Apple Communities Festival

The Apple Communities Festival brings together Apple Teachers, Apple Distinguished Educators, Apple Professional Learning Specialists, Apple Regional Training Centres and Apple Distinguished Schools from across the UK and Ireland to a week-long series of online professional learning events.


Join fellow Apple Teachers, Apple Distinguished Educators and Apple Professional Learning Specialists for a series of online events, focusing on effective use of Apple technology in education.


From Monday 23rd November until Friday 27th November, #AppleCommunitiesFestival will be live online, across the UK and Ireland.


Connection and Collaboration. A variety of events identifying theory, tools and tips for beginners to advanced users of Apple technology for learning and teaching. 

This week long event, hosted online, is full of inspirational speakers and presenters, sharing their practice and experience using technology in the classroom, for beginners through to advanced users of Apple technology.

Each day is split into the following themes:

  • Whole School Improvement
  • Vision & Leadership
  • Digital Empowerment
  • Taking it Further

If you’ve missed any of the Apple Communities Festival sessions, please feel free to watch back on-demand via this session library.

Keynote Speakers

Professor Tom Crick MBE

Professor of Digital Education & Policy,
Swansea University

Tom’s academic interests sit at the research/policy interface, and he has led the major science and technology curriculum reforms in Wales over the past eight years.

Cat Scutt

Director of Education & Research,
Chartered College of Teaching

Cat Scutt is the Director of Education and Research at the Chartered College of Teaching where she leads the college’s teacher development and research programmes.

Agenda for the Week

During the week long event, every day has between 3 and 5 events, all hosted online. Please feel free to find out more about each of the sessions, by exploring the schedule below. By signing up to each of the free events, you will then gain access to the unique link for each individual event. If you’d like to sign up for all of the events at once, please contact directly.

  • Whole School Improvement
  • Digital Empowerment
  • Vision & Leadership
  • Taking it Further


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25th November


26th November


27th November

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