Past Meetup

#Tech4Good: Education and Skills

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Presentations and talks around tech for good in education and skills.

James Donaldson - Taming Wicked Problems in Education

James is currently Head of ALN and Wellbeing at large further education college, more info about James here: https://mralnco.com/about/

Gemma Hallett - miFuture: A Better Way of Connecting Young People with Career Opportunities

Gemma is founder of www.miFuture.co.uk

Becki Bawler - Tech in Secondary Schools - the whys, the why nots and the challenge of implementation

Becki has been a teacher for 15 years and has taught humanities, languages and now solely ICT. She has introduced iPads and Hwb to one school and now am working with a mixed device system using G-Suite for Education, Office 365 through Hwb and iPads at my current school. She is lead teacher for ICT across the EAS Consortium and am beginning an EdD this year at Cardiff University with a focus on the DCF and it’s impact on staff.

Bob Price - Technology to develop learning and skills in the workplace

Bob has over 30 years of working in L&D and will be looking at how we acquire skills using apps, MOOCs and other self directed learning. https://about.me/bob.price

Followed by 3 rotating workshops discussing 3 key themes from the presentations. There will also be chance to network, share good practice and learning.