Schedule

Thursday 21 February 2019

Registration: 7.30-9am

8.45am-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 Waweru Waithaka, CEO, FunKidz

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

10am- 10.30am

Coffee break

 

Breakout sessions 1

10.30am- 11.20am

 

Innovative approaches to learning

‘Promoting creativity, innovation, critical thinking and problem-solving skills in today’s classroom’

Personal and professional skills

‘Action and Agency: Transforming Lives through Service Learning´

Leading in a global context

‘Developing Leadership Capabilities for Global Education Contexts - Part I’

11.30am- 12.20am

Ed tech applications

‘How to use Online Gaming and Simulations in the classroom with some examples for STEM’

Innovative approaches to learning

‘Coercive education: no more excuses - exploring innovation in education practise’

               

Leading in a global context

'Developing Leadership Capabilities for Global Education Contexts - Part II’

12.30pm- 1.45pm

Lunch break

 

Breakout sessions 2

1.50pm- 2.40pm

Innovative approaches to learning

‘Global Mindset - 'international-mindedness' for improved outcomes’     

Personal and professional skills

‘The future, education and ethics’

Leading in a global context

‘Developing Leadership Capabilities for Global Education Contexts - Part III’

2.50pm- 3.20pm

Coffee break

3.30pm- 4.30pm

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

Facilitator: Jennie McKenzie

Panelists: 

Jennie McKenzie / Dylan Jones, Follett

Representative from Matific

Rafik Fellal, Kognity

Kevin Piersiella, ManageBac

Panel session B: From curriculum design to delivery: getting the context right

Facilitator: Fidelis Nthenge

Panelists: 

Alex Holland, Aga Khan Academies, Kenya

Rob Williams, Braeburn Schools, Kenya

Denise Michele, IB educator, South Africa

James Gitonga, IB alumnus, Braeburn, Kenya

4.30pm - 5pm

Break

 

Round table and IB-focused discussion groups

5pm- 6pm

Session A: Connected learning in the PYP

Session B: Transitioning to the MYP

Session C: Developing DP/CP pathways

 

6.30pm- 7.30pm

 Cocktail and networking

 

Friday 22 February 2019

 

8.15am - 9am

Shape of the day/Students' performance

8.30am- 9am

Plenary session

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

9.10am - 10am

Innovative approaches to learning

‘Using Afrifest as a model for fostering learning and innovation skills’            

Personal and professional skills

‘Developing Life and Career Opportunities through experiential learning’

Leading in a global context

‘Integrating Technology in your school: Matific’

  

10am- 10.30am

 Coffee break

 

 Breakout sessions

10.40am- 11.30am

Ed tech applications

‘Elevating Learning and Teaching with Intelligent Books – Kognity’        

Personal and professional skills

‘Service learning –Application of learning to make a difference in society’

Leading in a global context (Repeat)  

‘Developing Leadership Capabilities for Global Education Contexts - Part I’

11.35am- 12.25am

Innovative approaches to learning

‘Creating a thinking School’                              

Ed tech applications

‘Integrating Technology in your School –ManageBac’                                 

Leading in a global context (Repeat)

‘Developing Leadership Capabilities for Global Education Contexts - Part II

12.30pm- 1.45pm

 Lunch break

1.50pm- 2.50pm

Innovative approaches to learning

‘Communication and collaboration within and beyond the school community’                             

Ed tech applications

‘Integrating Technology in your School – Follett’                         

Leading in a global context (Repeat)

‘Developing Leadership Capabilities for Global Education Contexts - Part II’

3pm- 3.20pm

 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 Oilfield Services

Sanda Ojiambo, Head of Corporate Responsibility, Safaricom Foundation

John Mbuthi, Riara University

Fabien Albouy, Sciences Po

4.30pm- 6pm

 Closing keynote: Eric Wainana / Jeff Koinange