Empowering Educators: Leveraging Professional Development for Classroom Practitioners

When: Wednesday, 22 May 2024 at 17:00 CET

Where: Online

Are you ready to unlock the secrets to success in the ever-changing landscape of education? If so, mark your calendars for May 22, 2024, because we have got an innovative webinar just for you! Future Classroom Lab is thrilled to partner with Lenovo to present an insightful session on "Empowering Educators: Leveraging Professional Development for Classroom Practitioners."

In this webinar, we are diving deep into the world of professional development and how it can revolutionise your teaching practices. Here is a sneak peek at what you can expect:

  • Introduction: Get ready for a warm welcome from Lenovo as they kick off the webinar and introduce you to the Future Classroom Lab.
  • Part 1 - Methodologies: Discover a range of professional development strategies, from skills reviews to digital champion programmes, designed to support your growth as an educator.
  • Part 2 - Benefits of Professional Development: Explore the tangible benefits of professional development and learn how it can enhance your classroom dynamics and student outcomes.
  • Part 3 - Independent Learning: Delve into the world of independent learning and discover how technology, specifically Intel’s Skills for Innovation programme, can empower your students to become self-directed learners.

About the speaker:

  • Simon Johnson is a former teacher of ICT/Computer Science and author of 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Computing Lessons. Simon is currently a senior education consultant at the Tablet Academy. As well as being a Microsoft Certified Educator, Simon is a Microsoft Innovative Expert Educator, Microsoft MIE Master Trainer, Minecraft Global Mentor and Microsoft Esports leader. Simon is also a former CAS board member and level 2 CAS master teacher. After a successful career as a network manager, Simon trained to be a college tutor before moving into secondary education. Although being secondary school trained, Simon also has experience of teaching children at primary school age. Simon is a huge advocate for the use of technology to support teaching & learning across all subjects / phases.


Watch the recording of the webinar below!