Interview with Girls Who Code community partnerships manager Jackson Thomas

I only film new, non-profit, innovative, worthwhile organisations at BETT/the Education Show each year. Finding them is like looking Read more

Interview with Mitch Resnick - MIT Media Lab - about Scratch 3.0 at BETT 2019

I walked into the Press enclosure at Bett 2019 and bumped into Mitch Resnick. He kindly agreed to do Read more

Filming at BETT 2019

This is probably my last year filming at BETT 2019. In order to get good interviews on the fly Read more

The English Curriculum 2019

Well - I lasted six months and I'm back. The latter half of this year has been devoted to Read more

My last Video Interview in UK education - Clare Sealy on No More Marking

I am now retired from making videos on UK education - here is an extract from the last video Read more

The L4L courses site now has free easy access

My course http://l4lcourses.co.uk/enrol/index.php?id=5 - 'how to set up a cheap professional filming unit for schools' is now completely open Read more

Testing the SmallHD Focus monitor with my Sony A5100 camera

I have just bought a SmallHD Focus 5" Monitor for use with my smaller cameras - especially the point Read more

BETT 2018

Here's a quick video roundup of my impressions of this year's BETT. Every year I interview one or two people Read more

BETT 2018

This is one of a couple of posts I'll be doing about BETT 2018. This year I spent some time Read more

A Modest Proposal

Multimedia Resources by Teacher Communities Here is a modest proposal I'm making to DFE and the Chartered College of Teaching. Read more

Last Test before launching the new Video Ed Channel

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Excerpt: People who follow this blog regularly will know I frequently post tests from the audio/ video kit I own and keep promising to launch a new Video Ed News channel. Inbetween commercial filming jobs I constantly learn about new filming and post production techniques and tweak them until I’m satisfied with one particular area of production and then I can feel I can move forward. Recently I’ve been experimenting with fairly low level point and shoot cameras. I have much better quality cams but the Sony A500, in particular, has got the kind of filmic “look” I like and it’s small…

BAFTA Young Games Designer Competition at BETT 2017

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Another quick Ad Hoc interview with the more interesting smaller stands at #BETT2017. This time with Melissa Phillips of The Bafta Young Games Designer Awards Competition.

STEAM EDUCATION at BETT 2017

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Another of one of my ad hoc interviews at BETT 2017 – this time with Georgette Yakman at STEAM education

BETT 2017 – Globalism

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This is the first of several quick and easy to digest video reports as part of the L4L News service.

BETT 2017

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Excerpt: I am filming at BETT this year. I am wearing several hats. One is that of filmaker for various commercial firms. Another is scouting out the interesting and non-mainstream activity that goes on around the (increasingly) global aspect of the technology show. I like to give a showcase to those smaller organisations and individuals who are trying to make a difference, in their own way, with technology in education. One such person is Zoe Ross. She has built a website resource that gives pupils practical tools they can use to look after their own wellbeing and encourages conversations between teachers, parents and children…