Academia for Education at BETT show 2018 – what you need to know

It is that time of year again – an event that is the stable diet of the academic individual in the UK and beyond, the BETT show comes to London on the 24th to 27th January 2018

For those perhaps new to the education industry and not yet aware of BETT, the enormity of what lies ahead cannot be understated. Starting way back in 1985 as the British Educational Training and Technology Show, Bett is the first industry show of the year in the education technology landscape, bringing together 850 leading companies, 103 exciting new edtech start-ups and over 34,700 attendees (131 countries represented) from the global education community.

Like every year since 2003, Academia the Technology Group are proud to attend to help educate and innovate teachers, IT managers and business leaders in the art of Technology Solutions in 2018 and beyond. You can catch us at the show via a number of ways:

Wednesday 24th January

• Connect@Bett – Academia will have a constant presence at the connect arena where meetings can take place as well as technology demonstrations https://www.bettshow.com/whats-on/connectbett#/
• Solutions Den – Academia have 2 Solutions Den demonstrations taking place on the Wednesday, come see our technology experts in action:

Unify your storage and enable collaboration

Location: Solutions Den 1
Day: 1
Date: 24-Jan-18
Start time: 11:00
End time: 11:20

he Write Stuff – Technology in the classroom with Apple

Location: Solutions Den 1
Day: 1
Date: 24-Jan-18
Start time: 13:40
End time: 14:00

Thursday 25th January

• We shall continue to be at the Connect@Bett area
• The 7th edition of the Educator magazine will be available at the show – please make sure you pick up your free copy – last edition can be found here: http://edu.academia.co.uk/newsletters/the-educator/
• Look out for our #FollowTheA competitions, merchandise and branding – we have technology device prizes up for grabs so make sure you follow our education channels on Twitter:

For Schools @SchoolsAcademia
For HE/FE @AcademiaHEFE
For Universities @Academiaforuni

• We are running 5 Apple iPad workshops at the Crowne Plaza hotel, a short 5 minute walk from the ExCel centre. These are designed as educational sessions for small one to one teaching on the latest APPs, functions and features of iPad devices in the classroom. Presented by distinguished Apple experts, these are pre-registration events only so please sign up to avoid missing out:

1pm – Accessibility with iPad

2pm – Driving change and improving outcomes – The de Ferrers Academy vision

3pm – Shaping the classroom of the future

4pm – Everyone can Code

5pm – Easily deploy iPad and Mac to every student and classroom– Apple School Manager

Friday 26th January

• Our final day on the Connect@Bett arena – perfect time to arrange a one to one technology consultation session with an Academia Technician
• Solutions Den – Academia have 2 Solutions Den demonstrations taking place on the Wednesday, come see our technology experts in action:

How far into the future is your Technology vision?

Location: Solutions Den 1
Day: 3
Date: 26-Jan-18
Start time: 12:20
End time: 12:40

Unify your storage and enable collaboration

Location: Solutions Den 1
Day: 3
Date: 26-Jan-18
Start time: 15:00
End time: 15:20

Members of the Academia Account, Business, Software, Education and Technology teams will be in attendance throughout the week at Bett – to contact a team member now to arrange a meeting please email sales@academia.co.uk or call 01992 703 900

Have a happy Bett!