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Session One

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Session: 1
Online Safety Evolved
Speaker: Ken Corish, Online Safety Manager, SWGfL
Suitable For: School Leaders - All educators
DfE "Keeping Children Safe in Education 2016" and Ofsted Safeguarding Schedules require schools to educate children and young people in staying safe, including online. What does an effective education programme look like? How do we achieve the best outcomes for children in preparing them for the technical world they face? What needs to change?
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Session: 1
Human Computing - Beyond Barefoot
Speaker: Kathy Olsson, E2BN
Suitable For: KS1 - KS2 Teaching staff, ICT/Computing leads
How can 'kidbots', human databases, clapping games, flashing torches, whistles, broken PCs, running around in circles and generally having fun help children develop a deeper understanding of Computer Science? All will be revealed in this hands-on, interactive session.
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Session: 1
Engaging Parents With Technology
Speaker: Brendan Routledge, Suffolk Educational Consultant
Suitable For: All teachers
Are you trying to get parents to take an active role in their children’s learning? Would you like to see how an app which is free for teachers, pupils and parents can let you share what children do in the classroom with their family only moments after they have completed a task? This workshop will introduce delegates to a fabulous, free piece of technology which does just that. Easy to set up, simple to use and fully secure, this tool will let you connect parents to the classroom in moments and will let you build up secure, online portfolios of work for your pupils. Delegates will look at how to use the app as well as having a chance to view examples of where it is already making an impact.
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Session: 1
Micro:bit Basics
Speaker: Niel McLean, National CPD Co-ordinator Computing at School
Suitable For:
This workshop will feature an introduction to block based programming on the BBC Micro:bit. Delegates will create games and more using a straightforward programming environment that will be familiar to users of Scratch.
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Session: 1
Secondary Computing Assessment
Speaker: Philip Bagge, Teacher/Computing Inspector/Advisor, Hampshire Inspection & Advisory Service
Suitable For: KS3-KS5
Manageable formative and summative assessment, that informs learning and tracks progress, is one of the most important foundations of successful teaching and learning. Join Phil Bagge, Hampshire Computing Inspector, as he looks at assessment without levels theory and how this can be successfully interpreted by Secondary Computing teachers and learners.
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Session: 1
Green Screen Comic Book
Speaker: Craig Thompson, E-Learning Advisor, Cambridgeshire ICT Service
Suitable For: KS1-KS2
Come along to this workshop to explore how your pupils can star in their own comic book stories using the power of the Do Ink Green Screen app, a simple comic strip designer and lots of imagination! Have a go at creating your own comic strips (superhero outfits not essential, but welcome!). Consider how this process can be used to engage reluctant writers and encourage your pupils to see themselves as 'writers'.
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Session: 1
Make Writing Exciting and Moderation Easy
Speaker: Simon Blower, Former Deputy Head
Suitable For: KS1 - KS2
This workshop will share with you a range of brilliant free resources and ideas which teachers can use and access immediately to impact on writing in their classroom. They will also share how schools can give children a real worldwide audience for their writing to make writing more exciting for pupils.
With the DfE removing the standard levels for assessing writing, moderation is now an even more vital tool for teachers to establish concensus in writing assessment. Increasingly teachers are looking for online tools to assess and moderate in a more reliable and efficient way. Simon will be looking at some of the tools that are developing that can help with writing assessment and moderation.
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Session: 1
Understanding the World Through Technology
Speaker: Christine Jack, Educational Consultant
Suitable For: Early Years
Young children are surrounded by technology that provides exciting opportunities to explore the world. This session will show how a range of technologies can support learning by offering practical ideas directly linked to the Early Years curriculum. Delegates will also be able to try out simple activities that will introduce children to the Computing Curriculum.
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Session: 1
Mega Maths
Speaker: Caroline Cuerden, Independent Consultant
Suitable For: Early Years, KS1 and KS2
This great hands-on workshop has plenty of fun, practical, food based activities for using and applying Mathematics for Early Years and KS1 and 2. With cakes in a cup calculations, ratio kebabs and foodie fractions there are plenty of ideas to try out and take away. Bring the Primary Maths Curriculm alive in your classroom!
In this session you will have opportunities to explore: simple calculating, estimating, measuring and weighing tasks using real-life examples from E2BN's Cookit and other resources.
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Session: 1
20 Cool Tools 4 Learning
Speaker: Martin Bailey, Teacher, Lanchester School, County Durham
Suitable For: KS1-KS2
Learn how to use a number of (often free) technology tools and apps to engage children in practical topic-based learning activities. Practitioners will hear about real examples of a range of successful projects and ideas across the Primary age range. There will also be the opportunity to engage with some of the tools themselves in an applied hands-on way. Lots of ideas will be shared that can be taken away and used the next day to inspire and engage children.
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Session: 1
Digital Literacy for Additional Needs
Speaker: Carol Allen, Teacher and Education Inclusion Consultant
Suitable For: SEN
The online world has a wealth of opportunities for our students, from employment, through research and information, to the phenomenal creative, social and leisure activities on offer. The online world entices with the chance to be someone not defined by disability; perhaps to find ‘friends’ where this is problematic in daily life and to feel free from many daily constraints. For educators, this can present a concern as many of our students are extremely vulnerable in the online environment, yet have the right to join in and participate as others do.
This session will look at practical ways to support schools, families and of course the students themselves to enjoy the benefits of online activities.
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Session: 1
Vision and Plan for Learning with iPad
Speaker: Christian Turton, Regional Apple Education Trainer
Suitable For: SLT/ICT co-ordinators/head of learning - all teachers and school staff welcome
This workshop will explore how iPad can transform learning and simplify technology for learning. It will look at success stories, give you a chance to explore the Apple learning ecosystem including getting hands-on with shared iPad and Apple Classroom apps, and will give you a chance to both look at the elements of success required to ensure that the impact is sustainable and can be measured, and start thinking about your own use of iPad to support learning.
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Session: 1
Is it Me?
Speaker: Anthony Gibbons, Operations Manager, Airhead/Philip Pearce, E2BN
Suitable For: Senior leaders, network managers, all Key Stage staff
Is it Me? is E2BN's Single Sign-on and Launchpad service for schools. Using Is it Me?, you can bring together all your digital resources in one place and save time by allowing access to them with a single click. In this workshop, we will demonstrate Is it Me? and show you how simple it can be to become a Digital School.

Session Two

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Session: 2
Moving Beyond the Fear of the New Data Protection Regulations. Five Steps to Compliance
Speaker: James England, Consultant
Suitable For: Senior leaders, and anyone responsible for or accessing data in your school
This workshop will outline what is expected from all schools by May 2018 to meet the requirements of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We'll take you through school-based scenarios to demonstrate how schools like yours are currently at risk of non-compliance. We'll outline five clear strategies to ensure that you meet the new requirements and avoid data breaches and potential fines.
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Session: 2
Digital Feedback
Speaker: Alissa Ozouf, Teaching and Learning Consultant - ICT @ Luton
Suitable For: KS1-KS2 and Years 7 and 8
Let's turn formative assessment digital
Have you heard of Plickers? Have you heard of Spiral? If not come and explore these and other free online tools and apps that you could be using in your classroom to support and enhance formative assessment within KS1-KS2 and Years 7 and 8

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Session: 2
Getting Started with Kodu
Speaker: Brendan Routledge, Suffolk Educational Consultant
Suitable For: Those teaching Computing at KS2 and KS3
This workshop will introduce delegates to the wonderful world of Microsoft Kodu, a free, feature-packed tool for creating games and activities. Whilst no ability to write code is required, it helps pupils to get to grips with the logic of programming in a simple, easy-to-understand interface. The package allows users to create 3D, Xbox style, multi-level and multi-player games. The workshop will introduce users to the interface, the programming method and will help users create their very first game.
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Session: 2
Mathematics, Music and Computer Science
Speaker: Niel McLean, National CPD Co-ordinator Computing at School
Suitable For: KS1 and KS2
Mathematics, Music and Computer Science have a lot in common. They all deal in representation, structures and sequences, and they all require creativity and thinking skills. This workshop explores how creating music can introduce children to some key ideas in Computing.
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Session: 2
Primary Computing Assessment
Speaker: Philip Bagge, Teacher/Computing Inspector/Advisor, Hampshire Inspection & Advisory Service
Suitable For: KS1 and KS2
Take a fresh look at Primary Computing Assessment and discover how it can be an integral and useful part of teaching and learning rather than an exercise in dreary educational accounting. Why assess? What is worth assessing? How to encourage pupil self assessment. Keeping assessment manageable. This session will be useful for teachers, curriculum managers and designers as well as senior managers assessing Computing staff.
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Session: 2
3D Design and Printing
Speaker: Craig Thompson, E-Learning Advisor, Cambridgeshire ICT Service
Suitable For: Primary
3D printer technology is increasingly accessible for Primary school pupils, and 3D printers are now financially within reach for schools. Even without a 3D printer, the design process itself is exciting and engaging for pupils, especially in KS2. This hands-on workshop will give you the opportunity to have a go for yourself and find out more about how 3D design and printing could be used in the Primary classroom. This session is based on Craig's expertise with Primary but delegates would be able to generalise some of the key messages to their specific age groups.
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Session: 2
Maintaining the Wow Factor in a High Tech World
Speaker: Bernard Dady, Head of Education Transformation
Suitable For: Teachers and support staff of any age pupils
This session looks at how Virtual Reality can be utilised to engage, motivate and excite learners who often have high levels of technology at home or in their pockets. We will explore the range of easily available Virtual Reality environments and look at the educational application of 'virtual field trips'. Delegates will be given a free copy of Gaia's World War 1 interactive environment to use as they wish in their own establishments and will also be introduced to other free and low cost resources.
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Session: 2
We're Going on a Treasure Hunt: iBeacons for Mobile Learning with iPad
Speaker: Christian Turton, Regional Apple Education Trainer
Suitable For: All teachers and SLT
iPad is a powerful tool for recording learning in any place. Encourage learners to get out and about around the school, solving problems to get to the next stage of their treasure hunt with iBeacons technology. iBeacons are location based devices that bring content to your device when you get close. Delegates will experience an iBeacon treasure hunt where they will solve problems and record their learning before returning to the workshop room to learn how simple it is to create their own treasure hunts using Locly iBeacons.
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Session: 2
Super Science
Speaker: Caroline Cuerden, Independent Consultant
Suitable For: KS1 and KS2
The exciting hands-on workshop focuses on working scientifically and tackling common misconceptions delivered through a wealth of fun experiments and ideas including: walking water, lava lamps, bath bombs, ice cream (weather permitting) and many more. The workshop provides a great opportunity to get some practical ideas for teaching Primary Science and to grab some great resources to take away for KS1 and 2.
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Session: 2
Friend or Foe
Speaker: David Tidman, Digital Safeguarding Lead
Suitable For: All Key Stages
Using social media and mobile technology to engage with a school community. Engaging with students and parents in particular is something that schools are constantly looking at to make life better for everyone. In this session, we will look at how schools might want to start their journey into using social media and other similar technologies as a tool to communicate with parents, students and the wider world. We will look at both the positives and the negatives of the technology, as well as the issues that schools will want to think about when going down this road.
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Session: 2
EYFS: Communication - Speaking, Listening and Technology
Speaker: Carol Allen, Teacher and Education Inclusion Consultant
Suitable For: Early Years
Communication is at the heart of all early education. Our focus in the early years of education has to be on enhancing and extending communication. If we combine this with the data that shows that Speech, Language and Communication needs are the highest reported area of concern in our schools then we must consider how technology can be embedded in the EYFS environment so that it is neither a diversion nor assigned as an additional activity. This fun session will look at apps and app making, Lego, sensory stories, assessment, creative communication and capturing the children’s voice. Come along, join in and take away ideas to try yourself!
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Session: 2
The Four Big IT Procurement Challenges for Schools
Speaker: Oliver Pearson, School Procurement Manager
Suitable For: Headteachers, SLT, bursars, anyone responsible for procurement
There are four big procurement challenges facing schools. This workshop will look at ways in which schools can meet those challenges and how the specialist IT procurement framework, ThinkIT, can help schools save time and money on procurement. The session will be run by Oliver Pearson, who in the last two years has helped over 200 schools find, buy and implement the IT that’s right for them. He has a wealth of practical insights into what, and what not, to do when it comes to buying IT for your school.
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Session: 2
How Protex Helps You to Meet the Appropriate Filtering Guidelines
Speaker: Philip Pearce, Strategic Technical Manager
Suitable For: All Key Stages - technicians, online safety leaders,ICT co-ordinators,SLT
With many disparate claims being made as to what is 'Appropriate Filtering (& Monitoring??)', this session will take you through the requirements and explain how you can meet them by using the latest version of E2BN's Protex web filtering.
We will also have a look at our exciting developments for the future of Protex.
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