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Harnessing the power of esports in the classroom
15 July 2020 – 15:00 BST | 18:00 GST | 22:00 MYT
The esports industry is opening up new and exciting possibilities for future employment. In response to this, its popularity in the education sector is gaining momentum, offering students the chance to develop a range of social, physical, mental and financial skills to thrive in the ever-demanding job market.
With the recent launch of their brand-new Esports BTEC qualification, Bett joins Pearson Education and the British Esports Association – along with leaders within the industry from around the world – to discuss the ways in which esports can be positioned in education to ensure a successfully-prepared future workforce.
Tom Dore, Head of Education, British Esports Association
Cindy Rampersaud, Senior Vice President, BTEC and Apprenticeships, Pearson Education
Sarah Marshall, Head of Content, Bett Global
Bettcast #4 Remote Learning: Evolving Pedagogy and the 'hybrid model'
In this webinar we look at how schools have adapted their teaching practice to reflect teaching at distance and the needs of online learners. What has worked well for teachers and students? As schools make steps back into the physical environment and start to plan for the next academic year, we will explore how educators are managing the 'hybrid model' with part in-school and part remote learning.
Bettcast #3 Remote Learning: Student Health and Wellbeing
How are our young people managing without peer to peer contact? What practical ideas can we implement to support them whilst they are in their home setting and what structures and support do we need to think about as we think about their return to school? Hear how educators from across the world are managing the mental and physical wellbeing of their students during and coming out of lockdown.Watch now
The Bettcast - Remote Learning: How do we keep students engaged at a distance?
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The Bettcast - Safeguarding for remote learners
Bett MEA, in partnership with GoBubble, held its first webinar in April, whereby education leaders discussed the safeguarding barriers presented to educators, including the wholesome ways they can be overcome, and whilst ensuring positive social learning and digital literacy at a distance.
What Matters in EdTech Podcast- Middle East and Africa
We invited guests working in the region, to explore some of the particular opportunities and challenges of education locally. We will focus on some projects and places, highlighting the nuances between countries, systems, cultures and implementation of learning technologies focused on learner outcome and support.
What matters in EdTech Podcast: Preparing Asia’s youth for the connected digital world in the long-term
After a successful series leading to Bett 2020, the What Matters in EdTech series produced by The EdTech Podcast is back, this time with a focus on all things global.
In this first episode focused on Asia and sponsored by HP, we discuss what tools and pedagogies the guest speakers are utilising to best serve their students in the here and now, and also prepare Asia’s youth for the connected digital world in the long-term? And just how has COVID-19 expedited or frustrated these strategies in the region.
Learnit Webinar: Notes from Epicentres
In April, in partnership with Bett, Learnit offered its first virtual moderated panel discussion ‘Notes from the Epicentres’. Featuring K-12 leaders from Wuhan, New York, Milan and Seoul, the session examined the work of those pioneering a new normal for global education; leading their teachers and learners through transformational times, and preparing their institutions for a new normal.