Otago Polytechnic

29 May, 2018


Tuesday 10 July,  4.30pm | Otago Polytechnic – Manaaki, Harbour Terrace, Dunedin |  Facilitated by: Ken Silburn


We warmly invite you to this professional development opportunity; Science in Action Educators workshop. To gain an insight into the teaching methods of renowned science educator, communicator, certified Google trainer and Microsoft expert – Ken Silburn.

Ken is passionate about teaching 21st century skills and increasing the educational opportunities of students on a global scale. Ken is internationally renowned in science education, especially in the area of Environmental and Space Science. He is a recognised Global Teacher Ambassador, having been acknowledged as one of the top ten teachers in the world (from over 23,000 nominations) through the Varkey Global Teacher Prize. He is also the recipient of the prestigious Dr Paul Brock Medal from the Australian College of Educators.

At this hands-on workshop you will have the opportunity to work with Ken as he shares how to engage students in STEM.

The workshop will conclude with complimentary drinks and nibbles, prior to Ken’s keynote address taking place at 6.30pm in G Block, Room G106 as part of the 2018 International Science Festival.

Find out more about Ken http://www.science.gov.au/community/PrimeMinistersPrizesforScience/Recipients/2015/Pages/Ken-Silburn.aspx

Watch Ken in action here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUHQY828FTo

Please RSVP to Elizabeth.Gilmore@op.ac.nz 

 

 

 

 

Orderdate: 29 May 2018
Expiry: 26 Jun 2018