A Library of ideas

TheSaltire Centre, Glasgow Caledonian University

Les Watson

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About ….

I have worked in education for over 45 years as:

Teacher – 13 years as a science teacher (mainly biology) at comprehensive schools in the North and South West of England.
Lecturer – 6 years as a senior lecturer in computers in education
Manager – 15 years as manager of IT Services and then Dean of Learning and Information services in a higher education college followed by Director of Informations Resources and then Pro Vice Chancellor in a University.
Consultant – 12 years as a self-employed Higher Education – Library, IT and learning, design and development consultant

You can see more in my cv on linkedin and see a list of my consultancy clients here.


Amosshe conference — BDP architects, Dublin — Bishop Grossteste College, Lincoln — Blackpool and Fylde CollegeBCSE, British Council for School Environments — CILIP, Chartered Institute of Librarians and Information Professionals — City UniversityCisco System LtdCoFHE Mid West — Croydon CollegeDINI group at Bibliothekartag 2012, Hamburg — Edgehill University, Solstice Conference — ELISAVA School of Design BarcelonaFife CouncilHastings College of Arts and TechnologyHAA Design, architects — IntellidentIrish Universities Information Services Colloquium — JISC, e-learning programme — JISC infoNetJISC Online Conference 2008 and 2009 — JISC Regional Support Centres, London, Northern Ireland, South West and West Midlands — Kier Project InvestmentsKings College London Students’ Union — Kingston UniversityLiber Conference, Budapest — Napier University, Edinburgh — National Acquisitions Group annual conference keynote — National College for Leadership of Schools and Children’s ServiceHenry Stewart talksNeil Stewart AssociatesRichard Murphy architects — Roehampton University Royal Holloway University of LondonSalford Software — Scottish Government Sero consulting TALIS Taylor McCarney architects, Ireland — Technology University of DelftTK Park, BangkokThe Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Australia (now the Australian Learning and Teaching Council) — The Leadership Foundation for HE, Future Leaders Programme — UCISA user conference — Universities Australia conferenceUniversity of Basel University of BradfordUniversity of Bristol University of CopenhagenUniversity of Exeter University of GloucestershireUniversity of HullUniversity of Lincoln, visiting Professor of Learning Environment Development — University of Salford, Library Guru — University of Teeside University of Ulster University of Wales Institute Cardiff with University of GlamorganUniversity of Wales, Bangor — Wiltshire CollegeYork St. John University


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