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Pathways to tech – education & careers

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Course description

Over the last two years, TechPathways London has been supporting educators in increasing their digital skills and confidence. The programme has reached more than 900 educators from over 500 settings.

 

This event, the programme’s closing conference, brings together education and industry experts from across the digital landscape.

 

Join us for live practical activities, panel discussions, and industry insights.

 

This conference is open to all educators of 11-24 year olds – both formal and non-formal.

 

By booking your FREE ticket for the conference, you will be able to access all of the sessions throughout the day. You are welcome to attend them all, or to drop in and out.

 

Timings for the sessions will be confirmed shortly.

Confirmed sessions include

GECFutures – a panel discussion with the Global Equality Collective looking at gender representation in tech education & careers. Speakers include Nicole Ponsford (Co-CEO & Founder of the GEC), Jade Parkinson-Hill (founder of Steam School), Caroline Keep (Physics teacher and director Spark Penketh), and Dr Holly Powell-Jones (founder of Online Media Law UK).

 

Routes into tech careers – a discussion with professionals in the digital sector around the skills and attributes that can set young people up for success in tech. Confirmed panelists include Sam Roots (freelance Innovation Consultant) and Waleed Arshad (Product Manager at Snyk).

 

Social Switch Project – in this taster session, we will test your knowledge on some of the most popular apps, learn how to have conversations with young people about their social media use, take a look at the impact social media has on a young person’s development and discover 3 simple tips on how to have a more positive experience online.

 

The Connected Learning Centre – a practical workshop on using film making in your practice. This session will give some handy tips and tricks for making high quality film using mobile technology.

 

Jane Waite – discussing engaging industry with education and her work on the TechPathways London Depth programme.

Course Information

DATE : Weds 24th March 2021
TIME: 10:00AM-3:30PM
VENUE: Online
AUDIENCE: London educators of 11-24 year olds.

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Caitlin McMillan

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