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. […]
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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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 […]
NPDLConnect Podcast series When thinking about the future of education and how to reshape it for the modern era, we expect ¨the new¨ to emerge from the balance between the aspects we want to keep and those we want to change. This equation is easier said than done, especially when we consider that whole education […]
NPDLConnect Podcast series Derek Wenmoth is the Director of eLearning for Core Education Ltd, a not for profit referential educational research and development organization in NZ. Derek, and CORE, focus on transforming education in NZ by enabling modern learning. Derek is also Cluster Lead for New Pedagogies for Deep Learning, and has vast experience as […]
NPDLConnect Podcast series In this Podcast Joanne McEachen analyzes how to create ways to understand and communicate what is important to measure, so every learner can engage, be empowered and experience success in school. Joanne reflects on how education international rankings have a pivotal role in defining the way we teach globally. Why assessment can […]
NPDLConnect Podcast series Michael Fullan – Part II. In this Podcast Michael Fullan talks about the false signals of educational change. He shares his thoughts on what politicians usually overlook when aiming for equity worldwide. Michael reflects on the relationship between neuroscience and learning, the plasticity of the brain, the future emotional intelligence of robots and […]
NPDLConnect Podcast series Michael Fullan is a worldwide authority on educational reform. Michael “walks the talk” by leading our NPDL Partnership – a global endeavor to shift pedagogy and deepen learning in over 1000 schools in 7 countries. A former Dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto, Michael […]