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Co-founder and co-director of Percolab.com, I work at the crossroads of learning and technology. My experience in the world of learning, varies from techno-pedagogue, R & D advisor, instructional designer, education consultant to teacher and trainer. I have more than 10 years experience in project management in the design, development and promotion of online learning environments and learning materials.

2007-present Co-founder, Co-director, Techno-pedagogue

Bringing leading edge R & D into business and organisational processes :

  • Define and orient techno-pedagogical projects
  • Determine and document techno-pedagogical specifications
  • Design and put into place work processes and instrumentation
  • Design for learning
  • Animate, facilitate and train to value, communicate, mobilise and develop competences

Percolab.com Mission: helping to better value the competences of individuals, teams, organisations and companies. (Based in Montreal, working locally and internationally).

2003-2007 Research and Development Advisor

  • Support and coach the development, production or coproduction and selling of learning materials for general and vocational education for adult and high school
  • Generate awareness about distance education, and online learning
  • Advise management and produce advising documentation.
  • Foster the use of new technologies to make the best use of educational opportunities in distance education
  • Actively participate in collective processes to determine priorities, policies, and efficent processes.
  • Plan and run R & D projects, and favor the implementation.

Manage all tasks related to the design, the production and the evaluation of learning material for distance education and self-paced learning (professional development, adult continuing education, youth education)

Société de formation à distance des commissions scolaires du Québec, (SOFAD), Montreal, Canada.2200 St. Catherine East, Montreal, Québec, H2K 2J1

Distance and online Education, Adult education, Production of learning materials

1997-2003 Project Coordinator

  • Manage all tasks related to the design, the production and the evaluation of learning material for distance education and self-paced learning: responsable for Social Studies (English), Micro-computing (French and English), English Mother Tongue, English Second Language, and Biology (English).
  • Participate in the elaboration of a production process and useful tools to better meet the challenges of production of online courses
  • Establish and oversee working groups with school boards ex. Committee for the structure and design of formative evaluation in online learning Social Studies (2001).
  • Research and develop the system architecture and pedagogical design for online learning
  • Special mission in Tunisia to assist the installation of distance education service (specifically the design and adaptation of distance ed. learning materials

Société de formation à distance des commissions scolaires du Québec, (SOFAD), Montreal, Canada.2200 St. Catherine East, Montreal, Québec, H2K 2J1

1995-1997 Pedagogical Consultant

  • Advise and support principals and teachers in the implementation, innovation and evaluation of math, science and technology programs.
  • Support the design and production and the accomplishment of school plans for integration of technology

Littoral School Board, 789 Beaulieu Street, Sept-Iles, Québec, G4R 1P8. Mission: ensure that the youth and adults living on its territory receive the educational services provided by the Education Act and the basic school regulations as defined by the Quebec government. Supporting its network of schools whose mission is to impart knowledge to students, foster their development and give them qualifications.

1991-1995 Teacher

  • Teach and evaluate all subjects in multi-level classes (primary and secondary)
  • Head teacher 1993-94
  • Member of school orientation committee

Littoral School Board, 789 Beaulieu Street, Sept-Iles, Québec, G4R 1P8.

Mission: ensure that the youth and adults living on its territory receive the educational services provided by the Education Act and the basic school regulations as defined by the Quebec government. Supporting its network of schools whose mission is to impart knowledge to students, foster their development and give them qualifications.

Like everyone, I have a working life before I was a professional, and that is part of who I am and what I have learned. These are the jobs that I would keep out of my cv, but they have each contributed to who I am today. Here they are.

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