10 Dec 2015 Panel discussion, the future of computing in schools, Westminster Forum
23 October 2015 What the research says about teaching computing. Harris Federation
15-16 Oct 2015 Practical Pedagogies 2015, International School of Toulouse.
3 Oct 2015 What the research says about tablets in schools, ResearchEd, London CLC
22 Sept 2015 Keynote, ‘’Computing in England’s schools: the story so far and the challenges ahead” Informatik 2015, Klagenfurt, Austria
12-15 August 2015 Debugging and the Growth Mindset, Scratch Conference, Amsterdam
9-14 August 2015 UK/Korea joint computing education research / workshop, Korean Foundation for Advancement of Science and Creativity, Seoul.
7 July 2015 Seminar on impact of technology in schools, TALIS group, Roehampton.
7 July 2015 Keynote, IBM Computing Summer School, Warwick
4 July 2015 Keynote, computational thinking and the ‘craft’ of teaching, Association for IT in Teacher Education annual conference.
2 July 2015 Panel discussion, Policy priorities for Education – The sector’s manifesto to the new Conservative Government, Policy Knowledge.
1 July 2015 Keynote, computational thinking in UK Schools. EMadrid.
29 June 2015 Automating assessment of programming coursework, e-learning meet, University of Roehampton
25 June 2015 Delivering Engaging Computing in the Primary Classroom, Optimus Education, London.
25 June 2015 Computing and computational thinking. SSAT ICT Conference.
21 June 2015 Digital rights, Amnesty International Teacher Conference
9 June 2015 Computing education in England: this is for everyone, EU Schoolnet, Brussels
5 June 2015 How to teach computing. Dream Team. Animate2Educate, Newcastle.
4 June 2015 The silent C in STEM. Roehampton STEM Education Conference
29 May 2015 Agile pedagogy, iMoot.
19 May 2015 Coding challenges for more able mathematicians, Maths for the more able conference. NACE.
11 May 2015 Essential primary computing training day, YPO
29 April 2015 How to teach computing. Academies Show, ExCel
23 March 2015 Learning Computing Through Failure- Debugging and the Growth Mindset‘ Naace Strategic Conference.
7-8 March 2015 Computing workshops, NABSS conference, Malaga
27 February 2015 Innovative maths teaching, Bristol
26 February 2015 An introduction to Switched on Computing, EICE, Manchester.
24 February 2015 From data to wisdom, ‘Towards tomorrow’s digital citizens workshop’ ifip / Mirandanet.
16 February 2015 Computational Thinking. Leicester University PGCE Conference.
13 February 2015 Research in education technology and computing education. Wandsworth Schools.
12 February 2015 Good practice in teaching programming, ‘Teaching the new computing curriculum’, Understanding Modern Gov, London.
5 February 2015 Privacy and the national curriculum. Teachmeet Magna Carta, British Library
30 January 2015 Computing and D&T workshop, Royal Academy of Engineering.
29 January 2015 OER and computing. OER Schools Conference. Phoenix, Leicester.
23 January 2015 Panel discussion, ‘integrating technology and creating the best computer science curriculum‘ and seminar, ‘how to teach primary computing‘, BETT, London
21 January 2015. Blue Bot and the computing curriculum. TTS event, BETT
20 January 2015 This is for everyone: computing education in English schools. British Council, London.
13 January 2015 Barefoot computing and computational thinking. Islington computing event, Emirates Stadium, London.
7 January 2015 QuickStart Taster Session, Microsoft, London.
8 December 2014 K-12 computer science education in England, KAST 20th Anniversary Symposium, Seoul
1 December 2014 Keynote and workshops, Computing Conference, Osiris, London
25 November 2014 speech on inclusion in computing for Google / Teach First dinner, London
20 November 2014 Primary Computing, NAPE Southeast, Greenwich
6 November 2014 Keep taking the tablets. Keynote for No strings attached! Mobile learning conference, Babcock, Epsom.
5 November 2014 Key Stage 2 Computing, ISC ICT Strategic Conference, Berkahamsted
24 October 2014 Workshops on the computing curriculum, Harris Teachers Conference
23 October 2014 Keynote and workshops, Technology for Learning Conference, British School of Brussels, Belgium
18 October 2014 Learner voices, Creative Connections Conference, University of Roehampton.
15 October 2014 This is for everyone. EU Codeweek, Mozilla, London.
15 October 2014 Keynote, assessing computing. Optimus secondary conference, London.
14 October 2014 Introduction to primary computing, Webinar, Rising Stars
10 October 2014 Keynote, Resetting CS Education, VIVID: Education in information Society,Ljubljana, Slovenia
1 October 2014 The English computing curriculum. COBIS / Rising Stars.
29 September 2014 Innovative maths teaching. Windsor.
27 September 2014 From users to creators. Web we Want Festival, South Bank Centre, London.
21 July 2014. Keynote ‘the primary computing programme of study‘. IBM / CLC, London.
11 July 2014. Keynote, ‘Barefoot computing and computational thinking‘. BT/BCS, London.
2 July 2014. Keynote ‘The primary curriculum‘. BBC/Google, Manchester.
21 June 2014. Opening keynote, There is no ‘them’, CAS teacher conference, Birmingham University.
17 June 2014. Workshop: Insight into the primary computing curriculum. Penn Wood School, Slough.
13 June 2014 Keynote, Primary computing: planning, teaching, assessing. London CLC primary conference.
4 June 2014 Assessing attainment in computing. CAS Calderdale hub meeting.
22 May 2014 Teaching computing. Merton
16 May 2014 Keynote, Digital pedagogy. Digital Literacy Now, Skyrocket, Cardiff.
30 April 2014 Implementing the new KS1 and KS2 computing curriculum. Keynote presentation. Forum Business Exchange.
30 April 2014 Implementing the new computing curriculum. Webinar, Rising Stars.
11 April 2014 E-learning and historical enquiry. Seminar contribution, HEA workshop, University of Roehampton.
8 April 2014 Growing for the UK information economy: skills, innovation and knowledge transfer. Westminster eForum.
2 April 2014 Opening keynote. CAS primary NE conference, Newcastle.
31 March 2014 Keynote. CAS/Naace primary regional training, London.
28 March 2014 Keynote. CAS/Naace primary regional training, Manchester.
27 March 2014 Translating Learner Voice. Breakout session, Naace Strategic Conference
22 March 2013 The primary computing curriculum, TLAB14 Berkhamsted.
20 March 2014 The computing curriculum explained. Education Show, Birmingahm
19 March 2014 Unravelleing the new computing curriculum. Birmingham / Rising Stars
16 March 2014 Computing in Special Schools. SEND Teaching Alliance, Westhill School, Leatherhead.
13 March 2014 Assessment. Adapting to the new Computing National Curriculum for Secondary Schools, Phillip Allan, Manchester.
12 March 2014 Keynote: the computing curriculum explained. CAS/Naace primary regional training, Nottingham.
4 March 2014. The computing curriculum. Keynote, Croydon Subject Leaders Meeting.
3 March 2014 Insight into the primary computing curriculum. Brighton / Rising Stars
28 February 2014 The next steps. Primary Computing Unwrapped, Camden CLC
24 February 2014 Primary computing. Hub development day, Kent.
February 2014 Are we there yet? Keynote MGL Manchester 14
February 2014 The primary computing curriculum. Keynote, TMHerts.
January 2014 Computing: planning, assessment and resources. Merton
January 2014 More than coding? Symposium paper, Mirandamod / BETT
January 2014 Insight into the primary computing curriculum. Learn Live / BETT
January 2014 Primary computing: policy, context and implications. Arena keynote for CAS/BCS at BETT
January 2014 The computing curriculum, SSAT / BETT
January 2014 Teaching the internet and the Web, Stone Computers / BETT
January 2014 Cryptography for primary pupils, Rising Stars / BETT
December 2013 The future of computing in schools. Osiris
December 2013 Primary computing. Camden and Islington / Google
December 2013 The New Primary Curriculum. Westminster Briefing
December 2013 Personal computing for pupils. Opening keynote, GDST.
December 2013 The new computing curriculum. Devon / Babcock
November 2013 Leading Computing to Outstanding. Osiris
November 2013 Introducing the primary computing curriculum. Merton
November 2013 Agile approaches to education. ASCL / Micorsoft
November 2013 How to deliver an effective computing curriculum. Government Knowledge.
October 2013 Insight into the new computing curriculum, Camden CLC / Rising Stars
October 2013 Insight into the new computing curriculum, EIS Kent / Rising Stars
September 2013 Insight into the new computing curriculum, Lambeth CLC / Rising Stars
September 2013 Programming and trainee teachers. Westminster Forum.
September 2013 Translating learning voice, conference symposium paper, BERA 2013.
June 2013 Agile Pedagogy, Keynote presentation, Hampshire schools ICT Conference.
June 2013 Developing a scheme of work for computing, Hampshire schools ICT Conference.
June 2013 Creativity and computing, keynote, Oxfordshire primary ICT Conference.
June 2013 Agile pedagogy seminar, Creat_ed event, Barbican
June 2013 Agile pedagogy, keynote, CAS Teacher Conference, Birmingham University
May 2013 Data, information, knowledge and wisdom. Opening keynote for ISA Annual Conference, Eastbourne.
April 2013 Creativity, innovation and the prep school. Closing keynote, IAPS / ISA ICT conference.
April 2013 New tools for a new curriculum. Derbyshire ICT Conference.
April 2013 Trainee teachers’ attitudes to programming. Pelecon.
April 2013 The new computing curriculum. Leicester University PGCE conference keynote.
March 2013 1010 reasons for teaching computing, closing keynote, CAS conference, Southampton University
March 2013 Leading Computing to Outstanding. Osiris.
March 2013 Designing a curriculum fit for the workplace. Building your ICT Curriculum, ModernGov
March 2013 The Computing Curriculum from 2014. Keynote presentation for MGL, Liverpool.
March 2013 Agile pedagogy. Presentation for ECIS tech conference.
March 2013 Creative Connections. Seminar for CEREPP, University of Roehampton
March 2013 Digital Makers, panel discussion, Nominet Trust
March 2013 Programme of study for Computing. Naace strategic conference.
February 2013 The new programme of study for ICT. Westminster Forum.
February 2013 The future of ICT in Education. Keynote presentation for MGL, Manchester.
January 2013 The ICT Programme of Study, Naace at BETT
January 2013 HTML 5 Presentations. Teachmeet BETT
January 2013 Agile Pedagogy, BETT Seminar
January 2013 The Craft of Teaching, Stone Computers at BETT
December 2012 Agile Pedagogy, Teaching Agency
December 2012 Assessment and CPD workshops, The future of computing in schools conference, Osiris
November 2012, The KS1 and 2 draft programme of study. BCS / RAEng
November 2012 Keynote, Independent Schools Council IT Strategy Group conference
November 2012 Where next for the primary curriculum. Google / Teach First
October 2012 Panel discussion: Reflections on EIU report. Economist Intelligence Unit / Huawei
July 2012 Leading ICT to outstanding. Osiris.
July 2012 Connectivist professional development. ICT Mark Champions Launch Event.
July 2012 Blogging and e-portfolios for student teachers. M25 Learning Technologists Group.
June 2012 The open source approach. Rethinking ICT Conference.
June 2012 Innovative ICT. Ed Exec Live.
June 2012 Agile pedagogy. Teaching computer science in schools seminar. The Guardian.
June 2012 Pedagogies of computing. Computing at School teachers conference
June 2012 The open source approach. Westminster Education Forum
May 2012 Academic Twits: using Twitter in learning, teaching and research. University of Roehampton Learning and Teaching Conference. With Andy Hoang and Ed Rudge.
April 2012 The future of ICT education. Inside Education.
April 2012 Rethinking the ICT Curriculum. Plymouth enhanced learning conference.
April 2012 Blogging and e-portfolios for student teachers. Plymouth enhanced learning conference.
March 2012 Technology transforming tomorrow. Panel discussion, Language World.
March 2012 Open sourcing education. Open Rights Group Conference
March 2012 Rethinking ICT. Surrey secondary ICT coordinators conference
March 2012 Rethinking ICT. Staffordshire ICT Conference
March 2012 Rethinking ICT pedagogy for the 3rd millennium. Naace Strategic Conference
January 2012 Embedding ICT across the primary curriculum. Seminar with Dave Smith, BETT.
January 2012 Rethinking ICT Pedagogy. Seminar, BETT.
November 2011 Digital pedagogies for a digital age. Keynote presentation, Wandsworth curriculum conference.
November 2011 ICT and Creativity. Workshop, Wandsworth curriculum conference.
November 2011 Switched on ICT curriculum planning workshop. Alton Convent School
Sept 2011 Initial teacher education and technology in action. Presentation at Policy Exchange.
July 2011 Blogs, portfolios and student teachers: blended learning and ICT education. International Council on Education for Teaching. Poster presentation with John Lodge.
June 2010 Open source software for education and training. BCS Open Source Specialist Group. Seminar presentation.
June 2010 Teachers’ professional formation and the role of online communities. CEREPP Research Students Conference. Seminar presentation.
May 2011 Open Source: software and beyond. Open for Education, JISC RSC N&E Scotland. Keynote presentation.
May 2011 Blended learning and ICT education. In Roehampton University 8th Annual Teaching and Learning Conference. Conference paper with John Lodge.
April 2011 The moral case for open source. Open Source Schools leadership conference. Opening keynote.
April 2011 Open Education. iMoot 11. Online presentation.
March 2011 Getting ICT Right Across the Primary Curriculum. Naace Annual Conference. Conference paper with Dave Smith.
March 2011 Ask the Expert residency on ‘Doing more with less’. National College. Online discussion.
Feb 2011 Teaching IT in Primary Schools. Skills for the UK Digital Economy – delivering the IT professionals of the future. Westminster eForum.
Jan 2011 ICT and Learning for Less. UK Education Leaders at BETT. Conference panel with Chris Gerry, Mike Herrity and Anne White.
Jan 2011 Creative Problem Solving Projects At Key Stage 3. BETT. Panel presentation with Thomas Ng, John Stout, Roger Davies Peter Marshman and Peter Dickman.
Jan 2011 Saving Money with Open Source. BETT. Panel presentation with David Willmot, Alan Bell and Paul Haigh.
November 2010 Migrating to Blended Learning. A small scale research study of an ICT course for Trainee Teachers. SERA. Conference paper with John Lodge.
October 2010 Open Source: Beyond the Software. FOTE 10. Conference paper.
September 2010 Open Source Deployment – lessons from schools. Westminster eForum. Conference paper.
July 2010 Becoming an ICT Teacher… think computing! Computing at School Teacher Conference. Panel presentation with David Longman, John Woollard and Tim Tarrant.
July 2010 Programming for primary teachers. Computing at School Teacher Conference. Seminar.
July 2010 Reflection and Identity, ITE Students ICT Blogs. ITTE Annual Conference. Conference paper with John Lodge
June 2010 Technological innovation in schools – cross sector transfer. In Transfer Summit UK. Conference paper.
June 2010 The Direction of Travel. West Berkshire ICT Coordinators Conference. Keynote presentation.
June 2010 Blended learning for trainee teachers: new opportunities, new challenges. Conference paper with John Lodge, ROERCE 2010)
April 2010 Teaching teachers about e-learning with Moodle, conference paper, UK MoodleMoot
March 2010 The Open Source Debate, facilitation, EMBC Regional Conference
March 2010 Programming in primary education, breakout session, Naace Strategic Conference
February 2010 Teaching teachers to Moodle, Leeds Moodle Conference.
February 2010 Open Source Education, virtual presentation, e-learning materials and discussion, iMoot.
January 2010 Finding Nemo from Scratch, presentation, TeachMeet BETT 2010
January 2010 Open Source and Creative Computing, presentation with Ian Utting at BETT 2010 for AlphaPlus Consultancy
November 2009 Evening workshop on Scratch for computing teachers in Kent schools.
October 2009 Keynote presentation on Learning: jouneys, environments and networks to Council of British Independent Schools, Madrid; workshop on Moodle.
October 2009 Keynote presentation on Open Source and Slow Food for Open Source Schools Local Authority Seminar
July 2009 Scratch programming in primary education, Open Source Schools Unconference
July 2009 ICT and the New Curriculum, Keynote presentation, West Berkshire ICT Conference
July 2009 Open Source in Schools, UKUUG Summer Conference, London
May 2009 Briefing on Open Source Schools for Becta Strategic Technologies Directorate
April 2009 ‘What are your kids learning when you’re not looking’, presentation with Terry Freedman, Plymouth e-learning conference, University of Plymouth)
April 2009 Open Source Implementation in Schools, Guardian conference on Open Source in the Public Sector
April 2009 Moodle and Informal Learning, UK Moodle Moot, Loughborough University
April 2009 Open Source in Schools, Bar Camp Apache, Oxford
January 2009 Moodle and Informal Learning, Bradford Moodle Conference
January 2009 Drupal for a school website, presentation at TeachMeet BETT 2009
January 2009 Open Source Schools, presentation at BETT 2009 for AlphaPlus Consultancy
January 2009 ‘What are your kids learning when you’re not looking’, presentation with Terry Freedman at BETT 2009 for BCS EDTREP
December 2008 Presentation on open source in schools at Elgg Conference 2008
November 2008 Keynote presentation, Personal Learning Journeys, for North Islington Zone heads
February 2008 Keynote presentation for Bradford Moodle Moot on learning journeys and learning landscapes
January 2008 Presentation with Terry Freedman for NAACE at BETT 2008 on Personalised Learning through Technology
November 2007 Wikis for homework, contribution to co-authored paper and panel presentation, Appreciative Inquiry and Global Collaboration, chaired by Ray Calabrese for UCEA
November 2007 Training day for Great Barr School, Birmingham on e-learning
October 2007 Presentation for MoodleMoot 07 on Moodle and knowledge management
September 2007 Keynote presentation on learning journeys and learning landscapes for BCS Education and Training Expert Panel Annual Assembly
April 2007 Presentation for Portsmouth Primary IT Conference on primary learning platforms.
March 2007 Presentation with Terry Freedman on Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and More for RSC-NI
March 2007 Presentation at NAACE Strategic Conference on primary learning platforms
January 2007 Presentation with Terry Freedman for the BCS at BETT 2007 on Social Technologies and learning in your classroom: blogs, wikis, podcasts and more
October 2006 Presentation on Moodle for Midhurst area intermediate and first schools
September 2006 Presentation on “Personalisation, social learning and the e-strategy” for Curverider conference, Edinburgh.
July 2006 Presentation to MoodleMoot 06 on Naace Learning Platforms CPD toolkit.
July 2006 Presentation on “Moodle, Elgg and the E-Strategy” for Flossie 06. Slides available online.
Feb-June 2006 Series of seminars for Harnessing Technology: Beyond Tomorrow conferences (NCSL SLICT): “The value of ICT in extending the school”
April 2006 Mirandanet presentation on PLEs, VLEs and beyond. Slides online.
April 2006 Presentation and seminar (with Mike Partridge) on Effective Learning Platforms: primary education, personalised learning and social networks.
March 2006 Workshops for Emerging Leaders (NCSL): “Learning Platforms”
March 2006 Presentation on “Enhanced Teaching with the help of ICT” for Becta at the Education Show
January 2006 Presentation for BCS seminar at BETT on the E-Strategy: From policy to practice
January 2006 Presentation as part of the Moodle team at BETT on the use of Moodle at St Ives
August 2005 Plenary presentation at Moodle Moot 05 (Saïd Business School, Oxford): An investigation of the effectiveness of Moodle in primary education
April 2005 Poster presentation at CAL 05 (University of Bristol): An investigation of the effectiveness of virtual learning environment implementation in primary education