Norwich 2nd October

ICT for Education, Norwich 2020

ICT for Education's national conference programme visits EAST ANGLIA, and will be held on Friday 2nd October at Carrow Road (Norwich City Football Club).

The conference runs from 7.30 am to 1.15 pm.  Attendance is FREE for all delegates, and includes lunch and refreshments. 

Drawing on both regional and national ICT expertise, we have sourced a great line-up of speakers who will address ICT challenges faced by both teachers and schools.  Alongside the conference, we will be hosting a vendor exhibition - showcasing solutions to meet your ICT needs.

Meet the experts, network with peers, solve practical problems and discover new resources in just one short day - FREE OF CHARGE!  Pick up your conference badge(s) from Reception on the day.  If you would like to bring colleagues, please ensure they register.  

We look forward to meeting you!

Conference schedule


08:30 – 8:40

Sarah Underwood, editor, ICT for Education

08:40 – 9:00
When a day out-of-school and a great buffet lunch are cancelled

Jan Gallon, Teaching school lead, Norfolk Teaching and Leadership Excellence Centre
When schools closed, our spacious training suite was suddenly deserted and it was soon apparent that we couldn’t just delay our planned courses for a few weeks. Developing our ‘virtual training room’ has been a challenge but has taken CPD to a new level of quality and engagement.
09:00 - 09:15
Lessons in digital technology: from classroom to staff room
James Leonard, head of education, Google UK

An enlightening session on how to take digital technology into all areas of school management and classroom learning. You’ll come away from this session with:
•    The evidence to make cost savings within your school or academy
•    The inspiration to explore digital technologies with confidence and commitment
•    The understanding needed to boost knowledge sharing within your school community.
09:15 – 10:00

10:00 – 10:20
Take one idea and make it happen
Matt Hogan, learning manager (KS4), Raspberry Pi Foundation, and former teacher

Matt will discuss how to engage students in Computing and show the relevance of e-learning to a range of subject areas and skill sets. He will also explore how teachers can inspire students to become creative with technology, rather than simply learning to use it. In a showcase of free online courses from the NCCE, he’ll explain how participating teachers can return to their classrooms with practical tools to inspire and motivate students, and make a tangible impact on their learning. Matt’s message is simple but effective: take one idea and make it happen!

10:20 – 11:00
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.

11:00 – 11:30

11:30 – 11.50
Primary presentation

11.50 – 12.05

12:05 – 12.25
Find out about the National Centre for Computing Education
Adam Gibson, NCCE Norfolk hub lead and head of computer science

Dereham Neatherd High School
Adam will outline how schools, teachers and all community members can benefit from the government’s initial three-year plan (now in its second year) to improve the provision of computing education in all schools from KS1 to KS5. He will provide details of the CPD offer that includes teacher training, the Computer Science Accelerator Programme, and bursaries for participating schools and providers.
12:25 – 13.15
Lunch and close



James Leonard
Head of Google Education UK
Matt Hogan
Alderley Edge School for Girls.


BNP Paribas 3 Step IT
Cambridge Assessment International Education
Crusader AV
Epson UK Ltd
Getech Education
Impero Software
National Centre for Computing Education
Newline Interactive
PowerGistics UK
Projector Lamps for Schools
Sync powered by GBM
Direction on pages 3, 4, 5  in the FanInfo pdf


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