Gráinne Hamilton

Gráinne Hamilton

Education Consultant

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Information Technology and Services

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Gráinne Hamilton's Overview

  • eAssessment Advisor at JISC
  • Open Badges Consultant at Mozilla
  • Lead tutor, ocTEL MOOC at ALT

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Gráinne Hamilton's Summary

I am an education consultant currently working with Blackboard. Over the last few years, I have:

- Influenced and enabled culture change with the transformation of learning, teaching and assessment through digital technologies in a range of contexts, including: internationally through work with Mozilla on Open Badges; institutionally through supporting colleges and universities develop learning, teaching and assessment strategies and practices; nationally through contribution to the development of an OER repository for the Scottish social services sector (2004), facilitating workforce learning on online community development and being a lead tutor / developer for the Association of Learning Technology's (ALT) first MOOC (ocTEL 2013)

- Connected people to new ideas, strategies and other people through my blogs and other communication channels

- Facilitated key dialogue around change and digital technologies through the wide variety of forums and events I have hosted

Specialties: Open Education; Open Badges; MOOCs; Online and blended learning and assessment; Strategy development; Workforce learning and development; Project / Programme management; Strategic communications; Relationship building and partnership working; Knowledge Management; VLE / LMS administration; Team / virtual team leadership.

Gráinne Hamilton's Experience

Senior Consultant


August 2014Present (3 months)

eAssessment Advisor


November 2010July 2014 (3 years 9 months) Glasgow, United Kingdom

Open Badges Consultant


January 2014June 2014 (6 months)

Lead tutor, ocTEL MOOC


January 2013June 2013 (6 months)

eLearning and Communications Manager

Scottish Social Services Learning Networks

January 2007October 2010 (3 years 10 months) Aberdeen, United Kingdom

MA in Professional Development Programme Reviewer

University of the Highlands and Islands

February 2008August 2008 (7 months)

Teaching and Learning Technology Officer

University of Strathclyde

August 2005January 2007 (1 year 6 months)

eLearning Adviser

The University of Edinburgh

June 2004August 2005 (1 year 3 months)

IT Consultant

Independent Consultant

October 2003May 2004 (8 months)

eLearning Developer and Trainer

Learning IT

February 2001September 2003 (2 years 8 months)

Production Secretary


February 1998January 1999 (1 year)

Production runner

Lomond Television

September 1997December 1997 (4 months)

Gráinne Hamilton's Honors and Awards

  • Mozillian

    • April 2013

    Made a Mozillian for pioneering work in relation to Open Badges.

Gráinne Hamilton's Publications

Gráinne Hamilton's Projects

  • Open Badges

    • 2011 to Present
    Team Members: Gráinne Hamilton

    Leading the embedding of the open, standards-based, digital credentialling system, Open Badges with Jisc.

Gráinne Hamilton's Languages

  • French

Gráinne Hamilton's Skills & Expertise

  1. E-learning
  2. Higher Education
  3. Knowledge Management
  4. Program Management
  5. Educational Technology
  6. Curriculum Design
  7. Consultancy
  8. Web 2.0
  9. Social Media
  10. Change Management
  11. Instructional Design
  12. Event Management
  13. Policy
  14. Learning Technology
  15. Strategic Planning
  16. Social Networking
  17. Staff Development
  18. Blended Learning
  19. Mentoring
  20. Blogging
  21. ICT
  22. CMS
  23. Team Building
  24. Mobile Learning
  25. Assessment
  26. Strategic Communications
  27. IT Strategy
  28. Online Communications
  29. Online Communities
  30. LMS
  31. E-Learning
  32. Pedagogy
  33. SCORM
  34. Learning Management Systems
  35. Distance Learning
  36. Moodle
  37. Learning Management
  38. ADDIE
  39. Technology Needs Analysis
  40. Training Delivery
  41. Adult Education
  42. Courses
  43. Lecturing
  44. Social Learning
  45. Workshop Facilitation
  46. University Teaching
  47. Teaching
  48. Qualitative Research
  49. Strategy

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Gráinne Hamilton's Education

Carnegie Business Training and Development


University of Birmingham


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