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.

  • 2016 What Works? Education Conference

    The fourth edition of  the popular What Works? Education Conference took place on the first day of LBF 2016. It provided an open-minded look at educational outcomes, good practice and the place of technology with top-level policy makers from major international agencies, respected names in global education and publishers.

    Like its predecessors, What Works? 2016 was a great success. The day-long program featured 16 speakers from Brazil, China,Italy, Mexico, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, UK and USA, making presentations, taking part in panels and networking with the audience.

  • 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.

    Programme coming soon


    Who Attends?

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

    Welcome to our Media Partner

    We are delighted to welcome TES as our media partener for What Works? TES provides the latest education news, resources and job listings for teachers.


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  • Speakers

    We were delighted to welcome the following speakers for What Works? 2016.

    • Francesco Avvisati, OECD
    • Laurie Forcier, Pearson
    • Mauricio Andion, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana
    • Lord Jim Knight, Times Education
    • Michael Ross, Encyclopaedia Britannica
    • Eckhardt Fuchs, Georg Eckert Institute
    • Frederic Litto, Universidade de Sao Paulo
    • Job Vos, CEO Kennisnet Foundation
    • Jay Diskey, PreK-12 Learning Group at Association of American Publishers
    • David Laws, former UK Schools Minister
    • Li Pengyi, President of the China Education Publishing and Media Group
    • Jose Picardo, Assistant Principal, Surbiton High School
    • Kathryn Greenhalgh, Senior Director of Mathematics, Outwood Grange family of schools
    • Kirsty Holder, Head of Geography and the Humanities Faculty, Fortismere School
    • Alan Mackenzie, e-safety consultant

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