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IMPACT Innovators

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As schools continue to invest in different types of technology for their teachers and students (including BYOD/CYOD programs), the need to provide teachers with an effective and coherent approach for digital pedagogy is becoming a necessity, particularly if these investments are to translate into improved student outcomes.

Lead digital pedagogy

IMPACT Innovators provides the expert guidance, collaborative network and professional learning pathway required to lead improved digital pedagogy. 

Develop pedagogical expertise

  • Develop pedagogical expertise and precision using the research-based IMPACT Learning Framework.
  • Lead the selection and use of technology across all subjects and age groups in ways that are both practical and meaningful.
  • Empower colleagues through a practical approach that connects traditional practices with a more contemporary approach.  

Intentionally collaborate

  • Network membership begins via a foundational two-day workshop. 
  • Connect with like-minded network members and plan for implementation.
  • Further develop your expertise through intentional collaboration with network members. 
  • Participate in the online community and masterclass/workshop activities.
Date Location
Term 2, Week 6 
  • 27/05/19 – 28/05/19 

Rockhampton – see registration link for venue details

Term 3, Week 2 
  • 23/07/19 – 24/07/19 

Brisbane – University of Queensland, St Lucia

NB: Registrations close approximately 2 weeks prior to the workshop (or earlier if sold out). Additional dates to be announced.

Ongoing value

  • Membership costs $950pp and is valid for 12 months following the foundational two-day workshop.
  • Members opt-in to an extension range of online and face-to-face activities.
  • Activities include an online induction, 1 full-day masterclass per term, online professional learning teams and expert or member-presented online workshops.
  • Members actively share practice and resources.

Join our powerful network

IMPACT Innovators expands the quality and scale of engagement between Queensland educators, the IMPACT Centre, Sentis Education and our university partners.

Build capability

Aspiring Thinkers builds capability in line with the Department of Education’s School Improvement Model. Mentoring services will follow the initial two-day workshop to ensure that participants engage in inquiry and apply the Standards of Evidence. Ongoing collaboration will ensure that teachers translate what they have learned into effective classroom practices.

Meet 21st century needs

The major finding of this report is that the IMPACT framework is a dynamic, valid and transferable instrument that contributes to effective online teaching and learning internationally... It can and should be adapted to mainstream schooling.

Dr Sarah Prestidge and Dr Katherine Main, School of Education and Professional Studies, Griffith University.

View the Executive Summary.

Selection criteria

  • Medium-large schools must involve a minimum of 2 leaders and/or teachers who have the mindset to lead change, the interpersonal skills to engage your staff and the dedication to actively participate in the network.
  • Smaller schools can select one or more staff members from their school or cluster with the attributes described above.

Membership fee

  • The following information applies to Queensland schools only – contact us if you are not from a Queensland school. 
  • Your initial membership fee is $950 per person.
  • It is valid for 12 months following the foundational two-day workshop.
  • This is exceptional value given the regular online and face-to-face activities on offer across the year.
  • Your school will be invoiced by the IMPACT Centre after the foundational two-day workshop.
  • You may need teacher relief scheme (TRS) funding attend the workshop and future masterclasses, although online alternative is offered where possible.
  • You may also need to fund travel and accomodation expenses depending on your location.

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Last updated 09 April 2019