Coffee & Culture: Topics in Education: Panel Discussion

Date: Nov 28
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Where: Theatre

Please join us as we welcome Tom Mugford from the Ministry of Education, Danielle Benoit from First Light St. John's Friendship Centre, and Micheal Langan, artist and educator for a panel discussion about Indigenous art, culture and education. Moderated by Dr. Rochelle Cote from MUN Department of Sociology, this panel is part of our education conference, 'Celebrating Indigenous Boarders: Making for New Cultural Understanding of Indigenous Urban Youth Landscapes In Newfoundland and Labrador'. This program is presented in partnership with MUN and First Light St. John's Friendship Centre. All are welcome to attend. ASL/English Interpreting Services are available through NLAD by request only to or 709-757-8090. We will do our best to accommodate requests made within two weeks of the scheduled event. Members can contact visitor services, 757-8090, to reserve a seat.

Events & Programs

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Four experts from the sector of Educational Creative Technology will discuss the future of emerging digital landscapes for children and youth. The discussion will consider what these emerging technologies mean for educational programming. Each speaker will share a story that speaks to the challenges and successes of the use of creative technologies and will consider the impact of these technologies on society from their perspectives as educators, entrepreneurs and growing technology start-ups.

Our Panel

Janice Hertel – Instructor/ Artist/ Expert in creative gaming and immersive technologies, College of the North Atlantic

Julie Lewis – Entrepreneur, Owner of Sassy Tuna

Laun Shoemaker- Teacher and Digital Learning, NLESD

Kyla Gibbons- Professional Learning Expert, Carnegie Learning

This program is presented in partnership with the ADVOST Project and the Unesco Teachers For Social Justice Network.

This program is free, but space is limited so please ensure you reserve your ticket online or by calling 757-8090.