Musunze, Rwanda – August 13-15, 2013
The Summit is aimed to assist schools in developing nations grapple with the why & how of educational innovation. It is relevant to schools in developing and developed nations.
The format for the summit will be site visits, conversations, workshops, expert sessions, practical sessions.
Who should come? If you are interested in enhancing learning opportunities for school students of the 21st century: school teachers, parents, administrators, school executive, school principals, university students, government officials.
Photos from Rwanda Summit Part I (May 2012)
We need to find solutions to big problems:
building leaders, equipping teachers, and
fostering entrepreneurial thinking.
Accommodation and Transport
Participants will be provided with contact information to make own accommodation arrangements. Car transport during the conference at $50 per person per day = $150
$200 including lunch (x3)
Leading The Summit
Stephen Harris is Principal of Northern Beaches Christian School, and Director of the Sydney Centre for Innovation in Learning. In 2011 he was Secondary Principal of the Year (NSW) in the Australian Awards for Outstanding Teaching and School Leadership.
Mark Burgess has the official role of ‘Learning Activist’. While pioneering project-based learning in High School with Science, History and Geography, he also plays a wild-card role school-wide, supporting innovation and trouble-shooting the logistical bottle-necks that prevent a great new idea from making the impact it should. Watch a video of his Year 8 “Quest” team in action.
Dan Wearne is a core member of the acclaimed Zone Team at NBCS. Dan inspires learning at every level. The Zone program is collaboration in action - 180 students, 6 staff, unlimited potential. Dan has embraced dynamic educational innovation in action, understanding what needs to change, why it should change and how it can change. He is an enabler, acting as a positive catalyst within a learning community. A classroom expert!Blog: fifty5words.tumblr.com