Ian Fairhurst, Highlands Ranch High School
Ian Fairhurst is the team leader of innovation and technology at Knox Grammar Preparatory School in Sydney, Australia, where he’s responsible for leading and supporting staff and students in the immersive use of digital and design technologies embedded in innovative learning experiences. He’s passionate about embedding authentic globally focused learning opportunities through STEAM education, as well as establishing an active maker culture in schools. He has a master’s degree in innovation and change, and has presented globally on developing real-world educational experiences with an empathy + STEAM approach. His vision is to provide opportunities for the next generation of leaders to engage with authentic issues in our world.