What Works Education Conference

  • What Works? Successful Publishing Resources & Technologies for the Future

    An international education conference organised by the International Publishers Association’s Education Publishers Forum & powered by The London Book Fair

    Following the success of previous IPA “What Works?” conferences, the fifth annual “What Works” examined the transition to digital learning technologies, publisher resources for educators, and developments in copyright. This newly re-imagined half-day programme was designed specifically for educational publishers and technology providers seeking insights into international developments impacting their industries and markets.

  • The Programme

    Top-level speakers from around the world discussed how best to deliver different kinds of information in a classroom for maximum effect, and how to utilise the resources available.

    2017 Programme


    Who Attended?

    Assessment bodies | Content providers | Educators/teachers | Governments | Information industry consultants | International educational policy makers | Publishers | Researchers | Technology companies

  • Speakers

    We were delighted to welcome the following speakers for What Works? 2017

    • Andrew Bateman, Head of Computing and Information Technology, Hanley Castle High School, Worcestershire (UK)
    • William Bowes, Legal Counsel, CUP (UK)
    • Jay Diskey, IPA
    • Brian Gilsenan, Chief Executive, CJ Fallon (Ireland)
    • Dr Emily Hudson, King’s College London (UK)
    • Alicja Jankowiak, Editor in Chief, SuperMemo World (Poland)
    • Ian Koxvold, Head of Education Strategy at PwC (UK)
    • Murdo MacPhail, Teacher of English and Political Science, Albert-Einstein-Gymnasium, Berlin (Germany)
    • Caroline Moore, Director of Constellata (UK)
    • Teuvo Sankila, Publishing Director, educational materials, Otava (Finland)
    • Lis Tribe, Managing Director, Hodder Education
    • Eric Yu, CEO, Global Tone Communications Technology China
    • Sintija Buhanovska, Head of Digital with Zvaigzne ABC (Latvia)
    • Carl Robinson, Ixxus, The Coaching Academy


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