27 - 28 August, 2019
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

Robert Bauer - Director of Innovation & Technology, American International School of Guangzhou
  • 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
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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

John Ridley - Director of Learning, Tanglin Trust School Ltd
·         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 
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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

Bob Fox - Academic Lead Curriculum, The University of New South Wales (UNSW)
·         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
 
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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