Speakers

Keynote Speakers
 

Joe Bower, Teacher,  Middle School in Red Deer, AB, Canada. Blogs about education at www.joebower.org (For the Love of Learning).

Keynote: Do Schools Conceal or Reveal Learning?

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Graham Brown-Martin, Author and Director, Learning and {Re}imagining transmedia project, WISE. UK

Keynote: Learning {Re}imagined: How the Connected Society is Transforming Learning

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Cathy N. DavidsonDistinguished Professor, Graduate Center, The City University of New York; Director, the Futures Initiative, US

Keynote: Changing Higher Education from the Classroom Up

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Nria Mir, Principal, Col·legi Montserrat, Spain

Keynote: A curriculum for ownership, ubiquity and accountability

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Mark Priestley, Professor and Director, Curriculum and Pedagogy Research Cluster, School of Education, University of Stirling, UK

Keynote: The "New Curriculum": Policy into Practice in Scotland

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Helen Soul, Executive Director, Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21), US

Keynote: Patterns of Innovation-Transforming Early Learning and Beyond with 21st Century Skills

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Demo Presenters
 

Tom Caswell, Director of Instructional Design, Helix Education, US

Brandon Muramatsu, Assistant Director, Strategic Education Initatives, MIT, US

Demo: Open Assessment and OERs as enablers in competency-based education

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Audrey Cooke, Lecturer, School of Education, Curtin University, Australia

Demo: Encouraging pre-service teachers to re-vision mathematics: focusing on the "have a go" aspect of numeracy

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Anna Daz, English Teacher and Secondary Education Coordinator, Institut Broggi, Spain

Paco Rico, Art Teacher and Webmaster, Institut Broggi, Spain

Demo: Holistic education: the new models' learning objectives

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Antonia Dolcet, Coordinator, SetMesTres, Spain

Alba Rodoreda, Setmestres, Spain

Demo: Interaction, reflection and competencial work

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Cathy Ellis, Director, Enquiry and Emerging Practice, Highbury College, UK

Demo: Can learning using the Internet in the context of Self-Organised Learning Environments (SOLEs) replace traditional Vocational Education and Training?

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Ankit Khandelwal, India

Demo: Zero Cost Management Graduate

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Pere Monrs, CEO, Sangakoo, Spain

Judit Castro, Product Manager, Sangakoo

Demo: Sangakoo, proven effects of collaborative learning

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Jasmina Nicolik, Coordinator, "Reforming Foreign Language Studies in Serbia" Project, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Karl Royle, Principal Lecturer, Curriculum Innovation and Knowledge Transfer, Centre for Developmental and Applied Research in Education (CeDARE), University of Wolverhampton, UK 

Demo: Agilifying Learning: How agile (SCRUM) organisation techniques can enable learner agency, dialogue and democratisation in learning within any curricula. Two examples from Serbia and UK.

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Chairs of Sessions
 

ngels Fit, Director, Economy and Business Department, UOC

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Brenda Gourley, Former Vice-Chancellor, Open University, UK

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Teresa Guasch, Dean, Psychology and Education Department, UOC

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Emma Kiselyova, Executive Director, UNESCO Chair in Education and Technology for Social Change, UOC

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Antoni Prez, Coordinator, Postgraduate Studies, Department of Computer Science, Multimedia and Telecommunications, UOC

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Albert Sangr, Academic Director, UNESCO Chair in Education and Technology for Social Change, UOC

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