Promethean is to be the lead sponsor of the inaugural Irish Teaching and Learning Festival, held in Citywest Conference Centre, Dublin on 15th and 16th October, 2010. Anseo.net is one of the supporters of this event.
The conference will feature education thought leader, and Oscar winning producer, Lord David Puttnam, presenting his vision of how Ireland can better meet the educational needs of its new generation of learners.
Graham Byrne, head of Ireland and Scotland at Promethean said: “There has been very strong demand for an Irish event to highlight the very latest resources, technologies and trends in teaching. As a global leading educational technology company and creator of the ActivClassroom suite of classroom solutions, we are delighted to support the Ireland’s first ever interactive conference and exhibition.”
Promethean will be demonstrating how its ActivClassroom solutions, comprising of interactive whiteboards (ActivBoard), Learner Response Systems (ActiVote and ActivExpression) and specialist teaching software (ActivInspire), are bringing to life the promise of ICT in education, improving engagement and results for learners and teachers.
There will also be a host of practical teaching workshops, live demonstrations and an exhibition of the latest education tools for visitors.
Event organizer, Maria McMenamin said, “We are expecting 1,500 teachers, principals, parents and government policy makers to attend the conference and exhibition nearly 500 have registered to attend to date. This event shall be a one stop shop for every educational establishment investing in equipment, consultancy or materials for their school or college.”
Attendance at this exciting event is free for principals, teachers, education policy makers, boards of management and parents who register at www.itlfestival.ie.