What happened in March
- Peter Twining, Member, Education Technology Action Group and Professor of Education (Futures), Open University
- Clive Beale, Director of Education,, Raspberry Pi Foundation
- James Penny, Education Technology Action Group member & Solutions Director, European Electronique
- Mark Chambers, Education Technology Action Group member & CEO, NAACE
- Rajay Naik, Director of Government and External Affairs, The Open University & Further Education Learning Technology Action Group (FELTAG) member
- Caroline Hurst, Acting Education Manager, Childnet International
- Patrick Guthrie, Director of Strategy and Communication, PhonepayPlus
- Louis Coiffait, Head of Research, the Pearson Think Tank & Office of the Chief Education Adviser (chair)
- Alex Findlay, ICT Advisor & Apple Distinguished Educator
- Peter Kilcoyne, Director of ILT, Worcester College of Technology & Chair, National LT Group, AoC
- Dr Hamish Macleod, Senior Lecturer, Education, Community and Society, University of Edinburgh
- Kevin Campbell-Wright, Project Officer for Digital Learning, NIACE
Key Issues that were addressed
- Government support for technology in education: how will the coalition's vision be implemented?
- Building frameworks for responsible, liberal use of technology: how can it be done?
- Cross-sector collaboration: how can education and industry form effective partnerships?
- Workforce development: what formal and informal education, training & CPD to teachers require?
- Marrying a technology-tailored curriculum with teaching and assessment: how can we make the vision a reality
The Technology in Education Summit programme and online content was built on dialogue with a range of expert contributors. Organisations that were part of the steering group for the March 2014 conference included:
The March 2014 Technology in Education Summit saw the use of live "Interactive Voting", a feature where attending delegates voted using digital pads on a series of questions put together by a combination of both the speakers and the attending delegates themselves.
Click below to enjoy slides indicating the results of these questions, providing you with a snapshot of the issues at the heart of the March Summit.