Coding and STEAM Workshops in Australia, 2016

You wouldn’t put someone in front of a piano and say, ‘Figure out how to play it’. The same can be said about coding in schools. Following the endorsement of the new Australian Technologies Curriculum, the Queensland Government made coding and robotics compulsory in schools from Prep to Year 10. Its reasonable to expect that… Read More

Australian Technologies Curriculum – STEM Workshops

Following the recent approval of the Australian Technologies Curriculum, CLWB with Intuyu Consulting and Cognitive Architecture ran a series of STEM workshops in Victoria and Queensland. Based on the recent Leadership at the Speed of Thought program, Mike Lloyd gave a worldwide view of how technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and ‘Internet of Things’ are disrupting… Read More

Innovative Students – Conference Presentation Video

Mike Lloyd’s keynote address at “Building Skills”, Athens. Thanks to all at the British Council, Microsoft and InEdu in Greece.

Codex Launch

In October we were delighted to announce our partnership with {Codex} in Espirito Santo, Brazil. The Codex project is about building and operating “micro-schools” using the CLWB curriculum and content. CLWB provided a range of services, including design, training and the learning platform. The model is similar to English schools, but with the learning focus on ‘Invention-Based Learning’. We jointly launched… Read More

Standing room only at CLWB Launch Event

There was standing room only for a display of three month’s of intense learning at the CLWB@Bahita event last week. Key items: “Forca Zombie” (introduction to programming, and applied Maths) Electrical Circuits – breadboards and basic components E-Christmas card – conductive ink E-Textiles – washable electronics USB Robot Makey Makey Orchestra – “Satisfaction” with cups of water! Arduino Robot – sensors and motors… Read More

Putting the “i” into Singapore Schooling

With top rankings in PISA and TIMMS, Singapore is the envy of many schooling systems around the world. Whilst ICT is just one of a range of factors that affect learning outcomes, it is a key tool for meeting at least two of the four key desired outcomes of the Singapore schooling system – for… Read More