Matt Nelson | Relieving School Education Manager
Taronga Zoo | Australia

Matt Nelson, Relieving School Education Manager, Taronga Zoo

Relieving School Education Manager, Taronga Zoo Matt is an education leader passionate about innovation, environmental education, and driving a deep connection to wildlife. He is based at Taronga Zoo, Sydney, and is employed by New South Wales Department of Education.

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Day 1 @ 12:30

Digital Environmental Education: Equitable access in a virtual world

With the Taronga Institute of Science and Learning fully operational, Taronga Education utilises a range of digital initiatives to ensure that all NSW students, regardless of geographic location or financial situation, can access the wealth of knowledge, expertise and species found at Taronga.With the Taronga Institute of Science and Learning fully operational, Taronga Education utilises a range of digital initiatives to ensure that all NSW students, regardless of geographic location or financial situation, can access the wealth of knowledge, expertise and species found at Taronga. Building on a long-standing relationship with NSW Department of Education’s Information Technology Directorate and collaborating with well-known educational innovators has been critical in developing and delivering accessible, high-quality digital products and programs. As a move to online learning closed the doors of schools and both Taronga Zoo sites, it provided unprecedented opportunities for innovation, reshaping the way students, educators and experts share knowledge and build skills. This critical period has forever changed the game for how students engage with the natural world and engage with the Zoo.Join this session to learn how to access the amazing resources, experiences and services you can access no matter where in the world you are thanks to the awesome power of digital technologies!WHY ATTEND?
  • Experience how the Taronga Education team have worked to connect students with critical environmental issues in the ever-shifting digital space.
  • Discover the awesome digital programs and experiences you and your students can access from any device with an internet connection.
  • Understand the awesome way in which the digital and natural world can intersect with the help of Digital Resources from Taronga Zoo!
last published: 29/Oct/20 05:25 GMT
last published: 29/Oct/20 05:25 GMT
last published: 29/Oct/20 05:25 GMT

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