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Making a difference: Maximising learning outcomes and improving workflow in schools

14 February 2019


13:00 – 13:45:  Registration and refreshments

13:45 – 14:00:  Chair’s introduction and welcome

Ed Tranham, Editor, The Assignment Report.

14:00 – 15:00:  Panel session 1 - Data driven teaching and intervention

  • What is personalised learning and why its definition ranges widely from one school to another?
  • What kinds of data can help teachers make decisions to improve learning outcomes?
  • What kinds of data can help teachers the most?
  • Is adaptive content always beneficial or is it sometimes more important to let teachers and students decide what comes next?

Chair: Andrea Carr, Founder, Rising Stars.

Panellist 1: Dr. Georgie Hart, Education Director, Sparx.

Panellist 2: Paul Charman, Managing Director, FFT Education.

Panellist 3: Ian Taylor, National Head of Curriculum, AET.

15:00 – 16:00:  Panel session 2 - Efficacy - Applying outcomes-focused, evidence-based design to products and services

  • What are the outcomes that matter most to teachers and schools?
  • How do you effectively design and develop existing and new products and services to help achieve those outcomes?
  • How do you demonstrate that your technology is doing what you claim it will do for schools and colleges?
  • How can you capture experiences and best practices on integrating learning technologies into teaching and learning?

Chair: Amanda Peck, Executive Director Marketing, McGraw-Hill Professional Group.

Panellist 1: Ian Rowe, Business Development Director, GCSEPod.

Panellist 2: Richard Marett, CEO, Whizz Education.

Panellist 3: Kate Edwards, Senior Vice President, Efficacy & Research, Global Product, Pearson.

16:00 – 16:30:  Refreshments

16:30 – 17:30: Panel session 3 - Reducing workload: Supporting workflow improvements in the classroom and back-office

  • Are fully integrated solutions the answer to reducing teachers’ and support staff workloads?
  • How do you avoid your solution having a negative impact on time, and consequently on teachers’ and support staff workloads?
  • What clear operational or workflow problem is your solution solving?
  • What are the interoperability and data protection implications in developing workload reducing solutions?

Chair: Rupert Barclay, Managing Partner, Cairneagle Associates.

Panellist 1: James Browning, Head of Digital Platforms, RM Education.

Panellist 2: Josh Perry, Director, Assembly.

Panellist 3: Jon Smith, CEO, Pobble.

17:30 – 19:00:  Wine and canape reception supported by Cairneagle.