Creative ICT with Mr P

21st Nov 2018 9:30 am The Riverfront Arts Centre, Kingsway, Newport, NP20 1HG

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Join us for a day of networking with other teachers, educators and artists working in schools in the South East Wales region – with a focus on using technology to facilitate and inspire creative learning through the arts and across the curriculum.

The day will include:

  • Training delivered by Mr Parkinson
  • Presentations from regional schools who have effectively used ICT for creative projects
  • A creative technology marketplace to gain insight on what’s on offer across the region

This event is predominantly aimed at those who work in the primary classroom, but will also be useful to secondary teachers or those working with pupils who have additional needs.

This event is delivered in partnership with the Lead Creative Schools regional team.

Please note: Attendees need to bring their own iPad or tablet to this event.


Primary teacher and training facilitator Lee Parkinson, a.k.a Mr P, is well-known for his humourous and informative YouTube videos and blog posts. He has trained teachers throughout the UK on how to use technology to raise standards across the curriculum, with the ethos of ‘work smarter not harder’.

We’re delighted to have Lee join us for a day to inspire teachers, educators and artists who work in schools – don’t miss out on this great opportunity to access his training.

Who Can Attend?

  • Teachers (including HLTAs and TAs) and educators from creative or cultural organisations who work in Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport or Torfaen
  • Artists who live in Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport or Torfaen

We Pay For Cover

To help teachers take advantage of our professional development opportunites, the Arts and Education Network: South East Wales can contribute up to £100 towards the cost of supply cover.

There is such a thing as a free lunch!

We provide refreshments and lunch for full-day workshops, and refreshments for half-day and twilight workshops. Please let us know any allergies or dietary requirements when booking.

Who funds us?

We are funded by Arts Council of Wales in partnership with Welsh Government, as part of Creative Learning through the Arts – an Action Plan for Wales. The scheme puts ‘creativity and the arts at the heart of learning’ and aims to:

  • Improve attainment through creativity
  • Increase and improve arts experience and opportunities in schools
  • Deliver on the three education priorities: improving literacy, numeracy, and reducing the impact of disadvantage
  • Support teachers and arts practitioners in developing their skills

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