Professional learning and events schedule
Join the Genius School’s Virtual Young Entrepreneur Academy ~ Next intake January 2022 so Apply Now.
The Genius School’s Young Entrepreneur Academy is a 4-week microschool empowering young people to launch their own digital business as young entrepreneurs. The program runs from 10th January to 4th February 2022.
60 young leaders will spend one to two hours a day learning how to launch their own business. From being a podcaster to building an app or having an online store, the academy is made up of two camps: For juniors (10- 13 years old) and teens (14-18 years old).
The course is delivered over four weeks with three live mentor sessions, two live implementation sessions and days each week. Each student has their own personal facilitator to guide them towards their final plan and awards will be given out at graduation for the winning plans.
Join the Genius School’s Teen Quest ~ Next intake May 2022 so Apply Now.
The Genius School’s Teen Quest is a 4-week microschool designed to help tweens, teens and young adults develop critical innovative and thinking skills so they are future-ready for their world of work. The program runs from 2nd – 27th May 2022.
40 young people will spend one hour a day online for mentor sessions and time offline completing personalised earning tasks and activities. Within 4 weeks, they will engage in an inquiry, purpose-based learning experience to ensure they develop essential skills for lifelong learning. They will also have access to an online learning portal that provides a rich repository of resources in multiple formats to suit individual learning needs.
There are three levels of participation: Junior Class (10-13 years old), Senior Class (14-18 years old) and Graduate Class (18-24 years old).
Each student has their own personal facilitator to guide them towards their final presentation and completion of the Teen Quest.
Join the Genius School’s Genius Educator Certification Training ~ Next intake March 2022 so Apply Now.
The Genius Educator Certification program is a 2-week virtual training to empower educators to ignite the genius in young people and to facilitate learning programs whilst developing their entrepreneurial mindset.
The program runs from 14th to 25th March 2022.
Educators will spend three hours on three days of each week learning about Genius School philosophy, its personalised learning approach to education, how to facilitate student-centred learning experiences in face-to-face and virtual environments, and frameworks of learning. In addition, there will be one hour on two days of the week for live, interactive question and answer sessions with Genius Educator leaders.
Attend a fun-packed, 2-day non-residential event where you will discover your true genius and natural pathway to success.
Genius Camps offer child-centred, personalized learning pathways that ignite the natural genius in young people, creating self-aware lifelong learners.
Our Genius Campers identify their genius, recognize their unique strengths, connect with their passions and start to explore a purpose for their life. They are encouraged to think beyond what is taught in school and explore opportunities beyond traditional jobs. They look at what is possible as a leader, as an entrepreneur and explore examples of social enterprise.
Each Genius Camper is supported to build on their strengths and passions, develop life skills, and grow their confidence.
Parents with Purpose Program [Now open]
Parents are always looking for ways to help their children succeed in life. We want our kids to feel confident and valued. We want them to be successful at school, in extra-curricular and social activities and, ultimately, their chosen career.
There are lots to juggle as we encourage and guide them to find their natural abilities and develop essential skills and capabilities. We want them to develop a healthy sense of self-worth; to know it is OK being who they are.
Here’s a great opportunity for you to participate in a 5-week program to help your child be successful at school.
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During the Teachers with Purpose short course Karen will share with you valuable insights into increasing your value and relevancy as a teacher.
Throughout the short course you will have the opportunity to embrace new learnings, maintain relevancy and job security in the school community by:
- identifying your natural strengths, talents and capabilities (your ‘pedagogical gifts’);
- gaining insight into the future world of work and the skills your students will require to be successful;
- exploring future learning scenarios and the impact on students learning and engagement;
- learning how to form dynamic school teams; and
- identifying goals to align with your purpose and develop an inspiring action plan.
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Ignition! is a journey of personal development and discovery designed specifically to empower younger people.
Ignition! uses a combination of coaching, training, conversation and exploration to empower young people to build confidence, boost self-worth, and provide vision and direction when choosing options and career ideas.
Ignition! has been created to ensure that young people know it doesn’t matter where their life began, how their life has unfolded, or where they currently are, it matters that they discover who they are. Not their name or labels, but who they really are and what they are naturally gifted and talented at. Einstein said we are all geniuses, but we have different kinds of genius. Let’s discover yours and give your life energy and meaning.
Professional Learning for K-12 Teachers ~ Webinars & Digital Events
Eduwebinar provides online professional development for teachers via a live and archived webinar service. If you are needing to build up your professional learning hours, then this is definitely an easy to access, stress-free learning environment. You will hear from knowledgeable colleagues and industry experts on innovative teaching and learning strategies and resourcing that applies to curriculum design and delivery, and a whole lot more. Find out more about Eduwebinar…