The Open Education Professional Directory

Joe Wilson, Director


JoeWilsons.Net Ltd
United Kingdom


Native/near native level proficiency
Conversational level proficiency

Areas of expertise

Open Education - General
Oversight of open education at an institution
Open Education policy development
Implementation of open education policies
Business Models for open education
Assessment and accreditation of learning through open education
Awareness raising and outreach
Open Badges
Open Educational Resources
Using/remixing OER for face to face education
Using/remixing OER for online education
OER project management
Peer review of OER
Faculty adoption of OER
Technology for OER
OER and workforce development
OER and lifelong learning
National Policy and OER
Open Access
Open Access policy development
Open Access project management
Open Access publishing
Using MOOCs in formal education programs
Evaluating MOOC for economic and social impact
Geographic regions of professional expertise


Personal statement

Now national and international vocational systems consultant.

Previously CEO of College Development Network in Scotland looking after development needs of all FE/Community Colleges in Scotland and prior to this Head of New Ventures for the national awarding and accreditation body Scottish Qualifications Authority .
Long experience in all things on-line from staff development to shaping national policies . Main interests currently getting an Open Scotland policy adopted across all education sectors , exploring how Open Badges can add value to national qualifications , looking at ways that free platforms can be used to support learners e-portfolios , digital literacy and participation across society

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