ICT Services 4 Education


School ICT News Bulletin No. 175 - 11/02/2011

Published by Children’s Services

ICT in Schools 2011 Conference Website is Now Live and Accepting Bookings

ICT in Schools 2011 Conference Website is Now Live and Accepting Bookings

Aspiration – Collaboration – Inspiration

Making the Most of Technologies for Learning

Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th March 2011

at the John Innes Conference Centre

This year’s ICT conference will inspire schools to collaborate and build high aspirations for their learners. It will demonstrate how to make the most of the technologies already in place in schools and also look at inspiring future technologies and services.

Norfolk Learners and organisations will showcase content, projects and other fabulous learning, supported by ICT.

National keynote speakers including Ewan McIntosh, a leading educator on e–Learning and Dawn Hallybone, an expert primary teacher on Games Based learning, will set the scene for the days three main themes;

  • Aspiration
  • Collaboration
  • Inspiration

Delegates attending will also be able to:

  • Participate in breakout sessions on a range of ICT related topics, exploring the themes in greater depth, some of which will involve Norfolk schools
  • Attend surgeries offering schools one to one advice on key aspects of ICT services, including:
    • Capita SIMS Management Information System (MIS)
    • Broadband and Single Sign–On
    • Google and Virtual Learning Environments
    • Home Access Project
    • Visit the suppliers exhibition
    • Network with Norfolk colleagues

Free places are open to Norfolk Head Teachers, Teachers, ICT Co–ordinators, Governors and Network Managers.

If you have not already pre–booked your free place to attend this year’s event visit the conference website at http://www.ictsolutions.norfolk.gov.uk/conferences/conference2011/ to find out more and secure a place.

Author: Judy Houghton