QELi, in partnership with Michael Fullan, Joanne Quinn and Joanne McEachen of New Pedagogies for Deep Learning (NPDL) and the Queensland North Coast Region New Pedagogies for Deep Learning Coalition of Schools hosted Brisbane’s first Deep Learning Lab on Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 October 2019.
More than 300 educators came together at the striking Howard Smith Wharves for two-days of high impact learning, focusing on New Pedagogies for Deep Learning knowledge, tools and practices that develop deep learning and foster whole system change. In addition to presentations from Michael Fullan, Joanne Quinn and Joanne McEachen, educators from across Australia and New Zealand delivered masterclasses and think-tanks, sharing insight into how deep learning is implemented and embedded into school settings.
Feedback from Deep Learning Lab Attendees:
“The two days were really engaging and thought provoking. Being able to communicate with others has had a significant impact on my understanding and motivation.”
“This experience has been incredibly eye opening and inspiring as all of this aligns morally to my vision of education and the future of learning.”
“The hands on examples about what is currently happening in schools was very beneficial. That is what learning is about. Student centered pedagogy.”
“NPDL fits into our current ‘experimental’ and student centered approach. It adds on an important framework for us to follow.”
“Presenters provided the motivation and desire to embed new pedagogies in my classes.”
“This was my introduction to a hands on workshop on NPDL. I had done some reading on Michael Fullen’s work and was very interested to learn more. The whole workshop/conference was a wonderful experience.”
“I am new to learning about Deep Learning. I have enjoyed seeing presentations and hearing of others’ journeys. This is a great way to embed the 6C’s across our work and encourage and enable our students to be the best they can be as global citizens for a sustainable future.”