DEANZ 2016 Conference Wrap-up

Education and tourism come together when educators and trainers from the early childhood, primary, secondary and tertiary sectors, on Hamilton for the national DEANZ2016 Conference in April.

FLANZ (formally know as DEANZ) is a national association that is committed to fostering growth, development, research and good practice in distance education, open learning and flexible delivery systems for education. This is the first time Hamilton will host the biennial event.

The conference theme was “There and back: Charting flexible pathways in open, mobile and distance education” and is inspired by Hamilton’s close proximity to the Hobbiton movie set in the Waikato.


  Conference Proceedings (PDF)

Keynote and Invited Speakers

Professor Curt Bonk (Keynote) – Video Recording and Workshop and powerpoint recording

Dr Dianne Forbes (Keynote) – Video Recording

Carolyn Alexander-Bennett (Keynote) – Video Recording

Phil Garing (Invited Speaker) – Video Recording

Joyce Seitzinger (Invited Speaker) – Video Recording

Other Videos

1) DEANZ2016 -The Great Debate –  Video Recording

2) DEANZ2016 – Final Plenaries’ (prize giving ceremony, Prof Curt Bonk as conference rapporteur & Dr Peter Coolbear presenting on NZ’s future digital learning planning) –  Video Recording