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Fiftysix Build a Business: Logan Area (Intensive)

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John Paul College

John Paul Drive

Daisy Hill, Queensland 4127


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In just 72 hours, you will experience the highs, lows, love, and pressure that make up the world of business. You will meet the most amazing friends and mentors, along the way building your very own business.

According to the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) ‘The New Work Order’, 60 percent of students are currently being trained in jobs that will be radically changed by automation.

We invite you to come and join the Fiftysix Family for an exciting three-day workshop in Brisbane where students will have the opportunity to create and innovate using new technologies.

Registrations are open to all kids aged seven to sixteen-years-old. Due to the popularity of school holiday workshops, it is anticipated that all places will be taken very soon after registrations open. Parents should be online when registrations open if they wish to secure a place.

Ticket purchases come bundled with a Fiftysix One Kit worth AU$199.

The purchase of one ticket contributes to the education of one child in a disadvantaged community. Fiftysix Creations will also be providing lunch on Day 3. Students will be required to bring a packed lunch on the first two days.

Please email tia@hellofiftysix.com if you have any questions regarding this workshop and registrations.

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Date: Monday 27 November 2017 to Wednesday 29 November 2017

Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm (Drop-Off from 8:30am)

Final Presentations: 3:00pm on Day 3

Location: John Paul College, John Paul Drive, Daisy Hill QLD 4127, Australia

The Schedule

Day 1: Meet, Brainstorm & Team Up

  • Form 'Squad' Groups
  • Pitch a business or social change idea
  • Learn about tablet technology, virtual reality & holograms

Day 2: Learn & Work

  • Go out and test your business model - market research (students will be accompanied by facilitators)
  • Build a prototype - website or application

Day 3: Present & Celebrate

  • Learn from the best - mentors will be coming in throughout the day to coach you through any challenges
  • Create a presentation - posters, script and video content
  • Present your idea in front of an audience and a panel of judges

Who Will Teach Your Children

Lead Facilitator: Taj Pabari, Founder of Fiftysix Creations & 2017 Queensland Young Australian of the Year

"From suspended schoolboy to educational pioneer. Taj Pabari is living proof that anyone with determination and passion can change the world."

Taj Pabari is a seventeen-year-old inventor, social entrepreneur and educational pioneer passionate about inspiring children discover and embrace the world of creativity through technology and innovation.

Taj has always been captivated by the world of business. From informally selling items during his free time and lunch breaks, he made his official entrepreneurial debut at the age of eleven, when he founded his first business, an electronic blogging site for children, by children. 300 articles later, the site was sold and was an inspiration behind starting his next venture.

In late 2014, Taj founded a social enterprise called, Fiftysix Creations, a build-it-yourself tablet and creativity kit for kids. As easy as a puzzle, as fun as a computer game. The organisation also runs workshops in schools helping ignite the creative spark in all students, regardless of age, demographic or knowledge base. Fiftysix Creations is now affiliated with over one hundred schools and together with partners, have educated over 95,000 students internationally.

Facilitator: Shannon Fleming, Opportunities Officer at Fiftysix Creations

Facilitator: Emily Hancock, Opportunities Officer at Fiftysix Creations

Facilitator: Yash Dutt, Workshop Facilitator at Fiftysix Creations

Facilitator: Stacey Vaz, Junior Workshop Facilitator at Fiftysix Creations

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