NPDLConnect Podcast series Leading and Learning in Uruguay This week we are in Uruguay working with Mentors, Principals and System leaders further building understanding and capacity to strengthen the NPDL working over 400 schools across the country. In this special edition of our NPDL Podcasts (in Spanish) we will go in deep conversation with three […]
Regional Capacity Building Facilitator
New Pedagogies for Deep Learning
For the last 12 years Max was a school and system leader with the Department of Education, Tasmania. He has headed K-12 technology-based educational reform initiatives, school and district resourcing, and worked with teachers and school leaders to build their proficiency in leading, teaching and learning. Max also currently lectures into and co-designs pre-service teacher education modules at the University of Tasmania (UTAS). Prior to working in Tasmania, Max taught at an international school in Southern China, and in Geelong, Australia.
Max has a number of post graduate certifications including a Master of Educational Leadership, several accreditations in coaching and brokering approaches, and a broad and varied skillset built on experience both within and from outside the education sector. Besides being passionate about family life and tinkering in the shed, Max is highly committed to exploring how effective education systems lead, educate and learn with, from and for future generations, using technology as an amplifier and connector of leaders, learners and learning.
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Our April Global Deep Learning Lab in Vancouver, Canada is rapidly approaching. Read about some of the thought leaders on the program engage the world change the world. Download the full details here and register here: http://bit.ly/DLL18REG Early Bird rates for NPDL members have been extended to February 16.
The Critical Importance of Deep Learning for Students The Consortium for Educational Change http://www.cecweb.org recently sat down with Michael Fullan to record a podcast where he discusses the impact deep learning can have on students. Michael discusses the right drivers and the wrong drivers in education, and how using the right drivers – like collaboration and […]
The second of our “Leadables”- “Efficiency is for Robots” A critical element of change leadership is “going slow to go fast”, but sometimes leaders need a short, sharp focus to generate professional learning conversations or for individual reflection. Designed as “quick shots”, “Leadables” are intended to be used to provoke dialogue and focussed conversations around a […]
Michael Fullan on Leadership… Read about: the role of public schools in a Democracy Collaboration between schools moral purpose sustainable practice……and more download the article
Introducing the first of our “Feature Stories”- “Asking So What” Every day, in deep learning classrooms across the world, there are exciting, inspiring, and thought generating stories unfolding….stories that need to be told. Our Feature stories are a helpful tool for capacity builders looking to ignite interest and generate discussion about what deep learning looks like. […]
Introducing the first of our “Leadables”- “Trusty Tools” A critical element of change leadership is “going slow to go fast”, but sometimes leaders need a short, sharp focus to generate professional learning conversations or for individual reflection. Designed as “quick shots”, “Leadables” are intended to be used to provoke dialogue and focussed conversations around a variety […]
NPDLConnect Podcast series Human exchange in a ´digitalized´world has turned the capacity to collaborate into a vital skill to develop professional knowledge. John Mavorec sees this shift as a ´knowmad society´. Whereas industrial society required people to settle in one place and perform a specific function; technologies allow a new paradigm of workers to arise, performing from anywhere, […]
NPDLConnect Podcast series How do learning environments support new pedagogies? How do they enable deeper learning? Given a blank canvas, what could our learning spaces look like? In this podcast, we hear about Cashmere Primary’s challenge to rebuild their school after the devastating Christchurch earthquake in New Zealand. From the ashes rose an opportunity to […]
NPDLConnect Podcast series Between the macro and the micro level visions for educational change, and as we work on making change happen, there are gaps that sometimes end in superficial or false signals of change. ´Leadership from the middle´ has a pivotal role shaping implementation to achieve coherence, turning what education should be into what […]