uLearn is CORE Education’s annual professional learning conference, suitable for teachers, facilitators and school leaders alike, from early childhood through to tertiary.
Across three days of continual PLD (or four days if you also attend the pre-conference), you will get the opportunity to connect and collaborate with like-minded New Zealand and international educators as you develop practical solutions to innovate in your learning space.
uLearn provides an opportunity for teachers and educational leaders to participate in high-quality and appropriate developmental professional learning experiences.
The conference is part of a learning continuum and ongoing cycle of development to help build a national professional learning community among the education sector. This is critical for developing and extending the vision and capability of school leaders and teachers.
In addition, uLearn provides multiple options and elements which allows delegates to find their own solutions and outcomes they wish to achieve, both personally, and as a part of their wider school, cluster, or networked group.
Connected Educator Aotearoa NZ, a global initiative designed to support and promote networked approaches to educational professional learning, also forms part the uLearn conference.
uLearn can provide:
There are many ways that conferences like uLearn can contribute to professional learning, both for individuals and for your whole staff. Some ideas you might consider:
uLearn offers the ability to utilise a range of Web 2.0 tools before, during, and after the conference, including videos of many of the keynote and spotlight sessions. Engaging via these Web 2.0 tools can help delegates gain a more in-depth understanding of the knowledge and content presented during the conference. They can also be used to help delegates and presenters to engage in ongoing dialogue and discussion, as well as the sharing of resources and presentation materials, well beyond the end of the conference.
Twitter and blogs are both ways to stay connected as you prepare for the uLearn experience.