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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Previous Presentations by Steve Collis

I've had a lot of experience over recent years running workshops and giving presentations. Contact me at scollis@nbcs.nsw.edu.au if you are interested in booking me.


3D Virtual Worlds for Learning, Middle Years Schooling Association Conference 

With Gord Holden, Exploring Education in Virtual World Experiences, The Vancouver Symposium on Christian Education for the 21st Century. In the video, I speak for the second half. 


Presenter, ISQ Virtual PD Program

Real Audience Project, SCIL Workshop

22nd - 24th August, 2010 How to run an Internet Radio Station, Expanding Learning Horizons Conference

6th - 9th April, 2010:

Various presentations at ACEC 2010: http://acec2010.info/


September 27th, 2009: Jokaydia Unconference, in Second Life: (Sunday 27th September) on Virtual Worlds: "Running a Closed Estate for our High School - our journey."


Expanding Learning Horizons Conference 16th-18th August, 2009: Real Audience Project. http://www.computelec.com.au/elh2009/program/elh/default.aspx

Education Revolution in Action conference - Queensland, Australia 22nd-23rd June, 2009
- "
Moodle for unleashed learning"
- "Run a School Internet Radio Station with Audacity"



8th September - Pymble Ladies College
Topic: Moodle.

Lorne, Victoria - Expanding Learning Horizons Conference. 

Student Blogging and Mobile Phones

NSW IT Managers Conference

From 0 to 100 kmh with Moodle

Christian Schools Australia Conference

Future Learning, Anytime, Anywhere, using Internet Technologies
Beyond Borders

Victoria, Languages Professional Development
Beyond Borders

Sydney, Association of Independent Schools
Collabor8 - the perfect place for language students

Sydney, Macquarie University

Beyond Borders



Cambodia, Microsoft Asia-Pacific Innovative Teachers Conference

Beyond Borders

Victoria, Expanding Learning Horizons Conference

- Instructional Videocasts with Camtasia
Beyond Borders

Canberra, National Awards for Quality Schooling

- professional experience exchange sessions

Brisbane, Teaching Australia Master Classes
Beyond Borders

Townsville, Teaching Australia Master Classes
Beyond Borders

Sydney, Microsoft Vista Roadshow
Innovative Teachers Showcase

Sydney, Association of Independent Schools
- Expanding Language Skills Through Technology

Sydney, Une Journée Pas Comme Les Autres
Beyond Borders

Sydney, Cheltenham Girls High
-  Beyond Borders

Sydney, University of Sydney 
Beyond Borders


Auckland, New Zealand Association of Language Teachers Conference
Beyond Borders


Sydney, Une Journée Pas Comme Les Autres
- teaching gifted and talented students

Sydney, ran teacher training at Covenant Christian School on using Moodle

Sydney, ran teacher training at North Sydney Girls High on using Moodle

Sydney, NSW Association of French Teachers conference day
Beyond Borders

Cairns, Australian Computers in Education Conference

- receipt of Microsoft Innovative Teachers Award