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Colombo, Sri Lanka
4-5 December 2014
‘Inspiring teaching, inspiring learning’
The second Cambridge Schools Conference 2014 was hosted by Northshore College of Business and Technology, Colombo, Sri Lanka on 4–5 December 2014. The conference in Sri Lanka focused on ‘Inspiring teaching, inspiring learning’ following the Cambridge conference in September 2014. More than 330 delegates attended, 36 per cent of whom were from the South Asia region. Delegates heard Professor Norbert Pachler, Institute of Education, University of London and C. J. Simister, Educational Consultant, Northwood College, present on the value of research in teaching and effective learning in practice.
View videos, podcasts and presentation slides from the Cambridge Schools Conference, held in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
VIDEO: Highlights of the Cambridge Schools Conference, Sri Lanka 2014.
Paul Ellis, Head of Teaching & Learning Strategy and Ruchira Ghosh, Regional Director South Asia, Cambridge Assessment International Education
Keynote 2 - “Evidence-informed pedagogical practice: realising the value of research for teaching”
Dr Norbert Pachler, Instititute of Education, London
Presentation slides (PDF, 1MB) | Podcast
Michael O’Sullivan, Dr Tristian Stobie, Ruchira Ghosh and Janet Morris, Cambridge Assessment International Education
Plenary A - Arts, Humanities & Languages
Lee Davis, Assistant Director, Professional Development, Cambridge Assessment International Education
Presentation slides (PDF, 1MB)
Helen Rees-Bidder, Director of Performing Arts, Bedford Modern School (Languages)
Presentation slides (PDF, 649KB)
Plenary B - Learning lessons from Maths and Science
Charlie Gilderdale, NRICH Mathematics Project Secondary Coordinator, University of Cambridge and Mark Winterbottom, Senior Lecturer in Science Education, University of Cambridge.
Presentation slides (PDF, 904KB)
Panel Discussion “How do we balance teaching for understanding and teaching for qualifications”
With CJ Simister, Malith Kumarasinghe, Savita Venkat, Basarat Kazim and Philip Parker
Address and close
Michael O’Sullivan, Chief Executive, Cambridge Assessment International Education
View photos from the conference on Flickr.