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Innovation as a context for digital technologies | Dunedin
Innovation as a context for digital technologies | Dunedin
Created by CORE Education
Wednesday, 26 September 2018
7:30 am to 12:00 pm



26 Sep 2018


Breakfast and seminar: 7.30am - 8.45am

Workshop: 9.00am - 12.00pm


Breakfast seminar: $55 + GST pp

Breakfast seminar and workshop: $155 + GST pp


This seminar will explore the way the art and practice of innovation can become a meaningful and worthwhile context for digital technologies learning. We will share the way frameworks from industry can be adapted for classroom contexts and show how to create a community of young digital technology innovators.

This CORE breakfast session will:

  • unpack innovation as a context for digital technologies learning 
  • explore ways industry innovation practices can be adapted to the classroom context
  • share ideas for how to activate innovator mindsets.

Who will this session be of interest to?

This session will be of interest to primary and junior secondary teachers who are seeking a meaningful context for digital technologies learning, as well as Board of Trustee members and senior leaders.

About the workshop

The workshop is a hands-on opportunity to experience some of the key ideas shared in the seminar. You will explore some of the innovation processes discussed in the seminar, and have the opportunity become a digital technologies innovator too.

The workshop will:

  • provide a hands-on opportunity to test the ideas shared in the seminar
  • focus on methods that activate creative and innovator mindsets
  • allow opportunities to design possibilities for your own contexts.


Keryn Davis

Keryn Davis

Keryn Davis is a Senior Researcher and consultant at CORE Education. Her interests include innovation, collaborative practitioner research and change, curriculum design, and children’s thinking and creativity. 
Keryn’s most significant research has been the exploration and understanding of children’s working theories, learning dispositions and key competencies, and playification of the curriculum. More recently she has become interested in innovation methodologies and has also collaborated with industry to develop a range of innovation related learning experiences for students, teachers, and those passionate about building new ideas for education and activating change faster.
Keryn's work is split between working with learning communities on a range of Teacher-Led Innovation Fund projects, consultancy, and innovation projects.

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