Professor Keong Ku came to visit Victoria for a week, and was able to visit some of the schools involved in the project, and to present some gifts from Korea, namely Hobby the tiger.The students at all schools were very excited to meet professor Ku and to learn some more about Korea, and Professor Ku was very was also very happy to hear how much the students and teachers are enjoying being part of the project. Not only did we vist schools involved in the project, we would also like to welcome Mordialloac Beach PS and Lorne P-12 to the project for next year.Professor Ku also met with the Education teams from Sovereign Hill, the Art Gallery of Ballarat, the Museum of Australian Democracy at Eureka, and Christine from the Australian Centre for the Moving Image. As well as all the meetings, Professor Ku managed to present a videoconference professional development lecture about international classroom technologies!
Global LYNCs has been selected to be part of the IMS Global Learning Impact Awards Australian Regional Finals.
The Learning Impact Awards recognise the most effective and influential uses of technology in support of worldwide learning.
The awards program, established in 2007, recognises outstanding applications of technology that address the most significant challenges facing the global education sector.
Jo will be presenting for 5 minutes at the NSIP Stakeholder Conference 2015 on the 18th at the Windsor Hotel in Melbourne.
More information on the awards can be found here: http://www.nsip.edu.au/learning-impact-awards-2016