Conference Keynotes

A New Hands-on Coding Robot -Matatalab

Introducing all products of Matatalab which certified with Seal of Alignment from ISTE and sharing Matatalab’s educational value: Screen-free coding and activities to help develop students’ Computational Thinking and the 21st century skills.

21st Century Learning Conference (21CLHK)
Curriculum & Pedagogy STEAM Education Technology Maker Education

How Can We Build an AI for Education Ecosystem?

COVID-19 has precipitated a major experiment for education systems across the world and this provides an amazing opportunity for AI to assist in the beneficial transformation of teaching and learning that remote and hybrid approaches are likely to catalyse.

21st Century Learning Conference (21CLHK) Global Education Leadership Summit (GELS)
Education Technology Innovation

Simplify to Amplify: Streamlining Units of Study in Literacy for Deeper Learning

Sometimes teaching feels like a race. We’re chasing pre-determined curricular plans, running to finish a unit on time, frantically finishing content before a looming assessment.

reThinking Learning
Curriculum & Pedagogy reThinking Literacy

Systems Thinking to Change the World

Today's students need Systems Thinking for learning and leadership in tomorrow's world—one ripe with promise and challenge.

Global Education Leadership Summit (GELS)
Curriculum & Pedagogy STEAM Leadership 21st Century Skills Social & Emotional Wellness Diversity & Social Justice

Strategy isn’t agile. People are.

For a decade, Ewan McIntosh’s firm, NoTosh, has tried to help school leaders see that five year plans don’t work. 2020 showed that they’re well and truly defunct.

21st Century Learning Conference (21CLHK)
Innovation Leadership

Student Engagement – Beyond Relevance, Technology and Fun

Student engagement is the new frontier of student achievement. Of course, it’s always been possible to achieve without being really engaged. Grit, resilience and sheer perseverance can get the most driven students through their courses and exams, and can be useful for some students, some of the time. But these days, in a world rife with distractions, it’s hard to get students to succeed unless you can also get and keep their attention, fire up their passions, and connect with their lives and interests.

21st Century Learning Conference (21CLHK) Global Education Leadership Summit (GELS)
Curriculum & Pedagogy Education Technology 21st Century Skills

No Friend But The Mountains: the story of one man’s struggle for justice and human rights.

Behrouz will speak of his journey as a refugee, writer and human rights activist, and the impact words can have on awareness, action and social justice.

21st Century Learning Conference (21CLHK)
Leadership 21st Century Skills Social & Emotional Wellness Diversity & Social Justice

Making Mathematics Meaningfully Memorable

What memories stand out in your own mathematical education? Are they all positive? Did they all take place in a school setting?

reThinking Learning
Curriculum & Pedagogy reThinking Numeracy

Failure to Disrupt: Why Technology Alone Can't Transform Education

In Failure to Disrupt: Why Technology Alone Can’t Transform Education, Justin Reich delivers a sobering report card on the latest supposedly transformative educational technologies.

21st Century Learning Conference (21CLHK) Global Education Leadership Summit (GELS)
Curriculum & Pedagogy STEAM Education Technology Innovation Maker Education Leadership 21st Century Skills

Prepare your students today to solve the biggest problems of tomorrow by teaching data skills today

Short keynote reviewing importance of teaching real data skills to students

21st Century Learning Conference (21CLHK) reThinking Learning
STEAM 21st Century Skills

Engaging the Minds, Hearts and Souls of Our Students When Learning Mathematics

What will the “new normal” look like for mathematics learning after this global pandemic? This presentation will discuss the lessons learned during this challenging time and share different practical strategies to engage students both in the virtual environment and for in-person learning.

21st Century Learning Conference (21CLHK) reThinking Learning
Curriculum & Pedagogy STEAM 21st Century Skills reThinking Numeracy
21st Century Learning Conference (21CLHK) reThinking Learning
Curriculum & Pedagogy 21st Century Skills

Little People, Big Issues: Using Books to Change the World

Books are a gentle way to help kids make sense of some of life’s big issues. Deborah’s anger about inaction to climate change drove her to write a trilogy about kids living in a flooded city.

21st Century Learning Conference (21CLHK)
Library Student Voice Diversity & Social Justice