Entries by Sue Mardon

Digital Divides, Dividends and Dangers: The Key Role of Education

The March Christchurch terrorist attack has prompted urgent debate about the policing of social media sites. The impact of digital technology on education –and that of educators on the use of social media and other digital platforms-are key themes of the upcoming Education Leaders Forum. In a digital world awash with information and misinformation educators […]

Te Kura

ELF19 welcomes the support of Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) as a Sponsor and CE Mike Hollings as a key speaker: Te Kura’s transformative shift to online provision – The use of digital technology to greatly enhance teaching and learning in terms of access, engagement and learner agency. More>>    

ELF19-Digital Divides, Dividends & Dangers

ELF19: Digital Divides, Dividends & Dangers will be held on 17&18 July, Dunedin. Otago Polytechnic is Principal Sponsor, supported by Enterprise Dunedin, and will host the event. View Registration Options including Very Early Bird discounts. See more at ELF19: Overview

Tomorrow’s Skills, Yesterday’s Bureaucracy

Lyall Lukey, Convener of Education Leaders Forum 2019 Digital Divides, Dividends & Dangers, argues that while there are undoubtedly big system and funding issues to address in the vocational education and training sector, the centralisation concept announced on 13 February is not the most effective way forward. Read more at: Tomorrow’s Skils, Yesterdays Bureaucracy

ELF18 June Update

We’ve just added some fantastic new speakers to the ELF18 programme and we welcome on board Otago Polytechnic as a Supporter – alongside The Wright Family Foundation, Ministry of Education and University of Canterbury.

May the TaskForce be with you

Lyall Lukey – Opinion Piece Education Central 24 May 2108 What is needed downstream of the two recent Education Summits and The Education Conversation-Kōrero Mātauranga which closes on 31 May, are on-going live and online opportunities for continuing dialogue and feedback Read More at May the TaskForce be with you

The May Education Summits

If the Education Conversation – Kōrero Mātauranga it is to be more than a tick-the-box consultation the dialogue needs to be anchored to a sound evidential foundation. Educators and others now have access to a large body of new information about brain function, how humans learn and effective professional development, among other things…. Beyond talking the […]

Education Central

Impressive line-up of speakers set to take stand at Education Leaders Forum | This year’ Education Leaders Forum has some truly excellent speakers to tackle the theme of Valuing Educators – Revaluing Education. http://ow.ly/dIco30jSCdQ 

The Education Conversation

The Education Conversation – Kōrero Mātauranga, which opened 23 Mar and closes 31 May 2018, has so far allowed more than 5,000 New Zealanders have their say about the future of education, some via some face to face discussions, the majority by filling in an online survey . It is aimed at providing some content […]