Steve Bambury

Head of Digital Learning & Innovation

Steve Bambury is Head of Digital Learning and Innovation across JESS Dubai where he works with staff, students, parents and school leaders to help them develop their use of education technology. Steve has worked at JESS Dubai for nine years and is now based at the Arabian Ranches campus. Steve is an Apple Distinguished Educator as well as a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Fellow and Microsoft Master Trainer. He is also a global ambassador for Book Creator, Nearpod, Seesaw and Minecraft. He is a two-time winner of the GESS Award for Best Use of ICT and has presented at many events across the MENA region and beyond as well as delivering remote CPD for organisations including The University of Southern California, Fairmont Prep, The British School of Caracas and more. Steve is the founder of the award-winning iPad Educators website, sharing best practice in the use of the iPad in the classroom. The site has been running since 2014 and is recognised globally as a hub of innovative iPad based projects. In 2017 Steve launched VirtualiTeach - a new site to share ideas, projects and theory related to the use of virtual and augmented reality in education. Alongside this, Steve launched the #CPDinVR events and in June 2017, he became the first educator to ever host educational professional development sessions inside virtual reality.

SPEAKER SESSIONS

Virtual Reality Experience

26 February 2019 | 10:30 - 11:30 | English | A chance for delegates to go hands-on with Google Tilt Brush and create their first piece of virtual reality art

Virtual Reality Experience

26 February 2019 | 12:00 - 12:30 | English | The #CPDinVR Story: How I Took Professional Development into Virtual Reality

In June 2017, Steve Bambury became the first educator in the world to host professional development inside virtual reality using the Engage platform from Immersive VR Education. Since then Steve has hosted dozens of sessions, welcoming guests from The BBC, HTC Vive, NVIDIA as well as attendees from more than 20 countries. In this session, Steve will share the story behind #CPDinVR and explain why he believes professional development can be transformed using virtual reality.

Virtual Reality Experience

26 February 2019 | 12:30 - 13:00 | English | A chance for delegates to go hands-on with Google Tilt Brush and create their first piece of virtual reality art

Virtual Reality Experience

26 February 2019 | 14:00 - 14:30 | English | Integrating Virtual Reality into the Art Curriculum – from virtual gallery tours to walking through paintings

Virtual Reality Experience

26 February 2019 | 14:30 - 15:00 | English | Panel Discussion – The Benefits of using Virtual Reality for Art and Design

Virtual Reality Experience

26 February 2019 | 16:00 - 17:00 | English | A chance for delegates to go hands-on with Google Tilt Brush and create their first piece of virtual reality art

Virtual Reality Experience

27 February 2019 | 10:30 - 11:00 | English | World Premiere of the 360° film produced by Sixth Form Psychology students from JESS Dubai

Virtual Reality Experience

27 February 2019 | 11:00 - 11:30 | English | Fostering Empathy – in discussion with the team behind the Exam Empathy Experience

Virtual Reality Experience

27 February 2019 | 12:30 - 13:00 | English | Taking the Plunge into the Deep-End of VR

Virtual Reality Experience

27 February 2019 | 15:00 - 15:30 | English | Integrating Virtual Reality into the Art Curriculum – from virtual gallery tours to walking through paintings

Virtual Reality Experience

28 February 2019 | 10:30 - 11:30 | English | A chance for delegates to go hands-on with Google Tilt Brush and create their first piece of virtual reality art

Virtual Reality Experience

28 February 2019 | 11:30 - 12:00 | English | Where to start with AR and VR for iOS and Android – apps and experiences that make an impact

Virtual Reality Experience

28 February 2019 | 12:30 - 13:00 | English | Taking the Plunge into the Deep-End of VR

28 February 2019 | 13:15 - 13:25 | English | GESS Bites: Why Schools Should Integrate VR in the Classroom

VR in Education pioneer Steve will explore key reasons why schools should integrate virtual reality in their classrooms.

GESS Talks Arena

28 February 2019 | 13:15 - 13:25 | English | GESS Bites: VR in Education pioneer Steve will explore key reasons why schools should integrate virtual reality in their classrooms

VR in Education pioneer Steve will explore key reasons why schools should integrate virtual reality in their classrooms.

 

Virtual Reality Experience

28 February 2019 | 13:30 - 14:00 | English | Integrating Virtual Reality into the Art Curriculum – from virtual gallery tours to walking through paintings