ICT and STEM in Education Conference - FREE to attend

20th April, 2018

Please do join us at Carrow Road Stadium, Norwich on Thursday 10th May 2018  (08:45 - 15:15) to learn more about how ICT can support STEM learning in schools.

The event is free to attend for one delegate per school and this includes parking, lunch and refreshments. (additional delegates can be booked for £20 per person). 

It's an amazing opportunity showcasing what is on offer locally and beyond for ICT and STEM educational services. The conference will focus on CPD developments for staff, pupil experiences and exciting projects. 

We will have a selection of key suppliers exhibiting ICT and STEM related products and the chance to play with exciting new equipment. We will also have experts on hand to discuss your GDPR issues and introduce our new GDPR service.

Keynote speakers

  • Neil Rickus - Senior Lecturer in Computing Education at University of Hertfordshire -  “nearly four years on from introducing new Computing curriculum, what have we learnt about the teaching of Computing in schools?”.
  • Jeminatu Alabi-isama  - Regional Education Manager, Google UK - Education lies at the heart of our company’s mission “to organise the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful.” 

We are running 14 workshops over five sessions during the day. We highly recommend reserving your chosen five workshops online here to avoid disappointment or contact us on 0845 303 3003, email ICT@norfolk.gov.uk.

 Workshop 1      09:50 - 10:30 AM
  • Mad Science
 All Mad Science programmes are performed and brought to life at your location by highly-trained, professional Instructors equipped with awe-inspiring gear. http://norfolk.madscience.org 
  • Education for a connected world. 

Explore the new framework from the UK Council for Child Internet Safety and decide how it can support the teaching of online safety in your school.

  • Apple for Education

 Coding on Apple ipads to control Sphero robots.

 Workshop 2  10:45 - 11:30 AM
  • Microsoft
Empowering every student to achieve more.
  • Ohbot
An expressive, programmable robot head that stands 20 cm tall, built with seven motors that tilt and turn the head and eyes, move its eyelids and its lips. Connected to a computer running a Windows 10 app children can program human-like speech, facial gestures,
  • Forensic Minds
Fun, interactive, fully immersive and educational events led by seasoned Forensic Experts.  Experience mini fingerprint workshop for the teachers. https://forensicminds.co.uk/
 Workshop 3  11:35 - 12:15 AM
  • Microsoft
Empowering every student to achieve more.
  • Rapid Education

Meet Dash, one of the coolest, cutest robots around and it’s on a mission to help primary school children learn to code. We’ll show you just how easy it is to program Dash using the Blockly app and see how these quirky robots make understanding loops, variables and if statements a piece of cake for KS2 students. We’ll also look at how the Path app can help younger students get to grips with sequencing and spatial awareness.

  • Apple for Education
 Coding on Apple ipads to control Sphero robots.
 Workshop 4  13:30 - 14:15 PM
  • Rapid Education
Meet Dash, one of the coolest, cutest robots around and it’s on a mission to help primary school children learn to code.
  • Hands on with Google Classroom
Google Classroom saves time, keeps you organised, and streamlines communication with your students. Come along to learn tools, tips and tricks to get started today.
  • Cyber Prevent
Deterring young people from becoming involved in cyber crime.
 Workshop 5 

 14:30 - 15:00 PM

  • Data Protection Education
Discussing the new GDPR regulations and taking queries from schools.
  • Pupil Asset
A chance to meet your MIS supplier and see how they can support STEM learning in schools.
  • ScholarPack

 An opportunity to meet your MIS supplier and see how they can support STEM learning in schools.

* Please note some workshop sessions will be limited to a fixed number of attendees. 

The event is FREE to attend for one delegate per school and this includes parking, lunch and refreshments. Additional delegates can be booked for £20 per person. 

To register your interest please contact us on 0845 303 3003, email ICT@norfolk.gov.uk, or reserve a place online here.

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