Throughout the four days of Bett 2018, there will be a huge amount of demonstrations, activities and opportunities to engage with a wide cross-section of the education technology industry.
If you’re planning on attending Bett, check out our latest products and developments to learn more about the next generation of SIMS. In addition, there’s plenty of other interesting and exciting exhibitors and events that are well worth checking out.
In the meantime, here’s a few of our suggestions for seminars that we think are worth a visit: -
Wednesday 24 January
15.15-16.15, The Bett Arena: The Future of Digital Learning, hosted by Microsoft.
Anthony Salcito and Barbara Hozapfel from Microsoft share insight into the class of 2030, showing how data, machine learning and artificial intelligence are set to power the future of personalised and predictive learning environments.
12.00-12.30, Schools Theatre: Is your online safety provision helping to build pupils’ resilience?
Join Amanda Jackson and Dave Smith of the Havering School Improvement Service to explore key themes for keeping children and young people safe in an ever-changing online environment of social media, live video streaming and online gaming platforms.
Thursday 25 January
13.15-14.00, The Bett Arena: Peer-to-peer learning: children, technology and fulfilled lives, hosted by Tes.
Lord Andrew Adonis and Baroness Beeban Kidron join Lord Jim Knight for a discussion on the modern schools landscape, the increasing demands of education on working families and the potential role of technology to explore the opportunities facing today’s children.
15.00-15.30, Schools Theatre: GDPR 101 – how to keep your school safe and secure
Help make sense of GDPR and what it means for schools by looking at what leading schools are currently doing about collection, storage, use and sharing of data in a bid to become GDPR compliant by May 2018.
Friday 26 January
13.45-14.15, The Bett Arena: Workload relief
No profession works harder than teachers. Professor Stephen Heppell identifies reasons why teaching in the future will be less exhausting, more enjoyable and a different proposition to today. With growing technology, social change and everything from artificial intelligence to common sense all coming together to greater effect, this session explores why, how and what teachers can do to be ready for better.
14.15-14.45, Schools Theatre: Using virtual reality for deeper learning
Ian Phillips, Assistant Head and Director of ICT at Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School explains how his students have used virtual reality to become immersive storytellers, solving problems using project-based learning.
Saturday 27 January
13.00-13.15, The Bett Arena: The Best of Bett
Bett’s very own ultimate panel of judges tour the entire show and select their favourite products and stands – expect a unique and perhaps surprising take on the event, with unpredictable categories and prizes.
Across the four days of Bett there is a lot going on – it’s well worth taking some time to look through the entire show schedule and highlight any seminars or presentations that will be of interest. Once you know what you want to see, you can start planning your day, making use of the event floorplan.
You can check out the full seminar schedule here or you can take a look at the presentations taking place on our own stand, B190, under the heading of ‘Education Exists to…’ – and don’t forget to join in the conversation with us via Twitter using #EducationExistsTo
See you at the show!