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Code: S1
Time: 10:00 - 10:30
Theater: 1
Unlocking Enthusiasm and Impact: the secrets to implementing ed-tech for acceptance and expertise
In this seminar, David Weston will draw on cutting edge research about how teachers think and learn to show you how to get impact from ed-tech. Too often, new technology is met with resistance, fear and superficial engagement. Using the science of professional development, David will outline key ideas about effective adoption of new ideas and practices that are most likely to keep teachers engaged and have impact in the classroom.
Speaker :  David Weston

Organisation:  Teacher Development Trust

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Code: S2
Time: 11:00 - 11:30
Theater: 1
Innovative Tech for pupils with SEN
Use of a resource called Seesaw. The resource is used to store photographs of children's learning. The photographs can be shared directly with parents.
Speaker :  Mr David Swindells
 Deputy Headteacher

Organisation:  Middleforth Primary School Lancashire

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Code: S3
Time: 12:00 - 12:30
Theater: 1
How artificial intelligence is part of our school improvement plan, has resulted in reduced teacher workload and improved learner outcomes
"What is artificial intelligence and how is it impacting students and teachers in our schools? How will it impact you? How can you use it to improve the quality of teaching and learning in your school? How do the data insights generated by such advanced technology evidence progress to SLT and Ofsted? How can you achieve such improvements across all subjects, including Maths and English?

This presentation will show real case studies and impact data from schools across the UK using technology which has been part-funded by Innovate U.K. and the UFI Trust
Speaker :  Pryia Lakhani

Organisation:  Century Tech

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Code: S4
Time: 13:00 - 13:30
Theater: 1
Can technology streamline assessment in the Early Years?
The demands on assessment for our youngest children in schools can seems unyielding. The use of technology streamlines teacher’s daily assessment and ensures that the focus remains on the teaching and learning in the classroom. This session focuses on several simple computing tools, which allow adults working directly with the children to quickly link children's exploration through play with the guidance materials in Development Matters. These simple IT tweaks to a teacher's practice will bring back the joys to hands on teaching in an Early Years setting.
Speaker :  Jessica Pengelly

Organisation:  Tregadillett Primary School, Cornwall

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Code: S5
Time: 14:00 - 14:30
Theater: 1
Data Driven Teacher Assessment
How I improved teaching and learning using software and data to gather evidence on teacher performance
Speaker :  Gill Edge
 (Head Teacher)

Organisation:  Killinghall Primary School & Standards Tracker

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Code: S6
Time: 15:00 - 15:30
Theater: 1
Planning School Online Safety Strategy with 360 Degree Safe
360 Degree Safe www.360safe.org.uk is the multi award-winning online safety self review tool from South West Grid for Learning. Over 12000 UK schools use this free service to shape and inform their online safety strategy and benchmark their progress against national standards.

This seminar will explore:
  • Key features of the tool
  • How best to use 360 safefor your school
  • How national data informs the issues school’s find most difficult
  • Accreditation through the Online Safety Mark
  • The 360 consultant/assessor network
Speaker :  Mr Ken Corish
 Online Safety Director

Organisation:  SWGFL (South West Grid for Learning)

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Code: S7
Time: 16:00 - 16:30
Theater: 1
Engaging Young People with SEN to enable them to access a career within IT industries.
Do you know that there are loads of different jobs in the Tech industry and they are actively recruiting young people with SEN, as they can see the huge benefits that these young people bring to the workforce. In this workshop I will be explaining: the variety of careers that are available in the tech industry (it is not all just about game design- game design alone contains approx 5 different jobs!), the qualifications employers are looking for and how this can be taught alongside the pressures of other curriculum subjects
Where to go and what to teach to help your young people gain a head start.
Speaker :  Tania Brooks

Organisation:  Generationh3x

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Code: S9
Time: 10:30 - 11:00
Theater: 2
Easy Ed Tech Wins
The purpose of this session is to identify some of the low hanging fruit of education technology that can be used in the classroom. These "Easy Ed Tech Wins" are relatively simple to set up, require little (if any) staff training, inspire and engage learners, represent good value for money (not necessarily free) and generally work across a range of devices. There will hopefully also be an opportunity for others to share their suggestions, and you should leave the seminar with some ideas you can bring straight into your own classrooms."
Speaker :  David Horton
 Head of Digital Strategy

Organisation:  Orwell Park School

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Code: S10
Time: 11:30 - 12:00
Theater: 2
Make learning viral in your classroom
Join Deputy Mitchell in this practical session as he walks you through simple steps you can take to create excitement from the most mundane parts of your curriculum. Bring a device and your curriculum overview with you for maximum impact.
Speaker :  David Mitchell

Organisation:  Deputy Mitchell

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Code: S11
Time: 12:30 - 13:00
Theater: 2
IT for Secondary pupils in a Special School Setting
Preparing pupils with SEN for an IT curriculum at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.
Speaker :  Miss Kelly Morgan
 Deputy Principal

Organisation:  To View Specialist Learning Community, Lancashire

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Code: S12
Time: 13:30 - 14:00
Theater: 2
To use, or not to use, that is the question.’ iPads in the primary classroom
A session looking at the pros, possibilities and potential pitfalls of using iPads in the early years and primary classroom. How can iPads be used to improve both the teaching and learning within school without being just another ‘bolt-on’? The session will look at different examples, throughout the primary years, of how iPad use can help to improve standards, engage and motivate children, and support the delivery of an engaging curriculum.
Speaker :  Andrew Clark
 Deputy Head

Organisation:  St James Primary Chorley

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Code: S13
Time: 14:30 - 15:00
Theater: 2
An academy''s view on successful IT systems across large MATs.
A session looking at how the technological infrastructure works for a large and growing Multi-Academy Trust. This will focus on the benefits a streamlined system can offer in terms of collaboration and communication across a group of schools. It will also look at how new schools joining the MAT benefit from the IT system.
Speaker :  Peter Bradburn

Organisation:  Aspire MAT, Cornwall

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Code: S14
Time: 15:30 - 16:00
Theater: 2
How to use image, video and animation to enrich the primary curriculum
Join computing specialist James Fraser and his Digital Leaders from Elsley Primary School as they share creative ideas and progressive programs and apps to enrich the curriculum with engaging multimedia skills; including photo editing, green screen and stop-motion animation.
Speaker :  Mr James Fraser (Computing Specialist)

Organisation:  Elsley Primary School, Wembley.

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Code: S15
Time: 16:30 - 17:00
Theater: 2
Understanding the challenge of automation to education
This session will look at the challenges that automation poses to education now, and how these will develop in the future. It will then discuss how we can adapt to ensure children are best equipped to make the most of this new technological age.
Speaker :  Matthew Murray

Organisation:  St Anthonys Primary School

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