Bringing Virtual Reality to the classroom

Russell Wilson, Learning Technologist Hi, and welcome to April’s Learning Technology blog post. Remember back in the early 1990’s when most people’s perception of Virtual Reality was that of entering a world similar to the 1992 film 'The Lawnmower Man'? Subsequently, what people think about the term 'virtual reality' (VR) is that they imagine a … Continue reading Bringing Virtual Reality to the classroom

International Girls in ICT Day 2016

International Girls in ICT Day takes place each year on the fourth Thursday in April. This year it will be celebrated on 28 April with activity taking place across the world to promote the importance of attracting more girls and women into computing. Ayrshire College wants more young people to take advantage of increasing opportunities in … Continue reading International Girls in ICT Day 2016

Introducing Foundation Apprenticeships

Ayrshire school pupils now have the opportunity to apply for a brand new work-based qualification while still at school. Jane Henderson, Developing the Young Workforce Manager at Ayrshire College, explains what these new qualifications are all about. What is a Foundation Apprenticeship? A Foundation Apprenticeship is a great opportunity for senior school pupils to learn … Continue reading Introducing Foundation Apprenticeships