Keynote: Joanne McEachen
Joanne McEachen is the Founder and CEO of The Learner First and the Global New Measures Director of the New Pedagogies for Deep Learning (NPDL) global partnership. In partnership with NPDL, Joanne developed measures of each of the “6Cs” (character, citizenship, collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking) as part of a comprehensive suite of tools designed to support the implementation, development, and measurement of deep learning. Her authentic mixed-method approach to assessment emphasizes the development of equitable learning outcomes for every student through relevant and engaging deep learning experiences.
Keynote: Max Drummy
Max Drummy has over 25 years’ experience as a teacher, school and system leader across Australia, Southern China and the USA. Max co-led the Australian New Pedagogies for Deep Learning Cluster between 2013 and 2016, establishing and enabling a powerful national network committed to re-imagining education. Max is now based in Seattle in as a Global Capacity Building Facilitator with NPDL and supports schools and systems across Australia, New Zealand, Finland, Uruguay the USA as they strive to create educational environments and practices that foster deep learning, so that all learners contribute to the common good, address global challenges and flourish in a complex world.
Keynote: Mark Sparvell
Mr. Mark Sparvell is a global award winning expert in Education. As Senior Manager, Education Marketing on the Worldwide Education team at Microsoft Corporation, Mark works with education leaders and organizations globally to identify innovative leading and teaching practice. Mark is deeply involved in ensuring work is grounded in evidence, is credible and reflects the lived experiences of educators globally.