Connecting learning spaces and virtual places
Navigate the metaverse in education – be a pioneer!
This webinar explores how the metaverse could impact learning. Not to be confused with social media platform Facebook, the metaverse is an evolving and fast-growing network of virtual worlds.
Workshop the opportunities it could create for all ākonga, whānau and learning communities, via safe and equitable virtual environments. Join us to play a part in pioneering the future of education!
The connecting learning spaces and virtual places webinar will cover
- What is the metaverse?
- Why does it matter in education?
- Understand impacts on equity and safety in the learning environment.
Date and time
Wednesday 26 October 3:30 - 4:30pm
Venue: This webinar can be accessed from anywhere in Aotearoa. Registered participants will receive the link to the webinar one week before the event.
By the end of this webinar you will be able to:
- Define the metaverse, and how it will impact learning environments in Aotearoa.
- Describe how educators can engage with the metaverse in ways that enable educational equity and safety.
Who's it for?
This webinar is ideal for intermediate and secondary school kaiako who are interested in becoming innovators and disruptors with education technology.
On completing this CORE online programme, participants will be able to download a digital badge to add to their professional learning e-portfolio.
Listen to the podcast about this webinar
Facilitators Alicia Ngaropo-Tuia and Karl Summerfield kōrero about the metaverse, it's importance to education and examples of how it has been used.
"And the kids just LOVED it" - Alicia Ngaropo-Tuia describes the metaverse in action when Gather was used for iNVENTIONATOR