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  • First name: Andy
  • Last name: Kirk
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Town: Lower Hutt
  • Industry: eLearning

Employment History (Details)

Position Attachments
Channel Account Manager, EMEA: Totara Learning Solutions
August 2011
eLearning Trainer: WelTec
June 2010 - July 2011
Tutored and facilitated an online course in Developing Courses in Moodle, as part of the Open Source Learning Lab.
Senior Advisor, eLearning: Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu - The Correspondence School
July 2009 - June 2010
Total Solutions Trainer: LexisNexis
January 2009 - July 2009
Educational Technologies Advisor: Flexible Learning Network
February 2008 - December 2008
eLearning Adviser (Resources & Technology): JISC Regional Support Centre South East
July 2003 - January 2008

Links and stuff

Teaching the Teacher
Learning to be a teacher, one day at a time...
  1. Under the Mountain – a read aloud review
    Published on 07 July 2015, 12:11 AM
  2. Paying for kids education?
    Published on 05 July 2015, 3:13 PM
  3. Alternatives to e-portfolios
    Published on 04 July 2015, 2:59 PM
  4. Links you should be reading a bunch of..
    Published on 03 July 2015, 4:16 PM
  5. Speaking up for education
    Published on 03 July 2015, 12:53 AM
  6. 5 posts that spoke the loudest in June
    Published on 01 July 2015, 3:18 PM
  7. Daily blogging challenge – Over the hump
    Published on 30 June 2015, 4:03 PM
  8. What is an international school?
    Published on 29 June 2015, 3:17 PM
  9. Are e-portfolios past their educational used by date?
    Published on 28 June 2015, 7:00 PM
  10. What do the walls of your classroom really say about learning?
    Published on 27 June 2015, 3:02 PM
Last updated on 08 July 2015, 3:03 AM

About this site

As an eLearning Advisor, I am keen to explore the possibilities of technologies for teaching and learning. This site will highlight some of the findings of the My Portfolio project for schools and tertiary sectors in which I am involved, as well as news, comments and reflections on learning technology in general.

Recent Blog Posts

NZ open source Awards 2008 (Details)

Posted by Andy on 25 September 2008, 10:36 AM







In recognition of the contribution to education, Mahara won the category for 'open source use in education' at last night's New Zealand open source Awards 2008 It was high recognition from the great and the good of the New Zealand open source community .

cast of many helped to get Mahara to the stage it is at today and have ensured that it has gone from strength to strength. As the enhancements to the forthcoming release of Mahara 1.1 can testify, there is growing involvement and contribution from the international Mahara community. All of which, of course, is great news for users of the My Portfolio service in New Zealand.


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