I had one of these brain dump conversations this morning on Skype that spanned change initiatives , technology, and the sharing and networking of learning materials among other topics.
I've been around a bit - here is a quick guide to folks that I think are worth keeping an eye on in Scotland and across UK currently.
I hope this is useful and I'm happy to add folks - probably lots of omissions. Surely there is a useful google.doc or other crowd sourced directory out there by now ?
I've tried to make list one of people rather than organisational accounts.
This with a focus on 16+ learning formal or informal.
First of all who to follow on twitter or to grab an rss feed from their blog.
JISC Folks are always a good place to start .
For a UK focus - follow
For JISC UK with Scottish angle
For Scottish College staff - harder but try as a starter
For right across life long learning schools/colleges/adult learning and HE
For College News
For leading change
I hope this is useful - especially if you are still trying to explain to staff 'what is the point ' of twitter or other social software tools in developing a personal learning network.