Technology Zone

Explore the evolving landscape of education through technology.  

Technology is shaping the future of the education landscape! And as such, we’re pleased to be working with leading edtech influencers and policy makers who will be sharing ground-breaking solutions on how best to embed technology across your curriculum.

Join our dedicated zone for Technology and discover the growing potential of edtech, with real-life examples of technology being used in schools; and the opportunity to take away key insights that will provide you with the inspiration needed to fully embrace the limitless opportunities of education 4.0.


Leading Technology Speakers at the Schools & Academies Show Include:

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Technology & Educational Resources Sessions

Day 1 - September 29, 2020


    • 11:40 am
      Safeguarding: Risks and Management in the Digital Age

    • 10:30 am
      Cyber Security – What Are the Implications of a Data Breach for Your School?
    • 11:20 am
      Less Time Grading and More Focus on the Curriculum with Turnitin Feedback Studio
    • 12:10 pm
      Preparing Students for the Modern Workplace
    • 1:00 pm
      Strategic Support for Technology in Schools from the DfE
    • 1:50 pm
      Evidence in EdTech: Useful or Useless?
    • 2:40 pm
      Improving Collaboration between IT and Pedagogical Teams
    • 3:30 pm
      Case Study: Transformative Tech in Primary Schools

Day 2 - September 30, 2020


    • 11:00 am
      The Future is Now: Enhancing Learning Across the Country

    • 11:40 am
      Education Technology and Making it Work for You

    • 10:00 am
      Effectively Teaching Computing for a Digitally Literate Workforce
    • 11:40 am
      EdTech Evidence – How can Technology help Schools & What can we do to Improve our Evidence?
    • 10:50 am
      How Can AI Empower Leaders and Teachers to Be More Effective?
    • 12:30 pm
      The National Centre for Computing Education – What Does a Good Computing Education Look Like?
    • 1:20 pm
      Can We Afford to Not Use EdTech?
    • 2:10 pm
      Case Study: Embedding Technology in the Primary Curriculum

    • 11:30 am
      Sexting – Reframing the Issue to Meet the Needs of Boys

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Technology & Educational Resources News

National Schools Awards to Recognise Sector’s Dedication During Uncertain Times

The Institute of School Business Leadership (ISBL) in conjunction with the Schools & Academies Show, officially launched the National Schools Awards 2020 today; 20th May. This initiative will bring together more than 250 school leaders and education pioneers to celebrate and reward excellence from across the industry. Baroness Berridge, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for […]

study at home

Laptops offered to school pupils to help them study at home during the COVID-19 pandemic

Disadvantaged teenagers preparing for their GCSEs will be able to borrow laptops to enable them to study at home during the coronavirus pandemic. Laptops or tablets will be provided to those 15 year-olds who do not have access to a computer in England. The number of devices available or set budget to procure them has […]

Network Building: SAA Show Partners with the Association of Network Managers in Education

Network Managers are at the forefront of new developments in edtech and IT infrastructure, but often don’t receive the attention of their pedagogical peers. While many may be looking forward to the summer holidays already, we are looking even further ahead, to the Schools & Academies Show Birmingham in November. So it seems only prudent […]

School data

Data and Benchmarking

Access to high-quality, accurate and timely data is crucial for schools and trusts to make informed decisions and get the most of their available resources. Benchmarking and comparison with peers can be a powerful tool for change and a driver for improvement in any sector. For schools and trusts, knowing how they compare with similar […]

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