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Volume 37, No. 8

Uncertainty, a gift and a challenge: how best can we prepare our students for 2040?

Future frontiers

The 'Future Frontiers Analytical Report: Preparing for the best and worst of times' considers the predicted changes that artificial intelligence and other technologies will have on school education.

Read the article, Uncertainty, a gift and a challenge: how best can we prepare our students for 2040? by The National Initiatives and Performance Directorate, NSW Department of Education.

Through a tunnel darkly

Through a tunnel darkly, showing the entry to the learning space

Megan Perry, Manager of Learning at the State Library of NSW, reveals the careful consultation process behind the design of the extraordinary new John B Fairfax Learning Centre at the State Library of NSW.

Read the article, Through a tunnel darkly by Megan Perry.

Technology for learning leader in robotics

Robotics Melrose Park

Jennifer Riley, Relieving Principal of Melrose Park Public School, explores how robotics can help support student engagement, learning and skills development.

Read the article, Technology for learning leader in robotics by Jennifer Riley.

SPaRK - SIX Maps

SPaRK - SIX Maps, showing an aerial photograph of Carlingford

This Shared Practice and Resource Kit (SPaRK) shares teaching activities and resource ideas for geography and history, based on the website ‘SIX Maps’ by the NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation.

Read the article, SPaRK – SIX Maps by Prue Sommer.

April 14-16, 2019
Australian National Library, Canberra

Registration Opening in September @ http://www.asla.org.au/

Rego starts from $480

10 hrs PD Accreditation with NESA & TQI ACT hrs

Speakers

  • Tracey Ezard – Professional Triber, teamwork, Culture & Collaboration Expert (Keynote)
  • Dr Margaret Merga – Impact of school libraries & reading (Keynote)
  • Tamara Sullivan – Technology innovations
  • Jack Heath – Children & Adult’s Author

Dinner with Authors @ National Library

  • Morris Gleitzman – Australian Children’s Laureate
  • Jackie French – Imitate the action of a wombat: how to face the school library crises with marsupial tenacity!

Exclusive for conference attendees!

Sunday 14th April – Jackie French Discovery Tour

‘Where stories begin…’ – Tour & Lunch @ her place! (50 spots available)

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