We are back! And you are invited!
EdTechSA is excited to announce we will be holding a state conference in July. Please reserve the dates in your diaries.
When: Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th July 2023
Where: Immanuel College, 32 Morphett Road, Novar Gardens, SA 5040
Our theme is re-bootEd.
We want to know how you’ve adapted, pivoted and changed your perspectives in light of the last three years. Please register below.
We want to present a well-rounded conference with every curriculum area represented. We want to know how you are using or not using technologies now!
This conference will also look at new and emerging technologies and how we can learn alongside our students in an ever changing landscape.
We have secured Award winning Daniel Sih author of Spacemakers: how to unplug, unwind and think clearly in the digital age,” and Associate Professor Nick Faulkner who will be discussing how we navigate the shifting landscape of assessment in the time of Artificial Intelligence, as our keynote speakers.
EdTechSA Conference Keynotes
Award winning Author and Productivity Coach
Making Space Reclaim your digital wellbeing
Daniel Sih is the award-winning author of Spacemaker: how to unplug, unwind and think clearly in the digital age, winner of the Best Personal Development Book in the Australian Business Book Awards 2021, and Best Science and Technology Book in the Royal Dragonfly Book Awards 2022.
Daniel is passionate about helping busy people make space in the whirlwind of life by shifting their digital habits. He has given his first TEDx talk in Hobart in February 2023.
His latest book, Raising Tech-Healthy Humans: how to reset your children’s habits and give them a great start to life, is a positive guidebook to help parents and educators establish healthy tech and non-tech habits for children and pre-teens.
Daniel lives in Hobart with his family and loves mountain biking in the Tassie bush.
Associate Professor - Computer Science at University of Adelaide
Assessment in the time of AI
Nick is the Deputy Head of the School of computer science. Nick teaches Computer Science at the University of Adelaide as well as application across the curriculum.
He is particularly interested in innovative assessment mechanisms that encourage personal development, rather than rote-learning. He makes extensive use of new and innovative technologies because once established that they are actually of benefit to all concerned! His research interests include improving student engagement and retention, with an additional goal of developing professional skills, including problem solving abilities and the importance of a consistent ethical framework.
Leader of Digital Technologies at Scotch College
AI brings a new dawn for sharing and caring in education
AI – A gamechanger
Dr Nicholas Jackson has worked for over 20 years in education at universities and in schools. He has a passion for researching and working with teachers, students and technology. He focuses on learners being empowered to access education in the ways that they choose and have doors open to create new pathways into learning enhanced by technology.
His specialties include pedagogy,educational technology, A.I. in education, e-learning, teaching, learning, online learning, coaching, training, empowering learners, communities of practice, ICT, computing, digital technologies, web design, design thinking, critical & creative thinking and all manner of digital innovation.
EdTechSA Conference Presenters
Teacher (Foundation) at iam.mrluke
Presentation and Workshops:
- Getting Creative With Canva In The Classroom
Researcher at Flinders University
- What can we learn from the lost history of EdTech
Head of eLearning at Torrens Valley Christian School
- Introduction to GameMaker Studio 2
- Introduction to Unity
- SACE Stage 1 and 2 Digital Technologies FAQ
Elizabeth (Libby) Spencer
Teacher at Pilgrim School
- Discovering AI: Creating curious classrooms
Author of Practical Reading Strategies and Practical Writing Strategies with Benjamin White
- AI and the future of writing
Teacher at Brighton Secondary School
- Story time! Teaching coding and project design and development using interactive fiction
- Using NODE and HTML/JS to build web solution projects in SACE Digital Technologies
Curriculum Manager: 7-10 Technologies
- Department For Education Units’ Analysis and Feedback
- Department for Education Design and Technologies Units of Work (7to10) – Working with Them to Enhance Your Teaching
- Department for Education Digital Technologies Units of Work (7to10) – Working with Them to Enhance Your Teaching
- Department for Education Technologies Units of Work (3 to10) – Working with Them to Enhance Your Teaching
COO at Capture the Action
- Capture the Action – Online Filmmaking for Primary Schools
Digital Technologies Specialist at Scotch College Junior School
- Creating a culture of digital citizenship