Event

Emile Education Event: How can digital play enhance learning?

28 September, 2017

Manchester Metropolitan University's Faculty of Education and Emile Education are pleased to put on a special evening of talks and debate.

When

4:30pm - 7pm

Where

MMU Brooks Building
53 Bonsall Street
Manchester
M15 6GX View Map

Price

Free

Manchester Metropolitan University's Faculty of Education and Emile Education are pleased to put on a special evening of talks and debate.

Focusing on digital play and learning in schools, a very special group of speakers has been assembled and will be announced throughout September.

5.00pm - Welcome Speech - Pro-Vice Chancellor, Professor Richard Greene

5.10pm - Dr Philip Hood
"Using Language to Learn - why the content of language classes is so important"

5.55pm - Professor Nicola Whitton -
"Fail better: the power of playful learning"

6.15pm - Panel Discussion
Chair: Kirsty Styles of Tech North
Computer Games Expert: Simons Smith of Gameopolis and Thumbfood
Academic: Dr Gee Macrory of MMU
Teacher & Industry: Aeron Saxton of UKFast (provisionally)
Headteacher: To Be Announced
Teacher: To Be Announced

7.00pm - Close

Food and Refreshments will be provided.

Anyone attending will also be given FREE access to Manchester Metropolitan University's first ever online resource for primary schools called - Emile -.

Click here to see more information, speaker information and to register!