The NATO e-Learning Programme, Future Developments and Challenges in a Multinational Military Environment
Presentation by Paul Thurkettle
NATO and the Partnership for Peace Consortium have used ILIAS successfully since its beginning in 2003, now with ever increasing education and training technical capabilities and developments, the need to revolutionise our programmes and support our forces is greater than ever before. In this keynote, the speaker will outline the past, present and look to the future with the “art of the possible”, and the challenges to get there.
Paul Thurkettle is a British NATO civilian working at Allied Command Transformation based in Norfolk, Virginia.
His twenty six year NATO career and 12 year Royal Air Force service has covered telecommunications, command and control systems, technology and training. Now in his role as the lead for NATO in adopting technology for education and training he is introducing and promoting e-Learning into NATO covering all aspects of this field from serious games/virtual worlds (Immersive Training) to mobile learning to Transmedia Learning. He is the NATO chairman of the NATO Individual Training and Education Developments Working Group and Co-Chair of the Partnership for Peace ADL Working Group, as well as the director of the NATO ADL Partnership Centre.
Paul lives in Hampton, Virginia with his two children and as many boats as he can afford.