Discover new approaches to learning
The Bett Arena
The Bett Arena is the only place to hear first-hand from the world’s most exciting speakers and topics in the education space. Internationally renowned experts in the field of learning and technology will share their knowledge and insights on new approaches to learning with Bett visitors.
Hear from experts in learning
Speakers from Bett 2013 included Prof. Brian Cox, Prof. Sugata Mitra and Baroness Susan Greenfield. We will announce the 2014 speakers from September onwards so be sure to follow us for updates.
The Kids Are Alright: Professor Sugata Mitra
Sugata Mitra has demonstrated that children anywhere can learn to use computers and do amazing things with them. Prof. Mitra talks about his experiences in the world of child-centred learning
Invigorating the computing curriculum: Raspberry Pi
At Bett 2012 Michael Gove announced a major overhaul of ICT teaching in schools and a shift towards high quality computer science and programming qualifications. One year on, Robert Mullins, co-founder of Raspberry Pi talks about the changes.
The flipped classroom: Why all the hype?
Flipped Classroom pioneers Aaron Sams and Jonathan Bergman discuss this new approach to learning in the Bett Arena. Learning lessons at home and doing homework in class - how can it work in your school?
Back to their future: Tim Rylands
Tim Rylands talks in the Bett Arena about new ways to engage and motivate students of all ages and abilities through a newly explored world of web tools
Technology and How We Learn: Baroness Susan Greenfield
Our schools, colleges, universities, workplaces and homes are alive with technology that we use to play, work and learn. But is all this technology literally changing the way we think? Baroness Susan Greenfield shares her views on the implications for educators.