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Learning Technology Team

Learning Technology Team: Welcome


The Learning Technology Team provides advice, guidance, support, training and consultation on the use of technology to enhance learning. Our Learning Technologists, Learning Designers, Learning Support Analyst, and E-Learning/Multimedia Resources Developer provide support and assistance on using NILE, technology enabled learning, curriculum design and the development and production of technology enhanced learning materials.

For Students and Staff

Email LearnTech or fill in the Enquiry Form for general support issues and advice. We will respond within three working days.


For PebblePad support please use the Contact Form.

Staff Only


Telephone   01604 892696*

Learntech support hours (UK): 

Monday - Friday  9am-5pm          

*For PebblePad support please use the contact form.

Office location


The Learning Hub (LH) R.211

Waterside Campus

University Drive


Opening time:

Monday - Friday           9am - 5pm                       
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NILE login page


The University's suite of learning tools is called NILE (Northampton Integrated Learning Environment) and it is made up of a core product called Blackboard, along with other tools that support submitting and marking online, the virtual classroom and related functionality such as video recording, discussion tools and blogging. 

Introduction to NILE video link

Introduction to NILE video


Students have access to all the learning content related to their modules of study. Once you log in to NILE you will be able to access modules you are enrolled on. If you cannot see your modules listed, please contact the module tutor, course leader or the Student Information Desk.

PebblePad login page

PebblePad Support

Available to students, staff and external assessors.

If you require any help, please check the PebblePad support site for guidance. 

If you are unable to find the answer or you would like to ask a question, please use the Contact Form, the team will respond within three working days.

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Should you require urgent assistance with NILE during office hours, please call the LearnTech Support Line on 01604 892696 (Monday to Friday, 9:15am to 4:45pm) or email