The Future of Education: Specialists or all-rounders? What kind of school leavers do we want?
The Cambridgeshire County Council's ICT Service (http://www.theictservice.org.uk) together with the Mosaic3DX 2013 team (http://mosaic3dx.com) are running an open discussion panel titled "The Future of Education: Specialists or all-rounders? What kind of school leavers do we want?". Teachers, Students, Parents, and STEM (http://www.stemnet.org.uk) lovers are invited to join this panel which starts at 5:30pm on Wednesday 30 Oct in the Microsoft Research offices in Cambridge.
This discussion panel is part of Mosaic3DX 2013 which is a two day conference/exhibition focusing on Computing in STEM subjects and is themed around "the Future of Education". The exhibition features many products and works such as educational games, digital arts projects using the Raspberry Pi, video game development systems such as Unity3D, and more.
The panelists are:
• Simon Peyton-Jones – Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, on the new Computing curriculum, the Computing at School (CAS) group that drove many of the changes in the computing curriculum for schools.
• Drew Buddie – Head of ICT at Royal Masonic School and incoming Chair of the Naace Board of Management.
• Will Griffiths – Director of Cambridge School Classics Project at Faculty of Education of Cambridge University.
• Adam Steels – Associate Assistant Principal, business enterprise, media and IT, Ely College
• This panel is chaired by Anne Bailey who is a consultant working with 'Cambridge Area 14-19 Partnership' to build links between the state schools and businesses in the area.
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To find out more you can visit the event's website at
and see the full conference programme at http://mosaic3dx.com/M3DX2013_PROGRAM.pdf