As you will have seen via the Naace newsletter, we are currently planning our All Members Autumn Conference. This will be held at Cisco Bedfont Lakes, Feltham, Middlesex, TW14 8HA, with accommodation and entertainment at The Beaumont House, Burfield Road, Old Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 2JP on the 28th September 2007 29th September 2007. This is a 24 hour CPD event, the aim of which is to bring together all of the communities of the Naace membership for the purpose of updates, strategic presentations and hands on sessions. Last year the conference attracted over 200 delegates.
The Chair of the Naace Executive Committee Terry Freedman and the Naace General Secretary Mary Barker, will open the conference on the afternoon of 28th September This will be followed by a keynote speech, updating delegates on the latest developments for ICT professionals.
There will be the chance to attend 2 sessions throughout the day from:
The ICT in Education Knowledge Framework Developing Schools and School Organisation
Spimes, Prims, Tweets and Gots, Connected and Disconnected Learning. We are all together
ICT Ready for a Makeover?
Education Professionals Perspectives on ICT CPD: Past, Present and Future.
Accessibility, Connectivity and the Extended School
SRF, ICT Mark and Transformed Education
The Development of the Pupil Edge Filter
Innovative Technology for Teaching and Learning R U Web Two?
ICT Implications of the 14-19 Specialised Diplomas.
The Naace AGM will take place during the afternoon. The AGM will be followed by a private Gala Dinner for all delegates at The Beaumont House (coaches are available, see programme). Prior to the dinner the bar will be open for informal networking; entertainment will also be provided.
After an overnight stay at the beautiful Beaumont House, the conference will continue into the morning of 29th September, with an opening keynote focussing upon a Whizzy BsF School.
Parallel sessions throughout the morning include:
Making a VLE work for you in a busy school
Innovative Technology for Teaching and Learning R U Web Two
How Flossie got into the TES, and tales from a Primary Learning Platform
Functional Skills: Implications for Teaching and Learning
Delivering BSF Managed Services The Real Story!
The conference will close with a keynote presentation focusing on the importance of computing as a specialist subject within schools.
This is a programme not to be missed, and we hope to attract a substantial number of members to the conference as we did last year. A full programme, booking form and options form is available upon the Naace website www.naace.org A booking form is enclosed with this mailing. As we expect demand to be high, places will be on a first-come first-served basis.
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Melanie Bowler, Naace Events Manager Melanie.firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0870 240 0480.
We look forward to welcoming you to another highly successful conference.