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Virtual vs In-person meetings in the Covid Era

Lyall Lukey, Convener of Education Leaders Forums (ELF), suggests…
May 24, 2021/by Sandra Lukey

ELF21- Registrations Now Open

Series 1 features thought and practice leaders in live TED-type…
May 18, 2021/by Sue Mardon

The upside of the tech revolution in education in an upside down world

Lyall Lukey, Convenor of Education Leaders Forums (ELF) since…
August 18, 2020/by Sue Mardon

ELF20 – SURFING THE TSUNAMI

SURFING THE TSUNAMI:
Leading Change & Managing Transitions
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February 17, 2020/by Sue Mardon

ELF19 – Underway

July 17, 2019/by Sue Mardon

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

The March Christchurch terrorist attack has prompted urgent debate…
May 15, 2019/by Sue Mardon

Te Kura

ELF19 welcomes the support of Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura)…
April 11, 2019/by Sue Mardon

How to talk to your kids about: Trauma

The Parenting Place team in Christchurch has a psychologist's…
March 20, 2019/by Sandra Lukey

ELF19-Digital Divides, Dividends & Dangers

ELF19: Digital Divides, Dividends & Dangers will be held…
February 28, 2019/by Sue Mardon

Tomorrow’s Skills, Yesterday’s Bureaucracy

Lyall Lukey, Convener of Education Leaders Forum 2019 Digital…
February 27, 2019/by Sue Mardon

Job Currency: By Degrees? Without Qualifications? With Micro-credentials?

Speaking at the recent 12th annual Education Leaders Forum in…
August 29, 2018/by Sandra Lukey

Addressing social challenges in education remains our biggest priority

Addressing the social and cultural challenges confronting our…
August 10, 2018/by Sandra Lukey

Education Leaders Forum focuses on revaluing education

Around 100 education leaders are meeting at the twelfth annual…
August 8, 2018/by Sandra Lukey

ELF18 June Update

We've just added some fantastic new speakers to the ELF18 programme…
June 20, 2018/by Sue Mardon
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Great line up of speakers for ELF16 @EdLeadersForum Tomorrow's Skills - 23 & 24 August, Akld smartnet.co.nz/elf-2016/contr…

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Education Leaders Forum - Tomorrow's Skills: Pathways to the Future 23 & 24 August, Auckland smartnet.co.nz/elf-2016

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EDUCATION LEADERS FORUM

Today’s ELF21 zoom session features Anne Riches, The Mindfield Navigator on Creating Mentally Healthy Workplaces - a conversation. How can your learning community be an open, safe and supportive mentally healthy workplace and learning space? smartnet.co.nz/elf21/programm…

test Twitter Media - Today’s ELF21 zoom session features Anne Riches, The Mindfield Navigator on Creating Mentally Healthy Workplaces - a conversation. How can your learning community be an open, safe and supportive mentally healthy workplace and learning space? https://t.co/kJOYIiAnph https://t.co/WjU2EE60sN

Cathy Sheppard, Founder & CEO, BSI People Skills is the first speaker for today’s ELF21 zoom session. The topic is Covid Era Changes and Challenges for Education Leaders – Overcoming resistance to change and building a mentally healthy leadership team. smartnet.co.nz/elf21/programm…

test Twitter Media - Cathy Sheppard, Founder & CEO, BSI People Skills is the first speaker for today’s ELF21 zoom session. The topic is Covid Era Changes and Challenges for Education Leaders – Overcoming resistance to change and building a mentally healthy leadership team. https://t.co/kJOYIiAnph https://t.co/HDGJ2eXdqJ

Today’s ELF21 zoom session is on Re-positioning Vocational Education and Skills Training. Panelists: Helen Down - Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce, Ben Naughton - Western Institute Technology Taranaki (WITT) & Diane Lithgow, Skills Consulting Group. smartnet.co.nz/elf21/programm…

test Twitter Media - Today’s ELF21 zoom session is on Re-positioning Vocational Education and Skills Training. Panelists: Helen Down - Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce, Ben Naughton - Western Institute Technology Taranaki (WITT) & Diane Lithgow, Skills Consulting Group. https://t.co/9gDAN1GHRF https://t.co/DQhXPv0LgQ

Learn the Power of 10 Thinking, a teachable thinking process with internationally renowned Dr Michael Hewitt-Gleeson. Join the ELF21 zoom session Weds 16 June 4.00-5:30pm NZT via smartnet.co.nz/elf21/ Michael co-founded the School of Thinking with the late Edward de Bono.

test Twitter Media - Learn the Power of 10 Thinking, a teachable thinking process with internationally renowned Dr Michael Hewitt-Gleeson. Join the ELF21 zoom session Weds 16 June 4.00-5:30pm NZT via https://t.co/MErRz7RLao Michael co-founded the School of Thinking with the late Edward de Bono. https://t.co/yElgGwU6VJ

Register now for the virtual Education Leaders Forum 2021: 9 - 30 June. Ideas, technology and trends defining future learning smartnet.co.nz/elf21/

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Virtual vs In-person meetings in the Covid Era linkedin.com/pulse/virtual-… article by @LyallLukey Convener of Education Leaders Forums (ELF)

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The new Digital Technologies Curriculum is not just about devices but more about people - Tim Bell, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, @UCNZ on 'an ABC of computational thinking and digital technologies'. #ELF19NZ

test Twitter Media - The new Digital Technologies Curriculum is not just about devices but more about people - Tim Bell, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, @UCNZ on 'an ABC of computational thinking and digital technologies'. 
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#ELF19NZ https://t.co/l5iwkqiPlV

Donald Matheson, Media & Communication, @UCNZ on Handling #FakeNews and Flaky Views at #ELF19NZ Education plays a important role in tackling prejudice in #SocialMedia by demonstrating the links between hateful comments and actions. #OnlineSafety #credible #INFORMATION

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Education plays a  important role in tackling prejudice in #SocialMedia by demonstrating the links between hateful comments and actions.
#OnlineSafety #credible #INFORMATION https://t.co/IHRMm8pAwi

@AnjiiW, Education Advisor, @netsafeNZ shared some interesting stats in her session '#OnlineSafety and Wellbeing': In 2019, 6% of NZ population between 13-17 yrs have "digitally harmed" themselves. Does #DigitalPrivacy exist? #ELF19NZ #DigitalCitizenship

test Twitter Media - @AnjiiW, Education Advisor, @netsafeNZ shared some interesting stats in her session '#OnlineSafety and Wellbeing':
In 2019, 6% of NZ population between 13-17 yrs have "digitally harmed" themselves. 
Does #DigitalPrivacy exist? 
#ELF19NZ #DigitalCitizenship https://t.co/7R4LSji6Ym

A slightly different spin from our other sessions on #digitization in education, and providing #equal #digitalaccess - Dr Mary Redmayne, Independent Researcher, on Dangers of Screen Overuse. #ELF19NZ

test Twitter Media - A slightly different spin from our other sessions on #digitization in education, and providing #equal #digitalaccess - Dr Mary Redmayne, Independent Researcher, on Dangers of Screen Overuse. 
#ELF19NZ https://t.co/rStZqagGTK

The question is not whether we agree on #automation and #AI but it's about how we are going to support young people to become disruptive innovators by creating new technologies for the rapidly changing #digitalfuture @EducationGovtNZ #ELF19NZ

Fraser Liggett, Economic Development Programme Manager, Enterprise Dunedin, DCC speaking on the exciting plans for a new Centre of Digital Excellence, around #gaming and #appdevelopment in #education and #Training. #ELF19NZ

test Twitter Media - Fraser Liggett, Economic Development Programme Manager, Enterprise Dunedin, DCC speaking on the exciting plans for a new Centre of Digital Excellence, around #gaming and #appdevelopment in #education and #Training. 
#ELF19NZ https://t.co/00bEs8kLfk
test Twitter Media - Fraser Liggett, Economic Development Programme Manager, Enterprise Dunedin, DCC speaking on the exciting plans for a new Centre of Digital Excellence, around #gaming and #appdevelopment in #education and #Training. 
#ELF19NZ https://t.co/00bEs8kLfk

"Open source software is a really good fit for #education. #Collaboration with other educators will produce the best results." Paul Stevens on #OpenSource IT #innovation #ELF19NZ @CatalystNZ

test Twitter Media - "Open source software is a really good fit for #education. #Collaboration with other educators will produce the best results." 
 Paul Stevens on #OpenSource IT #innovation 
#ELF19NZ 
@CatalystNZ https://t.co/9PkqozJ6im

First session for the day with Paul Stevens, GM, The Open Knowledge Group, @CatalystNZ on #education and #OpenSource IT Innovation. "In open source we've really embraced the community; not just at the technical level but at the user level as well." #DisruptiveInnovation #ELF19NZ

test Twitter Media - First session for the day with Paul Stevens, GM, The Open Knowledge Group, @CatalystNZ on #education and #OpenSource IT Innovation. "In open source we've really embraced the community; not just at the technical level but at the user level as well."
#DisruptiveInnovation 
#ELF19NZ https://t.co/593sb00Ass

Excited about Day 2 of #ELF19NZ - we are looking forward to insightful discussions and workshops on #DigitalDividents & #Dangers

test Twitter Media - Excited about Day 2 of #ELF19NZ - we are looking forward to insightful discussions and workshops on #DigitalDividents & #Dangers https://t.co/8nGFXDnpOO