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Excellent Teaching and Learning, How can Technology help

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Excellent Teaching and Learning - How can Technology Help?

June 27 2012




As an education leader or practitioner in the Heads of the Valleys you are invited to attend this exciting conference to learn about ground breaking developments in digital learning and help shape a collaborative action plan to exploit digital technologies in the Heads of the Valleys for the benefit of our learners.



The programme will include:


  •  Prof. Stephen Heppell, one of the world’s foremost experts on contemporary learning.

 Find out more about Stephen here: http://rubble.heppell.net/heppell/quiickbiog.html


  •  Janet Hayward, Chair of the Ministerial Task and Finish Group on Digital Classroom Teaching

 The report produced by the task and finish group can be viewed here: http://wales.gov.uk/topics/educationandskills/publications/wagreviews/digital/?lang=en


  •  The Centre for Digitally Enhanced Learning (CDEL) at the University of Wales, Newport

 You can find out more about CDEL here: http://www.newport.ac.uk/about/departments/CELT/CentreforDigitallyEnhancedLearning/Pages/default.aspx


  •  Interaction with colleagues from Schools, FE, HE and Local Authorities to share experiences, good and bad, and to work on shaping this important priority for HOVEP partners.

Immediately after the conference there will be a Teach Meet session hosted by the National Grid for Learning (NGFL) Cymru which will provide those who wish to stay a further opportunity to share best practice and discuss topical themes.


 Times: 9.00am – 2.00pm


 Venue: The Orbit Business Centre, Rhydycar Business Park, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 1DL


There are limited places on this conference so register now to secure your place by returning the attached booking form to leanne.morgan@wales.gsi.gov.uk

















Comments (1)

Danielle Phillips said

at 12:50 pm on Dec 7, 2018

To my mind, using technology in colleges requires a key paradigm shift! We have to trust that technology is simplest as correct as the people implementing it. It's no longer going to magically save a struggling college or motivate an undersupported team of workers or bring up college students' grades. At best, it can only enhance the experiences that students have at a college that already has a solid infrastructure with satisfied, supported https://www.ukassignment.co.uk/, trained, and invested staff. For example, at my old primary college a few years ago, a teacher asked for funds to buy a couple of iPads. She made the case that the iPads might engage students more and provide easy access to learning mastering materials and games.

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