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National Webinar Series

Date


Specialisms


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Effective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning
Technology Solutions - Platform functionality
Strategic Leadership and Creating Change

Tuesday
24
May
2022

17:00 - Meeting the cyber security challenge in schools and colleges

Specialisms Cyber Security Cyber Security Strategy Strategy
Demonstrator(s)EdTech Demonstrator Programme
CategoryStrategic Leadership and Creating Change

Hear from the Department for Education as well as EdTech Demonstrators on cyber security, how it intersects with the DfE Digital Standards and how schools and colleges can become involved in the process of developing future cyber security standards. This follows on from a very successful panel debate at the Bett show

The EdTech Demonstrators on this panel will be from AET (Academies Enterprise Trust) and Wildern Trust. The DfE will also join, along with the enthusiastic IT Director at Leading Learning Trust, Abid Patel.

Thursday
19
May
2022

16:00 - Why schools cannot ignore the Department for Education's Digital Standards

Specialisms Strategy Strategy
Demonstrator(s)EdTech Demonstrator Programme
CategoryStrategic Leadership and Creating Change

Following the launch of the Digital Standards at the Bett show, the Department for Education and EdTech Demonstrators will discuss what they mean for schools, why they are so important and how they might fit into school development plans

The EdTech Demonstrators on this panel will be from Heart of Worcestershire College, Brough Community Primary School and Digital Learning Cornwall/Aspire Academy Trust (Mount Hawke Academy).

Tuesday
22
March
2022

17:00 - Edtech to support those who teach English in the classroom

Specialisms Apps/Tools Apps/Tools Teaching Teaching Primary Primary Secondary Secondary
CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

A panel of EdTech Demonstrators discuss and demonstrate the best tech to support those who teach English in the classroom and learning at home

Speaking on this webinar are Michael Chiles from Kings Leadership, Giles Hill from Digital Learning Cornwall, Louise Eveson from Pheasey Park and Lynsey Holton and Sadiyah Ali from Challney High School for Girls 

Tuesday
15
March
2022

17:00 - Edtech to support those who teach maths in the classroom

Specialisms Apps/Tools Apps/Tools Primary Primary Secondary Secondary
CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

A panel of EdTech Demonstrators discuss an demonstrate the best tech to support those who teach maths in the classroom and learning at home

Speaking on this webinar are Luke Craig from Britannia Education Trust, Neil Atkin from AET (Academies Enterprise Trust) and Elaine Topham from Grimsby Institute. 

Tuesday
08
March
2022

17:00 - Governors and Trustees; how to support your school or college with edtech and meet your statutory requirements

Specialisms Strategy Strategy
CategoryStrategic Leadership and Creating Change

Technology impacts on Governor and Trustee statutory duties as well as their role in supporting schools and colleges develop their long term strategies. The panel will discuss the questions you could be asking your SLT to help you meet your duties and help them in their decision making.

Speaking on this webinar are Graham Macaulay from Cheam Common Junior Academy, Bruce Wilson and Dan Bunker from United Learning and Gavin Hawkins from Pheasey Park 

Tuesday
01
March
2022

17:00 - EdTech to support Business Managers and Admin/ Support Teams

Specialisms Apps/Tools Apps/Tools Finance and Budgeting Finance and Budgeting
CategoryStrategic Leadership and Creating Change

A panel discussion into the tools which are available within existing platforms to support admin and finance teams. 

Speaking on this webinar are Elaine Topham from Grimsby Institute, John Watson from Wildern Trust and Ben Moore from AET (Academies Enterprise Trust) 

Thursday
24
February
2022

16:00 - The edtech that every school/college should have to support teaching and learning

Specialisms Apps/Tools Apps/Tools Teaching Teaching
CategoryStrategic Leadership and Creating Change

The panelists will discuss the technology they think schools and colleges should be implementing if they are not to disadvantage their learners and teachers.

Speaking on this webinar are Graham Macaulay from Cheam Common Junior Academy, Michael Chiles from Kings Leadership, and Emma Whitehall from Challney High School For Girlsl.  

Tuesday
08
February
2022

17:00 - Cyber Security - keeping your platforms secure

Specialisms Cyber Security Cyber Security
CategoryStrategic Leadership and Creating Change

Panel discussion on how to manage cyber security in Multi Academy Trusts and small primaries 

Speaking on this webinar are Bruce Wilson, Phil Sugars and Jack Treanor from United Learning and Peter Bradburn from the Aspire Academy Trust. 

Tuesday
01
February
2022

17:00 - Safer Internet Day - All fun and games? Exploring respect and relationships online

Specialisms Cyber Security Cyber Security Teaching Teaching
CategoryStrategic Leadership and Creating Change

In preparation for Safer Internet Day, this webinar will explore the theme looking at how schools and colleges can support their communities in managing the lack of respect individuals\groups display towards each other and how to overcome online hate.

Speaking on this webinar are Giles Hill from Digital Learning Cornwall, Luke Craig from Britannia Education Trust and Fatima Maniar from Challney High School For Girls. 

Thursday
27
January
2022

16:00 - How to use EdTech to support remote education

Specialisms Remote Learning Remote Learning Blended Learning Blended Learning
CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

Finding yourself teaching your class and some pupils at home? Needing to teach your class from home? Hear from EdTech Demo schools and colleges who are implementing remote education when required, and get your questions answered.

Thursday
09
December
2021

16:00 - EdTech Experts' Choice: decide which are the most impactful hardware for teaching and learning at Secondary/ College

CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

EdTech Experts' Choice: decide which are the most impactful hardware for teaching and learning at Secondary/ College

Speaking on this webinar are Luke Ravenscroft from St Alban's Catholic Primary School with Bishop Challoner Catholic College, James Hoyle from Skipton Girls’ High School, Bruce Wilson from United Learning, Anthony Martin from Exeter College and Scott Hayden from Basingstoke College of Technology.

Tuesday
07
December
2021

17:00 - Effective EdTech: moving beyond lockdowns and remote learning

Specialisms Remote Learning Remote Learning Strategy Strategy Teaching Teaching
CategoryStrategic Leadership and Creating Change

Hear Daisy Christodoulou, author of “Teachers vs Tech?” , Al Kingsley, author of “My Secret #EdTech Diary”, and Dominic Norrish, co-author of “Educate 1-to-1” , in conversation with James Garnett, Programme lead for the EdTech Demonstrator programme. They will unpick the challenges and opportunities posed by the recent school closures in the adoption of technology in education and what school and college leaders can do to maximise the benefits technology can bring, what pitfalls to avoid and how to limit any digital divide.

 

Tuesday
07
December
2021

16:15 - Inspire and stimulate feedback using – Showbie

Specialisms Apps/Tools Apps/Tools
Demonstrator(s)Harlow College
CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

Visual feedback in minutes using amazing tools, pen tool, highlighter tool, text tool and voice notes in Showbie

Thursday
02
December
2021

16:15 - Active learning in the classroom or remotely using – Padlet

Specialisms Apps/Tools Apps/Tools
Demonstrator(s)Harlow College
CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

Part 1: Padlet for collaborative learning and assessment in the classroom

 

Part 2: Online portfolio – impress employers, universities and awarding bodies 

Thursday
02
December
2021

16:00 - Internet Safety; creating a generation of informed internet users

CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

E-safety continues to evolve as the tools and technologies used by both young people and those who target them change, often leaving those teaching them behind. This webinar will attempt to address some of these challenges and how we can create a generation of informed users.

Speaking on this webinar are Fatima Maniar from Denbigh High School with Challney High School for Girls (Chiltern Learning Trust), John Watson from Wildern Trust and Pete Godwin from Pheasey Park Farm Primary Schools and Early Years Centre. The EdTech Demonstrators will be joined by guest speakers, Michelle Shotton and Mark Houston from Department for Education.

Tuesday
30
November
2021

17:00 - How to make a 1:1 scheme a reality

Specialisms Strategy Strategy Teaching Teaching Primary Primary Secondary Secondary College College
CategoryStrategic Leadership and Creating Change

For many, 1:1 device schemes seem to be the preserve of independent schools and appear unaffordable in the maintained sector. Hear from schools and colleges who have embraced 1:1 programmes and the positive impact they have had on teaching and learning. Discover how you can implement a similar programme in your school/college and become 'digitally mature'.

Speaking on this webinar are Graham Macaulay from Cheam Common Junior Academy and James Hoyle from Skipton Girls’ High School.

Thursday
25
November
2021

16:00 - Tools to support EAL pupils/students and parents

CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

Both Google and Microsoft have tools to support EAL users within their platforms. The EdTech demonstrators will showcase how to leverage this functionality to more effectively engage with pupils/ students and parents.

Speaking on this webinar are Anna Walczynska from Denbigh High School with Challney High School for Girls (Chiltern Learning Trust) and Ben McGinnes from Danesfield School. The EdTech Demonstrators will be joined by guest speaker, Kamil Trzebiatowski  from The Bell Foundation.

Wednesday
24
November
2021

16:15 - A new modern twist using Nearpod

Specialisms Apps/Tools Apps/Tools
Demonstrator(s)Harlow College
CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

You'll wonder how you taught without it.

Nearpod helps educators make any lesson interactive whether in the classroom or virtual

Tuesday
23
November
2021

17:00 - The Serverless School: is it really possible?

Specialisms Apps/Tools Apps/Tools Strategy Strategy
CategoryStrategic Leadership and Creating Change

The serverless school has long been touted as a viable solution for schools and colleges. Is it truly possible or should we settle on server-lite? Join a lively debate about whether you should aim for serverless, what is actually possible and the challenges you will face, with EdTech demonstrators endeavouring to live the dream.

Speaking on this webinar are Nick Berryman from Devonport High School for Boys, Bruce Wilson from United Learning and Richard Sparks from AET (Academies Enterprise Trust).

Thursday
11
November
2021

16:00 - Professional development; encouraging staff to develop their skills in using Technology

CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

The twin challenge of technological change along with staff capacity for professional development has long impacted on the effective use of edtech in the classroom and beyond. In this webinar EdTech Demonstrators will outline how they have overcome this challenge and the benefits it has brought to staff and pupils/ students, before, during and post lockdown.

Speaking on this webinar are Luke Craig from Britannia Education Trust, Paul Haigh from King Ecgbert School with Notre Dame High School (EdTechSheff) and from AET (Academies Enterprise Trust), Richard Sparks and Daren White.

Tuesday
09
November
2021

17:00 - Enabling more flexible working through effective use of Technology

Specialisms Strategy Strategy Teaching Teaching
CategoryStrategic Leadership and Creating Change

Technology has enabled greater flexible working in many office based roles; can some degree of flexibility be achieved in education? Hear from EdTech Demonstrator schools and colleges who have developed flexible working practices by leveraging the benefits technology can bring to benefit staff.

Speaking on this webinar are Paul Schalker from La Sainte Union Catholic School, John Watson from Wildern Trust and from AET (Academies Enterprise Trust), Richard Sparks and Daren White.

Thursday
14
October
2021

16:00 - EdTech Experts' Choice: decide which are the most impactful pieces of software for use at KS2

Specialisms Primary Primary Apps/Tools Apps/Tools
CategoryTechnology Solutions - Platform functionality

Five Edtech demonstrators will pitch their choice of the most effective KS2 learning applications to those on the webinar. The audience will then have an opportunity to vote, allowing the winner to further demonstrate how the tool supports effective teaching and learning in the classroom.

Tuesday
12
October
2021

17:00 - Where can digital technology have the greatest impact for schools or colleges?

CategoryStrategic Leadership and Creating Change

Making teaching as impactful as possible when using technology requires 3 key ingredients - appropriate classroom technology, pupil access beyond school, and very clever tools. The EdTech Demonstrators will discuss how they have brought these 3 elements together to gain the most benefit for their staff and pupils/students.

Thursday
07
October
2021

16:00 - Digital wellbeing for pupils: consuming without being consumed

Specialisms Digital Wellbeing Digital Wellbeing
CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

Technology plays a key role in our leisure, work and education, whether we are adults or still in school or college. This webinar will showcase the work being done by some of the EdTech Demonstrators to support their communities - staff, students, pupils and parents - to develop strategies to improve their digital wellbeing

Tuesday
05
October
2021

17:00 - What should school and college leaders be thinking about when they think about technology?

CategoryStrategic Leadership and Creating Change

When developing your digital strategy, teaching and learning should be at the centre of your thinking. In this webinar Edtech Demonstrators will discuss the activities a senior leadership team can do to identify the teaching and learning foci for the implementation of technology.

Thursday
30
September
2021

16:00 - Improving the accessibility of learning for pupils through technology you probably already own

Specialisms SEND SEND
CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

As part of a regular series of webinars, EdTech Demonstrators with expertise in accessibility and assistive tools will showcase some of the ways they are supporting children and young adults to better access the curriculum and how you can support young people in your context.

Tuesday
28
September
2021

17:00 - How can schools and colleges mitigate the threat posed by cyber attacks?

Specialisms Cyber Security Cyber Security
CategoryStrategic Leadership and Creating Change

Managing and minimising the risk from cyber security threats has never been more urgent for schools and colleges. The implication of data loss, data theft or fraud will have a significant impact on the running of a school or college and the learning outcomes of the young people in them. This webinar will highlight the risks, implications of a cyber security breach and what you can do to address this issue.

Thursday
23
September
2021

16:00 - Technology's power to reduce workload & improving feedback at the same time

Specialisms Teaching Teaching
CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

If implemented well, technology can support staff and students in reducing workload by making them more efficient. In this webinar EdTech Demonstrators will show how they are using various tools to improve feedback but at the same time reducing teacher workload.

Tuesday
21
September
2021

17:00 - How are larger MATs and colleges developing digital strategies within their organisations?

Specialisms Strategy Strategy
CategoryStrategic Leadership and Creating Change

Effecting change across distributed organisations brings the challenge of balancing the need for consistent approaches against the needs of local contexts. This webinar will give you an insight into how these challenges are being addressed to ensure that the digital strategies being implemented meet the local and organisational needs.

Thursday
16
September
2021

16:00 - Effective use of technology to support the processes of Teaching and Learning

Specialisms Primary Primary Apps/Tools Apps/Tools
CategoryEffective Use of Technology to Support the Processes of Teaching and Learning

Encouraging reading and helping parents support their children to read can be challenging. Hear from EdTech Demonstrators on how they have made use of techology to support reluctant readers in the Primary classroom and its application at home.

Tuesday
14
September
2021

17:00 - Why you need a digital strategy

Specialisms Strategy Strategy
CategoryStrategic Leadership and Creating Change

This first webinar in out Strategic Leadership and and Creating change series will outline the case for every school and college to create a digital strategy. Drawing on the expertise of the EdTech Demonstrator community it will help schools and colleges understand how this can be achieved.