. Pace of Change Not all schools can keep up with the rapidly changing technology. Upgrading equipment is often costly and schools may not have the manpower to handle the equipment. Most classrooms contain at least twenty students, which can take up a great deal of internet bandwidth in the instance that they all must
Keynote speeches are being delivered by such luminaries as Business Secretary Vince Cable and Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt – with even a contribution from actor and comedian Alan Davies – and topics examined over three days include financial restraints, the reform of qualifications and the curriculum, and the skills needs of the modern economy.