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LearnED Chelmsford

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Location: Great Leighs, Chelmsford CM3 1QP (Get directions)

Free event

LearnED in Chelmsford is an educational technology conference designed to make a positive impact for schools, led by The British Educational Suppliers Association, (BESA), in conjunction with the Department for Education (DfE).

The conference has been carefully programmed to cater for those who attended the first event, and those who haven’t attended before.

“The show helped to reignite my passion for using technology to support teaching and learning and left me with practical advice to support my work back at school.”

C. Crowther, Digital Lead

This is part of the LearnED Roadshow. You can also find us in BirminghamAshfordOxfordLondon and Liverpool.

Join us to:

  • Hear from fellow headteachers and SLTs about the products and services that have made a positive impact in their school
  • Take part in high-level discussions debating issues such as using technology to support teaching and learning; giving teachers more time to teach; and technology as a catalyst for change
  • Discover new ways of working that will save time and make a positive impact
  • Browse our supplier exhibition featuring 30 outstanding educational suppliers ready to help you transform your school
  • Visit the demonstrator classroom and see inspiring lessons taking place using a variety of technology
  • Come away with ideas and tips you can put into practice the very next day
  • Earn CPD points for attending – you will receive a certificate at the end of the day

“The event really helped us to identify our ICT needs in relation to our priorities in shaping teaching and learning for current students and for the future.”

Sean Murphy, AHT

Who should attend:

Headteachers, deputy headteachers, senior leaders, ICT leads in both primary and secondary schools.

Travel bursaries:

BESA is delighted to offer bursaries of up to £30 to cover travel expenses. For more information, tick the box when booking your ticket.



09.00: Registration

09.40: Welcome & Introduction – Caroline Wright, Director General, BESA

10.05: Opening keynote by Department for Education

10.55: Panel discussion and Q&A – Using technology to save time and better support teaching & learning in the classroom. Practitioner-led discussion and curriculum and assessment solutions.

11.00: Coffee break – get inspiration from the educational technology classroom showcase and demonstrations

11.45: Introduction to LendED

11.50: Interactive workgroup discussions – your chance to collaborate with schools across the region. This discussion format has been designed to help you overcome current issues and challenges

12.45: Lunch and educational technology classroom showcase – see exclusive previews of leading solutions for the classroom


14.05: School case studies – learn from digital leaders who have successfully transformed their schools with great teaching and technology

(Includes time for Q&A)

15.00: Closing speech, CPD certificate collection & raffle

15.30: Event ends

Your speakers:

Speakers will be confirmed soon.


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