Alex Little - CV/Resume


Technical Contractor/Advisor

Knowledge Management Advisor



  • Developing OppiaMobile learning platform.
  • Managing DFID funded project.

IT and eLearning Project Manager
Universidad de Alcalá, Spain

IT and eLearning Advisor

Lead Developer in Social Software




Experiences and considerations from a UK Aid Direct project to help organisations budget and the costs that should be considered when implementing mobile learning for health workers.

Medhanyie AA, Spigt M, Yebyo H, Little A, Tadesse K, Dinant GJ, Blanco R

Int J Med Inform. 2017 May;101:9-14. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2017.01.016. Epub 2017 Jan 24

In collaboration with IntraHealth

mPowering Frontline Health Workers, sponsored by Qualcomm

This report shares an initial blueprint to create a scalable, locally sustainable, end-to-end content distribution process that uses mobile technology to provide frontline health workers access to relevant health content.

Little A, Medhanyie A, Yebyo H, Spigt M, Dinant G-J, et al. (2013)

PLoS ONE 8(10): e77563. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.00775

Reviewer, Packt Publishing

Alex Little, Chris Denham, and Marc Eisenstadt (2008)

Journal of Interactive Media in Education

Okada, A., Tomadaki, E., Little, A. and Bachler, M. (2008)

For the handbook Social Software and developing Community Ontology, by IGI group

Weller, M, Little, A., McAndrew, P. & Woods, W. (2006)

ISSN 1436-4522. IEEE Educational Technology and Society

McAndrew, P., Nadolski, R. and Little, A. (2005)

Journal of Interactive Media in Education (Advances in Learning Design. Special Issue, eds. Colin Tattersall, Rob Koper), 2005/14. ISSN:1365-893X

McAndrew, P., Woods, W.I.S., Little, A., Weller, M.J., Koper, R. & Vogten, H. (2004)

Presented at AusWeb 2004, GoldCoast, Australia 3-7 July 2004

Conferences and Workshops

26-27 Aug 2019
Integration of Digital Technologies and a Blended Learning for Health Extension Program Planning Workshop
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Multi-stakeholder collaborative workshop organised by the Ethiopia Ministry of Health and the International Institute for Primary Health Care in Ethiopia, with Community Health Academy and various implementing partners and donors.

  • Facilitator for some workshop activities
  • Presented the work previously done in Ethiopia with OppiaMobile and the ongoing opportunities
13-14 Aug 2019
London, UK

Introductory speaker for the Disparity Design Jam. Also a judge for the Design Jam pitches.

6 Jun 2019

Presentation at the edTech & Interactive technologies research seminar.

7 May 2019

Presentation to computer science masters students

30 Nov - 1 Dec 2018
30 May 2018
25-26 May 2018
6 Mar 2018
Global Dementia Observatory Knowledge Exchange Requirements Workshop
WHO, Geneva, Switzerland

Facilitated workshop to develop the requirement for a knowledge exchange feature on the WHO Global Dementia Observatory

23-25 Feb 2018
22 Nov 2017
14 Nov 2017

Speaker on panel discussion hosted by Feed the Minds

8-9 May 2017
Global Dementia Observatory Platform Requirements Workshop
WHO, Geneva, Switzerland

A workshop I ran for the World Health Organisation Mental Health Department to help define their requirements for the new Global Dementia Observatory platform.

13-14 Dec 2016
Washington DC, USA

  • Moderator for 'Enabling Interoperability'
  • Panelist for 'The Digital Health Knowledge Base - Content, and Taxonomies, and Platforms, Oh My!'
  • Presenter for 'Mobile Content Distribution for Health Worker Training'
12-14 Nov 2015
USAID Global Development Lab Co-Creation Workshop
Washington DC, USA

10-11 Nov 2015
Global mHealth Summit
Washington DC, USA

3-4 Nov 2015
Diarrhea and Pneumonia Working Group
Washington DC, USA

19-21 Oct 2015
15 Apr 2015
10-11 Dec 2014
Washington DC, USA

13-14 Nov 2014
Dublin, Ireland

29 Nov 2013
Madrid, Spain
4-5 Oct 2013
Berlin, Germany
23-24 Sept 2011
25-27 May 2011
17-18 Sept 2010
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

27-28 May 2010
9-10 May 2008
Padova University, Italy
30-31 Oct 2007
Open University, UK

  • Presented 'MSG Instant Messenger: social presence and location for the ad hoc learning experience'
3-5 Oct 2007
9 May 2007
Sussex Learning Network conference
Brighton, UK

  • Presented 'OpenLearn: Open Source VLE'
20-21 Feb 2007
Future of Web Apps (FOWA)

20-22 June 2005
15-17 June 2005
Minho University, Braga, Portugal

12-14 May 2004
eLearning Results 2004 & IMS Learning Design Workshop
GiuntiLabs, Sestri Levante, Italy

23-25 Nov 2002
European Academic Software Awards
Ronneby, Sweden