UNSW's Education Festival 2022

Inspire. Challenge. Celebrate.

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The celebration returns!

The UNSW’s Education Festival 2022 will be held between 21 and 25 November.

Running for its second year, the Festival will bring our community together again, to celebrate our education and our educators. With multiple events running through the week, it will enable sharing, challenging and inspiring what we do next in education at UNSW.

 

Keen to contribute?

Expressions of interest for contributions to the Festival are now open to all UNSW colleagues who teach or support education across our University. EOIs close Sunday 9 October

The festival encourages cross-faculty connection and collaboration, and four of the themes hosted or co-hosted by faculties are open to proposals from across the institution. More information in the submission form. 

Submit your proposal

 

Themes for 2022

(click on each of the below titles for more information)

Presentations will showcase pedagogical innovations, practices and strategies that support and inspire students to become agents of change. How can we empower them to enact authentic, considered and powerful interventions both locally and globally?

Hosted by UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture

Format of contributions open to proposals: Proposals will be considered for a pre-recorded short presentation with a requirement to be available on the day for live Q&A
Day: Monday 21 November (times TBC)

How do we ensure hands-on learning experiences engage student learning and prepare them for solving real-world challenges in industry? Share your experiential learning innovations as short talks or interactive workshops at Engineering’s UNSW Roundhouse event featuring two floors of activities on teaching innovations and an exposition of interdisciplinary ChallENG student project teams.

Hosted by UNSW Engineering

Format of contributions open to proposals: Proposals will be considered for an interactive short/talk presentation or interactive workshop (1.5hrs)
Day: Tuesday 22 November (all day)

Theme details coming soon

 

Hosted by UNSW Medicine & Health and UNSW Science

Format of contributions open to proposals: Proposals will be considered for a short talk/presentation of 15 minutes.
Day: Wednesday 23 November (times TBC)

How do we re-engage students in our ever-changing physical and virtual learning environments? We welcome short presentations that showcase innovative and practical approaches for re-engaging students on campus and remotely.

Hosted by UNSW Business

Format of contributions open to proposals: Proposals will be considered for a short talk/presentation of 10 minutes (7 minutes presentation + 3 minutes Q&A)
Day: Thursday 24 November from 9am - 12pm 

Theme details coming soon

 

Hosted by UNSW Law & Justice

Format of contributions open to proposals: This theme is not open for proposals, but registration will be open to all.
Day: Friday 25 November (times TBC) 

In this session, presenters will have a chance to talk about their teaching practice to visiting participants using a simple visual stimulus, e.g.: a digital poster, a single PPT slide, a drawing on a whiteboard, etc. While the theme is open at this stage, the overarching focus will be on the future. How do we keep enhancing the educational experience at UNSW.

Format of contributions open to proposals: This theme is not open for proposals, but registration will be open to all.
Day: Wednesday 23 November (times TBC) 

Contact engage.pvcese@unsw.edu.au if you have any questions regarding the event.

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