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Sarah Underwood, Editor, ICT for Education

 08:30 – 08.50

View from the top

Mike Briscoe, director, IET Associates

School leaders are increasingly expected to have expertise across a wide and sometimes specialist set of issues. Mike will offer his view of how things are changing and share ideas about how school leaders can exploit ICT for learning and efficiency without having to be technical experts.

08.55 – 09:15

ICT in the classroom

Gideon Williams, director of e-learning, Perins School

Ten years ago, key staff at Perins School wrote a wish list for how ICT would look in 2013. The first half of this presentation recaps the journey one ‘bog standard’ comprehensive made to become a school which has “outstanding provision for ICT”. Not willing to wait another 10 years, the second half of the presentation will predict the next big things in educational ICT.

09:15 – 09:35

ICT in the classroom

Helen Jones, assistant head, and Tom Fairbank, ICT manager, Shirley Warren Primary School

Shirley Warren provides children with an engaging and creative curriculum to support their learning. The use of ICT is an integral and embedded part of this process. This presentation will describe the wide and beneficial use of ICT across the school.

09:40 – 10:00

ICT Reviews Live

ICT for Education product reviews team
An independent product review session that will put products to the test and give you real insight into their capabilities. ICT Reviews Live! will be led by the ICT for Education  reviews team. Watch the reviews, comment on product content, consider underlying technologies, discuss ease of use and share your opinions on how you would like suppliers to develop products and services to meet the needs of teachers and schools.

 10.00 – 10:35

Coffee break

10:35 – 11:15

Question Time: Will forthcoming changes to the national curriculum improve the ICT capacity of schools and students to an extent that will benefit employers?

 Chair: Sarah Underwood

Panel members: Mike Briscoe, director, IET Associates; Gideon Williams, director of e-learning, Perins School; Kieron Kirkland, head of research, Nominet Trust.

 11:25 – 12:15      

ICT Reviews Live

ICT for Education product reviews team

In a special hands-on session we will examine the infrastructure requirements for a successful one-to-one or bring your own devices scheme and demonstrate some of the components including wireless networks, mobile device management, bring your own device security and multimedia resource delivery.

12:15 – 13:10


13:10 – 14:00

So many tools, so much to do, so how will we do it?

Guest speaker: Andy Hutt, initial teacher trainer and independent ICT consultant

With so many tools to help with planning and resourcing, so many ways to help make lessons involving and effective, and so many technologies to foster creativity and love of learning, why is it that there can still be a reluctance to engage with these technologies? Andy will explore some tools for teaching and learning, and some of the ways in which we can promote and support their use in our schools

 14:15 Close


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