Announcing the UK Microsoft Innovative Education Forum

imageThe 7th Microsoft Innovative Education Forum is a one-day conference, free of charge to all teachers and educators who wish to attend and will look to address the theme of ‘Connecting Learners, Connecting Teachers.’

This forum connects Teachers with Teachers, Educators with Educators, allowing you to share expertise and learn from each other, giving insights into how you can connect your students with technology and connect them with their learning.

This year the Forum is being held at the Hilton Deansgate Hotel in Manchester on the 30th Nov.

img6We have a packed agenda with Keynote speakers, the world renowned Professor Sugata Mitra famous for his ‘Hole in the wall’ project and Michael Furdyk Co-founder of the young person’s online community , Taking IT img4Global.

In addition, Delegates will be able to choose from a range of practical workshops covering areas such as using free software and Web 2.0 technology, games based learning and managing innovation in schools.

Workshop 1- TakingITGlobal - Mandeep Atwal, TIGed UK

Workshop 2- Outdoor learning & technology - David Rogers, The Geography Collective

Workshop 3- From the cloud to the classroom, making innovation stick! - Guy Shearer, Head Teacher, Lodge Park Technology College

Workshop 4- Creative use of technology in the classroom - Dan Roberts, community school

Workshop 5- Office 2010 in the Classroom – Stuart Ball – Microsoft Partners in Learning

Workshop 6- Kodu Games based learning - Nicki Maddam, Hartsdown Technology College, Margate

Find out more details about each workshop here>>image

What’s on your mind?

For the first time we are holding an Innovative Teacher Meet, 29 Nov. at 7:30pm

Join us for drinks, canapés and a series of informal pitches from leading teachers at Hilton’s vibrant Cloud 23 bar, providing 360-degree views of Manchester.

Share with like-minded teachers in a series of 3-minute open pitches.

Also, find out who are Microsoft’s 2010 Award-Winning Innovative Educators. The awards will be presented to Teachers who have submitted projects that illustrate the innovative use of technology to enhance teaching and learning. Not only will they receive award recognition, but have the chance to be invited to The European Education Forum being held next year in Moscow . These projects will be on display at the event.

Don’t miss out, register today

Comments (2)

  1. Steve Beard says:

    Is the teachmeet event not being advertised on the official TeachMeet site?

  2. Stu4rt says:


    The Innovative Teacher Meet is more of an informal gathering rather than an official teachmeet. We use the phrase 'teachmeet style' to give teachers an indictaion of the nature  of the event , which is a first for us in the Partners in Learning team. It will be where we will present our Innovative Teachers Awards, as well as the usual networking and discussion.



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