In this episode we talk to Amanda Jolliffe from Microsoft Dreamspace where she brings us on her journey from her role in Dreamspace through to all the various activities that happened in the space before the Covid-19 lockdown came to their virtually hosted events including a TV programme broadcasted nationally!
About Amanda: Amanda Jolliffe is DreamSpace Lead in Microsoft Ireland. DreamSpace is an education venue that has an ambition to be a catalyst for change in how school communities think about and engage in STEAM and digital technologies. The DreamSpace program content is developed by teachers, of which Amanda is one. You can find out all about the DreamSpace programs using the details below or search social media pages with the #MSDreamSpace.
In this episode we are joined by Christine Campbell, Founder and current Managing Director of Anyone4Science co-hosted by Vicky Twomey-Lee and Jeffrey Roe.
Christine brings us through her journey on how Anyone4Science was born. She has such a vast wealth of experience and knowledge that we were jotting them all down and we hope you find this podcast useful from engaging young audiences, lessons learnt and much more.
It’s Vicky here from Dublin Maker. I’m excited to announce that we are hosting a new event as a partner of a new Erasmus+ project called ASSESSMAKE21. This inaugural Multiplier event is for Educators, Makers, Makerspace facilitators and anyone involved in Maker activities.
The event aims at encouraging participants to explore the creative possibilities of a makerspace located in schools and/or non-formal educational places.
Key topics will be introduced by the ASSESSMAKE21 consortium. It will be a great honour to explore the magic world of makerspaces with the support of our 2 invited speakers: Stuart Lawn (Fab Lab Maker Hub) and Chris Reina (MakerMeetIE).
12:00 – 12:10: Welcome by Vicky Twomey-Lee (Dublin Maker)
12:10 – 12:30: ASSESSMAKE 21 Project by Deirdre Green (Learnovate) & Rene Alimisi (Edumotiva)
12:30 – 12:45: “Fab Labs and Digital Making in Schools” by Stuart Lawn (Fab Lab Maker Hub)
12:45 – 13:15: Breakout Rooms
13:15 – 13:30: Feedback from Breakout Rooms
13:30 – 13:45: “Making a Maker” by Chris Reina (MakerMeet IE)
13:45 – 14:00: Wrap up and Call to Actions by Paul O’Raw (Learnovate)
We look forward in meeting you online and exploring the aforementioned creative topics together!