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Technology

Rebooting Education: Maximising technology and giving you the tools to manage digital disruption

DAY 1: 12 July

11h30 – 12h15: 

Tech Encounter: Helping you understand how the application of technology is positively impacting  educational development

A closer look at the positive impact of:

  • Technology to scale, enhance and individualise learning
  • Technology for student driven learning
  • Using technology to enhance critical thinking

Speaker:

Diptesh Soni, Consultant, Dalberg Global Development Advisors

12h45 – 13h30:  

Strategic Plan: Heighten the financial and operational sustainability of technology roll outs in schools:

We take a closer look at:

  • License fees
  • Maintenance
  • Internet costs
  • Technical proficiency & support
  • Continuous training
  • Mobile device management

14h00 – 15h45: 

Cyber bullying: Learning how to protect our learners from the threatening epidemic.

Topics to be addressed include:

  • Preventative measures
  • Device management
  • Legalities
  • Life orientation skills
  • South Africa’s proposed policy on social media regulation

Panel Discussion:

Chris Yako, Enterprise Lead, Samsung Enterprise

Jaye Richards-Hill, Teacher Engagement Manager, Microsoft

Rianette Leibowitz, CEO SaveTNet

Jaco Deacon, Deputy CEO, FEDSAS

15h15 – 16h00:

Using game based learning to stimulate critical and computational analysis across subject boundaries

16h15 – 17h00: 

Redefining your teaching and learning methods through the use of latest technologies such as e-learning and virtual reality

Speaker: Margaret Tracey, Chief Technology Integrator, Hillcrest High School

17h30: 

NETWORKING COCKTAIL EVENING: Visitor Lunch Area, EduWeek Exhibition

19h00: 

EDUWEEK AWARDS GALA DINNER (Ticket holders only: Contact Tracey.Gersowsky@spintelligent.com for more information)

DAY 2: 13 July

11h00- 11h40: 

Panel Discussion: Evaluating the importance of ICT Governance for your institution and the best practices to ensure a smooth roll out.

We delve into:

  • Standards of best practice for technology roll out,
  • Implementation to maintenance roadmap
  • Heightening cyber security

12h05 – 12h45:

Discussion: How teachers can understand and incorporate the principles of neuro-plasticity to increase the efficacy of learning methods.

Speakers: Thomas Marshall, Minda Marshall, Lectorsa &  Miquette Temlett, Support Manager, Inidigo Learning

13h10 – 13h50: 

Create a space to explore innovative technology and engineering aimed at promoting creativity and learning efficacy

A case in point:

  • Understanding the genius behind 3D printing to create learning props and innovative learning spaces

Speaker: Norman Gwangwava, Senior Lecturer, Botswana International University of Science & Technology

14h15 – 14h55:

Empower educators through blended learning: We take you step by step through how to effectively use technology, traditional teaching methods and classroom flipping to maximise learning

  • The pro’s and con’s of blended learning
  • Blended learning best practices

15h15 – 16h00:

Closing Keynote & Final Remarks