What’s Exciting in Education?

Thursday 8th April 2021 / 4-6 pm BST


Headteachers, Principals, Senior Leaders, Subject Specialists, Phase Leaders, Business Managers.

As part of our regular offering to members of the Global School Alliance, we have invited a wide range of specialists from leading EdTech companies to present to you what they think is currently exciting in education.

• Providing insights and expert analysis

• Providing ideas, signposting solutions and best practice.

• Connecting people who want to overcome the same challenges.

• Providing informative updates on the very latest EdTech developments.


If you would like the opportunity to present at one of our future events, please sign up here.

Guest Speakers

James Blomfield

James is currently Head of Education with True Education Partnerships and the Global School Alliance. As a former teacher and headteacher, he is committed to innovation in education. He has visited international schools in Australia, China, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy and Romania.

His work on TEP’s ‘Learning Unleashed’ platform seeks to facilitate partnerships and connections between schools and educators around the world, promoting the UN sustainable development goals as well as the  World Economic Forum’s Education 4.0 framework.

Michael Maurer, eSquirrel

After finishing his PhD in Cloud Computing I founded eSquirrel – a quiz app for courses and textbooks. eSquirrel offers a complete blended learning platform with extensive learning analytics for teachers, trainers, institutions, and companies. Besides eSquirrel, Michael is a university lecturer at FH Hagenberg and guest lecturer at several international educational institutes.

Ike Aigbogun, Safe Schools Global Ltd

Ike Aigbogun, also known as ‘Professor Ike’, is a health and safety consultant, digital transformation consultant, and the Founder of Safe Schools Global Ltd. Ike has a wealth of international experience as a safety practitioner in various sectors including Management Consulting, Architecture, Hospitality, Education and NGOs, that spans over 12 years in the UK and Africa.

Reeza Awoodun , TechEd Marketing – Publisher of Inspiration 10

Reeza Awoodun is the publisher for Inspiration 10 [TechEd Marketing product], with over 20 years’ experience working within the education technology/ assistive technology sector, focused on marketing, product development and product training.

Pablo Rodríguez, OBS School

Pablo Rodríguez is an experienced consultant and agile coach specialized in the transformation of companies and organizations towards ways of working aligned with the agile mindset. As a trainer he participates in different programs related to agile frameworks for active professionals at QRM Institute Spain, and also as a professor at OBS Business School.

He is the founder and director of Aulascrum, whose vision is to transform training centres in both educational institutions and companies towards agility, in terms of management and teaching.

Ines Barbosa, Wingsys

Inês Barbosa is the Chief Marketing Officer at Wingsys, a technological company that manufactures interactive solutions. She is passionate about the profession and apprentice in everything in life, as well as in marketing, an area that is constantly developing and updating. Inês tries to balance a practical mindset with a creative business acumen and lead people through complex marketing operations.

Praveen Gadelli, Workbook.ai

Praveen is a Business leader in the Education space with over 13 years’ experience across different roles like growth, technology implementation, business development, franchisee network management and strategic alliances/ partnerships. Praveen has helped in setting up over fifty schools and more than two hundred early childcare centres across various districts in India. Praveen is very passionate about use of technology in education for better learnin

Madeleine Casson, Charanga

Madeleine is the Education Director for Charanga, the award-winning provider of music education technology in over 60 countries worldwide, where she is responsible for pedagogy and an extensive professional development programme offering hundreds of online and face-to-face events annually.

Madeleine’s career began in the classroom before leading a large county instrumental teaching service. She is internationally renowned for her work as Course Leader for the UK government-funded primary CPD Programme, her role of Academic Lead at Trinity College London, and contributions to ABRSM.

Her recent international visits to South East Asia, the Middle East and Australia have included work as a key-note speaker and music advisor specialising in the design and operation of large-scale strategic professional development programs.

Madeleine is passionate about music and is an advocate for access to exciting, creative music-making for everyone.

Alex Johnson, Llama.id

Llama id has a mission to protect children through better technology. We provide organizations with all safeguarding checks in one solution and provide professionals with a safeguard passport to validate their identity with companies and parents.

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