The TPEA Blog

News and stories from our members and the education sector

TPEA Annual conference highlights

TPEA 35th Annual ConferenceEducating and empowering all our digital citizens Click here for our conference highlights The TPEA’s 35th annual conference 2023 “Educating and Empowering

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The box is open, you can’t close it….

Dr Jim Fanning, Senior Education Officer from Education Scotland, has been developing information for educators to raise an awareness and understanding of AI use in education. Here he considers some of the risks and benefits of using AI driven applications to support teaching and learning.

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Pupils using technology

Educational Technology: Opportunities and Challenges

Emma Whewell shares the findings of Alastair Snook’s study on primary teachers’ use of educational technology, and the opportunities and challenges it presented during the pandemic. The shift to alternative methods of instruction using digital technology has been a learning process for digital native teachers and digital immigrant teachers alike.

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Teaching through Crisis: The Remote Education Experiences of PK-12 Teachers During Covid-19 Campus Closures

This qualitative research study from the US explores the experiences of teachers in the spring semester of 2020 as they remotely instructed their students owing to COVID-19 campus closures. Analysis revealed teachers’ concerns for their students and their learning, the barriers presented owing to the disconnect between them and their students, and how their competencies changed as their time with remote instruction increased.

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TPEA at BETT 2022

As a subject association for educational technology, BETT is surely a highlight of our year but it has naturally been interrupted by the pandemic. After a

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