Mark Barnett

Director of Learning, Wesley College

Mark is an educator, researcher, ed-tech professional, and a PhD student, studying how children understand Machine Learning as a catalyst for metacognitive thinking in constructionist learning environments. He is passionate about project-based learning and teaching students to create with tools and technologies. With over 15 years of experience in STEAM and maker education, he has been consulted by teachers and administrators all over the world to set up and design impactful learning experiences with makerspaces and Project Based Learning approaches. He speaks internationally about equity and access to STEAM and maker education, most notably at conferences like: Stanford FabLearn, TEDx, MIT Libre Learn Lab, SXSWedu, EARCOS in Bangkok, UNESCO in India and at 21st Century Learning in Hong Kong. Medium Twitter LinkedIn