Spark Talks

Spark Talk: Friday afternoon

Mary Glowrey Level 2 2.50 July 27, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

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Steve McGlade
Roland Gesthuizen
Matthew Harrison

Spark Talk sessions include three speakers exploring topics in short, sharp presentations.

Steve McGlade: Creating a code club for wellbeing, leadership and of course fun!

Creating a coding club can come with many hesitations but to be discovered is a thriving environment of friendships, learning and leadership.  Creating an environment that is welcoming for all students no matter age or gender is key to creating a successful club within a school.  This was developed in a school that struggles to have a thriving ICT student and teacher cohort therefore it was important to promote and market the club to everybody.  The outcome was student and teacher involvement all within a lunchtime timeframe, and you can achieve success too!


Roland Gesthuizen & Matthew Harrison – A look at the last four decades of Computers in Education

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the foundation of DLTV’s predecessor organisation, Computer Education Group Victoria (CEGV). In this talk Roland and Matt take on the mammoth task of summing up forty years of Computers in Education in 25 minutes. Strap yourselves in for a journey through the decades.