September 25th 2015 | London

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

Steering Group

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:

  • PoliticsHome

Interactive Voting

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.