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Post date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 16:29

Check out the amazing array of prizes won by delegates at uLearn16.

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Post date: Monday, October 10, 2016 - 09:28

Karen Spencer set the scene by acknowledging the power of collegial sharing and networking online and off, at uLearn16. She then challenged us to think so what now and what will we do when we go back to school?  Three key concepts permeated the keynote presentation; find the urgency, see the story behind the data, embrace discomfort.

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Post date: Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 17:57

In this keynote, Fullan outlined his more recent work that has emerged from his 2011 research dissemination on the “Wrong Drivers” for whole system reform and from his two more recent books, Stratosphere (Fullan) and Coherence (Fullan and Quinn). Fullan explained that he and his colleagues have worked from the bottom up over many years so that everything they write and design, is based not just on theory and research but also on their experiences. 

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Post date: Friday, October 7, 2016 - 13:10

Janelle Riki asked the hard, but important questions, how can we better engage Māori learners and whānau in future focused education? As our schools are transforming, how do we ensure our whānau and Māori students feel empowered?

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Post date: Friday, October 7, 2016 - 11:26

Some further delegate reflections from uLearn day three. 

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Post date: Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 18:29

Here are some delegate reflections from uLearn day two. 

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Post date: Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 13:56

A lot of networked activity happens behind the scenes at uLearn. More and more delegates are defaulting to blending the uLearn experience between face-to-face presentations and online conversations. Here are some uLearn network statistics.

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Post date: Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 10:47

John Couch is the 54th employee of Apple and now heads the Apple Education Division. John began his presentation by posing the question, what I have learned in the last 30 years about schools? The key message is that we need to rewire education!

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Post date: Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 10:05

I tatū atu a Charisma Rangipunga nō Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu, Taranaki ki uAko2016 e wānanga ai i te oranga rānei o te reo Māori. Hei tā Charisma, e hia kē nei ngā ara kua whāia hei whakarauora i tō tātou reo engari he haere kurī noa iho ērā haerenga, kua ora ake rānei tō tātou reo i aua mahi?

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Post date: Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 09:43

Larry Rosenstock, founder and CEO of High Tech High, shared his story during the opening keynote of ULearn 2016. From carpentry to law, success doesn’t come in straight lines. When Larry set out to write a book, instead he built a bungalow. Larry took us on a rich journey, remembering the past, in order for us to change the future.

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