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Wednesday 10 January 2001 THEATRE A - Capacity 250

11.00am Official Opening Subject code: P,S

Booking Reference: A


What can we expect from ICT - Angela McFarlane KS 1-4

The story seems to read, 'Pour on more ICT and watch the levels of attainment rise'. In reality, of course, this is far from the case. Various types of ICT use can impact on various types of learning in various ways. This presentation will offer a view of what the more complex picture might look like. Booking Reference: A1

2.00pm THE DfEE LECTURE - Subject Code: P,S

ICT In Schools - Where to Now? - Doug Brown

Doug Brown will consider the current issues facing schools in January 2001. This session will offer both a personal view of where ICT in schools may be heading over the next twelve months (and beyond), and indicate how all the national programmes are contributing towards this. Booking Reference: A2

3.30pm TEACHER TRAINING AGENCY - Subject Code: P,S

Good Practice in ICT Training - Ralph Tabberer

This seminar will cover evidence from the quality assurance of the new opportunities fund (NOF) ICT training programme. Including good practice in the use of ICT in subject teaching and in delivering the training. Booking Reference: A3

THEATRE B - Capacity 90

11.00am BECTa - Subject Code: P,S

Community ICT Projects - Fred Garnett

Fred Garnett will describe developments in community use of ICT, including the first phase of the ICT Learning Centres initiative and Community Grids for Learning. In particular, he will focus on what makes a good Community Grid for Learning and will provide some examples. Booking Reference: B2

2.00pm DATA - Subject Code: S,D & T

Using ICT in Electronics & Learning through the Web - Andy Breckon

This Seminar will address the Marconi ECT Initiative which seeks to train teachers to search electronics and communications technooogy in schools. With less than 20% of schools offering such work DATA believes there is a crisis and this will illustrate how we are addressing the issue.

Booking Reference: B3

3.30pm BCSSC - Subject Code: HE

Identifying Good ICT Resources for Teacher Education - Sandra Crapper/Jonanathan Allen

This session will provide an insight into the work of Teacher Education Working Group pf the BCS Schools Committee. Through the provision of web-based resources the group strives to support the development of Teacher Education and particularly those elements relating to the use of ICT in Education and to identify good practice. Booking reference: B4

THEATRE C - Capacity 120

11.00am ITTE - Subject Code: HE

ICT as a Catalyst for Supporting Styles of Teaching and Learning inm 2001 Avril Loveless/Tim Denning

Learning to teach in the 'Information Age' requires a range of knowledge, skills and understanding that challenge us to reflect on the purposes and the established practice of education and schooling. This seminar will present a view of teacher education in which ICT Can act as a catalyst for supporting and developing styles of teaching and learning which build on the past and prepare for the future. Booking reference: C1

12.30pm BDA - Subject Code: P,S,FE,SN

A Dyslexia Teacher's IT Kit - Carol Kaufman

This seminar will look at the software which can be used to reinforce a multi-sensory, structured teaching programme for youngsters with Dyslexia. The speaker, a peripatetic teacher, will show the softwareshe uses in school and FE Colleges. Booking reference: C2

2.00pm BDA - Subject Code: P,S,SN

LASS: Computer based Assessment for Dyslexia - Chris Singleton

This session will review new software for computerised assessment of Dyslexia and Literay difficulties and show how it can be used effectively by teachers. LASS Junior (age 8-10) and LASS Senior (age 11-15) provide swift, self-administered, adaptive tesing. Interpretation of results is straightforward and pupils' progress can be monitored regularly.Booking reference: C3

3.30pm BDA - Subject Code: P,S,SN

Using ICT to access the Curriculum - Anita Keates

This sesson looks at using ICT for Dyslexic students to give access to the Curriculum, ameliorate Dyslexic difficulties and deliver ICT capability. Anita Keates is the Author of 'Dyslexia and Information Communication Technology'; is the mother of a Dyslexic son and currently works with assessing, teaching and overseeing the work of Dyslexic students from 4-16 in both state and independent schools. Booking reference: C4

THEATRE D - Capacity 100

11.00am BASE - Subject Code: FE,HE,CY

Will it be Super Intelligent Machines or Cyborgs? - Kevin Warwick

As we look to the future, the possibility of machines appearing that are more intelligent than humans becomes more and more certain. But is this really likely? If so, what will it mean for humans? Kevin Warwick looks at what intelligence in humans and machines actually means and investigates whether robot machines can really be intelligent. Booking reference: D1

12.30pm NILTA - Subject Code: FE

Having an ILT Champion has really made a difference to Curriculum 2000 - Sal Cooke

Sal was involved in the delivery of the initial ILT champions programme and has identified case studies of colleges where an ILT champion has reallly impacted on the planning and implementation of Curriculum 2000. Booking reference: D2

2.00pm NILTA Subject Code: FE

Now we have JISC Regional Support Centres - what can they do for you? - Lesley Price

Every College in England is now connected to the Network (JANET) as a part of the NLN initiative and the Support Centres will be crucial in providing support at a local level. Lesley will ensure delegates understand the RSCs and their eveolving roles and show how the East Midlands Centre has really made a difference. Booking reference: D3

3.30pm NILTA - Subject Code: FE

The FENTO Accredited ILT Occupational Standards & Implementation Toolkit Project - Lesley Blundell

The seminar will outline the relevance of the Standards to all staff involved in the provision of learning. A strong theme will be the need to embrace new technologies and the implementation of the Standards using the Toolkit as devised as a part of this very influential area of work. Booking reference: D4

Thursday 11 January 2001

THEATRE A - Capacity 250

11.00am THE TES KEYNOTE LECTURE - Subject Code: P,S

Teachers make a difference - what about ICT? - Lord David Puttnam

Lord Puttnam will contemplate the imapct of ICT in education on teachers, learners, educational institutions and parents. What difference has ICT made? What can we celebrate? How can we share and learn from those who use it well? Booking reference: A4

12.30pm QCA - Subject Code: S

ICT schemes of work & the KS3 ICT strategy and implications for KS4 Claire Johnson & Niel McLean.

This session will take a closer look at the KS3 schemes of work published in May 2000 and consider their imapct on teaching at KS3. There will also be information about the KS3 ICT strategy Pilot Project and a discussion about standards of achievement and qualification routes for KS4. Booking reference: A5

2.00pm ATL - Subject Code: P,S

Whither the Teacher? ICT and its implications for the role of teaching in the future - Michelle Selinger

Booking reference: A6

Will schools really change as new technology is made increasingly accessible in schools and the home? What will the role of schooling be? This seminar will reflect on the implications for the role of the teacher in 5, 15, 25 years time.

3.30pm ACITT - Subject Code: P, S

ICT Co-ordinator - Subject Leader or Technician? - Sheyne Lucock

Booking reference: A7

This seminar will discuss the dilemma faced by school ICT co-ordinators over the chicken and egg situation they faced, where they have a main responsibility of raising achievement in ICT, but this is blocked by a need to ensure equipment works, which then has the effect of taking up all of their time.

THEATRE B - Capacity 90

11.00am SHA - Subject Code: S, D&T

Designing an ICT Policy/Strategy for Secondary Schools - Kate Griffin

Secondary School's ICT policy into practice, not only so that the pupils benefit but also to ensure that the teachers are able to work more effectively, not harder. For example, how can a school provide an information managament system that helps teachers show pupil progress for threshold applications? Booking reference: B6

12.30pm NAHT - Subject Code: P

Designing an ICT Policy/Strategy for Primary Schools - Chris Thatcher

This seminar will focus upon the needs of Primary schools to develop ICT policies which allow for the availability of equipment, the Curriculum content and the need to reflect upon ICT as a tool for assisting in the delivery of teaching programmes which enhance the current models. Booking reference: B6

2.00pm NAACE - Subject Code: P

Building a Primary School Website without being a TECH! - Michael Moore

Becket Primary School – 274 pupils, 9 – 11 yrs, 18 computers (9 in ICT rooms) all networked. OFSTED report – all pupils performing in ICT above expected levels for their age. The result (among myriad other things) an award winning website! The session will discuss the why, who and how of building a school website – it's really very easy!Booking reference: B7

3.30pm BECTa - Subject Code: P, S, SN

Hitting the Target: Developing an Online catalogue of Resources for Special Needs - Terry Waller

How do you get the information you really need from the WWW to support planning that includes all learners? This seminar will describe some of the work of BECTa and the DfEE is undertaking to develop an on-line catalogue of resources designed to match your needs with a wide range of available and relevant materials. Booking reference: B8

THEATRE C - Capacity 120

11.00am BECTa - Subject Code: P,S

ICT in School Management - Dave Hassell

ICT is having an increasingly pervasive influence on activity within schools. There are greater opportunities for ICT to support and improve management, communications (between government, other organisations and the school and between and within schools), and teaching and learning. This seminar will look at the strategic issues and approaches to supporting management and institutional development with ICT. Booking reference: C5

12.30pm BECTa - Subject Code: P, S

Remote Administration of ICT - Malcolm Herbert

To make the most of Internet connectivity, schools will need to develop local infrastructure to provide functionality such as caching, filtering and file sharing. Rather than requiring local management, school systems should be accessible remotely. This seminar discusses the main issues and highlights some successful case studies.Booking reference: C6

2.00pm BCSSC - Subject Code: P, S

Managing Home ICT & Schools: What an Intranet is and what it is not Don Passey

The use of home ICT is increasing; pupils are gaining more access to the internet at home. Pupils are beginning to transfer work between homes and schools. What does this mean in terms of building ICT systems to accommodate these needs and how will it be managed effectively. Booking reference: C7

3.30pm BCSSC - Subject Code: P, S

Managing Community ICT & Schools: Where an Intranet goes and does not - Mike Kendall

Schools as hubs in their connected learning community with the school intranet and the internet becoming the community grid for learning. A look at how schools are working with community ICT provision to increase access to learning for pupils, their families and members of the local community, enriching and enhancing achievement. Booking reference: C8

THEATRE D - Capacity 100

11.00am NASEN Subject Code: S, SN

Making the Internet Accessible for Children with Learning Difficulties - David Ware

This seminar will describe the work of Little Heath School in making Internet related technologies more accessible for pupils with learning difficulties. Using practical examples, the seminar will consider the Intranet and other computer network facilities for encouraging and motivating learners, providing opportunities for success and reducing feelings of failure and isolation. Booking reference: D5,

12.30pm NASEN - Subject Code: P, S, SN

Autism, Aspergers, Dyslexia? ICT and Access for students with Learning Difficulties - Steve Green/Elaine Pearson

For many students with moderate or severe learning difficulties (however labelled) ICT has the potential to provide a very real aid to inclusive education. This session will look at the issues raised by cognitive disabilities and approaches to assessment, differentiation and inclusion incorporating ICT, learning technologies, multimedia and the web. Booking reference: D6

2.00pm NASEN - Subject Code: S, SN

Practical use of ICT resources for Special Needs in an Upper School - Ruth

ICT has proved to be a successful way forward for our students, covering the range of needs that all levels experience. Booking reference: D7

3.30pm NASEN - Subject Code: P, S, SN

Really useful sources of online SEN support - David Bowles

Virtual sources of SEN Support for teachers – what's available online and how to access it. This will focus on practical issues associated with identifying what's truly useful in such a vast pool of online resources of highly variable quality. Booking reference: D8

Friday, 12 January 2001THEATRE A - Capacity 250

11.00am THE BECTa KEYNOTE LECTURE - Subject Code: P, S

The Diverse & Creative Curriculum: ICT role in lighting the fuse - Stephen Heppell

Children harness new technologies with imagination and creativity. For the curriculum the resultant, delightful, diversity brings challenges. Stephen suggests that if we don't confuse standards with standardisation we can have the creative and diverse curriculum (and assessments) needed to remain a high value economy with a distinct culture. Booking reference: A8,

12.30pm OFSTED - Subject code: P, S

Information Technology in Schools & Teacher Training: Some Inspection findings - Special Advisor from OFSTED

In the midst of breath-taking developments in ICT, this analysis focuses on some strengths and weaknesses in the teaching and learning of IT capability. It is based on evidence gathered during recent inspections of schools, and further specialist visits by HMI to schools and to teacher education providers. Booking reference: A9

2.00pm TCT - Subject Code: S

Building Learning Environments: The Future of the NGfL? - Nigel Paine

This seminar will examine the main components of a successful learning environment and illustrate best practice. Every teacher should be as well resourced and have access to as much knowledge and expertise as a management consultant. This session will look at how that statement might be turned into reality. Booking reference: A10

3.30pm NPT - Subject Code: P, S

The Online Learning Revolution in School and Beyond Stephen Heppell

On-line learning is NOT a cheaper way to teach more people faster. But there are substantial advantages that add to the learning environments we already have. For primary schools, computers phones and digital television offer some seductive and engaging opportunites which Stephen will illustrate from research at Ultralab. Booking reference: A11

THEATRE B - Capacity 90

11.00am DATA - Subject Code: S, D&T

CAD/CAM In Schools Initiative - Andy Breckon

This is a major initiative aimed at modernising designing and making in schools. It uses the Pro/DESKTOP and ArtCAM Pro software packages to enhance this exciting development. The work with these packages is quite outstanding and illustrates the value of professional software used in schools. The seminar will illustrate the scheme and how to join. Booking Reference: B9

12.30pm CILT - Subject Code: S, FE, L

Effective ICT in MFL - Ros Walker

This session will provide an overview of project work undertaken by teachers of MFL as part of their NOF training. It will cover the practicalities, pitfalls and positive outcomes of using ICT with your pupils and a realistic perspective on what can and cannot be achieved. Booking reference: B10

2.00pm ALL - Subject Code: P, S, L

Approaches to using the World Wise Web in Foreign Language Teaching & Learning - Michael Shade

The World Wide Web is a medium with vast potential for language teaching and learning, and language teachers, irrespective of their level of technical expertise, are discovering many different ways of exploiting it. We will consider some of these approaches, and discuss how they may be integrated with the other resources at our disposal. Booking reference: B11

3.30pm NAACE - Subject Code: P, S

The Role of ICT in Raising Standards in all Subjects - Tim Scratcherd

The session will survey the changing perceptions over time of the relationship between ICT and teaching and learning in subjects. The real benefits of ICT will be discussed and brought up to date, and issues for the future identified. Booking reference: B12

THEATRE C - Capacity 120

11.00am ATM - Subject Code: P, M

Using ICT to Raise the Standards in Teaching Numeracy - Dave Hewitt

We will look at how ICT can support particular approaches to teaching numeracy that assist with both the (a) development of meaning and (b) gaining of fluency, within numerical work. In particular we will look at the Developing Number software and a dynamic geometry file from the Active Geometry collection. Booking reference: C9

12.30pm BECTa/QCA - Subject Code: S

Stage 3 ICT - Niel McLean & Clare Johnson

If the teaching of ICT at Key Stage 3 is to successfully address the future working lives of our pupils and the needs of the economy, an approach to teaching is needed which is integrated with other national ICT initiatives and the DfEE's KS3 strategy. The ICT pilot project has 3 key dimensions: curriculum, assessment and support. Booking reference: C10 2.00pm NNS - Subject Code: P

Using ICT to Support Primary Mathematics - Dave Futcher

The session will look at NNS/BECTa material to support teaching in the daily mathematics lesson. It will also look at the potential of interactive white boards and web-based movies and applets. Booking Reference: C11

3.30pm NATE - Subject Code: P, S, E

"Caught in the NET" Good Practice in the Use of ICT and the Internet in English Teaching - Martin Tibbetts

Martin Tibbetts has been working with HMI to identify what underpins good practice in the use of ICT and the internet. Some patterns are starting to emerge. The session will include “on-line” presentations. Booking reference: C12

THEATRE D - Capacity 100

11.00am NATE - Subject Code: S, E

English & ICT: Using the Internet for Real Purposes - Trevor Millum/Chris Warren

This session will approach the internet from an English Teacher's perspective and try to provide some answers to: What makes a good website? Where can we find some? What can we do with them when we've found them? What other uses can we make of what the internet offers? Booking reference: D9

12.30pm HA - Subject Code: S, H

Method and Media: Establishing a mutually beneficial relationship between History and ICT - Ben Walsh

This session will examine ways to tap into the extensive interest in history being shown in TV, print and electronic publishing. Original source material, interpretation, exciting opportunities for worldwide communication will feature in this session. Above all, the focus will be on 'feet on the ground' classroom pedagogy. Booking reference: D10

2.00pm GA - Subject Code: S, G

Adding Real Value to Geography with the Internet - Dave Hassell

The Internet is often described as the solution to better geography. However, all the access to e-mail, conferencing and websites in the world will not guarantee quality teaching and learning. This session will study a range of successful approaches used to make the most of the opportunities presented by the Internet. Booking reference: D11

3.30pm ASE - Subject Code: S, SC

Thinking and Learning with ICT in Science - Rob Musker

ICT can help students learn and at the same time it can often be used to provoke them to think about Science. This presentation concentrates on how it is possible to combine ICT with thinking skill strategies and how students should not only be taught how to use ICT but use ICT to learn.

Booking Reference: D12

Saturday, 13 January 2001

THEATRE A - Capacity 250

11.00am THE EC&T LECTURE - Subject Code: P, S

Driving Educational Standards: Creativity through Digital Media - Michael Stevenson

What will digital learning be like in the next decade? How will children and adults have access to high quality resources in their homes, in schools, at work and in their communities? How can creativity be built integrally into these resources? What are the potential benefits for learners, teachers, the economy and society? How might we judge success? Booking reference: A12

12.30pm IATEFL - Subject Code: EFL

Differentiated Learning with Electronic Resources: Approaches to Integrating CD ROM with the WWW for all - Diane Slaouti

This talk will demonstrate how successful integration of information-rich CD ROM and Web-based resources into the curriculum can provide for differentiated outcomes in diverse classrooms. Examples will be drawn from work in classrooms where supporting learners of English as an additional language is a key concern. Booking reference: A13

2.00pm IATEFL - Subject Code: EFL

The Internet in ELT - Gary Motteram

This talk will show how different features of the internet can be used in English language classrooms. It will consider three roles the web plays: as a resource for information and ideas; a means of communication and as a deliverer of tasks. Examples will be shown to illustrate these different roles. Booking reference: A14

THEATRE B - Capacity 90

11.00am BECTa - Subject Code: P, S, SC

Surfing the Technological Wave in Science - Richard Hammond

The new national curriculum has strengthened the place of ICT within science. In addition to the statutory use of ICT within science there are many other opportunities for ICT to play an important role. This presentation will demonstrate the impact of the internet and other ICT applications in the Science classroom and laboratory. Booking reference: B13

12.30pm BECTa - Subject Code: P, S

Helping Teachers find what they want on the Web - Dave Hassell

The scope of material developed for schools is growing at a huge rate and making it difficult to find what you need or want. This seminar will illustrate how new services developed in the last year on the National Grid for Learning can help teachers find materials to support their own work and the activities in their classrooms. Booking reference: B14

2.00pm PcfRE - Subject Code: P, S

ICT that works in the RE Classroom - Carolyn Reade

This seminar will present a range of practical and adaptable ICT ideas and examples for the RE classroom and is aimed at RE teachers looking for inspiration. Tried and tested approaches presented by teachers will highlight good practice in planning, teaching and assessing RE when using ICT. Booking Reference: B15

THEATRE C - Capacity 120

11.00am TEACHERNET UK - Subject Code: P

Using ICT in Primary Schools - Darren Leafe

This session will explore the issues related to implementing ICT within the Primary School. It will focus on how schools are purchasing suitable equipment and software, developing effective whole school schemes and policies and implementing on-line projects within the curriculum. Booking reference: C13

12.30pm ACITT - Subject Code: P, S

NOF Saint or Sinner? How do Teachers Benefit? - Martin Kilkie/Margaret Cox

Based on the successful “Educating for the 3rd Millennium” seminar, Martin and Margaret will rehearse their lively debate on the value and outcome of the NOF ICT training for teachers initiative. The debate is a positive and balanced view of the different perspectives and expectations as felt by central staff and school teachers on the scheme. Booking Reference: C14

2.00pm NLA - Subject code: P, S, E

Using ICT to Teach Literacy: Inspring, Challenging, Teaching - Charlie Griffiths

National Literacy Association is working in partnership with a number of local authorities to support children underachieving in Literacy. Drawing on a range of NLA projects for young people in public care, Charlie will show how the use of ICT including portable hand-held computers can inspire and motivate disaffected learners. Booking reference: C15

THEATRE D - Capacity 100

11.00am QCA - Subject Code: P

Exemplifying Standards in ICT at KS1 and KS2 - Clare Johnson

This session will examine how the use of the ICT scheme of work for KS1 and KS2 has contributed to an understanding of levels of achievement of pupils. It will examine methods of assessing pupils work over a Key Stage in order to arrive at an appropriate level description. Booking reference: D13

12.30pm ASE/MONMOUTHSHIRE LEA - Subject Code: P, SC

Putting the (ic)T into Primary Science - Stuart Ball

Curriculum 2000 has highlighted the common requirement of ICT in the Primary Curriculum. Primary Science has the information, we are familiar with ways of Communication, so how do we fit in the Technology? This session looks at how ICT can be used in Primary Science. Discover how to make the best use of Word Processors, Spreadsheets, CD-ROMs and the Internet. Booking reference: D14

2.00pm TEACHERNET UK - Subject Code: EY, P

Developing ICT for Early Years (4-6 yrs) - Darren Leafe/Rob Cowling/Marylin Leask/Richard Millwood

Topics covered focus on the use of the Internet to support Early Years teaching. Issues covered include: the planning of e-mail and Internet projects including the finding of partners; audio e-mails' the use of ICT to support administration and professional development of Early Years teachers. Booking reference: D15


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