Introducing the new re-generation international short film competition with Adobe.
Open to students in Year’s 5 to 12, this new international film competition is a great way for students to work with a team, enhance their video literacy skills and share an important message with an international audience.
Key stories in this newsletter
- Re-Generation International Film Competition
- Adobe TeachMeets March 30 & 31
- Special Adobe & ACS PL event on April 20
- Adobe Make IT Melbourne & Sydney
- Premiere Pro Intensive holiday workshop
- National Education Summit
- EduTECH 2022
- Adobe Creative Educator Program
- Inject Creativity Live promo
- Events for NSW & Vic teachers
Adobe TeachMeets are back again March 30 & 31
Adobe TeachMeets are a unique online professional learning opportunity for teachers at any level, in any curriculum area and with lots or no experience with Adobe. Each session has up to 5 workshop breakout opportunities led by Adobe Education Leaders with small groups so you can have quality and in-depth practical experience with either a low-lift or professional Adobe application.
Special hybrid event with Adobe & the Australian Computer Society
What was to be a face to face event in Brisbane based teachers, is now a hybrid event for anyone. On Wednesday April 20, Dr Tim Kitchen is running a special all day professional learning event designed for English, Humanities, Maths, Science, Language, Primary and any educator interested in enhancing their digital literacy and creativity skills. Digital Technologies teachers will develop an understanding of prototyping and content creation tools used in the tech industry. The focus will be on the way creativity can be enhanced and developed with Adobe’s low-lift and high impact applications such as the new Adobe Creative Cloud Express for Education as well as popular apps like Adobe XD.
Adobe Make IT (Melbourne & Sydney)
Making space for creativity.
Join us at the MAKE IT event to hear all the new and exciting collaboration ideas, modern tools and creative processes. Come see the latest for design, UX, video and so much more. Discover new, efficient workflows to help you bring your big ideas to life, and connect with creative leaders just like you to reimagine creativity.
Tuesday, 5 April, 2022
9.30am – 1.00pm
Telstra Customer Insight Centre, Level 1
242 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
Wednesday, 6 April, 2022
9.30am – 1.00pm
Telstra Customer Insight Centre, Level 2
400 George Street, Sydney
Holiday Premiere Pro video intensive workshop for Vic & NSW students and any teacher
Have you ever wanted to take video editing to the next level with Premier Pro? If so, join this free 2.5-day online intensive workshop by Adobe during the April 2022 school holidays for Victorian & NSW students (Year 9 – 12) and any teacher.
National Education Summit – Melbourne & Brisbane
Adobe is proud to be involved in the 2022 National Education Summits planned for Brisbane & Melbourne.
Have a read of Dr Kitchen’s article about Creativity in Education that was published in advance of these conference events.
Adobe is a Gold Sponsor of the 2022 EduTECH Conference which will be held as a face to face event in Melbourne on August 10 & 11. Sign up for the Adobe presentation and workshop and make sure you visit the Adobe stand and say ‘hi’ in person to the Adobe Education Team.
Adobe Creative Educator Program
Over 47,000 teachers have enrolled in at least level 1 of the Adobe Creative Education program. Click here to find out more and share with your colleagues. This program is not just about Adobe, it’s about creativity in education. If you prefer to be guided through level 1, register for the next Be a Creative Educator live course.
Inject Creativity Live – YouTube show
Have a look at this episode of the Inject Creativity Live show recorded on 9th March, 2022 featuring Adobe Education Leader Emma Wise sharing ways Photoshop can be used to create a range of animations. The thought leader was AEL Brett Salakas from HP who introduced us to an interesting deep-fake creation app. And Adobe Master Teacher Juliette Bentley updated us on the recent floods in South East QLD & NSW.
The next episode is planned to be recorded on Wed 23rd March at 6.30 PM AEDT. Click here to register for the next episode and other planned Adobe Education events for the APAC region.
Special PL events for NSW & Victorian teachers
Click here for Adobe Teacher Professional Learning events for NSW Department of Education teachers in 2022
Click here for Adobe Teacher Professional Learning events for Victorian Department of Education & Training teachers in 2022
Digi Skills events in Victorian schools
The Victorian Government have provided extensive access to a wide range of Adobe and Microsoft applications to help engage students in all areas of the curriculum. Education experts Dr Tim Kitchen (Adobe) and Troy Waller (Microsoft) are leading a team of Adobe Education Leaders and Microsoft Innovative Educators to help share the value of these digital creativity and productivity tools and demonstrate what is available and how they are being used to enhance teaching and learning in any subject.
Dates & venues
- Thurs May 12, 4 PM – Vermont Secondary College
- Tue May 17, 4 PM – Parkdale Secondary College
- Tue June 14, 4 PM – Somerville Secondary College
more schools to come
Click here if you are keen to host a session later this year
Adobe Creative Cloud Express resource
Explore the various short video & PDF tutorials based on the new Adobe Creative Cloud Express collection of low-lift and high-impact tools.
What is Adobe in Education all about?
Share this video with your colleagues to help them understand the value of working with Adobe tools in any curriculum area.
Level up your visual storytelling skills with Creative Cloud Express
We’ve added brand-new remixable template activities and lessons to our course to help you inspire students and master visual storytelling.
Monthly Creative Challenge
- Use the Creative Cloud Express Logo Maker to create a unique professional logo in minutes
- Explore the options of words, font, colors, and images to showcase what best represents you
- Share out with the Adobe Creative Educator community using #AdobeEduCreative for a chance to win and receive stickers with your logo
Blog post – The Readability Consortium
Individualised reading formats can significantly improve reading proficiency. The Readability Consortium will bring together for-profit and non-profit companies, educators and researchers, and government to advance personalized reading formats for all digital devices. Together, we’ll make digital reading and reading comprehension more equitable for all by investing in research, open-source tools, and user testing. The Readability Consortium founding partners are Adobe, University of Central Florida, Readability Matters, and Google.
Looking to go paperless with your teaching?
Help students explore how Adobe Scan and Acrobat make course readings, worksheets, and assignments a breeze.
Australasian Adobe Education Community on Facebook
If you haven’t already, please do join the Australasian Adobe Education Community Facebook group to keep regularly up to date with the world of Adobe in Education for the Australasian region.