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Monday Jan 18th, 2021: Digital Technologies Skills Expo

Key points:

  • Primary and Secondary
  • Targeting Computer Science teacher development across grades P-12
  • Target group: remote area teachers

Link to purchase tickets and select workshops:

 https://www.ivvy.com.au/event/MR596H/


Accommodation Subsidy for Remote Area Teachers – provided through a grant from Google Australia:

To facilitate attendance by remote area teachers, we have available a limited number of accommodation subsidies to be used at Landmark Mooloolaba for the nights of Sunday 17th January and Monday 18th January (2 nights). The subsidy totals $200 and is limited to those teachers who will be teaching in 2021 at DET schools with a remote area points allocation of 4 or higher, or at a non-government school where the nearest DET school has one of those ratings. A guide to ratings for DET schools in Queensland is publicly available here.

If you qualify for the subsidy then you will need to follow these steps:

  • Complete the School Letter confirmation of 2021 placement form, as attached, and have it signed before returning a copy toadmin@codinginnovationhub.comand your subsidy eligibility will be confirmed
  • Once subsidy is confirmed, purchase your ticket to the Dig Tech Skills Expo using the link above in this email
  • Book your accommodation at Landmark Resort (https://www.landmarkresort.com.au/) directly with Landmark’s property reservations (Phone: 07 5444 5555) for the nights of Sunday 17th and Monday 18th (2 night minimum), or longer as you choose.

NOTE: When booking, advise the operator you are booking using code “Skills Expo” and the $200 subsidy will be applied to the cost of your accommodation

  • Once we receive the invoice from Landmark for the subsidy, we will confirm receipt of your 2021 placement form and your ticket purchase and pay the subsidy to Landmark, completing your booking.


Additional Information as supplied by Landmark:

Rates for the following apartments: 

Studio Resort = $139 per night
Studio Resort Superior = $149 per night
Studio Beach = $159 per night
Studio Beach Superior = $169 per night
1 Bedroom $199 per night
1 Bedroom Superior $209 per night 

NOTE: Rates are based on a 2 night minimum stay & are nett rates. Bookings have to be made directly by phone with the property reservations and quote “Skills Expo” at time of booking.


​​​Previous PD Events (2019-2020):

Sat, July 7, 2019 and Sat, 29 Feb, 2020: Digital Technologies Skills Expo

Suitable for primary and junior secondary teachers as well as preservice teachers. Numerous workshops were held with strands including: Junior Sec skills, Lower Primary skills, Upper Primary skills, and planning for 2020 Technologies reporting. Over 150 people attended across the 2 days.

​​Previous PD Events (2018):

No Hub workshops this year with the focus being on establishment of the Sunshine Coast  multi-school robotics cluster: Robocoast

www.robocoast.tech


Previous PD Events (2017):


Thursday 30th November, 2017 - Digital Technologies Skills Expo
Suitable for primary and junior secondary teachers, preservice teachers and Sunshine Coast Librarians.
Numerous workshops will be held - up to 100 positions available. To find out more, visit:
https://www.ivvy.com.au/event/LMNYD7/


Wednesday 29th March, 2017 - Digital Technologies Skills Expo
Suitable for primary and junior secondary teachers, preservice teachers and Sunshine Coast Librarians.
Numerous workshops will be held - up to 100 positions available. To find out more, visit:
https://skillsexpomarch2017.eventbrite.com.au


Saturday 13 May, 2017 - Robotics
Robotics Practice Competition to be held at Mountain Creek State High School for any students from grades 4-9. For conditions of entry and ticketing details, visit:
https://roboticsmay2017.eventbrite.com.au


Previous PD Events (2016):


Term 3 Sept 14
Primary – Digital Technologies Skills Expo 2016 Round 2 – :
Numerous workshops will be held - up to 100 positions available. To find out more, visit:
https://skillsexposept2016.eventbrite.com.au


Term 3 - July 18-19
Rollout of training and ongoing support to Sunshine Coast secondary schools around Lean Startup methods and processes - see entry under Lean Startup


Wednesday June 22
Primary – Digital Technologies Skills Expo 2016 Round 2 – :
Numerous workshops will be held - up to 100 positions available. To find out more, visit:
https://skillsexpo.eventbrite.com.au


Wednesday June 8
Arduino PD for Launch Schools (Primary)


Wednesday March 23 - attended by 100 primary/preservice teachers + librarians
Primary – Digital Technologies Skills Expo 2016 – :
https://digtechexpo.eventbrite.com.au (numerous workshops are being held)


Wednesday March 9 - attended by 15 seondary/preservice teachers
Secondary – Intel’s Galileo board (Arduino-based) around Digital Technologies 
https://intelgalileo.eventbrite.com.au