Capable, Curious and Connected - The 2017 Online Festival for Early Phase Educators

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 to Wednesday, 17 May 2017 from 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Online Festival - iConnect


Capable, Curious and Connected -  The 2017 Online Festival for Early Phase Educators

Join in online from just about anywhere!

Monday 2nd May - Wednesday 17th May 2017

Various session times - All sessions available live or via recordings.   Recordings will be available for six months after the live session.

View  the Festival Flyer and Program

Cost: $220 ex GST for a Whole School Access Pass.    Individual and student rates are also available.   See registration options on this page.

* Only one registration is required per school to enable access to all sessions for your whole staff.   The full program with session links and passwords will be forwarded to participants in the week prior to the festival.   Please note that cancellations will not be accepted after these links and passwords have been provided.


Festival Overview

The Contemporary Learning Hub is proud to open registrations for our 2017 Online Festival for Early Phase Educators. The theme for this year is Capable, Curious and Connected and we have an awesome program jam-packed with sessions that will provide you with the inspiration you need to engage, support and challenge your P-2 learners.  The 2017 Online Festival features over 12 hours of high quality live and on demand PD sessions that will be offered throughout May.  Participants can join in the live sessions or view the recordings whenever they choose over a six month period. 

Festival Highlights

  • I Think I Can, I Think I Can - Growth Mindsets Keynote with James Anderson. James is the leading Australian Certified Growth Mindsets Trainer and will share strategies for promoting growth mindsets with our youngest learners.
  • The From Scribble to Script and Diving into Texts sessions on effective writing strategies for P-2 learners. These sessions will be facilitated by Julie Elder, our Hub’s highly experienced Head of Curriculum. These sessions will be complimented by Kristine Kopelke’s From Paper to Pixels session which will explore ideas and strategies for developing your students skills in composing text digitally.
  • Numerous sessions sharing ideas, strategies and resources for effectively implementing the Digital Technologies Learning Area and STEM in your school context. These sessions include our Little Fingers - Latest Tech and I Wonder STEM Chat Sessions that will share the work and strategies of innovative and creative P-2 educators from schools across the state.
  • Our 2017 Online App Meet where you can discover the best apps to use with your P-2 students.
  • A range of Practical and Inspiring Sessions including High Value Ideas for Inclusive Classrooms, Philosophy for Young Learners and the Words are their World Oral Language session.
  • Demonstrations of digital tools and contemporary pedagogies being used in P-2 classrooms to improve student outcomes, learner engagement and assessment processes.
  • Opportunities to connect, share and collaborate with Prep educators from throughout the state.
  • Exclusive competitions and prize giveaways from our festival sponsors.

View the full program for further information about individual sessions.

Please direct any questions about the festival to our Hub Coordinator via 0422 042 309.    We look forward to seeing you online in May.

* This festival will be delivered via Education Queensland's web conferencing platform iConnect.     We will offer test sessions in the week prior to the festival to enable participants to come online and ensure they are able to access sessions and feel confident within the web conferencing environment.   Please note that cancellations for this event will not be accepted after passwords have been provided to the web conference sessions.   


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Whole School Festival Access Pass (EQ Schools - GST Free)$220.00
Whole School Festival Access Pass (includes GST)$242.00
Individual Access Pass (inc GST)$165.00
Pre-Service Education Student Access Pass (inc GST)$110.00
Individual Access Pass (Ex GST for EQ Participants - School Paying)$150.00