Your opportunity to make the most of the virtual Conference, meet up with fellow delegates and exhibitors, make connections, tour our real-time resources and content and take part on discussions via the tailored channels.
One of the many benefits of an independent school education is the emphasis given to expanding student horizon’s through activities like school trips, exchange programmes, volunteering and external speakers. But how do we continue to ensure young people experience a range of valuable enrichment activities when such opportunities are severely restricted?
Join Lyfta, an immersive learning platform from Finland, on an exciting journey to discover
powerful stories of people, places and perspectives from around the world.
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The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital learning and forced independent schools to quickly adapt to delivering courses, classes and activities online. Regardless of where independent schools were in their digital transformation journey prior to the pandemic, online learning has become the new norm and is here to stay. In this session we will explore how to deliver a secure digital learning experience while saving the costs, time and stress associated with traditional cyber security deployments. Experts will also discuss the data protection implications of online learning and how to safeguard the privacy students, parents and staff.
Join this session, hosted by Norm Cyber, to hear practical examples and useful advice which you can put use today!
In the spring of 2020, schools in the UK transitioned to distance learning as the COVID-19 pandemic forced full or partial building closures and confined students to home. For West Bridgford School (WBS), rapidly adjusting to the change meant expanding its existing use of D2L’s Brightspace to deliver virtual classrooms, online assessments and interactive discussion forums. Join Mark Deans, Deputy Headteacher at WBS to explore how the school:
Be part of the conversation on how schools can make plans for the future despite surrounding uncertainty in this interactive lunchtime breakout session.
Join this presentation to learn:
· How this has enabled St Benedict’s to spot potential issues that otherwise might have gone unnoticed, and deal with them before they become more serious.
· How using the statistical reporting and data has enabled them to spot trends in behaviour and use that to inform where they channel their resources and pre-empt issues before they arise.
At apetito, we believe that nutritionally balanced meals not only support your pupils’ growth, but also encourages them to try new meals with exciting flavours and develop their taste palate. Meals at school need to provide sufficient nutrition to nourish and fuel the young minds as well as being varied and delicious! We know that this can sometimes be time consuming and complex.
This session aims to give you some tips on how to ensure you are providing your pupils with the best meals to hit their nutritional goals whilst at school, and the key indicators to look out for when devising a menu.
Our virtual roundtable sessions are open to all attendees. The sessions will allow attendees to drive their own learning and share experiences with others on a number of different subject areas.
Facilitated by Robert Wassall, NormCyber
Facilitated by Tamazin Steele, Independent Schools Teacher Induction Panel (IStip)
Facilitated by Yemisi Akindele, The High Achievers Academy
Change needs to happen and it needs to happen now!
If our independent schools are to remain amongst some of the best in the world and surpass others to become the leading schools, then we want to create within our education community an awareness agenda that gives us that unique competitive advantage.
The Black Lives Matter campaign that received public worldwide traction following the racially motivated killing of George Floyd in May 2020, had brought to light some of the unfortunate experiences of BAME students who had been and are currently being educated in our independent schools.
This can be done via adopting:
Facilitated by Simon Nathan, Independent Schools Council
Schools are often best placed to develop relationships with their local MP and spread good news about the sector. Local politicians will have an ear for local schools and what is happening in the constituency.
But how do you make the approach? Come and listen to ISC’s policy and public affairs team explain the best way to build those relationships.
In this live panel discussion we will discuss and forecast the future of independent schools, debating the next steps. The top 5 issues selected from our audience through our virtual chat function will be selected and brought to the table for debate among our panel of experts.