International Information Technology
Conference - Perth Australia -
13 and 14 April 2000
The "World in My Classroom" International
Conference, Perth, Western Australia
the world share the same concerns; how to integrate Information Technology into the
classroom, to give their learners the best of all worlds.
The World in My Classroom 2000 is a successful Information
Technology Conference for both primary and secondary teachers which focuses on Taking
Charge of Information Technology in the classroom through practical, hands-on workshops
and information seminars. This is the 4th The World in My Classroom Conference,
hosted by John XXIII College in Perth, Western Australia.
The conference offers educators a world of knowledge where
they can confront serious issues about how technology can enhance learning, as well as
involving themselves in fun workshops where they can experience first hand practical
solutions to the incorporation of Information Technology into the classroom.
Seminars and workshops vary in length between one hour,
two hours and half day workshops. Conference workshops include Integrating Technology in
the Curriculum, General ideas for using technology in the classroom, Internet searching
and web page design and seminars such as Classroom of the future, E-Learning, Citrix
Metaframe and Video Conferencing.
Full details of the workshops and seminars can be found on
the conference web site www.johnxxiii.edu.au
The conference includes a cocktail party where educators
will have the opportunity to meet with like-minded educators, and share experiences and
first ever of its kind experience at the conference and in Australia, will take place when
educator Chris Marley from John XXIII College, Perth Western Australia and Knowledge
Network present a LIVE learning experience with learners from the Year 6 Class at John
This will be the first time that this kind of exciting
delivery method will be seen at any Australian conference, using the unique Knowledge
Network learning methodology combined with part of their innovative global IT learning
curriculum, which is currently on trial in Australia.
Keynote speakers at the conference are Bruce Wilson, Chief
Executive Officer, Curriculum Corporation in Victoria, Australia and Jil Hrdliczka,
Managing Director of Knowledge Network in South Africa.
Educators from across the country are invited to attend
the conference as part of the South African delegation.
St Peter's College in Midrand, Gauteng, Sandton recognise
the value of exploring the various methods of integrating technology in the classroom and
have appointed Adam Dobson as the College's representative at the conference.
Mr Ronnie Todd, Principal of the St Peter's College says
"Integration of technology in the classroom and preparing young people for life in
the knowledge age is one of the College's strengths. It is important therefore to expose
our educators to a variety of different technologies and the application thereof in a
Below are the conference details:
- Delegates will be leaving South Africa on Monday 10 April
- Accommodation, breakfast and transport are all inclusive.
Transport to and from the conference has been provided by John XXIII College.
- The cost is R8 299.00 per person or R6 349.00 per person
- South African delegates will return to South Africa on
Sunday 16 April 2000.
- Prices subject to change without prior notice.
(There will be a price increase on airfares as of 01 April 2000. The increase is expected
to be in the region of R400.00.)
- Visas - 7 days. A business visa is required.
Phone today if you would like to experience "The
World in My Classroom" International Conference. Contact Knowledge Network on +27 11
803- 5554 to answer any queries you may have regarding the conference.
Read all about the conference on the Knowledge Network
website at http://www.knowledgenetwork.co.za
Conference details may be found on the John XXIII College
web site: http://www.johnxxiii.edu.au.