TeenTech Teachers – Leicester and East Midlands

Come and join us for a lively CPD twilight event for teachers in the East Midlands. The event will be led by Ruth Seabrook (Principal Teaching Fellow, School of Education, University of Roehampton) and Maggie Philbin, (Technology reporter and CEO TeenTech).

This session would be beneficial to leaders of Years 5, 6, 7 or teachers with responsibility for D&T or STEAM subjects who can then share the information with colleagues and deliver the project whichever way suits your school best. We make all our resources available to you at no cost.

Date: Thursday 26th March 2020. Arrival and refreshments from 3.30.Session runs 4pm – 6.30 pm
Venue: Demontfort University
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At this event you will:

  • Understand how to deliver our powerful and proven TeenTech City of Tomorrow project in your school.
  • See how the project delivers the majority of the objectives outlined in the KS2/KS3 National Curriculum for Design and Technology
  • See how the project helps you deliver to Gatsby benchmarks for careers
  • See how the project has been carefully mapped across all curriculum areas, offering a genuine and exciting cross-curricular approach.
  • Participate in a session led by Ruth Seabrook from the University of Roehampton, where you will use the resources and understand how to get the most from the project. (The University have used the project for the past five years to train their own teachers)
  • Hear from TeenTech founder Maggie Philbin on the fast-changing world of tomorrow and the skills which will help your students shine.
  • Decide whether to run the project in your own school or become a ‘hub’ and work with others

All participating schools will have the opportunity to send a team to the National Showcase on June 30th

What teachers in Leicestershire say about the project:

‘The children have been inspired. They experienced two extremely creative days and are still talking about it. The parents were also very impressed. They enjoyed learning about ‘the bigger picture’, talking to real people in real life jobs. It opened their minds to greater things beyond the classroom. More please St Josephs Catholic Voluntary Academy

‘A great opportunity for teamwork and creativity. The children were able to work innovatively and use deeper thinking skills in their designs. Some of the children with SEN loved being given the opportunity to use their skills’  Ratby Primary

    Date: Thursday 26th March 2020
    Venue: Demontfort University

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