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Win 1 of 2 tickets to ECIS Leadership conference, 24-27 April 2019

Still not sure if you can make it to the ECIS Leadership Conference in Lisbon this April? Perhaps we can help!

We have teamed up with ECIS to offer you an amazing opportunity - a chance to win one of two Diamond tickets to the Annual ECIS Leadership Conference, which cover:
  • your choice of 2-day pre-conference training, including Transferable Skills course from Pearson, and 
  • a 2-day conference pass.
You will need to cover the cost of your travel, accommodation, and any related expenses. 

How to enter
To enter the Prize Draw to win one of the tickets, you have to comment on this post before midnight on 14 April 2019, UK time, with a short description of how you are going to cascade the learnings from the conference to benefit your wider school community.


You will need to be logged in to the community to enter the competition. By entering the competition you accept the Terms and Conditions of the competition. 

Conference theme
The 2019 conference theme is Exponential learning. We are in the midst of deceptive growth, exploding into an era of exponential learning. From artificial intelligence, augmented reality, virtual reality, and data science to synthetic biology, nanotechnologies, networks, and more, schools are environments for cultivating and constructing an appropriate intersection with society, in order to ensure our young people (and our own institutions) are at the forefront of relevance.

Pearson’s Transferable Skills Course
The world is changing. What can schools do to transform teaching to prepare students for 21st century workplace? Join our two-day course to find out how to embed transferable skills in your school and really make a difference to your students' outcomes!

Transferable skills are increasingly important for students entering Higher Education and the workplace. This course helps school leaders to understand what transferable skills are and how they can support teachers to use them in the classroom. You will also learn about the support that Pearson provides for transferable skills across the curriculum and published resources.

In this course you will learn about:
  • Why transferable skills are important
  • Different types of transferable skills
  • Developing a whole-school approach to teaching transferable skills
  • Integrating transferable skills into lesson plans
  • Practical activities to develop transferable skills in the classroom
  • Benefits and challenges of using transferable skills
Schools leaders will come away equipped with practical tips on how to embed transferable skills effectively across different curriculum areas.


 

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