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Convergence

  • 01 February 2019
  • 08:30
  • 02 February 2019
  • 16:00
  • International School of Kenya

SUMMARY

Convergence is a summit devoted to educators interested in proven, future-ready methods of integrating Technology, Maker Learning, and Data Analytics into their practice to transform teaching and learning for their students. All sessions are hands-on, requiring educators to be active participants in developing understanding and progressing on their journey to becoming change agents.


KEY AUDIENCE: Teachers, Leadership, Specialists and any educator who is interested in learning about integrating Technology, Maker Learning, and Data Analytics into their practice.

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INSTITUTE DETAILS

Consilience, a non-profit, global innovation education company and the International School of Kenya have partnered to bring you Convergence: Nairobi. The Convergence summit is a hands-on Summit with Institutes in Technology Integration, Maker Learning, and Data Analytics. Institutes explore aspects of the themes below:

Technology

How might we employ technology to create powerful learning experiences, lead change, and develop professionally?

Maker Learning

How might we empower students to use Making as a vehicle for understanding and capacity building?

Data Analytics

How might we use data to inform and advance our practice? ...to help our students to reflect on and inform future learning?

The summit features 15+ institutes in these strands, facilitated by renowned expert, including:

  • The Digital Transformation of Education: Architecting the Learning Experience of the Future
  • Using Data Visualizations to Support Student Learning
  • Presentation Zen: The Artful Craftsmanship of Communication
  • Hands-on, Minds-on Learning: Meaningful Making in the Classroom
  • Becoming an Effective Change Agent
  • Documenting Learning: Making Thinking Visible, Meaningful, Shareable, and Amplified
  • Introduction to Technology Integration Coaching
  • Applied StoryTelling – Non-Fiction Media-Making Across the Curriculum
  • KaPow! Creativity Abounds with Emerging MultiMedia Tools
  • A Framework for Maker Education

A full list of the institutes and schedule can be found HERE. 

REGISTRATION FEES

Registration by:  15th Dec. 2018 15th Jan. 2019  20th Jan. 2019
Fees per participant
(1-3 participants)
 US$ 325  US$ 350  US$ 375
Fees per participant

(4+ participants)

 US$ 300  US$ 325  US$ 350

Registration Closes on: 20th January 2019

Please contact conference@clearning.org if you have any questions.

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LOGISTICS

Venue

The International School of Kenya

Kirawa Road, Off Peponi Road, Kitusuru

Nairobi, Kenya 

Visa and Health

Visitors to Kenya require a visa unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries. Exempt countries include all those travelling with a passport from an East African Country. For other exempt countries see the new Kenyan Government eVisa website where you can also apply for an entry visa.

A visa MUST be obtained prior to travel. Visa cost US$51

All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months.

Accommodation

Trademark Hotel


Physical Address: Village Market, Gigiri  Nairobi

Phone No: +254 (20) 725 000/ +254  732 186 000

Single Occupancy Rate (Bed & Breakfast): US$ 135

Single Occupancy Rate (Bed Only): US$ 116

Bookingreservations@trademark-hotel.com

Reference: International School of Kenya

Hob House


Physical Address: Kinanda Road, Off ISK Back Road, Kitisuru, Nairobi.

Phone No: +254 717 533 860 | +254 712 922 098

Single Occupancy Rate (Bed & Breakfast): US$ 100 - 120

Booking: Make your reservation here

Airport Transfers

  • Send the Trademark Hotel your arrival/departure details to arrange for your transfers - Approximately US$ 35 - 60 per way.
  • You can book through the transfers company, ProLog Seven by sending an email to Kevin (prologseven@gmail.com) with your arrival/departure details - US$ 35 - 50 per way.
  • Uber is available in Kenya and you can book for your transfers on arrival through the mobile App.
  • Registered taxis are also available at the airport.

Hotel – School Transport

The Host School will provide a shuttle to pick participants from the Trademark Hotel in the morning and provide a return trip in the evening. Hob House is a few minutes' walk to ISK and you can also get a taxi to drop you off.



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