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Philip Spalding
Works at Haverhill Online Learning Community
Attended Samuel Ward Upper School
Lives in Haverhill, Suffolk, UK
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The curious meerkat was a constant companion of photographer Dave Lewis during his surf-fishing trips for silver kob and other fish along the wild Namibia coast
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The curious meerkat was a constant companion of photographer Dave Lewis during his surf-fishing trips for silver kob and other fish along the wild Namibia coast.
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Cambridge Online Learning Community cambolc.co.uk up and running, follow the blog! 
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Been reading some of http://www.macfound.org/ reports this weekend, thought provoking re #DigitalLearning and Community, the report http://www.macfound.org/press/publications/white-paper-confronting-the-challenges-of-participatory-culture-media-education-for-the-21st-century-by-henry-jenkins/ and several others I first read as free Kindle Book downloads, a must read for everybody involved in Online Learning and establishing #OnlineLearningCommunities  such as #HOLC (holc.co.uk), can see some useful lessons on participatory learning!  
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New Alison Course
Basic Chinese – Introduction to Social and Leisure Activities is a free online Chinese language course that will take you through the basics of talking about your social and leisure time, from your hobbies and sports interests to making plans to meet with friends or go to the movies as well as talking about your planned vacation. You will also learn about the Chinese festivals and how they are celebrated. You will be able to go the mall and buy s...
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The Friday Reflection from the Cambridge Online Learning Community
 
The Friday Reflection! Universal education through Online Learning Communities!
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Excellent thoughts, it's going to take a little bit for me to digest them. I think there are a number of unrealized opportunities to improve the learning and the application of knowledge and it looks to me like you are on to something very important. Collaborative learning is the future from my perspective. The old paradigm of branded linear authorization knowledge dispensaries is over even if not all of the dinosaurs have keeled over just yet.
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Busy week up to Thursday going down Colchester everyday, Snow in Suffolk.  Have now a map showing the extent of the ukonlinelearningcommunities.org ambitions for establishing #OnlineLearningCommunities in the East of England to view the map visit thenetworkofukonlinelearningcommunities | haverhill online learning community, suggestions  for further communities always welcome.  To see the original community and as the model for the other communities visit holc.co.uk to learn more!  
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Educator and Small Business Person
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  • Haverhill Online Learning Community
    Founder and Project Manager, 2012 - present
  • Simply Education
    Supply Teacher/ Contractor, 2010 - present
  • OrangeGenie Ltd
    Contractor, 2010 - present
  • Kritirecharge 2012
    Owner, present
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Haverhill, Suffolk, UK
Previously
Newmarket,Suffolk, UK - Dundee UK - Aberdeen UK - Newport, Shropshire, UK - Clacton UK
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An individual thinker part way through 2nd Age of Man
Introduction
A successful educationalist in Science and IT for 15 years, achieving real results and removing a School out of Special measures. Agricultural scientist who has changed direction to use skills to develop social networking for business and Life Long Learning through Online Learning Communities.  Founder of Haverhill Online Learning Community http://www.linkedin.com/in/philipspalding66
Bragging rights
Only Head of Department to survive Ofsted and Special Measures in a Suffolk Middle School.
Education
  • Samuel Ward Upper School
    Secondary, 1980 - 1985
  • University of Dundee
    BSc Botany with Zoology, 1985 - 1989
  • University of Aberdeen
    MSc Crop Protection, 1989 - 1990
  • Harper Adams University College
    Phd Research Studentship Movement of Nitrogen in Soil Plant Atmosphere specifically Foliar Fertilsers, 1990 - 1993
  • University Campus Suffolk
    PGCE, 1996 - 1997
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