What Works Education Conference

  • What Works? Successful Publishing Resources & Technologies for the Future

    An international education conference organised by the International Publishers Association’s Education Publishers Forum & powered by The London Book Fair

    Date: Tuesday 14 March
    Time: 13:00– 17:00
    Location: Olympia Conference Centre, West London

    Following the success of previous IPA “What Works?” conferences, the fifth annual “What Works” will examine the transition to digital learning technologies, publisher resources for educators, and developments in copyright. This newly re-imagined half-day programme is designed specifically for educational publishers and technology providers seeking insights into international developments impacting their industries and markets. Conference tickets include free entrance to LBF on the morning of the conference, and the following two days of the Fair.

     

    Standard  £199 (+ VAT)

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  • What Works? highlights

    Don't miss out on the following sessions:

    • William Bowes, Legal Counsel, CUP, and Dr Emily Hudson, King’s College London, will be in conversation on Lessons in Copyright.
    • Ian Koxvold, Head of Education Strategy, PwC UK, and education consultant Chris Kirk will give a talk on Global trends in education spending.  
    • Two separate panels will cover the challenges and benefits publishers face when making the digital transition, in Going Digital: how publishers embrace technology to ensure survival, with a second panel covering what teachers really need from educational publishers, in The teacher-publisher relationship: building mutually supportive practices.  

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  • The Programme

    Top-level speakers from around the world discussed how best to deliver different kinds of information in a classroom for maximum effect, and how to utilise the resources available. There will be plently of networking opportunities throughout the day.

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    Who Attends?

    Assessment bodies | Content providers | Educators/teachers | Governments | Information industry consultants | International educational policy makers | Publishers | Researchers | Technology companies

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  • Speakers

    We are delighted to welcome the following speakers for What Works? 2017

    • Andrew Bateman, Head of Computing and Information Technology, Hanley Castle High School, Worcestershire (UK)
    • William Bowes, Legal Counsel, CUP (UK)
    • Jay Diskey, IPA
    • Brian Gilsenan, Chief Executive, CJ Fallon (Ireland)
    • Dr Emily Hudson, King’s College London (UK)
    • Alicja Jankowiak, Editor in Chief, SuperMemo World (Poland)
    • Ian Koxvold, Head of Education Strategy at PwC (UK)
    • Murdo MacPhail, Teacher of English and Political Science, Albert-Einstein-Gymnasium, Berlin (Germany)
    • Caroline Moore, Director of Constellata (UK)
    • Teuvo Sankila, Publishing Director, educational materials, Otava (Finland)
    • Lis Tribe, Managing Director, Hodder Education
    • Eric Yu, CEO, Global Tone Communications Technology China
    • Sintija Buhanovska, Head of Digital with Zvaigzne ABC (Latvia)
    • Carl Robinson, Ixxus, The Coaching Academy
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