What is the Innovative Learning Conference?

Every two years, educators and innovators from around the world convene at the Nueva School for the Innovative Learning Conference (ILC) to discuss and share ideas about many of the most challenging, critical issues facing education.

What topics are discussed?

The conference features lively discussion among preeminent speakers, scholars, educators, parents, community members, and students.

Previous Topics

  • Foundational Teaching Skills
    Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Design Thinking
    Design Engineering, and Entrepreneurship
  • Equity in Education
  • Globalization and Cultural Understanding
  • Integrated Technology
  • Teaching Critical Thinking and Reasoning
  • Gifted Education
    Meeting the needs of gifted and talented learners
  • Neuroscience
  • Social-Emotional Learning
    Empathy, and Mindfulness
  • Sustainability
    Wellness for Our Shared Future

Duncan Lyon

Head of School at The Carey School

"The chance to hear from international thought leaders on a range of pressing issues for educators today is a luxury that everyone should indulge in."

Located in the San Francisco Bay Area

The 2019 ILC will take place on Nueva's Hillsborough and San Mateo campuses.

On Thursday, October 17, educators will have the option to attend sessions at either campus. Attendees may only attend one campus on Thursday, so please make sure you have considered both options. 

All Friday sessions will take place at the San Mateo campus. 

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