Educators as Change Makers 2018

DIA welcomes you to attend a lecture series based on various educational topics. Please see more information below and details on how to register.







EXPERIMENTING WITH PHYSICAL AND DIGITAL LEARNING SPACES

DATE: May 3rd @ 6:30pm

by Shwetangna Chakrabarty


DESCRIPTION

Technology is leading the way, by reinventing the classroom in the digital space. Simultaneously innovative ideas are reinventing the classroom’s physical space. This session aims to discover how these new spaces for learning with and without technology interact. It also aims to highlight how skills can be learnt, assessed and taught with the help of experimenting with new spaces for learning. Shwetangna will share her experiences in working with and successfully creating new learning spaces whilst embracing the challenges in the African context

BIOGRAPHY

Shwetangna Chakrabarty is the IBDP coordinator at Dar es Salaam International Academy, Tanzania. She has over 12 years of experience in teaching 3 different curricula in 3 different countries; IGCSE/IBDP/ IBMYP Mathematics and IBDP Business Management. She has successfully handled multiple responsibility positions; DP coordinator and pedagogical leader, MYP personal project coordinator and CIS/ NEASC accreditation coordinator. Apart from having a Degree in Education and an MBA, she is also a certified college counsellor certified by TripleA learning, UK. She loves to travel, sketches her experiences in her paintings and avidly writes blogs on LinkedIn. As the DP Coordinator, her priority is to maximise student achievement and guide them to the University of their choice. Challenges motivate her, she has conquered Mt. Kilimanjaro, she loves deep sea diving and looks forward to such adventures in future. Presenting and sharing progressive ideas at global conferences is her passion.


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POSITIVE PARENTING

DATE: May 3rd @ 6:30pm

by Saviona Furtado


DESCRIPTION

This workshop focuses on empowering children and developing a sense of mutual respect between parents and child. We will look at ways to develop a positive and safe environment, encouraging independence while having realistic, positive but firm expectations.

BIOGRAPHY

Saviona fell into the world of education by chance but was quick to realize that she had a passion for it. She has been teaching for 9 years and is an advocate for learning through inquiry. She especially appreciates the philosophy that is behind the IB program as it empowers the child. She is a mother of 3 very different children, with a background in Psychology. Saviona is constantly reflecting on her teaching and parenting style.

OUTCOME

Positive engagement at home age appropriate expectations communication, conversation, and dialogue


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