Association for Learning Technology (ALT) UK Ambassador and OER18,  MA, DipEd , PGCSE, MBA

Joe Wilson is currently Head of Centre Technical and Vocational Education at City of Glasgow College. A UK and international education consultant and the former Chief Executive of the College Development Network. His work mainly focuses on College and work-based education and its structures and practices. He is currently the UK Ambassador for the Association of Learning Technology, Co-Chair of ALT in Scotland, a board member of Youth Link Scotland, Kelvin College Glasgow, an SCQF Evaluator, a consultant for the British Council and a domain expert for UNESCO on Open Educational Resources.

He has held a number of public appointments in Scotland over the last 20 years mainly in areas around adult and community education and learning technology. Previously a school teacher, an adult education tutor, a college lecturer and a senior manager in several Scottish Colleges before working for a range of national agencies and non-departmental public bodies.

He has an ongoing interest in On-Line Assessment and Open Education and was one of the co-developers of the Open Scotland Declaration. As Head of New Ventures at the Scottish Qualifications Authority he secured a public statement of recognition in Scotland for Open Badges as a valid means to recognise achievement in formal and informal learning. Through his consultancy he remains an active evangelist for open educational practice , digital delivery and the on-line assessment of knowledge and skills.

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