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  • GridAKL 101 Pakenham Street West Auckland, Auckland, 1010 New Zealand (map)
Ed Innovator Salon - Auckland

With 21C Skills Lab and Claire Amos

Wednesday 6 June 2018

Join us at The GridAKL on Wednesday evening 6th of June for the Ed Innovator Salon convened by 21C Skills Lab and hosted by Claire Amos (DP Hobsonville Point Secondary School), a lively panel presentation about the future of education.

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What can we do and how do we better prepare learners for change in turbulent times?
New technologies and the changing world of work has opened up a whole realm of opportunities for educators and learners alike. The Ed Innovator Salon series will provide lively panels, conversations, and collaboration opportunities with fellow educators and industry experts looking at the future of education and how every educator can support the needs of our 21st Century learners.

You'll hear presentations from

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Panelist bios below »

This is an unmissable opportunity to push your thinking, be inspired and step into the future with innovative approaches for the young people you support.

We look forward to all you joining the conversation!

Event Details

Wednesday, 6 June 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm

101 Pakenham Street West, Auckland CBD


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Panelist bios:

Vivek Kumar
Vivek is the CEO of a personalised learning platform called QuickSense which informs all those involved in the learning process. QuickSense was born out of Vivek's frustrations at high school after failing subjects in year 12. It is often a cliche to say "students need to study smarter, not harder" especially when smarter is not research informed. QuickSense is working with a number of high schools in NZ already and has the vision of changing the way students engage with their learning, opening up new pathways and areas of achievement aligned to the 21st Century Learning models.

Jolie Hodson
Jolie became the Chief Executive of Spark Digital in October 2016 after serving as the Chief Financial Officer for Spark for three years. Spark Digital provides converged ICT solutions for the rapidly evolving needs of business, enterprise and government customers, as they meet the demands of an increasingly globalised, connected and mobile customer base. Spark Digital’s unique capability in delivering the best ICT solutions in New Zealand, inspired and fully supported by the power of Spark, makes it possible for its customers to contribute to the overall economic success of New Zealand. Jolie understands dynamic, competitive markets and focuses on developing clear insight into what customers value, what makes the business more competitive and what delivers value for Spark New Zealand. Prior to joining the company as CFO, Jolie worked for 12 years with the Lion group, Australasia's largest beverages group in a range of senior financial roles. Most recently she was finance director of the Beer, Spirits & Wine Australia division. Before joining Lion in 2000, Jolie spent eight years with Deloitte's audit division based in Auckland, rising to senior audit manager. She gained a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland and has attended the Strategic Management Program at Sydney's Macquarie Graduate School of Management.

Raphael Nolden
Raphael studied history and medical physics and codeveloped a patent in medical technology before becoming a lecturer in mathematical modelling. He is CEO and Founder of Jaipuna, the creators of Amy an Artificial Intelligence based private tutoring system for maths He is passionate about the future of education and ensuring that this is evenly distributed around the world. He is actively involved in the development of the startup ecosystem, helped to establish Canterbury Angels and mentoring at Startup Weekends around the world.

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This event is proudly supported by 21C Skills Lab, GridAKL and LoveBlock Wines.