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May 29, 2017

NPDL NZ Deep Learning Lab 2017 – Registrations Now Open

One for my Kiwi readers on this slow blogging Memorial Day…

Register for NZ Deep Learning Lab 2017!
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Kia ora Michael

Join innovative educators, dedicated partners and thought leaders to explore and celebrate progress in deep learning at the NPDL New Zealand Deep Learning Lab 2017.

Whether you are an educator looking to improve your teaching practice, part of an established Community of Learning, or a school in the process of forming a Community of Learning, NZ DLL 2017 is an excellent opportunity to learn from and collaborate with global experts to investigate and evaluate ways in which we can improve our teaching practice and outcomes for learners.

DLL 2017 features a variety of acclaimed and inspiring presenters, fresh from the Global Deep Learning Lab, held recently in Toronto. Keynote Speaker is Kaila Colbin, NZ Ambassador for Singularity University.

Rich in benefits, the NZ DLL 2017 will see you engage in deep dialogue, embrace innovation, link learning, dive into collaborative task moderation and experience powerful learning.

NPDL’s framework delivers great structure for schools, kura and Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako, helping you organise your PLD, and to work more collaboratively. If you are an NPDL cluster member or if you are interested in finding out more about deep learning, register now for this professional learning event, (NPDL can be linked to centrally funded PLD).

What we’ll explore together:
Going Deeper

  • Share “What’s deep about deep learning?”
  • Discover stories of impact from NPDL
  • How do we spread and deepen learning?
  • Learn to apply new measures for deep learning

Shifting Practice – Building Precision

  • Develop collaborative inquiry and facilitation strategies
  • Build collective knowledge and expertise in the new pedagogies
  • Understand how to use the tools and frameworks for precision in measurement

Developing Coherence 

  • Learn about strategies for whole system change
  • Identify the key elements of Coherence Framework
    • focusing direction
    • cultivating collaborative cultures
    • building precision in pedagogy
    • securing accountability
  •  Mobilise deep learning in your school or Community of  Learning
NZ Deep Learning Lab 2017
20-21 July
Rangi Ruru Girls’ School
Accommodation Information
Registrations now open:

This event is being hosted by CORE Education, in collaboration with New Pedagogies for Deep Learning. NPDL is a global collaboration of schools to build knowledge and practice that develop deep learning and foster whole system change. As the NZ partner for NPDL, CORE provides provides a national programme of support, providing a national community of practice and links to the international projects and partners to enrich and extend what you are doing in your own context. This includes facilitated support for participating schools or clusters on the use of the key frameworks and measurement approaches, developing improved teaching and learning practices that lead to more successful outcomes for all students. Further benefits and detailed information can be found on our website.

Have a question?

For further enquiries email Margot McKeegan or phone 027 506 3899
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CORE Education

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Christchurch, Canterbury 8013

New Zealand

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