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A selection of the clients that Franklin Consulting works with.


The Committee of Inquiry into the Changing Learner Experience

The Committee is an independent body, chaired by Professor Sir David Melville CBE, former Vice Chancellor of the University of Kent, and backed by the leading bodies in UK higher and further education.  Its is to consider the impact of the newest technologies such as social networking and mobile devices on the behaviour and attitudes of students coming up to and just entered higher education and the issues this poses for universities and colleges.

As part of this it commissioned a report on a review of current and developing international practice in the use of social networking (Web 2.0) in higher education.  This can be downloaded in Word or PDF format.  The final report can be downloaded here.

Queen Mary, University of London

Project managing the implementation of their new virtual learning environment based on Moodle 2.2 and migration of courses from Blackboard into the new VLE and training of all staff.


Working jointly with Telaman on e-assessment for Manchester Business School Worldwide.

University of Manchester

Sheffield Hallam University

Providing strategic advice on student created content

University of Leeds

Providing strategic advice on the selection and implementation of a virtual environment for learning and a virtual environment for research and the integration of these with the university portal.

Higher Education Academy

Providing strategic and technical advice to Connect: the Learning and Teaching Portal Project .  This includes the areas of:

Observatory of Borderless Higher Education

I have written three reports for the Observatory of Borderless Higher Education


supporting development of e-learning framework (ELF)

the EU funded Telcert Project (Technology Enhanced Learning Conformance - European Requirements and Testing) including defining the user requirements and functional requirements for the test system and reporting on the state of the art in interoperability specifications

Fujitsu Labs Europe

Developing interfaces for a data centre simulation system

E-Learning Research Centre

Research to develop a model of the e-learning life-cycle specifically designed to support evaluation for action.  This report proposes a model for the whole life-cycle of elearning, from the formation of initial ideas through planning, development, delivery, review, revision and so on until the course is terminated, that explicitly supports evaluation.

other clients