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Bett 2017

Date: 25 - 28 January 2017
Location: Excel London E16 1XL
Time: 10 AM - 6 PM (Saturday 10 AM - 3 PM)

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The Bett Show is a fantastic opportunity to discover, share ideas and to be inspired by like-minded educators from across the world.

Come and meet us on our stand F200, where you’ll find a warm welcome, a chance to try out our very own VR resources and explore Espresso's potential.


Wednesday
Inspiring the uninspired - Strategies to engage parents, teachers and learners with the power of technology

14:15 - 14:45 | Learn Live: Primary

This showcase of ideas by two leading teachers will give tangible and proven strategies around how technology can have a meaningful impact across the school community. With ideas ranging from inspiring boys writing with animation, to hooking parents into how technology can be used effectively!

Presenters: Gemma Clarke (Assistant Headteacher) at Grangehurst Primary School. Stacey Trow (EYFS/KS1 Technologies Consultant and Computing Lead) at Delves Infant & Nursery School


Thursday
Meet & Greet: Ed Stafford

10:45 - 11:15 | Stand F200

Discovery Education presents - Ed Stafford

11:30 - 12:15 | Bett Arena

Ed Stafford, renowned adventurer, explorer and broadcaster, will share his views on why the spirit of exploration is so important in today’s world, underlining the importance of technology in encouraging children’s natural curiosity and desire to learn.

Q & A with Ed Stafford Invite only

12:30 | South Gallery Suite 1

This session is for Discovery Education VIPs only. If you're a subscriber (Espresso, Coding or Secondary), please email dan_wainman@discovery.com with your school information. Once validated, you'll receive a private link to book online. Non-subscribers can visit stand F200 on the day to check for returns.

Virtual Reality seminar Invite only

13:30 - 14:15 | South Gallery Suite 1

A London head teacher will give his vision for how VR will transform the classroom of the future. 2 year 4 pupils from Beatrix Potter Primary School will give a practical demonstration on creating VR resources for the classroom and Chris Nash, Head of Community at Discovery will give a fun and informative talk on the history of virtual digital media and how to get involved in upcoming projects.

This session is for Discovery Education VIPs only. If you're a subscriber (Espresso, Coding or Secondary), please email dan_wainman@discovery.com with your school information. Once validated, you'll receive a private link to book online. Non-subscribers can visit stand F200 on the day to check for returns.

Meet & Greet: Sir Tony Robinson

15:45 – 17:00 | Stand F200

Discovery Education presents - Sir Tony Robinson

17:10 - 17:50 | Bett Arena

Sir Tony Robinson, actor, presenter and historian, will share stories from his stellar career, explaining how a fascination for history and sense of adventure have inspired his own quest for learning.


Friday
Right clicks and the dollar sign -
Creating a technology movement in your school

14:15 - 14:45 | Learn Live: Primary

The journey of an assistant head to implement educational technology so it has a real impact on learning. This session includes long term development planning ideas along with quick wins to get the ball rolling!

Presenter: Matt Haydon (Assistant Headteacher & ICT Lead) at Greet Primary School

Getting Girls to Code

15:30 - 16:00 | STEAM Village

At the moment women account for less than one fifth of the UK’s ICT workforce. 57% of women who enter careers in technology end up quitting. With the focus on Coding in primary schools, we have to ensure we provide an inclusive and inspirational Coding focus for everyone.

Presenter: James Massey (Educational Consultant) at Discovery Education