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First pilot MOOC successfully completed

On Thursday 21st May 2015 the staff from Devon, Cornwall and Somerset, along with representatives of NEST, DWP L&D and EmployID gathered in Newton Abbot, to celebrate the successful completion of the first pilot MOOC.The aim of the event was to reflect on the design of, and participation in the MOOC and for the learners to receive their certificate of achievement. The day was a mixture of reflection exercises, evaluation feedback and face-to-face interviews. The learners also had the opportunity to present their suggestions for the District Employer Engagement plans, which they did in a lively and enthusiastic manner.Towards the end of the event, the learners received their certificates from Prof. Jenny Bimrose, University of Warwick, and Dr. Barbara Kieslinger from the Centre for Social Innovation, all to spirited applause.The day was rounded off with an informal buffet where everyone had the opportunity to engage with each other and network.