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SPEAKER - EDUCATOR - TRAVELLER
 

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Students of today will work in communities of tomorrow where they will need to make decisions that are inclusive of diverse perspectives and act on issues that transcend traditional boundaries. They will need the skills to work in communities across different cultures and to solve complex problems that may not have simple solutions. Our collective responsibility is to create diverse and global communities with our students, and to prepare them for the world of tomorrow, where they equipped to challenge bias, develop shared learning and connect with multiple perspectives.

Holding strong to the belief that educational change comes from finding the green shoots of innovation, sharing experiences, and collaborating to amplify the impact of initiatives, this leadership presentation takes you on a journey, a voyage around the world, an adventure. Walk away with a new appreciation for different cultures, an excitement for the future of education and a renewed passion for our young people.

** Suitable for student audiences**

Jen’s courage to immerse herself into different cultures, take on the challenges and learn from the experience brings a fresh view to the discussion on the future of education and how we build social eco-systems in an increasingly digitised world. Jen's experience "on the ground" in trailblazing schools has given her a deep understanding of the mindset needed to implement change and the challenges this presents.

 
 
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ABOUT

A future focused educator with a vision to make schools better. Jen has forged a career as an educator in progressive schools around the world including Green School (Bali), Think Global School (USA), and more recently Preshil School in Melbourne, Australia.

 

Jen is a convenor with Future Schools Alliance (FSA). The FSA is a global collaboration of innovators, transforming learning communities and co-evolving the future of education. Jen partners with school leaders to co-design their evolving futures by facilitating opportunities for collaboration and engagement across the alliance. Jen is a strong advocate for student agency; igniting the creative potential in each young person as they navigate their education path.

 

Jen's experience "on the ground" in trailblazing schools has given her a deep understanding of the mindset needed to implement change (and some of the challenges this presents). Jen is deeply committed to working with people to build innovative education opportunities.

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