The Australian Council for Educational Leaders and Microsoft host a seven-day online conference titled Excitement in the Classroom, on innovative teaching and learning. Participation is free.
May 23-26 www 2006
Day 3 of this year's World Wide Web conference is titled Impact of the Web on Education Science, looking at the internet's potential to address universal dilemmas in teaching and learning. Also covered: web-based systems for distance learning, e-learning online communities and e-assessment systems.
Venue: Edinburgh International Conference Centre www.www2006.org
June 7-9 Xchange 2006
BECTA's Xchange Conference on ICT in schools and the relationship between policy, research and practice about learning, focussing on creativity, the digital divides, e-learning developments and evaluation evidence.
Venue: Europa Hotel, Belfast www.becta.org.ukxchange2006
Until June 10 Pixar: 20 Years of Animation
New Science Museum exhibition on the Pixar studio's movies like Toy Story, Monsters, Inc. and Finding Nemo, featuring drawings, paintings, sculptures and computer-generated multimedia artworks.
Venue: Science Museum, London Tel: 0870 906 3890 www.sciencemuseum.org.uk
June 21-23 Anything Anywhere Learning 4i
International conference on one-to-one computing and laptops in schools.
AALF is a not-for-profit advocate of a laptop for every child.
Venue: Boston, USA www.aalf.org
July 19-23 cp3 conference
Residential conference for those using digital video and media in education, providing a collaborative learning experience for teachers, advisers and education officers.
Venue: University of York www.cp3.org.uk
October 12-13 Handheld Learning 2006
ICT Access: Presenting the Evidence. How handheld and mobile technologies have improved learning, with keynote speech by Michael Stevenson, DfES.
Venue: BAFTA, London www.handheldlearning.co.uk