TERTIARY EDUCATION


 

TERTIARY EDUCATION, Tuesday 9 October 2018

08:50

Chairperson’s opening remarks

08:59

BIG PICTURE

09:00

Education at the edge: Advancing the classroom and changing the way we learn, forever

  • The scale and pace of digital innovation
  • Out with the old, in with the new skills and creative problem solving
  • The drivers of change – where can we go that we aren’t today?
  • A new digital age in education
  • Where we are, where we are going and how we will get there
Chris Rodgers
09:20

Makerspaces, coding and robotics: transforming education for today’s student

  • Delivering immersive experience to drive learning forward
  • How to take your makerspace, coding and robotics to the next level
  • Igniting and activating creative design thinking
  • True learning – failure as part of the process
  • Don’t ignore it, harness it. Here’s how…
Wangeci Kanjama Gathinji
09:40

Education at the speed of light: Accelerating the digitization of education

  • Investing in effective solutions: Education’s knight in shining armour
  • Rethinking digital education as an era of new services
  • Digital education: Using connectivity as the driver for an innovative new world
  • The future is now: how digitisation is changing the delivery of education
  • What is coming next?
10:00

Reserved for the Department of Basic Education

10:20

Speed Networking

10:40

Exhibition viewing, Networking and Refreshments

11:19

CAMPUS OF THE FUTURE

Samuel Darko
TERTIARY EDUCATION
11:20

Redesigning and delivering innovative tertiary learning

  • Moving from lecture rooms to real world and social environments
  • Providing areas for active learning
  • Allowing project based learning and multi-device scenarios
  • Combining technology, new pedagogies and design
Walter Matli
TERTIARY EDUCATION
11:40

Making the investment: Equipping your campus for the future and now

  • Introducing adaptable learning spaces
  • Digitising the campus
  • Resourcing up as your facilities change
  • New facilities, new online courses, new students, new revenue
  • How to manage the change on campus
Judy Peter
TERTIARY EDUCATION
12:00

How to modernize universities through internationalisation

  • Modernizing universities with the help of tech
  • Delivering a world-class university environment in every country
  • Assessing the value of international projects
  • Reaping the rewards of global interconnections
12:19

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

12:20

Driving content co-authorship

12:20

Learning spaces – next gen classroom

12:20

Mobile technology as a learner support tool

12:20

PR and marketing for educational institutions

12:20

School and classroom design that enables learning

13:00

Networking Lunch and Exhibition Visit

14:19

ADAPTIVE LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES

Duan Van Der Westhuizen
TERTIARY EDUCATION
14:20

Is e-learning the future of tertiary education?

  • eLearning to enhance the classroom experience
  • Taking the classroom online – meeting new world flexibility requirements
  • Implementing online learning approaches within the context of higher education
  • The benefits of e-learning
  • Will online learning be feasible?
TERTIARY EDUCATION
14:40

Cloud 101: The do’s and don’ts of cloud computing for education institutions

  • What can cloud tech do for you?
  • Principles to consider when migrating from IT applications to cloud
  • Testing and piloting cloud services prior to full implementation
  • A clear understanding of the benefits to be gained
14:59

ADAPTIVE LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES

Vimala Ariyan
TERTIARY EDUCATION
15:00

Transforming education through M-learning

  • Anywhere, anytime learning
  • Using mobile for more than social media
  • Bridging formal and informal learning spaces
  • Learning on the move
  • Educating beyond borders
15:19

TEACHER TRAINING

Renee Nathanson
TERTIARY EDUCATION
15:20

Empowering teachers to transform learning and teaching

  • Understanding the needs of teachers
  • How to better equip them
  • Empowering teachers to use tech to help improve student learning
  • Ensuring that tech investments are used to achieve the end goal
Natalie Whyte
TERTIARY EDUCATION
15:40

What it takes to become a “Teacher of the future”

  • Becoming a tech savvy teacher to keep students engaged
  • Exploring new learning and teaching methodologies
  • Developing teacher skills and strategies to support learning
  • How to boost knowledge on digital resources
  • Gain confidence to find and utilize online resources
Anthony Egbers
TERTIARY EDUCATION
16:00

How teachers can leverage mobile and apps

  • Apps to help teachers become efficient e-teachers
  • Apps that are engaging and interactive
  • Finding tools that suit the teachers needs
  • Mobile and apps to drive interaction with content
16:20

Exhibition Visit, Networking and Refreshments

16:59

KEYNOTE PLENARY SESSION

Panel discussion
17:00

The effectiveness of e-Learning: Technology and Education working together

  • The future of EduTech strategies in South Africa
  • The most suitable technology, keeping in mind investments and costs
  • Integrating e-Learning techniques into existing systems
  • Taking a deeper look into the role of the teacher
  • How will this impact actual 21st century skills in South Africa: Successful case studies
17:40

Chairpersons closing address and close of day one

last published: 20/Jul/18 08:25

 


TERTIARY EDUCATION, Wednesday 10 October 2018

08:50

Chairperson’s opening remarks

08:59

THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Maria Teresa Calderon
09:00

Teachers as brain-changers: Empowering the teacher to teach differently

  • Solving the mystery of how students learn – what can be done differently?
  • The science of learning – engaging students, closing learning gaps and overcoming setbacks
  • How technology complements science and the classroom
  • Imagery and the real world
  • Adopting a “growth mind-set”
Ian Russell
09:20

What works, what doesn’t: Getting students ready for the future of work

  • Effective strategies and techniques: How to isolate what works
  • “Learning fit” so students can thrive in their future careers
  • AI in the classroom and beyond
  • Stretching mind-sets: Developing new skills at a school and university level
  • Make with technology
  • Understanding and capitalising on the concept of employees as a brand
Neelam Parmar
09:40

Integrated learning: An optimal learning experience

  • Changing traditional teaching to transform students into 21st century students
  • Bringing together the classroom and solutions to real-world problems
  • The 4 C’s: Changing how students learn and how teachers instruct
  • Experiential learning: How this benefits the teacher?
  • A new way of learning – The development of future leaders
Mark Lester
10:00

Where is online higher education going?

  • Technology and rapidly changing industry needs are forcing the reimagining of tertiary education
  • Traditional postgraduate degrees are being challenged by emerging credentials and employer attitudes could force a rethink of the traditional undergraduate degree
  • Who are FutureLearn and how do they see the future of online learning in higher education?
  • How might African universities engage with this emerging world?
10:20

Exhibition viewing, Networking and Refreshments

TERTIARY EDUCATION
11:00

11:00 – 12:20 Interactive mini workshop

11:19

CYBER SECURITY

12:19

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

12:20

Apps, apps, apps – finding the best and using them to engage and excite

12:20

Education gamification – what will they think of next?

12:20

Finding the balance between future technologies and maintaining fundamental learning skills

12:20

How makerspaces can modernise teaching

12:20

How to encourage students to ask more questions

12:20

Protecting learners from cyberbullying

13:00

Networking Lunch and Exhibition Visit

14:19

ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION

Maria Prozesky
TERTIARY EDUCATION
14:20

Plan, do and review: implementing a successful online evaluation system

  • Trial and error – being ready to fail and learn from it
  • Attractive key learning outcomes for the modern teacher and student
  • How well aligned is the current assessment criteria for raising creative and innovative thinkers?
  • The role of digital evaluation in improving tertiary education standards
Maria Prozesky, Senior Lecturer, University of the Witswaterstrand
El-Marie Mostert
TERTIARY EDUCATION
14:40

How to achieve faculty buy-in for new assessment and evaluation tools

  • Preparing the teacher
  • Real-time evaluation that keeps goals in sight
  • Using cloud base tools to support teaching, learning and assessment
  • Incorporating PD, assessment and evaluation together
  • Assessing learning outcomes quicker and supporting students where necessary
Cynthia Lawrence
TERTIARY EDUCATION
15:00

Seamless assessments: redefining the process using tech

  • eAssessment: Quick, interactive and insightful online assessments
  • Can tech help with the end result?
  • Redefining assessments with an end-goal in mind
15:19

AFRICAN STORIES - EAST

Linah Anyango
TERTIARY EDUCATION
15:20

What’s the story? EduTech in Kenya and how this is transforming learning and education

  • Market insights, challenges and opportunities
  • Disruptors, innovators and new entrants
  • The costs of connectivity
  • Sustainability and the long term vision
  • Successes, failures and lessons learnt
Ann Rispin
TERTIARY EDUCATION
15:40

What’s the story? EduTech in Ethiopia and how this is transforming learning and education

  • Market insights, challenges and opportunities
  • Disruptors, innovators and new entrants
  • The costs of connectivity
  • Sustainability and the long term vision
  • Successes, failures and lessons learnt
Kasumba Hannington
TERTIARY EDUCATION
16:00

What’s the story? EduTech in Uganda and how this is transforming learning and education

  • Market insights, challenges and opportunities
  • Disruptors, innovators and new entrants
  • The costs of connectivity
  • Sustainability and the long term vision
  • Successes, failures and lessons learnt
16:20

Exhibition Visit, Networking and Refreshments

last published: 20/Jul/18 08:25

 

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