Part 1 of 2 on Techweek TV - They said it couldn’t be done, then COVID hit and we showed some of the benefits digitally enabled teaching can bring to the nation! Now is the time to seriously acknowledge the importance of flexible, personalised learning through tech-enabled teaching. AI is set to help make education more accessible, produce tailored curriculums, provide insight rich education management, reduce teaching overheads and enable effective remote learning, to name but a few. Join the discussion and explore with the panelists how AI is set to revolutionise education.
Part 2 of 2 -Thursday 30 July 4:30pm register here.
This Techweek TV session is aimed at education, new learning, remote learning.
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Monday 27 Jul
4:30pm - 5:00pm
David is co-author of Don’t Worry About the Robots: How to Survive and Thrive in the New World of Work, and is Executive Director – Partnerships at Unitec Institute of Technology. He has had a long-standing involvement in digital technology and education as a director of a number of technology-focused companies including The Mind Lab, Edge Learning Systems and Synapsys. He founded the Wellington EdTech Meet Up, the EdTech for Export conference and is a member of the Executive Council of the EdTech Association.
Emma is the Executive Director of the AI Forum; a not-for-profit member driven organisation working to nurture the New Zealand AI ecosystem. Emma is a member of the OECD ONE.AI network of experts and an expert member of the Global Partnership on AI, Innovation and Commercialisation working group. As a computer scientist, Emma firmly believes in the potential of AI to benefit all of society, while recognising the challenges that must be navigated. She is a strong advocate of New Zealand’s economic opportunity to produce world leading AI, and works to champion mindful, collaborative and ethical AI. Emma has a 22-year entrepreneurial career spanning tech and AI including one of the first commercial drone companies in the UK and multiple AI start-ups in New Zealand.
Andrew is an innovator and educational visionary, working to develop a framework for teaching and learning in the 21st Century.
He teaches at Kristin School on Auckland’s North Shore, a school with a technology program that encompasses iPads in its classrooms throughout the younger years, and a comprehensive BYOD program in the senior years. Andrew feels this reflects the future our students and children will be entering into with ubiquitous portable computing. he frequently challenges the establish curriculum by integrating emerging technologies like drones, VR & AR into his lessons.The use of these technologies has provided great inspiration for the books he has written. He is a curriculum tutor for teacher trainees at Auckland University of technology.
Andrew is the Vice President of the Global Digital Citizen Foundation, and co- author of several books including The Digital Diet, The Apps for Learning Series, Mindful Assessment Assessing the fluencies, Growing global digital Citizens and the best-selling book, Literacy is Not Enough.