Inject Creativity on the Gold Coast


Twenty-five teachers from nine school around the Gold Coast region registered for the Inject Creativity into the Curriculum with Adobe event that was held on Monday June 2 at Merrimac State High School.


During this event, the teachers had a choice of the following four hands-on workshop options:

  • Making PDFs come alive with InDesign & Acrobat by Abobe guru Richard Turner-Jones
  • Video in the classroom with Premiere-Pro by Adobe Education Leader Rose Duggan
  • Dynamic visual effects with After Effects by Adobe Campus Leader Stephen Henderson
  • Real-time animation with Character Animator and Photoshop by me

Feedback comments on highlights of this event included:

  • Character Animator and being able to ask other teachers/presenters questions that will support my students.
  • Practical tips for programs.
  • Hands-on activities – Being able to produce something at the end and thinking how to apply them in the classroom
  • The practicability of  character animator
  • Great insight into what can be included to enhance curriculum
  • the event was really helpful
  • Learning about forms in Acrobat
  • Learning about new softwares in the Adobe Suite and how they can be used
  • Tutorials for Adobe After Effects
  • Learning about InDesign could be practical for online exam design.
  • Using interactive forms
  • Learning new skills
  • Learning about how easy character animate is and Stephen Henderson’s tutorials.


Specal thank you to Rose Duggan and the team at Merrimac State High School for hosting. All my resources for this event can be found on the Adobe Education Exchange via –

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