Happy Steve

Innovation and Learning

Start with clarity of intent.

Now build it out with an evocative vision. Improvise progress by tinkering: with lots of trial and lots of error. The not knowing is the best bit: the mysteries the surprises, and from time to time the windfalls! 

Hello there, I'm Steve Collis! 

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Steve Collis, Director of Innovation, Sydney Centre for Innovation in Learning

Steve Collis is Director of Innovation at Sydney Centre for Innovation in Learning (SCIL), an innovation unit embedded in Northern Beaches Christian School in Sydney (NBCS). With the SCIL team, Steve has travelled the world seeking out examples of exemplary learning innovation. The best ideas are tested, embedded, and scaled at NBCS and then offered to educators worldwide through immersion experiences and design programs.

Steve facilitates innovation at schools around Australia and beyond. He helps colleagues re-envision virtual and physical spaces to facilitate personalised, purposeful learning and increased student engagement and agency. Steve also works with leadership teams to create strategies that promote a culture of innovation and perpetual transformation. He believes relationship, collaboration, and relevance lie be at the heart of great learning.

Steve has been awarded ‘Excellence by a Teacher’ (National Quality Schools Awards) and ‘Microsoft Innovative Teacher of the Year’. Follow Steve on Twitter @Steve_Collis.