Community Night – Convenor Series: 7th August
EDfutures Community Night: Sensing our emerging future in education
WHEN: August 7th 2018, 5:30 – 7:30pm
WHERE: Lotteries House, City West
WHY: Community nights are an opportunity for us to welcome new members and a create some energy and understanding around EDfutures. Each community night will focus on a different theme. This month, Karen Wellington will be joining us to present key ideas on our theme of, “sensing the emerging future in education”, inspired by her recent involvement in Presencing Institute‘s program during the Perth Social Impact Festival (check it out!).
WIIFM: WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?
- Learn about the work of EDfutures
- Meet other EDfutures members
- Hear about the work members are doing to challenge the status quo in education
- Have the opportunity to discuss your needs with the community
- Find collaborators in our community
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Karen is a social innovator and systems change catalyst. After joining the Fogarty Foundation in 2014, Karen led the growth of the CoderDojo WA network from 2 to over 130 computer programming clubs statewide. In 2015 Karen completed the Graduate Certificate in Social Impact at UWA under scholarship from the Australian Centre for Social Impact. She is currently completing a Masters in (Sustainable) Community Development and has been recognised as a Student Fellow of Murdoch University’s Learning Excellence Academy (LEAD). In 2017 Karen travelled internationally on a Westpac Social Change fellowship, investigating the question of “how could we collectively build a learning society that benefits all?”
Connect with Karen @Karentton