CONFERENCE DAY TWO: WEDNESDAY 9 MAY 2018

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

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

John Stewart, Creator, Living School

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John Stewart

Creator
Living School

SMART LEARNING PLACES

9:10 AM - 9:50 AM Building a Smart Campus to Upgrade Learning Experiences

Most of the schools are aiming to create a smart campus platform that can respond quickly and efficiently to the needs of staff and students. Discovering some of the key tips to set up a smart campus from leading school and industry key players to engage with educators and students with online platforms and communications apps.
· Developing a smart campus that benefits the teachers, staff, students, visitors and community
· Designing learning space to be more appealing to personalized and autonomous learning
· How are universities changing and utilizing everywhere as the medium to learn and share knowledge?

SMART LEARNING PLACES

9:50 AM - 10:30 AM Harnessing The Power of Learning Analytics to Measure the Real ROI

The investment in transforming the learning space is relatively high. Learning analytics are important for us to keep track with student performance and their feedback. It is important for institutes to find the right balance of the business perspectives with students’ outcomes with the tools. This will support institute to make better decision in the future.
· Leveraging analytics to effectively measure the result of learning space on learning outcomes
· The use of data analytics to support learning spaces design to attract more business
· Turning data into insight - weaving analytic into learning spaces

SMART LEARNING PLACES

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Morning Refreshment Break

TECHNOLOGY AS AN ENABLER FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING

11:00 AM - 11:40 AM Re-Imagining Learning Spaces to use technology to promote a love of holistic learning

John Stewart, Creator, Living School
Interactive White Boards, laptops, tablets, smart phones are commonplace tools for contemporary students and teachers. Technology for communication offers so much potential. But are we truly capitalising? Are we missing the importance of retaining a connection with holistic learning? Augmentation, where the virtual integrates with what is real, is critical in developing the link between concept and context, and collaboration. Purposeful design offers us the scope to merge technology with Nature to develop knowledge, applications and the soft skills vital for a thriving community of the future. Our design standards have to meet the unique needs of pedagogy while accommodating a variety of teaching styles and learning environments.
• Creating internet-connected and future-ready classrooms enable students to learn using open web technologies
• Leveraging material – virtual and hybrid learning environment
• Building the pedagogy of hybrid spaces that facilitate the learning
• Encouraging teamwork, collaboration, and effective communication

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John Stewart

Creator
Living School

TECHNOLOGY AS AN ENABLER FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING

11:40 AM - 12:20 PM PANEL: Breaking the Teaching and Learning Barriers- Designing and Connecting the Learning Spaces Across Borders

Dr. Cindy Lee, Director of Excellence in Learning & Teaching, Newcastle University
The Internet has connects everyone today. Students can learn from everywhere, every time with technologies. Students able to explore potential courses from the school which is 12,000 miles away with internet. Institutes are partnering with each other around the globe to offer a wide range of academic programmes. Find out how to partner with other institutes to create the innovative learning spaces.
· Redeveloping and sustaining the smart learning spaces
· Creating the interactive learning spaces (online and physical) with technologies to foster student learning
· Getting buy in from the stakeholders for the transformation
· Measuring the result and impact of the new learning spaces

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Dr. Cindy Lee

Director of Excellence in Learning & Teaching
Newcastle University

TECHNOLOGY AS AN ENABLER FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING

12:20 PM - 1:30 PM Networking Lunch

INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS [2 ROTATIONS @ 45MINS EACH]

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Roundtable A: Enabling Effective Interaction with Students

Exploring on how to assess, measure and boost educators and students interaction. Find out what are the medium has been used to enhance the interaction.

INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS [2 ROTATIONS @ 45MINS EACH]

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Roundtable B: Developing and Engaging with Educators

As a leader of curriculum, how do you get buy in from all of the stakeholders and encourage the educators to be innovative in enhancing teaching methods.

INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS [2 ROTATIONS @ 45MINS EACH]

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Roundtable C: Introducing Unconventional Learning Materials

Learning from peers in using the unconventional materials in the classroom to improve learning experiences.

INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE SESSIONS [2 ROTATIONS @ 45MINS EACH]

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Roundtable D: Automating Teaching and Learning To Boost Efficiency and Productivity

Transforming the learning spaces to meet their behaviours and attitudes: Collaborative, agile, technologies enable space.

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Afternoon Refreshment Break

NEXT FRONTIER OF LEARNING SPACES

3:30 PM - 4:10 PM Considering and Planning the Learning Spaces for Future Use to Empower Learning Outcomes

Allan Kjær Andersen, Principal, Orestad Gymnasium
The land is limited and the spaces in the city are getting more expensive. Discovering how the learning spaces are designed and planned ahead for future use. Some learning spaces are implemented to be flexible enough to change to accommodate different engagement and learning activities in the future. In addition, educators utilise spaces flexibility to prepare pedagogy to attract students. Some educational leaders are working hand in hand with architects and designers for designing the ideal learning space.
· Planning and constructing effective physical learning environments
· Leveraging technologies to encourage knowledge sharing and increase collaboration
· Building a sustainable and environment friendly learning spaces with experts 5

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Allan Kjær Andersen

Principal
Orestad Gymnasium

NEXT FRONTIER OF LEARNING SPACES

4:10 PM - 4:50 PM Out of the Box: What Schools Can Learn From Microsoft - Embracing Creativity, Play, and Collaboration through Physical Spaces

There is much to learn from the world’s innovative corporate giant Microsoft, and some schools are already taking note. But ironically, the true genius of these work spaces is how they’ve been inspired by lessons from children. The ability of top executives to incorporate playfulness and internal strategy has even become a topic of discussion for major corporations. Yes, school designers and leaders should make learning environments that reflect dynamic workplaces. But school leaders would be remiss if they didn’t critically re-examine the power of play and creative arts that these leaders have gleaned from them. Microsoft redefined what a modern work space should look like. In this session, you will discover:
· Microsoft APAC headquarters - a blend of office building and tech campus
· How Microsoft has transformed the traditional office to a collaborative open workplace
· How Microsoft injected creativity and collaboration into their physical spaces to influence culture and behaviour change

NEXT FRONTIER OF LEARNING SPACES

4:50 PM - 5:00 PM Chairman’s Closing Remarks & End of Summit