Get to know our partners and co-organizers on journey of introducing ICT solutions to education in Western Balkans region. In parallel with our two-day conference, we also organised a fair where over 30 ICT companies and educational institutions presented the latest technological solutions in education that they developed or introduced to the market. The participants were able to visit their stands, try out interactive classroom solutions, find out how to use the internet for high quality teaching and see a micro:bit devices for coding. 

Fair exhibitors:

Center for the promotion of science

Center for the Promotion of Science is a state institution of the Republic of Serbia, established with the aim of informing citizens about science and technology, presenting the latest information about the world around us, serving as a window into the future that stimulates curiosity and, finally, encouraging young people to select education and careers in science.

www.elementarium.cpn.rs

CHRIS CAVEY

Managing MOOC classroom

Main programme

Delivered in partnership with FutureLearn, The British Council's first MOOC (Massive Open Onlince Course), Exploring English: language and culture, attracted over 120,000 learner registrations. This talk looked at the ways course design and management tried to engage and retain students for the duration of the six-week course. It also showed how the course took off and how they dealt with the huge number of learner comments and questions. 

Chris Cavey has worked in English Language Teaching for over twenty years and taught in a number of countries including Japan, Slovakia, Hong Kong and Italy. He is currently based in Manchester where he is Open Learning Manager for the British Council. 

CHRISTINE TERREY

Christine is currently a Headteacher at Harbour Primary and Nursery School. Under her leadership the School was recognised nationally through winning ‘Best School in the South East’ in 2010. In 2014 she was one of only seven educators from England invited to attend a prestigious digital learning conference in the USA, and has become a member of the leadership council for this network in the UK. 

Christine shared her tips for leading a primary school forward towards embedded use of new technologies across the curriculum. She focused on shared vision, commitment, leadership teams, expectations, evaluation and future planning. 

SCHOOL FOR 21st CENTURY

main programme 

LEADING YOUR SCHOOL TOWARDS EMBEDDED USE OF TECHNOLOGY

working group | New technologies in primary and secondary education

Clevertouch

Clevertouch will present a new generation of interactive displays, the first with integrated Android operating system and 4K resolution for a unique user experience. With a special metal frame and anti-glare tempered glass they are designed for demanding school or university environment.

With Clevertouch displays you can directly access the Internet without the need to connect to a computer, and advanced Clevertouch features are easily accessible to everyone with the unique LUX interface that puts all the tools at your fingertips. Each display has integrated Cleverstore, a database of cost-free applications for educational use.

https://www.clevertouch.com 

Coprix Media

COPRIX Media creates innovative and fun learning systems and until now has developed educational applications such as the Interactive Speller, Interactive Math and is currently working on developing the Interactive World around Us. Their goal is to help create top-quality education through the usage of newest technologies that children today use.Their systems and applications will assist children in actively developing their natural affinities and reaching their maximum potential from the very first steps in education.