Hull and East Riding Schools IT Conference and Exhibition

Event Dates and Prices

Wednesday 21st March 2018

8.00am – 3.45pm

LAST CHANCE TO BOOK!!! 50% OFF FOR LAST FEW DELEGATE SPACES!!!

Further to the success of their previous annual IT events, we are pleased to be again partnering Hull and East Riding schools at this one-day event.  All schools in Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire and surrounding areas are invited to attend and the day is recommended for all Primary and Secondary teachers, IT Coordinators and Senior Leaders.

The details of the Conference keynote speakers and workshops will shortly be available and education suppliers are invited to take a stand in the exhibition which is always very popular and runs alongside the Conference.

Companies wishing to participate at this event should please contact us for further details and to secure their place.

@Hull_ER_ICT  

Mercure Hull Grange Park Hotel, Willerby, Hull

 

Delegate charge for this event has now been reduced to £18.00 including VAT, lunch, refreshments and complimentary parking for the last few available spaces

Workshops

The following workshops will be running and can be selected on the booking form.

1A. The Hallmarks of Engaging Social Media Updates

Ross Morrison McGill, Managing Director, TeacherToolkit Ltd

Getting the most out of your Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram posts.

If possible bring your laptop or iPad!!!

Day: Wednesday
Time: 9:50 am
Duration: 50 minutes

1B. Hands on with the Art of the Possible

Sanjesh (Sonny) Sharma founder of New Ways to Learn

Great edtech tools that you can take away and try. This is a hands-on workshop, so bring a device if you can. The focus is on collaboration and creativity and get you going with new tools in minutes, not hours! Everyone attending the workshop will also get access to a full Learning Trunk of edtech tools in our new teacher training platform, Spongy Elephant.

 

Day: Wednesday
Time: 9:50 pm
Duration: 50 minutes

1C. Pi Stop with Scratch

Jon Witts, Hull Raspberry Jam

Use the Scratch programming language and the Pi Stop add-on to quickly get your students controlling LEDs and creating their own traffic light sequences.

Day: Wednesday
Time: 9:50 am
Duration: 50 minutes

2A. Scheduling Social Media Updates

Ross Morrison McGill, Managing Director, TeacherToolkit Ltd

Learn how to use free online scheduling platforms to share social media updates.

If possible bring your laptop or iPad!!!

Day: Wednesday
Time: 11:40 am
Duration: 50 minutes

2B. Hands on with the Art of the Possible

Sanjesh (Sonny) Sharma founder of New Ways to Learn

Great edtech tools that you can take away and try. This is a hands-on workshop, so bring a device if you can. The focus is on collaboration and creativity and get you going with new tools in minutes, not hours! Everyone attending the workshop will also get access to a full Learning Trunk of edtech tools in our new teacher training platform, Spongy Elephant.

Day: Wednesday
Time: 11:40 am
Duration: 50 minutes

2C. Sense Hat

Jon Witts, Hull Raspberry Jam

Use the Sense Hat add-on board, or the free simulator, to quickly get your students measuring real-world environmental factors and design their own LED patterns to visualise their data.

Day: Wednesday
Time: 11:40 am
Duration: 50 minutes

3A. What makes an Engaging Social Media Image?

Ross Morrison McGill, Managing Director, TeacherToolkit Ltd

Discover the answer to this question  – and make live video via Periscope!

If possible bring your laptop or iPad!!!

Day: Wednesday
Time: 1:30 pm
Duration: 50 minutes

3B. Hands on with the Art of the Possible

Sanjesh (Sonny) Sharma founder of New Ways to Learn

Great edtech tools that you can take away and try. This is a hands-on workshop, so bring a device if you can. The focus is on collaboration and creativity and get you going with new tools in minutes, not hours! Everyone attending the workshop will also get access to a full Learning Trunk of edtech tools in our new teacher training platform, Spongy Elephant.

Day: Wednesday
Time: 1:30 pm
Duration: 50 minutes

3C. Sonic Pi

Jon Witts, Hull Raspberry Jam

Use the free Sonic Pi software to have your students start to create their own music; with computer code! No musical talent necessary!

Day: Wednesday
Time: 1:30 pm
Duration: 50 minutes

Event Speakers

A. Ross Morrison McGill

A. Ross Morrison McGill

Ross McGill is an experienced teacher and school leader, who, over the past three decades, has worked in some of the most challenging schools in London. Throughout his school leadership, he has been responsible for improving quality of teaching and learning and has a national profile as the leading contributor and organiser of online CPD within a growing community of education professionals. He has won awards for teaching, blogging and as an author – most notable for the Times 500. He is frequently asked to speak at national conferences and is regularly asked to reflect on educational developments in various publications about education policy.
B. Sanjesh Sharma

B. Sanjesh Sharma

Sanjesh (Sonny) is the founder of New Ways to Learn, an edtech company that works with hundreds of schools and Trusts all over the UK (and internationally) on how to get the most of technology. With over 20 years in the education sector, with 15 years as both a teacher and senior leader, Sanjesh now works with schools with three key motives – using technology effectively, creating more sustainable practices and improving student engagement by making digitally-enabled lessons fun! This year Sanjesh also launched Spongy Elephant, a brand new CPD platform for school staff. With Spongy Elephant, you can get ahead with everything from the GDPR and GSuite to Teams in Office 365 and Virtual Reality. Spongy Elephant has been nominated for the Innovator of the Year Award at the BETT Award 2018. Sanjesh has a Computer Science background and a raft of Apple, Google and Microsoft accreditations for education. New Ways to Learn is now a leading provider of strategic support, training and CPD in the UK with a 100% satisfaction rate with their schools. Sanjesh delivers lots of seminars and keynotes throughout the year with a particular emphasis on the Art of the Possible with technology. He’s a dad of two cheeky boys – his crash test dummies for all things tech.
C. Jon Witts

C. Jon Witts

Jon Witts has been working in Educational IT since 2004 and has been teaching Computer Science for the past 4 years. He is a Raspberry Pi Certified Educator and also a CEOP Ambassador and Google Certified Educator. In his free time he runs the Hull Raspberry Jam events; offering opportunities for people from all walks of life to learn what the Raspberry Pi computer can do for them.
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Event Exhibitors

East Riding of Yorkshire Council
East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Supplies
Edding UK Ltd
Elementary Technology
Insight UK Ltd
InVentry Ltd
KRCS Group Limited
National Online Safety
RM Education
ScholarPack
Speech Link Multimedia Ltd
T1A Ltd
Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation
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