Creative Communities - BC Library Conference 2015
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Friday, May 22 • 1:30pm - 2:44pm
F18 - Learning beyond the School: Libraries and Learning Transformation LIMITED

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BC’s Education Plan is based on a simple vision: Capable young people thriving in a rapidly changing world. To achieve this, we need an education system that better engages students in their own learning and that fosters the skills and competencies they will need to succeed.

Join Rod Allan, formerly the Superintendent for Learning (Ministry of Education), and now the Superintendent of Schools, SD 79 Cowichan Valley, for a discussion of education transformation and personalized learning in BC. In a more personalized world where more learning happens outside of a standard K-12 classroom, what are the opportunities and challenges for communities and libraries?  There will be time for Q & A.


Paige MacFarlane

Paige MacFarlane, Assistant Deputy Minister (Ministry of Education)


Rod Allen

Rod Allen is the Superintendent of Schools, SD 79 Cowichan Valley. As the most recent Superintendent of Learning, with the BC Ministry of Education, Rod has a key leadership role in British Columbia’s transformation to personalized learning. Prior to joining government he was a... Read More →

Friday May 22, 2015 1:30pm - 2:44pm PDT
Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, Cedarbridge Room 7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC