Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 October 2019 | Howard Smith Wharves, Brisbane | $550+GST Deep Learning Network Member | $600+GST Non Member

QELi is excited to be partnering with Michael Fullan, Joanne Quinn and Joanne McEachen of New Pedagogies for Deep Learning and the Queensland North Coast Region New Pedagogies for Deep Learning Coalition of Schools to bring the Deep Learning Lab to Brisbane in 2019. 

The world is moving exponentially. As we launch into the fourth industrial revolution, the trajectory of innovative and automated technologies is unprecedented. Today’s students need to be prepared to face an exceptionally diverse world. As educators, what is our response to these challenges and opportunities?

The New Pedagogies for Deep Learning Framework fosters a culture and design of deep learning in schools leveraging collaborative professionalism to redesign teaching and learning with a strong focus on evidence based and emerging pedagogy.

Join system, school and classroom leaders for two days of deep learning thought leadership and participate in collaborative conversations to unpack how you can become an activator of learning by:

  • supporting and building the confidence and capacity of others to design learning experiences that cultivate student agency and build on learners’ strengths and needs,
  • bringing ‘General Capabilities, 21st Century Skills and Global Competencies’ to the forefront of learning, and
  • creating new knowledge and initiating innovation using real-context problem-solving to help all students identify their talents, purpose and passion.

Deep Learning in Queensland

Together, more than 50 schools in Queensland’s North Coast and South Regions are leading the way with deep learning and using New Pedagogies for Deep Learning tools to generate opportunities for students to engage and cultivate skills they need now, and for the future. Share in their community of learning story …


Global Directors of New Pedagogies for Deep Learning

Michael Fullan, Ph.D, Order of Canada, Professor Emeritus, Ontario Institute of Education, University of Toronto. Professor Fullan has had a long and distinguished career as a researcher and developer, senior administrator, and policy adviser to Premiers and other senior politicians. He is a worldwide authority on educational reform with a mandate of helping achieve the moral purpose of all children learning. He served as Dean of Education University of Toronto from 1988 to 2003 leading the development of a world renowned Faculty of Education. Professor Fullan is currently engaged in developmental work in over 10 countries in the global north and south. He has written several award winning books that have been translated into many languages. He is co-Director of the New Pedagogies for Deep Learning’ global initiative. His latest books are, Nuance Why some leaders succeed and others fail, and The Governance Core.

Joanne Quinn is an international consultant and author on system change, leadership and learning. As co-founder and Global Director of New Pedagogies for Deep Learning, she leads a global innovation partnership focused on transforming learning. Joanne consults and leads whole system change projects in Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America. Joanne has provided leadership at all levels of education as a superintendent of education, Implementation Advisor on Education Reform to the Ontario Ministry of Education and Director of Continuing Education at the University of Toronto. Recent books include, Coherence: The Right Drivers in Action for Schools, Districts, and Systems; Deep Learning, Engage the World Change the World and Dive into Deep Learning: Tools for Engagement. Joanne’s diverse leadership roles and her passion to open windows of opportunity for all, give her a unique perspective on influencing positive change.

Joanne McEachen is an internationally recognised education leader, the founder and CEO of The Learner First and the Global New Measures Director for New Pedagogies for Deep Learning. Joanne led the development of a system of tools and measures for deep learning, which support educators and leaders at all levels of the system to assess and measure deep learning conditions, design and outcomes. Joanne’s expertise spans every layer of the education system. She has been a teacher, principal, regional manager and a change leader in New Zealand and around the world. With first-hand experience addressing the issues faced by schools and education departments, Joanne provides tools, processes, measures and thinking, that combined with leveraging digital technologies, deepens learning for every learner.

Howard Smith Wharves

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