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Portland Square Building - Plymouth University

track 2: education

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Portland Square Building - Plymouth University

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Join us on the 9th June for a day of STEM-infused education talks and practical workshops at Plymouth University.

With digital technologies becoming increasingly prevalent in our world, all forms of education rely upon technology in some way. By discovering innovative teaching methods, how coding can help learners excel across subjects and the role of digital in the classroom you can engage students in interesting ways.

Through the sharing of ideas, intriguing talks and practical workshops, you will find new ways to lead the next generation of learners out into the world.

Portland Square Building - Plymouth University

speakers

Caroline
Vaan-Canning

South-West Coordinator
at Code Club UK

speaker bio

Laura
Norman

Development Officer
at Plymouth City Council

speaker bio

Hannah
Harris

Director of Development
at Plymouth College of Art

speaker bio

Katie
Wade

Fundraiser
at Farms for City Children

speaker bio

workshops

Barefoot
Computing

workshop info

Code Club
South West

workshop info

CAS
Tenderfoot

workshop info

BCS panel

Shirley
Atkinson

Computing At School South West
Regional Coordinator

speaker bio

Christian
Heilmann

Developer Evangelist
at Microsoft

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Belinda
Waldock

Agile Business Coach
and Trainer

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Toby
Parkins

Director
at HeadForwards

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track 2 structure

8:45am - 9:30am

Registration

9:30am - 11am

Conference welcome

Workshop 1

Code Club South West - led by Caroline Vaan-Canning

11am - 11:30am

Tea / Coffee Break

11:30am - 1pm

Workshop 2

CAS Tenderfoot - "Theoretical Computers" - led by Beverly Clarke

Workshop 3

Barefoot Computing - "How do we Construct the Framework for Computer Science in Primary Education" - led by Martin Coath

***Please note that the workshops will run in parallel.

1pm - 2pm

Lunch

2pm - 3pm

Speaker session

Caroline Vaan-Canning, Katie Wade, Laura Norman, Hannah Harris

3pm - 3:30pm

Tea / Coffee Break

3:30pm - 5pm

BCS Panel

Shirley Atkinson (Host), Christian Heilmann, Belinda Waldock, Toby Parkins

Closing talk

Chris Hunt

Conference close

Portland Square Building - Plymouth University

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9th June 2017, Portland Square, Plymouth University

Book your ticket now and join us for a day of talks, interactive exhibitions, workshops and plenty of networking opportunities throughout the event!

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