[eSIG] Infuse Learning with Future-Oriented Pedagogy: Transform Learning Design for Tomorrow!

Lecturer iconBryan Tan (Mr) & Michael Choy (Dr) / Guest Speaker: Bennet Lim (Mr)
Course Duration: 2.5 hours
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Course Dates

22 Aug 2024 - 22 Aug 2024
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This session is held on 22 Aug, 7.00pm - 9.30pm. Registration will close on 15 Aug, 2359 hrs.

Join us for an exciting dive into Future-Oriented Pedagogy, where we’ll explore how to create learning experiences that are relevant today and will stand the test of time. This track is perfect for new entrants to the Training and Adult Education industry, aspiring learning and development professionals, and seasoned practitioners eager to stay ahead of the curve.


This is a fully online session conducted via ZOOM. Participants can participate in the session from any venue of their convenience with a laptop / device that is compatible with ZOOM. More details on participating in the session will be sent to the confirmed registrants.

What Is The Session About?

Are you ready to revolutionise your learning design approach? The future of adult education demands that we move beyond traditional methods and embrace cutting-edge pedagogical principles that prepare our learners for the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow. 

Why settle for the status quo when you can be a trailblazer in education? Discover how to design adaptive, innovative, and forward-thinking learning environments that inspire and equip your learners to excel in a rapidly changing world. Learn from experts such as Dr Michael Choy, Mr Bryan Tan, and Mr Bennet Lim, and connect with a vibrant community of like-minded adult educators.

Leave with practical strategies, fresh ideas, and a renewed passion for teaching and learning design. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to transform your approach and make a lasting impact on your learners’ futures.

What Does The Session Cover?

At the end of the session, participants will be able to discuss the principles of Future-Oriented Pedagogy in learning design:

Discuss the importance and principles of future-oriented pedagogy in today’s educational landscape. 
Formulate best practices in future-focused learning design from real-world examples and critical incidents.
Select key attributes and mindset to thrive as a Future-Oriented Learning Designer.
Cite at least one impactful idea to integrate future-oriented principles into your facilitation/learning design.

Who Is It Suitable For?

Adult Educators who are involved in learning design, curriculum development, learning facilitation, assessment of learning competence, learning technology integration and/or providing consultancy and advisory services to drive business development.

Course Funding and Policies

This is a complimentary session open for AEN members. To find out more or to register for the AEN membership, please click here.

About The Speaker

Bryan Tan (Mr)

Bryan Tan (Mr)

Master Trainer | Leading Arrow Training Consultancy
Bryan Tan has extensive experiences in facilitation, corporate training, coaching, as well as consulting and courseware design. Having conducted training in 15 countries, he is often well-received by participants from all cultures and levels. With his various portfolios in work and ministry, Bryan is uniquely qualified to help business people and professionals experience paradigm shifts and move into new frontiers of success and significance. Bryan thrives in facilitating learning solutions to inspire transformational change.
Michael Choy (Dr)

Michael Choy (Dr)

CEO | Tech Tree Pte Ltd

Michael Choy is a firm believer that education coupled with technology can empower people in the workforce. As a thought leader in the field of adult education. he is frequently invited to be a key-note speaker at university forums, and public institutions such as the SAF learning conference, Asian Development Bank Conference and Adult Learning Symposiums and most recently, at the ALX conference as part of the Special Interest Groups in IAL.

He is an award-winning innovator and researcher who developed impactful pedagogical tools to transform adult education, including chatbots for learning, and error-based learning.

Michael is joint Chair of Special Interest Group (Learning Design) at IAL, an IAL Adult Educator Mentor, an innovDev consultant as well as the founder and CEO of Tech Tree, a growing online EduTech company that develops online courses and chatbots for learning. Current clients and partners include UNESCO, Lazada, FujiFilm, Singapore Power, SAF, A*Star, MSF etc. website: www.techtreeglobal.com.

His latest book ‘The DELETE™ Approach: Designing Errors for Learning and Teaching’ is published by World Scientific. 

Bennet Lim

Bennet Lim

Head, Learning & Development | Cornerstone Global Partners Pte Ltd
Bennet is a visionary leader in human resource planning and talent management across South East Asia, currently heading the Learning and Development Department at Cornerstone Global Partners. With over 15 years of experience, Bennet drives strategic initiatives for talent optimization, leveraging his deep understanding of employee motivations to navigate talent acquisition and performance management effectively. His ability to predict industry trends distinguishes him as an innovator in human capital strategy, empowering organizations to proactively adapt to market shifts.

Bennet's diverse background spans finance, entrepreneurship, and training. He holds a Master’s in Applied Finance from Macquarie University, a Business degree from Nanyang Technological University, and an Advanced Diploma in Data Analytics from Ngee Ann Poly. He is a certified adult educator and career coach with SkillsFuture Singapore, holding ACTA certification in Learning and Performance and DDDLP certifications in curriculum design and development.

Throughout his career, Bennet has excelled in various roles, including business development for a US MNC and co-founding the online educational portal IQmind.com during the dot-com era. He later served as the South Asia General Manager for an online marketing platform founded by a group of Ivy League graduates. Bennet also co-founded a parcel locker system, now commonly known as POP Station. This startup was sold to a local telecommunication company and has since evolved to address the last mile in e-commerce delivery.

Bennet is a sought-after thought leader and trusted advisor, known for his commitment to mental wellness in the workplace. He has launched awareness campaigns and conducted mental health gap analysis surveys, equipping corporations, officers, and inmates with skills to manage mental stress. On a voluntary basis, Bennet conducts mindfulness workshops for the Singapore Prison Service and serves as a befriender, providing mentoring and counselling services to ex-offenders.

In addition to his professional roles, Bennet is an adjunct lecturer at various institutes of adult learning, imparting knowledge on career development and transferable soft skills. He has curated and delivered courseware on topics such as Recruitment Sales, Negotiation, Leadership, High Performance Teams, and Growth Mindset, among others. He regularly conducts talks and webinars for the public, companies, and graduating students on SkillsFuture.

Bennet's contributions position him as an influential figure in shaping the future of human capital across the region, fostering environments where individuals thrive and businesses flourish.
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