Design Lab: Activating Learning in the New QCE

Design real strategies for the new Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) that can be used in your school context.

Your expert facilitators Dr Chris Blundell and Ms Danielle Gordon

Dr Chris Blundell

Dr Chris Blundell is a Lecturer in assessment, digital pedagogies and strategic management with the Faculty of Education, QUT. His research interests include professional learning, design thinking, the challenges of integrating digital technologies in teacher practice, and the interaction between pedagogy, curriculum and high-stakes assessment. He has 26 years of teaching and 12 years of executive-level school leadership experience.

Chris also has 20 years' experience as a curriculum writer and moderation leader with the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority, and consulted on the draft Australian Curriculum for Senior Earth and Environmental Science.

Ms Danielle Gordon

Danielle Gordon is a Lecturer in assessment with the Faculty of Education, QUT. Her research interests include finding ways to enhance pre-service teachers’ self-efficacy beliefs and, the impact of curriculum and assessment reform. She has 12 years of teaching experience and 3 years at QCAA leading the writing of 2019 syllabuses, external assessment trials (English) and mock external assessments.

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For more information about the course, contact Faculty of Education - Professional Development. For registration or payments queries, contact the team at QUTeX.