2017 Exhibitors
CPD CERTIFIED
June 14, 2017
  • 09.10
    Chair’s Opening Remarks
    John Jackson, CEO, London Grid for Learning (Confirmed)
  • 09.20
    Enhancing Learning through the Innovative Use of Technology in the Classroom
    Sanjesh Sharma, Founder , New Ways to Learn and NAACE Board of Management (Confirmed)
    • What are biggest challenges we all face today when thinking about ICT in schools – group participation
    • How do we maximise the opportunity new technologies bring for the classroom e.g. VR and AR
    • An overview of tools to inform and support decision making around ICT
    • CPD, a revolution on the horizon?
  • 09.40
    Special Keynote: Effective Utilisation of the Education ICT Framework
    Rob Whitehead, Lead for Technology Products and Services, Crown Commercial Service (Confirmed)
    • Utilising the ICT education procurement framework, with an estimated funding of £300m, to supply, support and manage the provision of IT across the entire education sector in the UK
    • Aiding the supply and integration of new technologies into existing and new-build education estates
    • Garnering significant savings through effective, wholesale procurement of technology and IT systems
    • Collaborating with key stakeholders across the education sector to ensure access to the necessary technology, hard/software and infrastructure
  • 10.00
    Questions and Answers
  • 10.15
    Panel Discussion: Balancing EdTech Needs and the Budget
    Peter Kilcoyne, ILT Director, Heart of Worcestershire College (Confirmed)
    Dr Neelam Parmar, Director of E-Learning, Ashford Independent School (Confirmed)
    Tim Lings, Assistant Head Teacher, Heronsgate Primary School (Confirmed)

    This session will kick off with a ten minute presentation from Peter Kilcoyne addressing his college’s establishment of a blended learning consortium to fund collective purchasing, and his plans to extend this to schools.

    • Addressing student needs to access technology supporting their learning, meeting teacher technology requirements, and providing digital tools within budget
    • Exploring how Heart of Worcestershire College led the establishment of a blended learning consortium across 80+ colleges, worth £400,000, collectively funding its purchasing power
    • Examining how Ashford School invest in the right resources to enable daily use of technology across the curriculum, as well as tech-based cross-curricular lessons
    • Looking at how schools manage and update tech requirements, while remaining innovative in its classroom use, and the awarding of the ICT Mark at Heronsgate Primary School
  • 10.45
    Refreshments, Network and Exhibitions
  • 11:35
    Creating a ‘golden triangle’ between teachers and learners, educational technology companies and educational researchers
    Professor Rose Luckin, Director of EDUCATE and Professor of Learner Centred Design, UCL Knowledge Lab, UCL Institute of Education, University College London (Confirmed)
    • Building the evidence base to enable teachers to make informed decisions about technology
    • Translating research into new and better educational products
    • Developing and using the best research informed ed tech that will have the greatest impact on learning
  • 11.50
    Training and Upskilling Teachers for Technology and Computing in the Curriculum
    Simon Humphreys, National Coordinator for the Computing at School Working Group, Chartered Institute for IT (BCS) (Confirmed)
    • Enhancing teaching skills to promote and support excellence in computer science education
    • Developing the Network of Teaching Excellence in Computer Science, in line with the government’s Digital Strategy, through £2 million Department for Education funding, to help teachers and school leaders build their knowledge and understanding of technology
    • Building upon the 88% increase in confidence, among teachers receiving Network of Excellence support, to improve teacher confidence in teaching computing in the classroom
    • Working in partnership with Computing at Schools and Department for Education to foster computer science ‘champions’, through the ‘Master Teacher’ programme, involving 150+ hubs for learning across the UK
  • 12.05
    Questions and Answers
  • 12.15
    Seminar Session One

    Delegates have the opportunity to attend one of a selection of practical seminars over two sessions.

    For detailed seminar content, please click here.

  • 13.15
    Lunch
  • 14.15
    Seminar Session Two

    Delegates have the opportunity to attend one of a selection of practical seminars over two sessions.

    For detailed seminar content, please click here.

  • 15.15
    Refreshments
  • 15.45
    Investigating how Shireland Collegiate Academy has harnessed technology to modernise classrooms and enhance learning
    Alan Crawford, Vice Principal, Shireland Collegiate Academy (Confirmed)
    • Building an environment that enables teachers to focus on their lessons
    • Reviewing the impact of technology to enhance learning outcomes to date: immersive classrooms and smell technology
    • Preparing students for the next stage of their journey
  • 16.00
    Case Study: Implementing Innovative New Approaches in Teaching Using Technology
    Gareth Shaw, ICT Strategy Leader, Ballyclare High School (Confirmed)
    • Exploring multi award-winning Ballyclare High School’s continued excellence throughout the 21st Century driving forward ICT and technology to support teaching and learning
    • Investing in resources to provide staff with ICT training, promoting effective use of ICT in the classroom, and equipping students with skills for the 21st Century workplace
    • Creating a dedicated learning centre, with more than 90 hubs, to cater for small and large learning groups, VLE’s, and providing WiFi access to the entire school estate
    • Providing cameras, Kindles and other technology solutions to develop study habits, encourage independent learning and improve learning outcomes
  • 16.15
    Case Study: Making Education Available for All Through Virtual Learning Environments
    Sarah Leonard, Senior Teacher; Senior Representative, Masham Primary School; SOLE UK (Confirmed)
    • Developing the 21st Century classroom enabling increased accessibility to technology enhanced education through a virtual learning environment (VLEs), the ‘School in the Cloud’
    • Exploring how a Self-Organised Learning environment (SOLE) allows children to engage and connect with information and educational mentoring online, improving learning outcomes
    • Developing children’s learning through collaborative learning online, sharing knowledge and resources, with participants in four continents
    • Developing pupils’ research skills at all key stages by learning how to use modern technology to improve student information access
  • 16.30
    Embedding Technology in the Classroom through Online Learning
    Dr Neelam Parmar, Director of E-Learning, Ashford Independent School (Confirmed)
    • Leading the transformational change of embedding technology within education through online learning, mobile technology in classrooms and Virtual Learning Environments (VLE)
    • Developing IT infrastructure, securing safe Wi-Fi access and wireless printing from devices, to meet the daily needs of the school’s 1000 students for use in its VLE’s and 1:1 iPad scheme
    • Developing and incorporating technological innovation across all subjects to create blended learning approaches, enabling students to connect with the teaching and enriching learning
    • Building a virtual school environment by embedding technology into the school environment to aid revision practices, and improve learning outcomes
  • 16.45
    Questions and Answers
  • 17.00
    Chair’s Closing Remarks and Drinks Reception

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