Marc’s Events

Since February 2011 Marc has been speaking at various events and conferences. These include TeachMeets, Local Authority CPD courses, Geographical Association Conferences and the BETT Show. Marc is also the manager of the Apple Regional Training Centre, Nottingham, which offers free courses throughout the year to schools in region. Visit the Nottingham RTC website here or see the upcoming courses below.

If you would like to know more about the courses that Marc offers, please get in touch using the forms on the ‘Contact’ page of this blog.

Introduction to iPad: Wednesday 27th September

4.00pm – 5.30pm, Burton Joyce Primary School


Today, you will experience how iPad can open up new, engaging ways of teaching and learning. You’ll learn how to Get Started With iPad, Work With iPad, Explore Learning Resources and how to Go Further.

Later in the session, you’ll see how the Apple Teacher Programme can help you develop the skills needed to deliver powerful learning experiences with iPad in the classroom. You’ll also have the opportunity to earn some Apple Teacher badges before the end of the session.

You Will Need:

Reserve your free place to this introductory course to iPad here.

Enabling Environments

iPad and the Early Years, Monday 16th October

4.00pm – 5,30pm, Burton Joyce Primary School


This is a bespoke workshop for early years teachers and leaders. You will understand how to use to iPad apps in Maths and English whilst progressing technology skills throughout the school year. This practical session will also showcase children’s work from a Foundation 2 class and you will build understanding of which apps to use in continuous provision areas and why.

Reserve Your Free Place Here.

Special Events: iPad in Education Networks

Delegates must attend all 3 networks.

Day 1 12/10/17

Day 2 08/03/18

Day 3 12/06/18

Edwinstowe House, 1.00pm – 4.00pm

Now in its 4th year, this network showcases the most effective practice with iPad devices.

Each course provides a wealth of app suggestions, practical resources, training and advice – all presented in a lively, fun and hands-on style. Every event includes specialist input from an Apple Distinguished Educator.

Find out how to book your place with the East Midlands Education Support Service here.


Past Courses

LINK2ICT, Birmingham City Council: Keynote speaker at Computing conference.

Nottinghamshire County Council Computing Conference: Planned and Organised Agenda, Workshops and Keynotes

Derbyshire County Council Computing Conference: Unplugged Coding and Maths Journal workshops

Nursery World Show Conference 2017: The Rich Potential of Children’s Photography seminar

Nottinghamshire County Council Leadership Conference: leading the Day 1 agenda

Slide to Unlock: Meet iPad.

iMovie and Creative Writing

The Coding Playground returns with a focus on STEM challenges

 Teacher Authored Texts: iPad and Guided Reading

‘People, Wildlife and Timber’ with The Forestry Commission.

Animation Playground (Special Event for Student Teachers at Nottingham Trent University)

Coding Playground (Special Event at Computing at Schools Hub East Midlands) 

Hola iPad! 

Digital Treasure Hunts.

Coding Playground

Enabling Environments: Early Years and iPads

Guided Reading with iPad: Using Teacher Authored Texts

Nottinghamshire County Council iPad in Education Networks

Unlock to Learn: Meet iPad

The iPad Classroom: ongoing professional development group

Apple Regional Training Centre Conferences

Apple Learning Tour (Midlands)

TeachMeet East Midlands

Beeston Fields Primary School: bespoke learning workshop

Gotham Primary School: 3 bespoke learning workshops

Jesse Gray Primary School: 6 bespoke learning workshops

Heymann Primary School: bespoke learning workshop

Nottinghamshire County Council Teaching Assistants Conference.

Kings Independent School, Rochester: bespoke INSET

BETT Show 2014 Presentations

Powerful Tools for Writing, Derbyshire Hotel: Friday 29th November

Nottinghamshire Leadership Conference, Nottinghamshire County Council: Thursday 7th November

Computing at Schools event, Nottingham Trent University

The Festival of Innovation, Nottinghamshire County Council

Education Innovation Conference, European Electronique, Manchester

Transformation Conference, Nottinghamshire County Council

The BETT Show 2013 Presentations

iPad and Age-Appropriate ICT in a Playgroup Setting: Training with staff and commitee members, Sale and Davy’s Playgroup, Barrow-on-Trent, Derby

iPad in Early Years: Workshop at Leamore Apple Regional Training Centre

iPad in Primary Education: Head Teacher conference

iPad in Early Years: Nottinghamshire County Council, Local Authority Conference,

Workshop: Supporting staff and children with Apps Based Learning in a ‘single iPad setting’  Tiny Tots Day Nursery, Derbyshire

Speaking at a Recently Qualified Teachers twilight training event about Apps and Games Based Learning

Derbyshire County Council “Moving Forward Together” Early Years Conference

BETT Show 2012 Presentations

Foundation Stage Network Meeting, Autumn Term – Nottinghamshire County Council, Ashfield District

Geographical Association Conference 2011, University of Surrey, Guildford


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