EduGrowth at EduTECH

 
EduGrowth logo
 

EduGrowth’s mission is to ensure that we drive connection and collaboration across the Australian EdTech sector. In 2018 EduGrowth designed Innovation Alley to ensure that Australian EdTech StartUps are front and centre at EduTECH. Creating a space where aspiring EdTechs can showcase their solution, be part of the action and connect face-to-face with fellow entrepreneurs, education leaders and potential partners.

Over the past 6 years EduGrowth has had over 200 EdTech StartUps exhibit on Innovation Alley, let 2024 be the year you join the next wave of EdTech StartUps driving change across Australian Education.

EduGrowth is proud to help facilitate your presence at EduTech 2024 with your very own booth on the Innovation Alley. Via the support of our partners - Study Melbourne and Investment NSW - we can ensure that your EdTech StartUp is at the heart of EduTECH.

Innovation Alley at EduTECH is a community of innovators; Australian startups with innovative education products helping to solve problems facing educators, students, parents and faculty, domestically and internationally.

 

Innovation Precinct @ EduTECH

The Melbourne EdTech Week begins in the dynamic space of the largest EdTech trade show in the southern hemisphere - EduTECH.

EduGrowth’s Innovation Precinct includes:

 

Innovation Stage

A 2-day program of true education thought leadership right there on the trade floor attracting 1,000s of delegates in highly engaged conversations.

Innovation Alley

50 EdTech Startups showcasing their solution within the dedicated Innovation Alley giving them a presence unrivalled at any trade show anywhere in the world. These scrappy Startups, developing real innovation, will sit comfortably, and maybe outshine the global brands spread across the vast trade floor.

Innovation Pitch

A multi-day, multi-stage pitch competition that culminates in the winner heading into a global pathway to showcase their innovation.

 

EduGrowth Overview

EduGrowth is Australia’s education technology and innovation industry hub. Through connection and collaboration, we accelerate Australia’s EdTech ecosystem globally.

We are connecting a community of educators, education providers, industry participants and edtech entrepreneurs committed to reimagining learning in the digital age. As education transitions to borderless digital delivery, our diverse ecosystem will impact the future of learning globally from Australia.

Our programs focus on developing the entire education technology and innovation sector. We have a range of services supporting EdTech companies at each stage of their journey, whilst also connecting education providers and industry participants into the broader ecosystem.

Innovation Stage - EduGrowth, Tuesday 13 August 2024

Panel discussion
Innovation Stage - EduGrowth
10:00

The Great Debate: AI in Assessment

This session, brings together leading experts to explore the challenges and promise of AI in assessment. We will look beyond the difficulties presented by students utilising AI in assessment towards the opportunties for more effective and efficient assesment.

Ralph Saubern, Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Professional Resources), Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
David Linke, Managing Director, EduGrowth
Panel discussion
Innovation Stage - EduGrowth
11:15

A future without fear: scaling classrooms with engaged active students

Schools across the country are facing increasing challenges in recruiting and retaining teachers. This session explores a future where emerging technology empowers teachers to manage larger classes with ease. Discover how innovative tools can support educators, enhance classroom management, and improve the overall learning experience. Join us to learn about the potential of technology to transform teaching and address the critical issue of teacher shortages.

James Hull, CEO, EdUP
Colin Axup, President, Victorian Association of State Secondary Principal
Panel discussion
Innovation Stage - EduGrowth
12:00

AI enabling creativity in STEM education

AI is transforming the way we learn, with generative AI tools becoming increasingly prevalent. This session explores how AI is transforming STEM education by inspiring creativity in learners. Join educators and researchers as they discuss their experience connecting science and technology with creativity.

Angela Carbone, Associate DVC Learning Teaching & Quality, STEM College, RMIT University
Karsten Schulz, Principal Engineer, Digital Technologies Institute
Mathilda Joubert, Education Consultant And Researcher, Sheridan College
Panel discussion
Innovation Stage - EduGrowth
13:00

Turbo charge your classroom: Utilising generative AI

Generative AI is transforming the way people learn. In this session, discover how teachers are embracing AI to enhance their teaching methods and foster AI literacy among their students. Learn how these advancements are accelerating the learning process and preparing students for a future where AI plays a central role in various aspects of life and work.

Lisa Sayers, Sales & Account Manager, Wonde
Travis Smith, K-12 Education Industry Lead, Microsoft Australia
Panel discussion
Innovation Stage - EduGrowth
14:00

Engaging the disengaged

This session will equip educators with technological tools to create a learning environment that encourages active participation. Additionally, we will examine how technology can be implemented to help schools support parents of children with diverse learning needs. Join us to explore strategies for fostering inclusive and engaging classrooms through the use of technology.

Fiona Boyd, Business Development Director, EdSmart
Catherine Mattiske, CEO, GQ Global
Panel discussion
Innovation Stage - EduGrowth
15:00

Closing Keynote: EdTech Inspiring Learning

Join us for a conversation with Alan Duffy, a leading astrophysicist and Pro Vice-Chancellor of Flagship Initiatives at Swinburne University of Technology, as he explores the transformative power of EdTech in inspiring learning. Alan Duffy will delve into how cutting-edge technologies are revolutionizing education by making learning more interactive, accessible, and engaging. Drawing on his extensive experience in both scientific research and public science communication, he will discuss how EdTech can ignite curiosity and foster a deeper understanding of complex subjects.

Alan Duffy, Pro Vice Chancellor Flagship Initiatives, Swinburne University Of Technology
David Linke, Managing Director, EduGrowth
last published: 19/Jul/24 08:15

Innovation Stage - EduGrowth, Wednesday 14 August 2024

Panel discussion
Innovation Stage - EduGrowth
10:00

Keynote: Education’s responsibility: Managing AI ethically

As artificial intelligence becomes increasingly integrated into educational systems, the ethical management of AI has become a critical responsibility for educators, institutions and EdTech companies. Attendees will gain insights into the principles of ethical AI usage, strategies for ensuring fairness and transparency, and the importance of safeguarding student data and privacy. This session is essential for anyone involved in education, technology, or policy making, providing the tools and knowledge to manage AI ethically and effectively.

Imogen Luttringer, Program Manager, EduGrowth
Michael Henderson, Director of Educational Design and Innovation, Monash University
Andrew Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Education Services Australia
Elissa McKenzie
Innovation Stage - EduGrowth
11:00

EdTech empowering diverse educational journeys

Explore how EdTech is empowering diverse educational journeys by enabling adjustments in assessments and varying students modes of learning. This session highlights how technology can support equitable evaluation for all students, regardless of their individual needs. Discover practical strategies and tools that educators can use to create inclusive learning environments and support every student's success.

Elissa McKenzie, Bendigo Kangan Institute
Caroline Cotton
Innovation Stage - EduGrowth
12:00

Streamlining Schools: automation of the School Office

Discover the transformative power of automation in educational administration. We will explore the implementation of strategies, and real-world success stories that demonstrate how these technologies can reduce administrative burdens and enhance efficiency. Join us to explore future trends and practical advice on integrating automation for a more effective school office, allowing more focus on education.

Caroline Cotton, Founder, BioBrain
Panel discussion
Innovation Stage - EduGrowth
13:00

Women leading EdTech

Women are leaders in education, and the EdTech sector presents new opportunities for their leadership and innovative persepctives. Hear from female EdTech founders about their entrepreneurial journey and how creating space for women as leaders in the sector is integral to EdTech's continued growth.

Natalie Mactier, Chief Executive Officer, Vivi
Sarah Chamberlain, Chief Executive Officer, ReadyTeacher
Panel discussion
Innovation Stage - EduGrowth
13:30

The Educator to Entrepreneur pipeline: Making your idea a solution

Many educators transition to entrepreneurs, yet transforming an idea into a viable MVP and scaling it presents significant challenges. Discover insights from successful entrepreneurs who transitioned from education to entrepreneurship hear about how they navigated this career leap

Angela Alcock, Flohh
David Linke
Innovation Stage - EduGrowth
14:00

Unlock Investment: Understanding the EdTech investor checklist

For many Entrepreneurs, securing investment can be crucial to success. Navigating the investment landscape can be daunting for newcomers to entrepreneurship. Gain insights from EdTech investors and find out more about what they seek in potential investments.

David Linke, Managing Director, EduGrowth
David Linke
Innovation Stage - EduGrowth
14:45

Shark Tank Final

Welcome to the shark tank. Where EdTech entrepreneurs with cuting edge solutions will compete to be Innovation Alley's Winner.

In the Shark Tank Final 4 Entrepreneurs will present their solution to our sharks in the hopes of winning the grand prize.

David Linke, Managing Director, EduGrowth
Innovation Stage - EduGrowth
15:30

EduGrowth Program Close

last published: 19/Jul/24 08:15