July 06, 2017
This is How "Future-Focused Learning" is Happening at Penrhos College
On Friday August 18th, something exciting is happening for future-focused learning at Perth's Penrhos College, and you're invited to join the shift. This is Future Focused Learning: Inspiring Students, STEM and Beyond, a one-day conference featuring some of the most influential forward thinkers in education today.
More than 30 speakers, including prominent world leaders in STEM education and innovative practice, will be sharing their insights and experience in an exciting interactive conference that has something for every educator. Learn about the shifts happening in modern future-focused learning we're seeing over the globe.
Be inspired by future focused presenters, supported by a series of case studies and hands-on workshops, across all education sectors K – 12. Hear from and work with a range of speakers, including world leading inspirational thinker Lee Watanabe Crockett who will engage, excite, and challenge delegates as he explores how we prepare global digital citizens of the future.
The conference will be opened by Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC and feature a video address from Chief Scientist of WA Prof. Peter Klinken AC. In addition to a full program of events being offered, you can experience future-focused learning workshop sessions such as:
- EARLY LEARNING
- Little Scientist, Nature in Schools, STEM, Science in Early Learning
- 21st Century Learning Design, iSTEM, Minecraft, Studio Q, Tech Play, RoboFair, Essential Fluencies, Circuitry and Wearables
- EngTalk, Raspberry Pi, AR/VR, STEM into Careers, Minecraft, RoboGals, Maths and STEM, Gamification, Dance Software, e-Textiles
- 10 Shifts of Practice, Creativity in Schools, Design Thinking, Problem Based Learning, Creativity via Big Data, Essential Fluencies, BrightBytes, Multidisciplinary Learning in Games