Caroline De Brún MA DipLIS MCLIP Associate – Knowledge Management NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement The National e-Learning Object Repository (LOR) Making connections and moving forward
Agenda • National Health Service England • Structure • Priorities • Current state of e-learning in the NHS • Key providers • National e-Learning Object Repository • Purpose • Background • Description • Next steps
National Health Service England • Largest organisation in Europe and 5th in the world • Governed by Department of Health • Policies implemented by 10 Strategic Health Authorities • Local services provided by 152 Primary Care Trusts • 1.3 million staff (Sept 2005) • Patient population of 49,632,436(GP lists 2003)
Improved decision making to support commissioning Patient safety and harm reduction Increased patient satisfaction Standardised service delivery across the UK Waste reduction Time and cost efficiency Abolishing ignorance and lack of understanding Implementation of new systems NHS priorities = e-learning priorities
e-Learning in the NHS • National Learning Management System • Electronic Staff Record • e-Learning for Health • Department of Health • clinical • Core Learning Unit • non-clinical • Skills for Health • National e-Learning Object Repository • local content
e-Learning Object RepositoryPurpose • To have a central store for all locally produced e-learning objects, which: • - can be downloaded and re-used by NHS staff. • - are then searchable and discoverable • - can be managed and classified • To act as a stepping-stone between locally developed e-learning content and national e-learning content. • To identify an NHS user base for the eLearning Object Repository and develop a community of practice around eLearning resource development and sharing
e-Learning Object RepositoryBackground • October 2007 – commissioned by NLH on behalf of NHSI • 7th October to 3rd December 2007 – project specification drawn up • 14th December 2007 – invitation to tender sent out • 30th January 2008 – closing date • A consortium was accepted to develop the LOR • September 2008 - Beta version went live • October 2008 – support service recruited • 31st March 2009 – NLH moved to NHS Evidence • 1st April 2009 – LOR became part of NHS Institute • June 2009 – funding was agreed to continue the project
e-Learning Object RepositoryNew management structure • Service Support • Yorkshire Ambulance Service • Technical Support • MyKnowledgeMap • Intrallect • Project Management and Engagement • London Deanery • Reporting to: • NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement • SHA e-Learning Leads Forum • National e-Learning Management Board
e-Learning Object RepositoryStakeholders • Stakeholders: • NHS Institute for Innovation & Improvement • NHS Connecting for Health (NHS CFH) • E-Learning for Health (e-LfH) • Core Learning Unit (CLU) • Skills for Health • NHS Trusts • HE • Current content partners: • NHS Institute for Innovation & Improvement • NHS Strategic Health Authorities • NHS Trusts • e-Learning for Health (e-LfH) • Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) • SONET – University of Nottingham • ALPS – University of Leeds
e-Learning Object Repositorye-Learning providers Social Care Institute for Excellence Skills for Health e-Learning for Health NHS CFH National Learning Management System NHS Institute National e-Learning Object Repository Higher Education NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement Core Learning Unit Local e-learning content
e-Learning Object RepositoryBeta release is live now! • Core searching, browsing and depositing functionalities are ready • Offering the following products: • IntraLibrary for depositing and managing resources • Compendle for creating and editing content packages • Question Builder for creating questions, tests and quizzes • Review Panel for reviewing digital resources
e-Learning Object RepositoryAccess management • Via NLH e-Learning Hubhttp://www.library.nhs.uk/eleanring • Via the contributing interfacehttp://elearning.library.nhs.uk/ • Anonymous users • Search • Browse • All NHS ATHENS authenticated users • Search • Browse • Preview • Download • Authorised content contributors • Search • Browse • Preview • Download • Deposit
e-Learning Object RepositorySystem configuration (1) • Agreement of Depositing Content • Your institution is required to nominate 1) a main contact and 2) a depositor for the Repository. • The depositor is responsible for creating and/or supplying metadata at the time of depositing learning resources in the Repository. • Being the licensor, your institution is responsible for stipulating the licences for all the learning resources placed in the Repository. • Your institution is also responsible for clearing all Intellectual Property Rights owned by Third Parties in the learning resources for use by your institution in perpetuity before depositing them in the Repository.
e-Learning Object RepositorySystem configuration (2) • Agreement of Use • Authorised users are permitted to access and use learning resources placed in the Repository for the purpose of education, teaching, learning, private and/or research. • Any other uses of parts or the whole of learning resources obtained from the Repository are subject to the licences stipulated by the contributor of the learning resources. • Any commercial use of deposited resources and/or adaptations is forbidden.
e-Learning Object RepositorySystem configuration (3) • Creative Commons licences • Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works • Attribution-Non-Commercial • Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike
e-Learning Object RepositoryNext steps • Transfer the site from the NLH URL • Change the branding to NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement • Change the way contributor licenses are issued • Build links with e-learning object developers and encourage them to add content to the LOR. • Promote the resource and encourage usage by NHS staff. • Confirm interoperability with the National Learning Management System. • Prioritise development enhancements with in the budget allocation. • Identify a new funding source to ensure the continuation of the project from April 2010 onwards.
e-Learning Object RepositoryAny questions? • Caroline De Brún MA DipLIS MCLIP • Associate – Knowledge Management Team • NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement • firstname.lastname@example.org