Inject Creativity in Melbourne Schools

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The Haileybury College City Campus was the venue for one of Adobe’s Inject Creativity into the Curriculum roadshow events this week.

Haileybury is one of the largest independent schools in the Asia-Pacific region with four campuses in Melbourne (Keysborough, Brighton, Berwick, City) as well as one in Darwin (Northern Australia) and Beijing. I have been to most of their campuses but had never been into their Melbourne City site, so I was very pleased when Lauren Sayer (Haileybury’s Director of Digital Learning offered to host this event.

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Lauren Sayer – Director of Digital Learning at Haileybury

About 20 teachers registered for this event and a highlight for me was the involvement of Adobe Education Leader Michelle Dennis (from Strathcona), Adobe Campus Leader (ACL) James Rafferty (from The University of Melbourne) and ACL Justin de Lacy (from Woodleigh School Penbank Campus).

Michelle ran a great workshop on Adobe Illustrator and James & Justin conducted a more in-depth look at Adobe After Effects.

We also had a workshop linking Adobe Sketch with the Spark tools.

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I would like to thank the Haileybury staff as well as Michelle, James & Justin for helping to make this event a success.

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Some of the comments from the feedback included …

Highlights …

  • Learning about products within the suite that I was unfamiliar with and considering their uses. Also, winning a sticker – thanks Tim!!
  • Learning how to use Photoshop
  • New features and techniques, networking
  • Learning free apps and resources and how it can be utilised in the classroom
  • Making a koala out of Russell Crowe¬†
  • Practical tips from teachers

Other comments

I will start doing the Adobe Exchange courses – very excited about them and the YouTube short inspirational clips too.

The next Inject Creativity roadshow event is next Wednesday afternoon at the Adobe office in Sydney. Click here to find out more.