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Education Innovation Summit
31 May 2017

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Wednesday
31 May 2017

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Opening Remarks

Opening Remarks
Opening Remarks

Keynote presentation

Jamie Martin, Education specialist,Boston Consulting Group

PRESENTATION: Blended learning experience and the African context

Speaker:
Oliver Dick, Blended Learning Lead ,SPARK Schools
10:05 – 10:20

COFFEE BREAK/ NETWORKING

DISCUSSION: Technology vs. Traditional Learning

• Can technology replace traditional learning methods entirely?
• When to introduce technology in the classroom
• The flipped classroom model
• Pros and Cons of technological learning
• Enhancing rural education with technology

Speakers
1. Coralee van Schalkwyk, Principal , SPARK Schools
2. ELIAS CHIPIMO,Commercial Director, Mwabu
3. Oliver Dick, Blended Learning Lead ,SPARK Schools
4. Jonathan D. Novotny | Co-Founder of Code4Change

5. Karen Walstra, Independent Educational Consultant

DISCUSSION: Mobile Devices and Apps Meet the Classroom

• Multiple methods of incorporating mobile applications in a classroom setting
• Logistical considerations and pitfalls of mobile devices in the classroom
• Executing BYOD strategies in the classroom
• Preparing educators for mobile education

Speakers
1. Bilal Kathrada,Founder & CEO, Compukids (Educor)
2. Danai Nhando, Co Founder I Head Of Strategy , Ampli5yd
3. Karen Walstra, Independent Educational Consultant
4. Riaan Graham,Sales Director, Ruckus Wireless sub-Sahara Africa
5. Tshepo Motshaisa, Snr Education Specialist in E-Learning, Gauteng Department of Education

PRESENTATION: Cloud Solutions to improve communication

Speaker :
Joost Jetten, Head of Cluster, Logitech

PRESENTATION: Personal System of Eduction

Speaker :
Mandla Mthembu,Director of Operations, Policy, Stakeholder and Government Relations, AAE
12:35 – 13:35

NETWORKING LUNCH

PRESENTATION

Speaker :
Bilal Kathrada,Founder & CEO, Compukids (Educor)

PRESENTATION: My child and the lesson of the “future”

Speaker:
RAOUL BLIGNAUT ,Senior IT manager ,Citi Bank

DISCUSSION: Exploring the potential impact and benefits of social media and gamification in learning – Evaluating the benefits and risks

• Gamification and its application to learning environments
• Artificial intelligence/Virtual reality and its future role in classrooms
• Engaging learners through Social media learning initiatives
• Enhancing student collaboration with Social Media

Speakers
1. Joost Jetten, Head of Cluster, Logitech
2. Jamie Martin, Education specialist,Boston Consulting Group
3. Danie Heymans, Manager:Robotics, Hands on Technologies LEGO Education Robotics
4. Mandla Mthembu,Director of Operations, Policy, Stakeholder and Government Relations, AAE

PRESENTATION

Speaker: Ronny Webber-Youngman,Professor and HoD Department of Mining Engineering ,University of Pretoria
15:00 – 15:20

REFRESHMENT BREAK

DISCUSSION: Developing a Digital Transformation Strategy for your institution.

• Defining a digital transformation roadmap
• Winning the support of management and students
• Enhancing technological literacy across the board
• Clarifying your goals: Saving students’ time, decreasing administrative costs, improving student performance
• Choosing the right technology partner

Speakers
1. Angela James,Founder and CEO , Align-Ed and SA Learns
2. Hermien Geldenhuys,Senior Instructional Designer , The Independent Institute of Education
3. Kabeya Herzty, Founder & Managing Director , The Students Hub
4. Nicholas Krul, Sales Executive ,XON
5. Jacqui Maroun,Head : User Design & Strategy, NATIVE VML

PRESENTATION: Investing in ICT for Education

Speaker:
Karen Walstra, Independent Educational Consultant
16:01

CLOSING REMARKS/ RAFFLE DRAW/ NETWORKING

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