Education Summit @LT15, NUS School of Computing

On 31 May 2018, PyCon APAC 2018 will hold an Education Summit, a gathering of educators focused on bringing computational thinking and coding literacy, through Python, to the classroom and the community. We invite passionate educators to join the discussion, share insights, learn things and build networks! We are looking for educators from various domains: authors, schools, tertiary institutions, non-profit community-based programmes, and government.


Registration & Breakfast


by Dr Liew Beng Keat, Deputy Director at Republic Polytechnic, BDFL PyCon APAC


Learning programming and problem solving through solving algorithm problems
by Mr Lee Tsung-Hsien, Staff Software Engineer at Toyota Research Institute, co-author of Elements of Programming Interviews in C++/Java/Python


from python import magic - The Magic of Teaching Python using Python
by Mr Dean Ang Ngee Keng, Senior Computing Teacher at School of Science and Technology, Singapore


Computing @ Zhonghua Secondary
by Mr Calvin Heng, Computing teacher at Zhonghua Secondary School


From Coders to Raiders, using - A Story-based Approach to Teaching Python
by Mr V Surya, Computing teacher at Jurong West Secondary School


Teaching Python to Working Adults
by Prof Ben Leong, Associate Professor at National University of Singapore, Director at MOE Experimental Systems & Technology Lab


Digital World Evolved - Machine Learning Powered
by Dr Norman Lee, Senior Lecturer at Singapore University of Technology and Design


Group Photo & Lunch & Networking
with Prof Leong Hon Wai, Associate Professor at National University of Singapore School of Computing


Lightning Talks

2D Challenge – Pedagogy for Multidisciplinary Computing Assignment
by Dr Oka Kurniawan, Senior Lecturer at Singapore University of Technology and Design

Teaching AI Concepts with Python and Project Malmo
by Dr Melvin Zhang, Computational Thinkerer at Computational Thinkerers

(slots available)


Growth in a Coding Classroom: A Mindset Perspective
by Ms Juliana Ung, Founder and educator at LCCL Coding Academy


Experiences in developing students for coding, data science and artificial intelligence
by Dr Chen Weiqiang, Lecturer at Eunoia Junior College


Python for Experiential Learning in STEAM
by Mr Praveen Patil, Physics Lecturer at GSS Belgaum, maintainer of SPOSH Code2Learn repository


Python vs C - Experience in implementing data structures and algorithms
by Mr Tamim Shahriar, Engineering Manager, Grab, author of bestselling children programming books in Bangladesh


CoderDojo @ SG
by Mr Alvin Ho, CoderDojo @ Nee Soon East Community Club


Panel Discussion & AUA (Ask Us Anything)


Lucky Draw & Closing


If you are interested in participating in the Education Summit, please register at Registration is open untill Friday, 18 May 2018 or when slots run out. Participation in the Education Summit is free (thanks to our sponsors) but as this is an invite-only for-educators event, only eligible participants will be confirmed via email. If you have a question, please contact

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PyCon APAC is a conference about the programming language Python. It is a community effort driven by the members of the Python User Group Singapore.

When & Where

May 31st - June 2nd 2018

National University of Singapore Computing 1 (COM1) / Level 2
13 Computing Drive Singapore 117417