This is a curated list of presentations that I have given at various events, conferences and workshops over the years.

See also my staff profile at The University of Sunderland.


  • FORTHCOMING: BERA Conference, Manchester, 10-12 September 2019. ‘The value of video-recorded internet video calling and desktop sharing as a research method for exploring lesson planning in Computing’.
  • FORTHCOMING: ITTE 33rd Annual Conference, Winchester, 11-12 July 2019. TBC.
  • Hidson, E. (2019). ‘Video-enhanced lesson observation in initial teacher training and professional development’. University of Sunderland Faculty of Education and Society Research Seminar. 14 March 2019.


  • Hidson, E. (2018). Video-enhanced lesson observation: moving from performance management to continuous teacher development. BERA Conference 2018. 11-13 September, Newcastle, UK.
  • ESRC NINEDTP Doctoral Training Event:
    • ‘Visually Mediated Research: Using Visual Methods in the Social Sciences’.
      25-26 June 2018. Newcastle University.
    • ‘Using Video’ workshop leader. Also ‘Quality in visual methods: ethics, validity and participation’ workshop co-presenter with Dr Jill Clark.
  • ITTE 32nd Annual Conference, Winchester, 7-8 June 2018.
    • Presentation: ‘Developing Computing pedagogy post-2014’.
    • Also presented at ECR publication workshop.
    • Invited panel member at ‘EdTech Policy and Practice’ debate session. 
  • BERA event: Ethical issues associated with using visual methodologies: the case of digital video. Open University,
    28 March 2018. Case study presentation.


  • ITTE 31st Annual Conference, Hull, 21 June 2017, Video Enhanced Observation workshop.
  • CRiLLS Research Showcase, Newcastle University,
    02 May 2017. VEO workshop.
  • BERA Conference, Leeds University,
    15 Sept 2016, ‘Critical conversations of how to research educational leadership: A workshop for early career researchers’, panel member presentation.


  • ITTE 30th Annual Conference, London, 02 July 2016, thesis presentation.
  • Computing at School North East conference, Newcastle University,
    16 June 2016, co-delivered Computing Education research workshop.
  • Durham University Researchers’ Poster Competition, Durham,
    28 April 2016, poster presentation.
  • BERA/BELMAS leadership event ‘How to research critical conversations in educational leadership?’ Newcastle University,
    26 April 2016, presentation.
  • Computing at School Research Group, London, 22 April 2016, presentation.