agile learning design

We help K-12 teachers understand how to use Agile in the design and development of learning experiences - face-to-face, remote, blended or online.

In the new education environment, where speed, agility and student focus are essential, the principles and methods of the Agile movement will transform your teaching.

"We equip teachers with Agile tools and practices so that they can experience firsthand the benefits of working in an agile way. Reflection and continuous improvement are other core Agile principles, and the microcredential has been designed to create a space for this to happen so that participants can support each other as they experiment with the process."
Pete Cohen DIUS Computing

A professional K-12 teacher education microcredential by Haileybury, in collaboration with DiUS Computing.


Haileybury, in collaboration with DiUS Computing, invite you to learn how to apply Agile to the design and development of learning experiences in two innovative professional development programmes for K-12 educators.

Both programmes cover the fundamentals of Agile and the practical ways in which Agile can be applied in learning design and more broadly, professional teaching practice. The programmes include peer-learning, instructor-guided enquiry and insights from Agile practitioners in industry.

The programmes differ in depth and application. Accelerator will help you explore the fundamentals of Agile Learning Design, while the 30-Day Sprint focuses on in-depth learning and the application of Agile to your teaching practice. 

Whether you are designing new online learning experiences, looking for ways to build better remote learning or want to become more effective and student focused, Agile Learning Design can help.

Both programmes are accredited by Haileybury Professional Development and HaileyburyX.

You will receive the Haileybury Microcredential in Agile Learning Design Accelerator or Haileybury Microcredential in Agile Learning Design 30-Day Sprint credentials plus digital badges issued on our Badgr platform. The digital badge can be shared with your professional networks.

You will also join a growing community of teachers and education professionals from many different types of school settings who are loking for ways to apply Agile in their practice.

You will also have the opportunity to connect with a worldwide community of Agile practitioners working in many and diverse industries.



Explore the fundamentals of Agile applied to learning design.

You’ll share your notes on curated readings, hear from industry practitioners through Expert Insights and share reflections with your K-12 professonal educator peers.

You’ll also conduct an enquiry into Agile in your teaching practice and present the results for immediate feedback in a PechaKucha style webinar.

This programme is ideal for those who want to get to the heart of Agile and learn the essentials quickly.

It is a good foundation for the 30-Day Sprint programme where you can choose to continue your learning journey with more time and space to explore the opportunities of Agile Learning Design in detail.

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How long will I need?
7 hours over 6 days: 1 hour of course instructor briefings, 1 hour of expert insights, 1 hour of peer reflection and 4 hours of self-directed learning.

How will I participate?
Zoom & Slack. We will create a dedicated set of Slack channels to help you collaborate with your peers.

What will it cost?
A$499 A$299 until August 2020
Complete Accelerator and the cost of the 30-Day Sprint reduces by 50%.

What do I get?
The Agile Learning Design Accelerator Microcredential.


30-Day Sprint

Learn Agile in-depth and apply it to your teaching practice.

During this 30-day programme, you will learn about the principles, practices and tools of Agile through curated readings, peer reflection, webinars from industry practitioners and briefings from course leaders.

Each week for four weeks you will be challenged to understand Agile, share your learnings with your K-12 professional educator peers in Zoom conference calls and on Slack, and hear from and ask questions of Agile industry practitioners.

In weeks three and four, you will investigate in depth how you can apply Agile to your teaching practice and present the results to your peers.

This programme is ideal for those who want to explore more deeply the application of Agile values, principles, tools and methods.

After the 30-day Sprint programme you can opt for a team coaching programme to help you explore the potential of Agile across your school.

Register for more information

How long will I need?
10 hours over 30 days: 2 hours of course leader briefings, 2 hours of peer reflection, 1.5 hours of expert insights, 5 hours of self-directed learning.

How will I participate?
Zoom & Slack. We will create a dedicated set of Slack channels to help you collaborate with your peers.

What does it cost?
If you have completed Accelerator this reduces to $A499. Optional post-programme team coaching A$299.

What will I get?
The Agile Learning Design 30-Day Sprint Microcredential.


Meet your instructors

Your three instructors have a unique mixture of teaching, digital learning and industry experience. This ensures that our two Agile Learning Design programmes are of practical ongoing relevance to the needs of K-12 teachers and represent the latest industry knowledge. 


Pete Cohen

Pete is Principal Consultant, Delivery Lead and Agile Business Analyst at DiUS Computing in Melbourne. He has created bespoke software applications and technology solutions for clients including NAB, Telstra, and MYOB.

Lauren Sayer

Lauren is director of Digital Learning at Haileybury where she leads and collaborates across Haileybury enabling teachers to embrace digital technologies in their professional practice.


Peter Thomas

Peter is director of HaileyburyX and leads the world’s first organically-developed K-12 online learning platform from an independent school. He concurrently holds visiting professorial positions in the UK and China in digital financial innovation.

What our learners say

The Agile Learning design was prototyped and tested with over 50 teachers and learning design leaders at Haileybury in late 2019. The two programmes have been re-developed based on extensive feedback from practicing teachers and input from Agile industry practitioners.


Agile Learning Design opens up a whole new world that took me beyond Haileybury into other industries and back to Haileybury for application. Innovative ideas, new dialogue, new opportunities to learn, new pedagogy to create.

Victoria Hazell, Assistant Dean of Studies, Haileybury. 


Agile Learning design challenged some preconceived ideas that I had on working in teams, ultimately allowing me to improve interactions and efficiencies within the groups I lead and work in.

Melissa Allen, Head of Middle School Teaching & Learning, Haileybury. 


The Agile mirco-credential opened my eyes to a different way of working, giving me new skills that I have implemented when working with various teams across the school and when completing independent tasks.

Craig Nichols, Digital Learning Leader, Junior School & ELC, , Haileybury.