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

PRE CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS: MONDAY | 26 AUGUST 2019

8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration & Coffee & Tea

8:30 am - 10:30 am Workshop A: Reimagining Learning Spaces Using Design Thinking

·         Exploring new approaches to transforming learning spaces
·         Preparing faculty for change through the use of professional development around spatial pedagogy and teacher change
·         Communicating and engaging with stakeholders for effective learning spaces transformation
·         Implementing and testing new learning spaces and collecting feedback to ensure successful transformation
Robert Bauer, Director of Innovation & Technology at American International School of Guangzhou

Robert Bauer

Director of Innovation & Technology
American International School of Guangzhou

10:30 am - 11:00 am Morning Refreshment Break

11:00 am - 1:00 pm Workshop B: Overcoming Internal Resistance on Change in Learning Spaces

·         Diagnosing challenges and resistance to transformation efforts
·         Developing effective framework and tools to initiate learning spaces’ change
·         Demonstrating alignment to new teaching requirements and objectives
·         Structuring change resources and clearly articulating responsibilities, roles and ownership
·         Creating an effective roll-out plan for stakeholders 
John Ridley, Director of Learning at Tanglin Trust School Ltd

John Ridley

Director of Learning
Tanglin Trust School Ltd

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Workshop C: Implementing ICT-Enabled Pedagogical Programs

·         Re-evaluating current ICT capabilities and identifying opportunities for ICT-enabled pedagogical implementation
·         How to plan and lead successful ICT-enabled pedagogical implementation
·         Managing the overall technology architecture
·         Maximising results of ICT-enabled pedagogical through the smart integration of spaces
 
Bob Fox, Academic Lead Curriculum at The University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Bob Fox

Academic Lead Curriculum
The University of New South Wales (UNSW)

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Afternoon Refreshment Break

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Workshop D: Transforming Learning Spaces to Embrace STEAM

·         Making STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) a key focus in your learning and teaching initiatives
·         Designing new collaborative areas with strategic technology integration
·         Getting the buy in from staff and avenues to secure funding and resources
·         Driving change effectively and ensuring the adoption of STEAM

6:30 pm - 6:40 pm End of Workshops