Flat Connections Live! is a 2 or 3-day event that brings together a collection of learners from across the globe
- Typically includes students (middle school, high school, pre-service educators) as well as a range of other participants in education
- Starts with a Student Summit to connect, meet, build team empathy and intercultural understanding, and establish online technology workflow
- Focus is on teamwork and development of a product to be showcased in the final session, social media skills, the use of digital technologies and communication and presentation skills.
Typically has a theme that connects all learners to shared outcomes. Themes used in the past include, ‘How to we help each other?’ (Japan conference 2013, based on the needs of Japan after the Tsunami and earthquake); ‘What’s the other story?’ Sydney conference 2014, based on encouraging alternative perspectives to identified issues.