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ICT in Skills and Education Seminar


Key themes under discussion at the ICT in Skills and Education Seminar on Tuesday 2nd March 2010, W5 at the Odyssey will include:

  • developing ICT infrastructure in Schools
  • integrating ICT into the curriculum
  • the use of IT at primary level
  • delivering ICT in secondary education
  • case study: the School of Tomorrow
  • new interactive technologies
  • ICT in further and higher education

Please note: if you are a teacher of STEM subjects you may be eligible for a GTCNI STEM bursary to attend this event

The programme:


Registration and coffee


Chairman's welcome and introduction


Developing a skills framework for the Information Age

Ray Wright
Deputy Director, Delivery and Innovation Division
Department of Finance and Personnel


The use of ICT in supporting teaching and learning

Richard Hanna
Director (Designate)
Curriculum, Assessment and Examinations, Education and Skills Authority


Deploying new technologies in education

Stuart Gunning
Regional Director, Education
Northgate Managed Services


Case study: Innovation in learning through ICT

Jon Barker
Hugh Christie Technology College, Kent


Questions and panel discussion


Morning coffee / networking break


Delivering connectivity and resources in schools

Jimmy Stewart


Case study: Putting technology at the heart of the school

Johnny Graham
Belfast Model School for Girls


Transforming learning through developing ICT infrastructure

Anne Casey
Education ICT Adviser
Partnerships for Schools


ICT supporting Further and Higher Education

Marie-Thérèse McGivern
Director and Chief Executive
Belfast Metropolitan College


Questions and panel discussion


Chairman’s summary and seminar close followed by networking lunch



























For further details contact Owen McQuade 028 92619933


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