Developing Digital: from immediate need to longer term thinking? (DfE National Edtech Demonstrator Programme and Discovery Education)

End Date
Jan 26 2021 - 5:00pm
Start Date
Jan 26 2021 - 4:00pm
Developing digital: from immediate need to longer term thinking

This joint seminar will hear from two of the EdTech Demonstrator schools on how they responded to the need for online and remote learning, lessons learned and how they have provided effective continuity of high-quality teaching and learning. Both schools have embedded the use of Discovery Education online content into their everyday curriculum delivery.

Chair: Bob Usher, East of England Regional lead for EdTech Demonstrator programme and LGfL Content Manager


1. Gill Hill from Mount Hawke Primary school (part of the EdTech Demonstrator Programme)

2. Beth Schoter from from Broadclyst Primary School (part of the EdTech Demonstrator Programme)

3. Panel contributor - Ty Goddard, Edtech Demonstrator lead, Education Foundation

The Education Foundation is one of the delivery partners of the Edtech Demonstrator programme with LGfL and Sheffield Hallam University. The Foundation was established in 2011 and has a track record of pioneering projects and major partnerships with leading innovative national and international organisations. The Foundation plays a leading role in the development of the education technology sector across the UK with its strategic body, Edtech UK.

4. Panel contributor - Andrew Hammond, Senior Director Learning & Community Discovery Education

The recent development of the well-established and highly regarded Espresso content into the new ‘Experience’ platform, has offered a range of timely new opportunities for blended and flipped learning, and is a key ingredient in many school’s approach to supporting remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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