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UQ IDEA HUB DISCOVERY PD FOR TEACHERS: FOSTERING IDEATION AND CREATIVITY

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Global Change Institute, building 20, UQ St Lucia

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Brisbane, QLD 4072

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This workshop on ideation and creativity equips participants with the latest evidence-based approaches for teaching creativity and ideation laying the foundation for students to develop actionable business ideas. The approaches are underpinned by research from world leading academics and have been workshopped in Entrepreneurship courses at UQ.

Participants are taken through a sets of activities to (1) foster creative thinking among students and how it can used to generate novel ideas; (2) understand the different sources of entrepreneurial ideas and how they can be leveraged to generate new ideas (3) generate ideas which the students are equipped to execute (4) evaluate the feasibility and potential of entrepreneurial ideas.

On conclusion of the day teachers will have a tool kit to use in and outside the classroom to take students though the steps of creating innovative actionable ideas.

Facilitators:

Dr Anna Jenkins is a Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the UQ Business School. She is a passionate educator and researcher with over 13 years of experience teaching and researching entrepreneurship in Europe and Australia. Her work has been recognized nationally and internationally with a number of prestigious awards. She holds two highly competitive Australian Research Council grants on the process of creating an innovative startup and the impact of disruptive technologies (Artificial Intelligence) on the medical imaging industry. She is frequently asked to speak at events and interviewed on entrepreneurship. Her work has been published in the leading entrepreneurship journals. She is currently building a series of interactive teaching cases to empower educators with the materials to bring the principals of entrepreneurship to life in their classrooms.

Cayetana Martinez, is passionate about entrepreneurship education, agile learning and business. She has a BA in Philosophy, two MAs in Humanities and an MBA. Throughout her professional career, Cayetana has worked in different roles in the startup space in Europe and in Australia. She is an accredited facilitator in agile methodologies such as SCRUM, Design Thinking, Action Learning and Kaospilot.Cayetana is committed to support students and young adults to acquire an entrepreneurial mindset and to launch feasible and meaningful businesses. She is a TEDx speaker and a CSIRO mentor and currently works at UQ's Idea Hub as the Entrepreneurship and Relationships Manager.

Other PD packages:

At the University of Queensland, we offer three PD sessions for high school teachers aligned with ACARA and new QCAA curriculums. Our sessions can be taken separately or as a package. Each session takes place from 9 to 2.30 pm at the University of Queensland, morning tea and lunch is provided.

PACKAGE 1: Design thinking process: a hands-on workshop where we walk you through the different stages of design thinking. You learn by doing, in teams, each step of the process. Resources and activities are given as well to help you prepare more content for your classes. Dates: 14th and 30th of October: book the tickets here.

PACKAGE 3: Bringing business cases to life. In this hands on session we show you how to prepare an interview to an entrepreneur, how to interview them (we invite one to the workshop, so you can fire away all your questions) and how to put together different business cases based on the answers you can use in the classroom. We will also share business cases we have already created and give you access to fantastic UQ entrepreneurship resources ready to use with your students. Dates: 6th and 21st of November: book the tickets here.

Minimum number for a PD session to be run is 12 teachers. The sessions are delivered by a team of UQ academics, design thinking facilitators and real entrepreneurs.

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UQ Ventures space

Global Change Institute, building 20, UQ St Lucia

ground floor room

Brisbane, QLD 4072

Australia

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