The World Conference on Computers in Education (WCCE) is coming to Ireland. It will take place from 3 - 6 July, 2017 in Dublin. This conference occurs every four years, most recently in Poland in 2013 and Brazil in 2009. It is an honour that the 2017 conference be held in Ireland, hosted by the Irish Computer Society who celebrate their 50th anniversary this year.
The conference will focus on latest uses of technologies, on computing and technology learning resources, highlighting educational practice, thought-leadership for the future and cutting-edge educational research. WCCE 2017 will draw delegates from all over the world from a variety of fields such as policy makers, curriculum designers, educational resource developers, researchers, teachers, and teacher educators.
A stellar line-up of speakers has already been secured for you to hear from:
- Andreas Schleicher, Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General at the OECD
- Lord David Puttnam, Digital Ambassador for Ireland and Chairman of Atticus Education, Director for Education and Skills
- Professor Val Shute, Mack and Effie Campbell Tyner Endowed Professor in Education in the Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems at Florida State University, USA
- Dr Indrajit Banerjee, Director, Knowledge Societies Division, UNESCO
- Davide Storti, Programme Specialist, YouthMobile Coordinator, Knowledge Societies Division, UNESCO
This conference is open to everyone involved in developing and using technology and computing in education and training, including those involved in computer science education.