Digital Education Symposium

  • WA Museum Museum Place, Geraldton

Part of the Goodness festival 2015. 
Digital Education, a symposium showcasing opportunities for use of local digital content and developing digital skills in education. The Midwest has some great digital infrastructure, and schools are using digital technology, but how can we develop skills, programs and software to make the most of technology for ourselves and future generations? This event will highlight the big picture and lessons learned from international programs, as well as showcase local initiatives and opportunities to develop digital content and skills, especially for young people and students.


  • 15:30 – Welcome, intros, check-in
  • 15:45 – Keynote presentation (30 mins + 15 mins Q&A)
  • Fogarty Foundation — the ‘big picture’ and EdFutures program and CoderDojo
  • Question & answer from audience
  • 16:30 – Short break
  • 16:40 – Local case studies (10 minutes each)
  • NACC — Use of digital technology in nature education and conservation
  • Bundiyarra-Irra Wangga — Developing the Wajarri language app food education
  • WA Museum — Digital innovation at the WA Museum
  • National Archives — (tbc)
  • 17:20 – Panel Discussion with all presenters
  • 17:40 – Presenters available for parallel small group discussions
  • 18:00 – Closing comments
  • 18:15 – End


  • Robyn King, Executive Officer of Fogarty Foundation
  • Karen Wellington, CoderDojo WA Coordinator
  • Catherine Belcher, Western Australian Museum Geraldton
  • Rosie Sitorus, Linguist, Bundiyarra-Irra Wangga Language Centre
  • Emma Jaskcon, GIS Officer, Northern Agricultural Catchments Council

Tickets costs $55 and can be purchased HERE

There is a 25% reduction if you purchase a Full Festival Ticket HERE

Who to contact for enquiries:  Phone: (08) 9965 5371

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