ICT for Education Conference – Manchester

| October 15, 2010 | 3 Comments 

Up to Manchester, for the second keynote presentation for ICT for Education Conference, this time at the Hilton, Deansgate. The title of these ‘ICT for Education’ Conferences is  ‘The influence of ICT on behaviour.’

The day started with the opportunity for delegates to tour the exhibition area, including breakfast, tea and coffee. Other speakers on the programme for the day included:

Peter Hopton.

A Serial Inventor of Green IT technology and the inter-committee representative for the Green IT and DataCentre SG’s at the British Computer Society, Peter is a recognised expert in the field of greener electronics. Peter is credited on numerous patents and is the inventor of technologies. Peter is a regular contributor to national and international conferences (from London to Tokyo) where he offers guidance on how we can reduce the burden of technology on our electricity bills and the environment.

Power(!)ful ways of saving power.

Eamonn Duffy

Formerly the Head of Education at St Johns C.H.E, the largest residential community home school in Birmingham, and Head of Learning Support at Frankley, Eamonn Duffy currently works for the ‘Oaks Collegiate’ network of nine Birmingham secondary schools, co-ordinating and monitoring the placement of pupils within an alternative setting, often to avoid the possibility of exclusion from their named school.

Daniel Locke-Wheaton

Daniel has been Assistant Head Teacher responsible for eLearning at one of the largest schools in the UK since September 2007. In this time, Great Barr has gone from a school with little ICT to a leading practice within 18 months. This has included building one of the largest Virtual Learning Environments, hosting prestigious visits from Microsoft, speaking on BETT stands and also receiving the ICT mark. His current work tackles the issues of transition through the implementation of new generation gaming platforms to bridge the gap between primary and secondary phases.

Category: 1) Events and Training days

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  1. Paul Prophet says:

    Just seen you in action in Manchester. A great insight. Into how schools can benefit from creative presentations using ict In the classroom. Keep developing the vision!

  2. Claire Briggs says:

    I attended the Manchester conference and was inspired by your presentation. I was impressed by the impact of your work and the imaginative ideas you used to ‘hook’ pupils into learning.

  3. Sue Broadbent says:

    Tim you truly are an inspiration! You have changed my life forever!

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