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New Australian curriculum & EdEx resources
Attention all Australian teachers – a new resource that links a wider range of Adobe Education Exchnage teaching resources to the Australian Curriculum is now available via – https://adobe.ly/ac-projects Please share this resources
Next Adobe TeachMeets opportunity
The next set of Adobe TeachMeets are happening on July 26 & 28. 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.
2022 APAC Adobe Education Summit
The APAC Adobe Education Summit is the pinnacle event in APAC for any teacher interested in the use of Adobe applications and resources in the classroom, with a focus on K-12. Let your colleagues and wider education networks know about this hybrid event with an expected large online audience via Vimeo Livestream. We are delighted to announce that Dr Tim Patston will be the keynote presenter. Dr Patston is Australia’s leading researcher and consultant in the field of Creativity and Innovation in Education.
International Adobe Education Summit
Save the dates July 26-28, 2022 (USA dates) for the Adobe Education Summit 2022! Join leading educators for thoughtful sessions on how to take your classroom to the next level through creativity, inspired instruction, and time-saving lesson plans. Note that main sessions are recorded so register to access on-demand.
Short film/animation competition
Registrations for the 2022 re-generation short film competition have been extended until Friday 22nd July because the re-gen festival is now being held on Friday 12th August. So get in quick and organise your students groups. So far, we have about 36 schools from around the Australasian region and close to 1,700 students registered.
This film competition is a part of the larger re-generation youth festival 2022, a celebration and think-fest to empower young people with the inspiration, motivation and tools to be the change they want to see in the world. If you are from Victoria, discover the school excursion program as well as the Start-Up Pitch Competition and get your students involved.
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.
Inject Creativity Live – YouTube show
Have a look at the recent Episode 68 of Inject Creativity Live with special guest Chris Betcher from Google talking about the value of Photoshop on the Web for Chromebooks.
Watch past episodes and register for access to future episodes via https://adobe.ly/injectcreativitylive
DigiSkills events for Victorian schools
The Adobe and Microsoft Education teams are running a series of professional learning events for Victorian teachers to help share the value of a range of their digital creativity and productivity tools and how they are being used to enhance teaching and learning in any subject area.
Dates & venues
- Frankston High School – Tue Aug 23, 2022
- Upper Yarra Secondary College – Mon Aug 22, 2022
- more to come
Character Animator – Starter mode
The very popular Adobe Character Animator app now features Starter Mode, a much simpler and cut-down version for very simple puppet animation recordings. Make sure you download the latest version (22.5) and have a play. The video below explains more, as does this site.
Adobe Fresco – New features
Adobe Fresco´s 3.6 release is one of its most impactful releases to date featuring two highly anticipated features, Magic Wand and Liquify.
Jumpstart classroom goal-setting with all-new ⚡ Lightning Learning
Looking for a quick, thirty-minute PD session? Join Adobe’s Lindsey Blass to learn how Adobe Express can support creative goal-setting and help students develop important 21st-century skills!
Other Adobe Education Exchange Courses
Have a look at the other new Lightning Learning courses as well and the full range of on-demand professional learning opportunities available through the Adobe Education Exchnage.
Save the date for Adobe MAX October 18-21
Mark your calendars now – registration opens in July.
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.