Russell Cailey

Executive Director | TGS Innovation and Training Centre

THINK Global School

As the founding leader of THINK Global School's international Innovation and Training Centre, Russell strategically reimagines the preparation of teachers to be designers, guides and evaluators of student-led, real-world learning programs. Russell was previously Principal of one of the TGS travelling cohorts leading the WASC accredited Changemaker program.

SPEAKER SESSIONS

Skills Development Training

15 November 2022 | 13:30 - 14:30 | English | Re-imagining Professional Teacher Education & Training for Guiding Real World Learning in Local, Regional, and Global Settings

This visionary session invites participants to explore how we might transform the professional education and training of teachers & educators to empower young people to be 'changemakers' via authentic project-based and place-based educational challenges. As the founding leader of THINK Global School's international Innovation and Training Centre, this speaker will discuss how to strategically reimagine the preparation of teachers to be designers, guides and evaluators of student-led, real world learning programs. Participants will be presented with a number of ideas rooted in a schooling model that champions student agency, choice, and voice. We will explore strategies for re-imagining university-based teacher education to catalyze project and place-based education in local, national and global contexts.

 

PANELIST SESSIONS

17 November, 2022 | 15:15
Education for the Future

This panel will discuss the current structure of education within schools and on-line

 what will schools look like in the future, including the curriculum and the learning environment

how change is happening now