NPDLConnect Podcast series Joanne Quinn leads the New Pedagogies for Deep Learning Capacity Building team, inspiring change through the development of professional capital in 1000+ schools in 7 countries (Australia, Canada, Finland, Netherlands, New Zealand, United States and Uruguay). Joanne has a coherent, grounded, innovative perspective of change. She has worked and led at every […]
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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We’re really pleased to be able to bring to you our NPDLConnect Podcast series. Over time, we will feature a variety of Thought Leaders and practitioners from across the globe. Our aim is to provoke and challenge your thinking, and inform and support your leadership at classroom, school and district levels, and address both myths and […]
Excitement is building for our Deep Learning Lab in Toronto May 1-3 One of the powerful features of this event is to be able to connect, communicate and create new knowledge and understanding with colleagues. We want to extend that opportunity to anyone who can’t attend the event; here’s your chance! If you could ask […]
NPDL is happy to share our first Global Report, detailing early findings, key areas of learning, and insights to inform the future direction of our global partnership. The work of teachers, school leaders, and other NPDL participants in Clusters across the globe is already making a difference for learners. Teachers have measured the impact of […]
Having just spent a few (extraordinary) days in Helsinki with the new Finland #NPDL Leads it became immediately obvious that there is a powerful education reform in motion there. The Finnish commitment to excellence, developing more that academic proficiencies is a clear reality, and a hot conversation topic, globally. Working with the Leads made it […]
On 1 November at 9pm UK time, 5pm Canada time and on 2 November at 8am in Australia and 10am in New Zealand an invited audience of school leaders will again be connecting together across continents in our second live Global Dialogue event. Global Dialogue brings together schools who are collaborating together to bring about […]
Today we share a piece from our colleagues in Washington State. The NWESD 189 District is beginning it’s journey implementing NPDL, and it’s great to read their reflections and connections between existing and next practice. The article below is reposted with permission from https://www.nwesd.org/edtalks/blog/deeper-learning Did you know that currently one-third of American workers are engaged in […]
Today we continue to feature contributors from our global partnership. Patrick Miller is the Principal of Innovation with the Simcoe County District School Board in Ontario, Canada. He leads a team of Program and Innovation Instructional Resource Teachers who support innovative learning and teaching strategies across the district K-12. He works to connect learners to each other […]
As we welcome back many teachers and learners from northern hemisphere summer vacation, we would also like to feature some thoughts from Cecilia de la Paz. Cecilia was Cluster Lead in Uruguay, and now works from New Zealand as a member of the NPDL Capacity Building Team. Reflecting on the passing of Seymour Papert in July, […]
Innovation – no doubt it’s a buzz word. Indeed, “Innovate or Perish” seems to be a common mantra across many layers of the world of work. But what might it actually mean, for us in our work in the NPDL Partnership? One of our four core elements are “New Pedagogical Practices”, aspects of teaching and learning […]