

                      By Louis Coiffait

                       

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                        4 Responses to The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3
                        1. Has anyone come across a (curated ideally) Twitter list of influential FE Tweeters that one can follow (such as https://twitter.com/guardian/education-staff)?

                        2. simon brereton

                          Really useful list. So important with the relative demise of the LA information service that people involved in education have the chance to share ideas.

                        3. Julie McCulloch

                          Thanks Louis – useful list. Just to say most of the people you’ve listed under Secondary schools would be equally helpful to people with an interest in Primary.

                        4. Can I be *really* cheeky and chuck my hat into the ring: @paulselearning – I tweet out 8 free resources and elearning articles a day :D

                        Leave a Reply


                        7 × one =

                        The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3

                        Here in the think tank team we are increasingly impressed with how useful Twitter can be. Not just for sharing our own research and analysis, but also for meeting a wide range of people. hearing new ideas and debating issues. We’re also interested in how it can support research, teaching and learning, as shown in our Tweeting for Teachers project. We have two suggestions for making the most out of Twitter; meet people face-to-face (offline) when you get the opportunity and always be on the look out for interesting new people to follow.

                        On the first, we’re having another one of our semi-regular #WeTweetEd meet-ups on 13th Dec for people working in education who are passionate about technology. We’ve got an exciting list of speakers (each with just 140 seconds to make their points) and will be serving mulled wine and mince pies up on the top floor of 80 Strand. You can register for the event here now.

                        On the second point, I’ve pulled together a (admittedly Anglo-centric) list of some favourite Twitter users, hopefully with a few you might not have heard of. Please help share it and use the comments below to add your own top education Tweeters. In no particular order here they are, with some attempt made to group them by focus.

                        Primary schools

                        @primarypete_ – popular Primary teacher with a focus on technology and innovation

                        @Smichael920 – Primary Head and blogger with a national perspective

                        @ianaddison – Primary ICT expert

                        @Ideas_Factory – Primary school technologist

                        Secondary schools

                        @PookyH – social media expert plugged into teachers

                        @tonyparkin – school technology expert, always speaks his mind

                        @Samfr – Special Adviser to Michael Gove

                        @xtophercook – data-savvy FT education correspondent

                        @brianlightman – Vocal school union leader

                        @SchoolDuggery – influential and sharp-eyed education commentator

                        @futurelabedu – forward thinking technology for teaching and learning

                        @GregHurstTimes – Education Editor at the Times

                        @NatEdTrust - focused on improving teaching practice

                        @Will_Paxton1 – Head of Education Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children

                        @GiftedPhoenix – former government insider with a sharp eye on the latest issues

                        @informed_edu – former maths/physics teacher with a focus on technology and CPD

                        Further Education

                        @IFL_Members – the national body for FE staff

                        @toni_pearce – NUS Vice-President and FE student advocate

                        @dickpalmerccn – dynamic college head forging a new path for FE

                        @NIACEhq – adult learning champions

                        @EduSkillsGrp – FE, Skills and HE news and research

                        @MoodleMcKean – Further education technologist

                        Higher Education

                        @theNHJ – always a good source of cutting wit

                        @wonkhe – at the heart of HE policy and debate

                        @timeshighered – authorative source on higher education

                        @slewth – smart social media expert focused on students

                        @GdnHigherEd - speaks for and to a growing HE community

                        @VC_UEL – irreverant and sharp Vice Chancellor, “he clearly gets Twitter” says THE

                        @insidehighered - incisive commentator on HE from a US perspective

                        @JISC - the future of learning technologies

                        Technology

                        @EdSurge – what’s hot in education technology State-side

                        @NMCorg - a great source of future technology trends

                        @audreywatters – US-based education blogger with bold ideas on technology and values in education

                        @WBedutech – World Bank ideas on education technology, including emerging nations

                        @UNESCOICTs – the latest technology research and thinking from UNESCO

                        @mashable – the go-to source of wider technology information

                        @TechHeadsNet – Connecting the worlds of education and technology

                        Research

                        @SchleicherEDU – “Without data you are just another person with an opinion” says this OECD star

                        @efareport - international education data from UNESCO

                        @jrf_uk – excellent source of research on wider socio-economic context of education

                         

                        By Louis Coiffait

                         

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                          4 Responses to The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3
                          1. Has anyone come across a (curated ideally) Twitter list of influential FE Tweeters that one can follow (such as https://twitter.com/guardian/education-staff)?

                          2. simon brereton

                            Really useful list. So important with the relative demise of the LA information service that people involved in education have the chance to share ideas.

                          3. Julie McCulloch

                            Thanks Louis – useful list. Just to say most of the people you’ve listed under Secondary schools would be equally helpful to people with an interest in Primary.

                          4. Can I be *really* cheeky and chuck my hat into the ring: @paulselearning – I tweet out 8 free resources and elearning articles a day :D

                          Leave a Reply


                          9 − = five

                          The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3

                          Here in the think tank team we are increasingly impressed with how useful Twitter can be. Not just for sharing our own research and analysis, but also for meeting a wide range of people. hearing new ideas and debating issues. We’re also interested in how it can support research, teaching and learning, as shown in our Tweeting for Teachers project. We have two suggestions for making the most out of Twitter; meet people face-to-face (offline) when you get the opportunity and always be on the look out for interesting new people to follow.

                          On the first, we’re having another one of our semi-regular #WeTweetEd meet-ups on 13th Dec for people working in education who are passionate about technology. We’ve got an exciting list of speakers (each with just 140 seconds to make their points) and will be serving mulled wine and mince pies up on the top floor of 80 Strand. You can register for the event here now.

                          On the second point, I’ve pulled together a (admittedly Anglo-centric) list of some favourite Twitter users, hopefully with a few you might not have heard of. Please help share it and use the comments below to add your own top education Tweeters. In no particular order here they are, with some attempt made to group them by focus.

                          Primary schools

                          @primarypete_ – popular Primary teacher with a focus on technology and innovation

                          @Smichael920 – Primary Head and blogger with a national perspective

                          @ianaddison – Primary ICT expert

                          @Ideas_Factory – Primary school technologist

                          Secondary schools

                          @PookyH – social media expert plugged into teachers

                          @tonyparkin – school technology expert, always speaks his mind

                          @Samfr – Special Adviser to Michael Gove

                          @xtophercook – data-savvy FT education correspondent

                          @brianlightman – Vocal school union leader

                          @SchoolDuggery – influential and sharp-eyed education commentator

                          @futurelabedu – forward thinking technology for teaching and learning

                          @GregHurstTimes – Education Editor at the Times

                          @NatEdTrust - focused on improving teaching practice

                          @Will_Paxton1 – Head of Education Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children

                          @GiftedPhoenix – former government insider with a sharp eye on the latest issues

                          @informed_edu – former maths/physics teacher with a focus on technology and CPD

                          Further Education

                          @IFL_Members – the national body for FE staff

                          @toni_pearce – NUS Vice-President and FE student advocate

                          @dickpalmerccn – dynamic college head forging a new path for FE

                          @NIACEhq – adult learning champions

                          @EduSkillsGrp – FE, Skills and HE news and research

                          @MoodleMcKean – Further education technologist

                          Higher Education

                          @theNHJ – always a good source of cutting wit

                          @wonkhe – at the heart of HE policy and debate

                          @timeshighered – authorative source on higher education

                          @slewth – smart social media expert focused on students

                          @GdnHigherEd - speaks for and to a growing HE community

                          @VC_UEL – irreverant and sharp Vice Chancellor, “he clearly gets Twitter” says THE

                          @insidehighered - incisive commentator on HE from a US perspective

                          @JISC - the future of learning technologies

                          Technology

                          @EdSurge – what’s hot in education technology State-side

                          @NMCorg - a great source of future technology trends

                          @audreywatters – US-based education blogger with bold ideas on technology and values in education

                          @WBedutech – World Bank ideas on education technology, including emerging nations

                          @UNESCOICTs – the latest technology research and thinking from UNESCO

                          @mashable – the go-to source of wider technology information

                          @TechHeadsNet – Connecting the worlds of education and technology

                          Research

                          @SchleicherEDU – “Without data you are just another person with an opinion” says this OECD star

                          @efareport - international education data from UNESCO

                          @jrf_uk – excellent source of research on wider socio-economic context of education

                           

                          By Louis Coiffait

                           

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                            4 Responses to The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3
                            1. Has anyone come across a (curated ideally) Twitter list of influential FE Tweeters that one can follow (such as https://twitter.com/guardian/education-staff)?

                            2. simon brereton

                              Really useful list. So important with the relative demise of the LA information service that people involved in education have the chance to share ideas.

                            3. Julie McCulloch

                              Thanks Louis – useful list. Just to say most of the people you’ve listed under Secondary schools would be equally helpful to people with an interest in Primary.

                            4. Can I be *really* cheeky and chuck my hat into the ring: @paulselearning – I tweet out 8 free resources and elearning articles a day :D

                            Leave a Reply


                            4 + = eleven

                            The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3

                            Here in the think tank team we are increasingly impressed with how useful Twitter can be. Not just for sharing our own research and analysis, but also for meeting a wide range of people. hearing new ideas and debating issues. We’re also interested in how it can support research, teaching and learning, as shown in our Tweeting for Teachers project. We have two suggestions for making the most out of Twitter; meet people face-to-face (offline) when you get the opportunity and always be on the look out for interesting new people to follow.

                            On the first, we’re having another one of our semi-regular #WeTweetEd meet-ups on 13th Dec for people working in education who are passionate about technology. We’ve got an exciting list of speakers (each with just 140 seconds to make their points) and will be serving mulled wine and mince pies up on the top floor of 80 Strand. You can register for the event here now.

                            On the second point, I’ve pulled together a (admittedly Anglo-centric) list of some favourite Twitter users, hopefully with a few you might not have heard of. Please help share it and use the comments below to add your own top education Tweeters. In no particular order here they are, with some attempt made to group them by focus.

                            Primary schools

                            @primarypete_ – popular Primary teacher with a focus on technology and innovation

                            @Smichael920 – Primary Head and blogger with a national perspective

                            @ianaddison – Primary ICT expert

                            @Ideas_Factory – Primary school technologist

                            Secondary schools

                            @PookyH – social media expert plugged into teachers

                            @tonyparkin – school technology expert, always speaks his mind

                            @Samfr – Special Adviser to Michael Gove

                            @xtophercook – data-savvy FT education correspondent

                            @brianlightman – Vocal school union leader

                            @SchoolDuggery – influential and sharp-eyed education commentator

                            @futurelabedu – forward thinking technology for teaching and learning

                            @GregHurstTimes – Education Editor at the Times

                            @NatEdTrust - focused on improving teaching practice

                            @Will_Paxton1 – Head of Education Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children

                            @GiftedPhoenix – former government insider with a sharp eye on the latest issues

                            @informed_edu – former maths/physics teacher with a focus on technology and CPD

                            Further Education

                            @IFL_Members – the national body for FE staff

                            @toni_pearce – NUS Vice-President and FE student advocate

                            @dickpalmerccn – dynamic college head forging a new path for FE

                            @NIACEhq – adult learning champions

                            @EduSkillsGrp – FE, Skills and HE news and research

                            @MoodleMcKean – Further education technologist

                            Higher Education

                            @theNHJ – always a good source of cutting wit

                            @wonkhe – at the heart of HE policy and debate

                            @timeshighered – authorative source on higher education

                            @slewth – smart social media expert focused on students

                            @GdnHigherEd - speaks for and to a growing HE community

                            @VC_UEL – irreverant and sharp Vice Chancellor, “he clearly gets Twitter” says THE

                            @insidehighered - incisive commentator on HE from a US perspective

                            @JISC - the future of learning technologies

                            Technology

                            @EdSurge – what’s hot in education technology State-side

                            @NMCorg - a great source of future technology trends

                            @audreywatters – US-based education blogger with bold ideas on technology and values in education

                            @WBedutech – World Bank ideas on education technology, including emerging nations

                            @UNESCOICTs – the latest technology research and thinking from UNESCO

                            @mashable – the go-to source of wider technology information

                            @TechHeadsNet – Connecting the worlds of education and technology

                            Research

                            @SchleicherEDU – “Without data you are just another person with an opinion” says this OECD star

                            @efareport - international education data from UNESCO

                            @jrf_uk – excellent source of research on wider socio-economic context of education

                             

                            By Louis Coiffait

                             

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                              4 Responses to The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3
                              1. Has anyone come across a (curated ideally) Twitter list of influential FE Tweeters that one can follow (such as https://twitter.com/guardian/education-staff)?

                              2. simon brereton

                                Really useful list. So important with the relative demise of the LA information service that people involved in education have the chance to share ideas.

                              3. Julie McCulloch

                                Thanks Louis – useful list. Just to say most of the people you’ve listed under Secondary schools would be equally helpful to people with an interest in Primary.

                              4. Can I be *really* cheeky and chuck my hat into the ring: @paulselearning – I tweet out 8 free resources and elearning articles a day :D

                              Leave a Reply


                              8 × five =

                              The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3

                              Here in the think tank team we are increasingly impressed with how useful Twitter can be. Not just for sharing our own research and analysis, but also for meeting a wide range of people. hearing new ideas and debating issues. We’re also interested in how it can support research, teaching and learning, as shown in our Tweeting for Teachers project. We have two suggestions for making the most out of Twitter; meet people face-to-face (offline) when you get the opportunity and always be on the look out for interesting new people to follow.

                              On the first, we’re having another one of our semi-regular #WeTweetEd meet-ups on 13th Dec for people working in education who are passionate about technology. We’ve got an exciting list of speakers (each with just 140 seconds to make their points) and will be serving mulled wine and mince pies up on the top floor of 80 Strand. You can register for the event here now.

                              On the second point, I’ve pulled together a (admittedly Anglo-centric) list of some favourite Twitter users, hopefully with a few you might not have heard of. Please help share it and use the comments below to add your own top education Tweeters. In no particular order here they are, with some attempt made to group them by focus.

                              Primary schools

                              @primarypete_ – popular Primary teacher with a focus on technology and innovation

                              @Smichael920 – Primary Head and blogger with a national perspective

                              @ianaddison – Primary ICT expert

                              @Ideas_Factory – Primary school technologist

                              Secondary schools

                              @PookyH – social media expert plugged into teachers

                              @tonyparkin – school technology expert, always speaks his mind

                              @Samfr – Special Adviser to Michael Gove

                              @xtophercook – data-savvy FT education correspondent

                              @brianlightman – Vocal school union leader

                              @SchoolDuggery – influential and sharp-eyed education commentator

                              @futurelabedu – forward thinking technology for teaching and learning

                              @GregHurstTimes – Education Editor at the Times

                              @NatEdTrust - focused on improving teaching practice

                              @Will_Paxton1 – Head of Education Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children

                              @GiftedPhoenix – former government insider with a sharp eye on the latest issues

                              @informed_edu – former maths/physics teacher with a focus on technology and CPD

                              Further Education

                              @IFL_Members – the national body for FE staff

                              @toni_pearce – NUS Vice-President and FE student advocate

                              @dickpalmerccn – dynamic college head forging a new path for FE

                              @NIACEhq – adult learning champions

                              @EduSkillsGrp – FE, Skills and HE news and research

                              @MoodleMcKean – Further education technologist

                              Higher Education

                              @theNHJ – always a good source of cutting wit

                              @wonkhe – at the heart of HE policy and debate

                              @timeshighered – authorative source on higher education

                              @slewth – smart social media expert focused on students

                              @GdnHigherEd - speaks for and to a growing HE community

                              @VC_UEL – irreverant and sharp Vice Chancellor, “he clearly gets Twitter” says THE

                              @insidehighered - incisive commentator on HE from a US perspective

                              @JISC - the future of learning technologies

                              Technology

                              @EdSurge – what’s hot in education technology State-side

                              @NMCorg - a great source of future technology trends

                              @audreywatters – US-based education blogger with bold ideas on technology and values in education

                              @WBedutech – World Bank ideas on education technology, including emerging nations

                              @UNESCOICTs – the latest technology research and thinking from UNESCO

                              @mashable – the go-to source of wider technology information

                              @TechHeadsNet – Connecting the worlds of education and technology

                              Research

                              @SchleicherEDU – “Without data you are just another person with an opinion” says this OECD star

                              @efareport - international education data from UNESCO

                              @jrf_uk – excellent source of research on wider socio-economic context of education

                               

                              By Louis Coiffait

                               

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                                4 Responses to The education Tweeter top 40 and #WeTweetEd #3
                                1. Has anyone come across a (curated ideally) Twitter list of influential FE Tweeters that one can follow (such as https://twitter.com/guardian/education-staff)?

                                2. simon brereton

                                  Really useful list. So important with the relative demise of the LA information service that people involved in education have the chance to share ideas.

                                3. Julie McCulloch

                                  Thanks Louis – useful list. Just to say most of the people you’ve listed under Secondary schools would be equally helpful to people with an interest in Primary.

                                4. Can I be *really* cheeky and chuck my hat into the ring: @paulselearning – I tweet out 8 free resources and elearning articles a day :D

                                Leave a Reply


                                five × 9 =