Aftab Hussain

My Profile

Aftab Hussain

I serve as the Strategic ILT Lead at Bolton College.

This blog is designed to showcase the Information Learning Technology (ILT) projects at Bolton College and to serve as a repository for articles and resources that other ILT practitioners may utilise to support their own ILT projects.

Please email me if you have any enquiries regarding the ILT projects at Bolton College.


Bolton College, Deane Road campus
Bolton College, Deane Road campus

More detailed information about my career path, previous positions and roles can be found on my LinkedIn profile.

  • Strategic ILT Lead, Bolton College (2013 - present)
  • Education ICT Consultant, Freelance (2007 - 2013)
  • Education ICT Consultant, Tribal Education (2008 - 2011)
  • Education ICT Consultant for the Capital Building Programme, Becta (2007 - 2008)
  • Head of Education ICT, Manchester City Council (2006 - 2007)
  • Assistant Schools ICT Unit Manager, Bolton Metropolitan Council (2004 - 2006)
  • IT Manager, Kirklees Metropolitan Council LEA (2003 - 2004)
  • Head of Information Learning Technology, Mid-Cheshire College (2001 - 2003)
  • Information Learning Technology Lead, Peterborough Regional College (1996 - 2001)
  • Teacher, lecturer and education ICT lead (1993 - 2001)

Current Interests
I am interested in the following research areas and how they can be used to support students, teachers and support teams at Bolton College:

  • adaptive learning
  • cognitive services
  • conversational services
  • learning analytics and predictive analytics
  • machine learning agents
  • natural language generation
  • natural language processing