The Naace Strategic Conference 2014 takes places in Nottingham on 27-28 March and will see Naace celebrate its 30th anniversary. The conference is open to both Naace members and non-members and is suitable for teachers, school leaders, advisors and consultants working within and across all phases of UK education.
The conference will address how to be outstanding in a world full of technology and the implications of this. Areas such as school improvement and raising standards, meeting technical challenges and e-twinning are hot topics for those involved in technology education. We’ll be addressing these issues, whilst providing plenty of opportunities for you to network with colleagues and discuss the latest developments in educational technology.
The conference will question:
Every school leader, and every teacher in all subjects, needs to know the answer to these questions. If you want to advance education, this is the conference to advance your understanding of how best to do it.
Confirmed Keynote speakers for the event include:
• John Anderson - Managing inspector, ETI, Northern Ireland
• Jim Fanning - Head of emerging technologies, Education Scotland
• Lindsay Harvey - Head of Digital Learning, DfES, Welsh Government
• Janet Hayward - Chair of National Digital Learning Council for Wales
• Rhian Kavanagh - e-skills
• Jeff Smith - Director IET Associates and Consultant to Brent Schools Partnership
• Professor Celia Hoyles OBE & Professor Richard Noss - London Knowledge Lab
• Kirsten Campbell-Howes - Soda
• Peter Yeomans - Plymouth University
• Jan Harrison - Naace
• Tim Scratcherd - School House Partnership
• Dr Carol Porter - Children's Service, Bury LA
• Tim Rylands & Sarah Neild - So into It
Alongside the Keynote Sessions and Naace Impact Awards presentations, visitors will be able to network at NaaceShare and discover top new products at the exhibition.
To complement the engaging keynote speakers, there are also some excellent breakout sessions, including:
• iPads for learning
• Maximising the Computing Curriculum - one school's approach
• Leading your school to the 3rd Millennium Learning Award
• Translating learner voice
• 100 Word challenge - raising writing standards
• Digital Leaders Academy
• Effective use of SIMS
• Making digital tools work for learners
• and much more!!
For more details and to book online, please visit www.naace.co.uk/events/conference2014