Mobile learning on the move
The speaker line-up has correspondingly grown, with DfES director of technology Michael Stevenson delivering the opening keynote address, and appearances by Professor Stephen Heppell, Microsoft chief technology officer Jonathan Murray, Valerie Thompson from the e-Learning Foundation, Tony Parkin, of the Specialist Schools and Academy Trust, and Vanessa Pittard, director of evidence and evaluation with government ICT agency Becta.
Themes include: Building Schools for the Future; personalised learning; 1:1 ICT access; evidence and evaluation; games and learning; and how to raise funds and run pilots.
Organiser Graham Brown-Martin, of Handheld Learning Ltd, said: "I'm delighted that we have managed to bring together a spectacular cohort of thought and 'next practice' leaders to discuss the role of mobile technologies to enhance learning and teaching that will once again act as a catalyst for ICT mobility."
Graham Brown-Martin expands his vision for mobile learning on our Web Extras section at www.tes.co.ukonline.
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