What Works Education Conference

  • What Works? Education Conference

    Successful Education Policies, Resources & Technologies

    The fourth edition of  the popular What Works? Education Conference took place on the first day of LBF 2016, programmed by The International Publishers Association, powered by LBF and held in association with The Publishers Association. 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.

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    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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