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School Leadership and Innovative Learning


Dr John Nash will share around his current research that focuses on the methods to design and prototype innovations in education and the effects of innovative technologies on learning. He will refer to, among others, the recent changes to streaming at secondary schools announced by MOE to discuss how innovation, learning and technology can intersect to bring about tangible benefits to the community.

About the Speaker

John B. Nash is an associate professor in the Department of Educational Leadership Studies. He teaches a range of courses on school technology leadership, design thinking and research methods. His current research agenda investigates how technology, innovation and policy interact and influence schools and educators in different contexts. John is also a director of the UCEA Center for Advanced Study of Leadership for Technology in Education (CASTLE) and the Laboratory on Design Thinking in Education (dLab).

John is the former Associate Director for Evaluation at the Stanford Center for Innovations in Learning (SCIL), where he conducted applied research on improving program evaluation in grant-funded initiatives, and the former Associate Director of Assessment and Research at the Stanford Learning Laboratory, where he examined the effects of innovative technologies on learning. He was also a grantmaker for the Wallenberg Global Learning Network, an arm of the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation of Stockholm, Sweden, focused on enhancing learning outcomes through educational technology in the U.S., Sweden and Germany.

Registration Details

Day/Date: Thursday, 25 April 2019
Time: 3.00 pm – 5.30 pm
Venue: Apple
Address: 2 Fusionopolis Way, Innovis Level 3, Singapore 138634
Fees: Free for APS Members and $30.00 for Non-Members

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