CONFERENCE DAY ONE: TUESDAY 8 MAY 2018

CONFERENCE DAY ONE: TUESDAY 8 MAY 2018

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration & Coffee & Tea

CONFERENCE DAY ONE: TUESDAY 8 MAY 2018

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Opening Remarks from the Chairperson

John Stewart, Creator, Living School

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John Stewart

Creator
Living School

VALUE CREATION IN LEARNING SPACES

9:10 AM - 9:50 AM Repurposing Existing Buildings to Promote a Culture of Innovation and Self-Led Learning

Mat Davies, Oxford-Saïd Estate Director, University of Oxford
Learning spaces are being redesigned to embrace innovation and accommodate the changing dynamics of education and increase student engagement and motivation. Explore how to optimise every single inch of the campus through furniture and technology to support the way students learn today.
Discover the most innovative idea from University of Oxford, where a historic building was given a new 21st century purpose and transformed to a hub to support entrepreneurship.

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Mat Davies

Oxford-Saïd Estate Director
University of Oxford

VALUE CREATION IN LEARNING SPACES

9:50 AM - NaN:NaN AM Reimaging the Next Generation Learning Spaces, Pedagogies and Technologies to Enhance Learning Outcomes

Dr. Kris Ryan, Academic Director, Education Innovation, Monash University
Modern students are better multi- taskers and self-learners. How can spaces encourage this change? Many educators would agree that when it comes to 21st century learning, shifting to a student-centred classroom is the ideal practice. This session will provide insights into how educators revamp learning spaces and invest in the right mix of classroom, pedagogy and technology that enable students to be future ready.multi- taskers and self-learners. How can spaces enable that change? Many educators would agree that when it comes to 21st-century learning, shifting to a student-centered classroom is a good practice. In this session, we will find out how educators reimagine learning spaces: classroom, pedagogy and technology that focus on preparing students for the future.

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Dr. Kris Ryan

Academic Director, Education Innovation
Monash University

VALUE CREATION IN LEARNING SPACES

10:30 AM - NaN:NaN AM Speed Networking & Morning Refreshment Break

  • Redesigning learning spaces and aligning pedagogy to improve critical thinking and interpersonal skills
  • Incorporating the right mix of physical retrofits and digital integration in campus projects
  • How can ‘planning for change’ in library services and centres of study better advance student and staff engagement

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Dr. Abhishek Singh Bhati

Campus Dean
Singapore Campus - ‎James Cook University
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Dr. Divaharan Shanti

Associate Professor- Learning Sciences & Technologies
National Institute of Education
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Dr Lim Sok Mui

Director - Centre for Learning Environment and Assessment Development (CoLEAD) Academic Programme
Singapore Institute of Technology

VALUE CREATION IN LEARNING SPACES

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Modernising Learning Spaces and Creating the Ideal Campus Blueprint

· Constructing successful learning spaces to support collaboration, creative problem-solving and innovation
· Achieving the desired look and feel with effective space utilisation and management
· Advocating educator and architect collaboration for seamless project delivery

VALUE CREATION IN LEARNING SPACES

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Networking Lunch

Case Study Spotlight

K12

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM Creating and Designing a Physical Learning Space that Recognizes the Developmental Needs

Nitiphan Phanwiroj, Director, Kensington International Kindergarten
Learning spaces can potentially increase levels of student creativity, productivity and learning outcomes. Discover the best design that support philosophy and curriculum, which provides multiple sources of stimulation to encourage the development of physical, creativity, cognitive, emotional and social skills
Identifying the kid’s development’s needs and communicating with designers
Linking the design with the school philosophy to create a positive environment for learning where children, parents and teachers will join together on a journey of discovery

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Nitiphan Phanwiroj

Director
Kensington International Kindergarten

K12

2:40 PM - 3:20 PM Case Study: Creating an Effective Makerspace to Promote Collaborative and Creativity

Robert Bauer, Director of Innovation & Technology , American International School of Guangzhou
The American International School of Guangzhou has two campuses, and their MakerSpaces couldn't be more different. The elementary campus is compact and has no designated MakerSpace. The upper school is large and has multiple designated spaces. Yet both equally meet the needs of their students and have grown beyond the original intent of the program.
Join us to learn how the MakerSpaces at AISG have given rise to authentic learning and yielded projects that lived far beyond the end of the school year.
· Considering MakerSpaces as a state of mind. Knowing the reason of introducing the concept into the school
· Examining the equipment and resources which have yielded the most lasting results
· Considering how MakerSpaces have supported the existing curriculum and extended learning in previously impossible ways

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Robert Bauer

Director of Innovation & Technology
American International School of Guangzhou

K12

3:20 PM - NaN:NaN AM Afternoon Refreshment Break

K12

3:50 PM - 4:30 PM The Journey in Transformation of E-Bridge Pre-School Learning Spaces

Ng Shu Ping, Director of Pedagogy, E-Bridge Pre-School
· Breaking away from traditional notions of learning spaces, image of child & educator
· Supporting children's engagement and facilitating child-led inquiry within our classrooms
· Teachers' accountability in documenting and observing children's learning

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Ng Shu Ping

Director of Pedagogy
E-Bridge Pre-School

K12

4:30 PM - 5:10 PM Creating Digital Learning Experiences to Retain Student’s Interest

Dr. Edward Groughan, Principal, Australia International School Singapore
· Revamping the learning spaces to support immersive technologies and different types of activities: classroom layout, furniture swivel chair or standing at a table
· Designing immersive content like virtual trip with VR
· Build awareness about the potential of VR/AR and mixed reality experiences on campus

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Dr. Edward Groughan

Principal
Australia International School Singapore

HIGHER EDUCATION

2:00 PM - 2:40 PM Augmenting Physical Spaces to Support Informal Collaborative Learning

Claire O’Malley, Pro Vice Chancellor (Global), Durham University
· Best practices to augment physical spaces with mobile and sensor technologies to support informal learning
· Facilitating learning by guiding and structuring the visitor experience to facilitate engagement and collaborative learning
· Gathering feedback from visitors and educators to evaluate effectiveness of learning

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Claire O’Malley

Pro Vice Chancellor (Global)
Durham University

HIGHER EDUCATION

2:40 PM - 3:20 PM Transforming Teaching and Learning with Innovative Learning Spaces

Change is good. What’s even better? Continuous change. Today, educators have to be more innovative to change the way of teaching to retain student attention and interest. Exploring some innovative teaching methods which prepare your graduates for future job market better.
  • Identifying the object of innovating the learning spaces
  • Digitalizing the curriculum with physical learning spaces to enrich learning experiences in classroom
  • Maximising the learning outcomes with an interactive physical and online curriculum

HIGHER EDUCATION

3:20 PM - NaN:NaN AM Afternoon Refreshment Break

Ensuring quality student engagement while making the most of digitally-based blended learning requires a reconsideration of physical learning spaces.
This presentation explores how technology-rich blended learning and new uses for physical learning spaces can help ensure effective student learning and engagement

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Bob Fox

Professor Curriculum Academic Lead Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education) & Professor of Innovation in Higher Education, School of Education, (AD)
The University of New South Wales (UNSW)

HIGHER EDUCATION

4:30 PM - 5:10 PM Leveraging Technology Tools and Trends to Enhance Learning Outcomes

Dr. Nachamma Sockalingam, Assistant Director, Learning Sciences Lab, Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD)
SUTD was established to advance knowledge and nurture technically grounded leaders and innovators to serve societal needs, through a focus on design and multi-disciplinary curriculum and research.
Teaching and learning at SUTD leverages technologies in the fields of augmented reality, virtual reality, robotics and gamification to expand learning spaces and go digital in various disciplines, such as engineering, architecture and biomedicine to enrich learning experiences.

Dr. Nachamma Sockalingam

Assistant Director, Learning Sciences Lab
Singapore University of Technology & Design (SUTD)

End Of Day One

5:10 PM - 5:20 PM Chairman’s Closing Remarks & End of Day One