27 - 28 August, 2019
Mandarin Orchard Singapore, by Meritus, Singapore

CONFERENCE DAY TWO: WEDNESDAY | 28 AUGUST 2019

8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration & Coffee & Tea

9:00 am - 9:10 am Welcome Remarks from the Chairperson

Dr Richard Bakken, Director, Instructional Support Services at Princeton University

Dr Richard Bakken

Director, Instructional Support Services
Princeton University

9:00 am - 9:40 am Scaling ICT-Enabled Innovative Pedagogical Practices in Nanyang Technological University

·         Integrating ICT into the planning, design and implementation of curriculum, assessment and pedagogy
·         Reviewing the impact of ICT on student learning and teaching effectiveness
·         Leveraging ICT to make the shift from traditional pedagogical practices to student-centric learning models
Peter David Looker, Head of the Teaching, Learning, and Pedagogy Division at Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Peter David Looker

Head of the Teaching, Learning, and Pedagogy Division
Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

9:40 am - 10:20 am Enhancing Collaborative Learning with Successful STEAM Programs

·         Investing in technology and dedicated spaces to drive the adoption of STEAM
·         Redesigning curriculum to integrate STEAM disciplines into the learning and teaching environment
·         Cultivating students’ passion in STEAM by facilitating student-led and inquiry-based framework

John Northridge, Head of Design and Technology & STEAM Coordinator at Dover Court International School

John Northridge

Head of Design and Technology & STEAM Coordinator
Dover Court International School

10:20 am - 11:00 am Speed Networking & Morning Refreshment Break

·         The intelligent use of digital technologies in creating highly-effective teaching and learning environments
·         Further optimising learning by integrating technologies with flexible and intuitive online and physical spaces
·         How can educators further reap the benefits of digital learning to elevate student performance and engagement?

 
Craig Kemp, Global EdTech Consultant & Speaker at Ignite EdTech

Craig Kemp

Global EdTech Consultant & Speaker
Ignite EdTech

Jay Thompson, Head of Educational Technology and Innovation at Dulwich College

Jay Thompson

Head of Educational Technology and Innovation
Dulwich College

John Ridley, Director of Learning at Tanglin Trust School Ltd

John Ridley

Director of Learning
Tanglin Trust School Ltd

Dr. Kumaran Rajaram, Senior Lecturer & Course Chair, Nanyang Business School at Nanyang Technological University

Dr. Kumaran Rajaram

Senior Lecturer & Course Chair, Nanyang Business School
Nanyang Technological University

11:50 am - 12:30 pm Designing Adaptive and Personalised Digital Learning Experience

·          Leveraging technologies tools to create digital learning spaces for next-gen students
·          Incorporating technologies and curriculum to drive student’s learning
·          Ensuring performance improvements by monitoring and adapting digital learning environment accordingly 
Dr John Turner, Director of Digital Innovation at Canadian International School of Hong Kong

Dr John Turner

Director of Digital Innovation
Canadian International School of Hong Kong

12:30 pm - 1:10 pm Blending Online and Offline Learning to Deliver Positive Learning Experiences

Blending Online and Offline Learning to Deliver Positive Learning Experiences
·         Assessing effective blended learning models to maximise learning effectiveness
·         Fusing in-class curriculum with digital learning platforms for impactful learning
·         Enabling social and interactive learning across online and offline to further enhance learning outcomes
Paul Ng, Senior Education Fellow at Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Paul Ng

Senior Education Fellow
Ngee Ann Polytechnic

1:10 pm - 2:00 pm Networking Lunch

INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS [2 ROTATIONS @ 45MINS EACH]

2:00 pm - 3:20 pm Roundtable A: Innovating Learning Spaces with Flexible Furnishings

INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS [2 ROTATIONS @ 45MINS EACH]

2:00 pm - 3:20 pm Roundtable B: Leveraging Multipurpose Spaces for Varied Learning Styles and Activities

Chris Beingessner, Middle School Deputy Principal at Singapore American School

Chris Beingessner

Middle School Deputy Principal
Singapore American School

INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS [2 ROTATIONS @ 45MINS EACH]

2:00 pm - 3:20 pm Rountable C: Building Effective Digital Learning Spaces

Dr. Kumaran Rajaram, Senior Lecturer & Course Chair, Nanyang Business School at Nanyang Technological University

Dr. Kumaran Rajaram

Senior Lecturer & Course Chair, Nanyang Business School
Nanyang Technological University

INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS [2 ROTATIONS @ 45MINS EACH]

2:00 pm - 3:20 pm Roundtable D: Integrating Online and Offline Learning

Paul Ng, Senior Education Fellow at Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Paul Ng

Senior Education Fellow
Ngee Ann Polytechnic

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm Afternoon Refreshment Break

3:50 pm - 4:30 pm Applying Design-Thinking in Education to Transform Teaching

·         Making learning authentic & hands-on through the increased agency, including in IB Math and in MS Science.
·         Fostering 21st century competencies such as empathy, critical thinking, communication skills etc. with design thinking
·         Applying insights from design-thinking to achieve teaching goals and academic mission
Robert Bauer, Director of Innovation & Technology at American International School of Guangzhou

Robert Bauer

Director of Innovation & Technology
American International School of Guangzhou

4:30 pm - 5:10 pm Designing Learning Spaces @ School of the Future

·         Linking learning spaces to improved learning and teaching outcomes to secure stakeholders’ buy-in
·         Adopting a top-down stakeholders engagement and change management approach
·         Leading by example, advocating a mindset shift and demonstrating the benefits of the new learning spaces 
Kaustubh Bodhankar, Deputy CEO at Global Indian International Schools

Kaustubh Bodhankar

Deputy CEO
Global Indian International Schools

5:10 pm - 5:20 pm Chairman’s Closing Remarks & End of Summit