Giancarlo Brotto is a Global Education Catalyst. He engages with government officials, policy-influencing organizations, thought leaders, school system decision-makers and researchers to gain insights and influence trends in the education sector.
He is a catalyst for those that don’t just want to talk about change but want to do their part to make it a reality. He regularly shares his insight through Twitter @4GBrotto and LinkedIn, connects the Education ecosystem through Clubhouse @gbrotto and his dynamic, audience-engaging mindset has him regularly facilitating experiences with education stakeholders across the globe.
He has served on the informal advisory group for the Skills for Social Progress Project – OECD, sat on the board of directors for C21 Canada- an organization promoting 21st Century learning across Canada, founder of GOLA! – a secure place for high-level education officials globally to collaborate and make genuine policy recommendations and is currently the Chair of the Samuel Beatty Fund at the University of Toronto – promoting the study of STEM across the province, member of the steering committee for Karanga – the global alliance for SEL and life skills, Global Education Advisor for SMART Technologies – they make award winning collaborative software and interactive displays, HundrED Ambassador – helping education innovations spread across the world and Executive Director and Cofounder of Catalyst – an international organization that bridges the gap between big problems in education and the collective solutions it takes to solve them.
Day 2 – Session 9 – Let’s Talk Technology, Learning, and Impact
15/05/2021 @ 17:20 – 18:15 UTC+2
Educators, schools and school systems have been integrating technology into teaching and learning practices for over 30 years with varying degrees of intensity and impact. Over the last 13 months almost every educator and school system across the globe has had to rapidly adopt a high a degree of technology to attempt continuity of curriculum, and we are starting to see its’ impact.
This session will bring all the insight and expertise of the audience together to unpack the conditions needed to ensure our recent mass adoption of technology leads to improved learning outcomes. This is a minds-on, active session so come prepared to participate and connect with the thoughts and opinions of other participants as you co-construct a shared understanding of what it will take for technology to have greater impact on learners.