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Quest for Increased Student Achievement and Well-being: Deep Learning in a Digital World
Media Advisory
11/15/2015
Quest for Increased Student Achievement and Well-being: Deep Learning in a Digital World

What:

York Region District School Board’s annual Quest Conference aims to bring together speakers and participants from around the world to improve student achievement and well-being. The theme of this year’s conference is “Deep Learning in a Digital World.” Key presenters include Michael Fullan, Jennifer Corriero, Will Richardson, Alan November, Alec Couros and Carol Campbell. Sheldon Levy, President and Vice-Chancellor of Ryerson University will speak during the Quest dinner.

Where:

600 Highway 7 East
Richmond Hill, Ontario

When:

Wednesday, November 18 – Friday, November 20, 2015:
  • Michael Fullan Keynote Address – Wednesday, 9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
  • Jennifer Corriero Keynote Address – Wednesday, 1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Will Richardson Keynote Address – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
  • Alec Couros Keynote Address – Thursday, 1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Sheldon Levy Keynote Address – Thursday, 5:25 p.m. – 6:10 p.m.
  • Alan November Keynote Address – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Full Program available on YRDSB website.

Why:

To provide all members of the educational community with an opportunity to come together to discuss contemporary educational issues in depth, to learn together to improve student achievement and well-being, and to consider follow-up actions.

Who:

Delegates from around the world; educational leaders Michael Fullan, Will Richardson, Jennifer Corriero, Alec Couros, Alan November and Carol Campbell; President and Vice-Chancellor of Ryerson University Sheldon Levy; York Region District School Board staff, students and trustees.
 

For more information contact:

Licinio Miguelo
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications

 

 
 
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