Schedule

Thursday 21 February 2019

Registration: 7.30-9am

8.30am-10am

Opening & welcome

Opening ceremony

Welcome – Jon Halligan, Head of Development, IB Africa, Europe and the Middle East

9.30am- 10am

Plenary session 

Keynote speaker: Wanjiru Waiweru Waithaka

Leading and learning in the 21st century – Developing skills for a connected world

10am- 10.30am

Coffee break

 

Breakout sessions 1

10.30am- 11.30am

Session A: Developing Critical Thinking Skills in your Students  

Session B: Service learning – application of learning to make a difference 

Workshop session 1: Developing Leadership Capabilities for Global Education Contexts

11.45am- 12.45am

 Session A: Using Online Gaming and Simulations to Teach Complex Concepts in STEM

Session B: The benefits of the IB MYP and DP programmes to promote creativity, innovation, critical thinking and problem solving skills                        

Workshop session 2: Developing Leadership Capabilities for Global Education Contexts

12.45pm- 2pm

Lunch break

 

Breakout sessions 2

2pm- 3pm

Session A:                  

Coercive education: no more excuses - exploring innovation in education practice         

Session B:    

Leading a school through change in the 21st century

Workshop session 3:

Developing leadership capabilities for global education contexts

3pm- 3.30pm

Coffee break

3.30pm- 4.30pm

Panel session A: Building an effective digital strategy for your school

Panel session B: From design to delivery: successfully implementing a curriculum in your school context

 

Round table discussion groups

5pm- 6pm

Session A: PYP and its application in a school context

Session B: MYP & The IGCSE  

Session C: Increasing choice post 16yrs

 

6.30pm- 7.30pm

 Cocktail and networking

 

Friday 22 February 2019

8.30am- 9am

Plenary session

Keynote speaker:  Dr Kamau Gachigi, Founding Executive Director, Gearbox

9am-  9.45am

 Follett: Integrating technology in your school presentation

9am-  9.45am

 Kognity: Integrating technology in your school presentation

9am-  9.45am

 ManageBac: Integrating technology in your school presentation

9.45am- 10.15am

 Coffee break

 

 Breakout sessions

10.20am- 11.20am

Session A: Approaches to critical thinking strategies using Odyssey of the Mind Afrifest as a model for fostering learning and innovation skills.           

Session B: Service Learning in Action                

(Repeat) Workshop session 1: Developing leadership capabilities for global education contexts   

11.25am- 12.25am

Session A: Moral and intellectual education through service learning in an African context.                                

Session B: Developing life and career opportunities through experiential learning                             

Workshop session 2: Developing leadership capabilities for global education contexts

12.30pm- 1.45pm

 Lunch break

1.50pm- 2.50pm

Session A: Communication and collaboration within and beyond the school community                      

Session B: Applying learning and innovation skills in the classroom                         

Workshop session 3: Developing leadership capabilities for global education contexts  

3pm- 4pm

 Coffee break

3.30pm- 4.30pm

Panel Session: Skills for a connected world: linkages to school, university and the world of work

Facilitator: John Mbuthi, Riara University

Panelists:

Elizabeth Rogo, Founder & Chief Executive Officer Tsavo Oil Fields

Sanda Ojiambo, Head of Corporate Responsibility, Safaricom Foundation

4.30pm- 5.30pm

 Closing keynote: Jeff Koinange and Eric Wainana