Agenda

23 November 2017

  • Registration, refreshments and networking
  • Introduction by Conference Chair Keith Aitken, Journalist & Broadcaster
  • Opening Keynote: Inspiring pupils and empowering learners
  • Priorities for technical learning: Using digital technology to address the attainment gap An ongoing topic for discussion and debate within the education sector in Scotland is ‘narrowing the education attainment gap’. This session will explore what further measures or interventions can be harnessed to particularly target those schools most in need.
  • A mindset for change: Technology supports learning - evidence Pressure is increasing on learning settings to have the confidence and knowledge to explore and adopt new ways to satisfy the technology abilities and cravings of today’s digitally-savvy pupils. This session will examine the mindset approach to IT integration and implementation.
  • #DigiInventorsChallenge: Making ideas a reality The #DigiInventorsChallenge, in association with Andy Murray and the Digital Health & Care Institute, is on a mission to find smart new ways to help Scotland’s young people keep active, eat well and stay healthy. Find out how your pupils can take part in the #DigiInventorsChallenge
  • Questions and discussion
  • Break for refreshments and networking
  • Interactive Masterclasses - Session A

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      • 11:20 - 11:50
      • Mission to Mars - Survival Challenge
      You’re stranded on Mars. Use real time data capture on iPad to stay alive. You’ve found three Martian streams of unidentified liquids - but which one is safe to drink?! .
      • 11:20 - 11:50
      • How EdTech can support students of ALL abilities in the classroom and through exams
      In this masterclass Andrew Campbell will demonstrate how Texthelp’s products can be used to address the literacy and numeracy attainment challenges.
  • Interactive Masterclasses - Session B

    No breakout track selected.Click here to view all sessions in this workshop

      • 11:55 - 12:25
      • Mission to Mars - Survival Challenge
      You’re stranded on Mars. Use real time data capture on iPad to stay alive. You’ve found three Martian streams of unidentified liquids - but which one is safe to drink?! .
      • 11:55 - 12:25
      • How EdTech can support students of ALL abilities in the classroom and through exams
      In this masterclass Andrew Campbell will demonstrate how Texthelp’s products can be used to address the literacy and numeracy attainment challenges.
  • Lunch, exhibition and networking
  • Supporting pupils with additional needs - tips, tricks and tech for teachers Following Scotland's Strategy for the Learning Provision for Children and Young People with Complex Additional Support Needs 2017 - 2026, this session will include the examination of technology-enabled tools and interventions for pupils with additional needs.
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    Paul will also be joined by Sharon Maguire and pupils from Our Lady's High School, Motherwell, to demonstrate their use of speech recognition software.

     

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  • Panel discussion: Empowering young people & respecting their rights in a digital world Teaching online safety is essential and more important then ever. But when do you start and how do you ensure that you meet curriculum requirements? This session will focus on enabling children and young people to access the digital world creatively, knowledgeably and fearlessly .
  • Break for refreshments and networking
  • Formal and Informal Learning: Transforming childhoods in a digital world This session will look at approaches to improving the attainment of disadvantaged young people, outlining some of the challenges and opportunities to children in our rapidly evolving technological world.
  • Digital Schools Awards: Infusing digital skills across the curriculum The Digital Schools Awards promotes excellence in digital learning and teaching. By the end of 2018, more than a quarter of all Scotland's schools and over 190,000 pupils, aged 5 - 18 will be supported by the programme. Find out how your school can get involved.
  • Panel discussion: Are we equipping pupils with the skills for the future? 'Generation Z’ pupils are excited but also and nervous about the future. Are we equipping them with the skills and attitudes required to succeed in an increasingly digitised world?
  • Closing Comments from the Conference Chair

EduTech (Primary & Secondary) - Agenda

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