WWW – Working in Our Wired World
Enhancing learning through technology…
18-19 June 2014
Ewan leads the development of work with key clients globally, in both the education world and creative industries, and is a keynote speaker oninnovation, design thinking and creativity. We are world leaders in leading innovation, showing how design thinking can provide a process for learning anything, and how to build teacher capacity in thinking skills & formative assessment. I’ve been advisor on the digital agenda to the VicePresident of the European Commission, Mrs Neelie Kroes, and sit on the ICT Excellence Expert Group advising the Cabinet Minister forEducation in Scotland.
Tom Barrett was one of the UK’s best known primary classroom teachers before starting with NoTosh in 2011, and is now known for his highly innovative approaches with schools around the world. He curates and shares thousands of practical ideas from teachers across the globe on his blog edte.ch, and puts into practice the very best thinking on educational technology to inspire and engage children in their learning.
Tom works on leadership, technology adoption and improving teacher capacity with NoTosh in schools across Australia, and provides regular input on other projects globally. He inspires teacher audiences with fresh ideas for engaging young people in learning at conferences and workshops. Tom leads education and creative projects for the Australian branch, based in Melbourne and working globally.
Mary-Anne is a Learning Facilitator/Consultant, based in the Waikato and works throughout NZ. She partners with schools to offer tailored professional support that provides practical and innovative learning for teachers. She is committed to supporting teachers in their quest to provide learners with the tools, strategies and competencies that equip them to become global citizens of tomorrow. She has extensive teaching and leadership experience within both Primary and Secondary contexts. Her experience includes roles as a Primary Principal, Assessment Adviser, Specialist Classroom Teacher and Professional Development Co-ordinator of Literacy and Assess To Learn initiatives, school-wide Syndicate Leader with a particular emphasis on student engagement and motivation programmes, HOD English Department and e-Learning and Inquiry facilitator.
Chrissie is a leader, writer, speaker, teacher and facilitator in the areas of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), e-Learning, inclusive education, and professional learning development. She’s works with the team at CORE Education where she is highly regarded for her ability to illustrate and make accessible differing perspectives, complex concepts, and new educational ideas with humour, a pencil, a camera and few props. She also has a reputation for closely connecting culture with learning and bending the expectations of how we can use technology and the Arts to transform learning environments.
Wendy Stafford has an extensive background in ICT, is a trained teacher in the 21st Century and a parent of two dyslexic boys. As an Aunty, mother and teacher of children with special learning needs (Aspergers, ADHD and Autism) she has dedicated many years to researching literacy, numeracy and e-learning programmes that cater for all children in a whole class setting, incorporating learning styles, multi media and that promote independence.
Stuart specialises in delivering eLearning Professional Development to New Zealand schools and has worked extensively with schools, staff and students to explore the full extent that eLearning can be integrated in a Teaching and Learning environment that is centred on the needs of the learner throughout New Zealand schools.
In the last 3 years he has worked with many schools with hands on innovative workshops as they have introduced iPads.