Session 1

DIGITAL - Epistemology and the Purpose of Education

Session 2

Reading : (TRL)

Critical Thinking

And

Problem Solving

Innovative lesson

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Session 1

DIGITAL - Epistemology and the Purpose of Education

A need to update delivery methodologies and enhance existing pedagogies lies at the heart of digital and collaborative learning?

(SAMR model is RC guiding principle)

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7 Skills

Session 2

Schools are not good at innovation.

Schools are not risk takers.

Change is hard and uncomfortable.

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Reading : (TRL)

  Case Study: Towards Reconceptualising Leadership (The Implications of the Revised NZ Curriculum for School Leaders)

Source: TLR Initiative, Wayne Freeth, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ

This case study explores the challenges for school leadership posed by the NZC (2007), and investigate some implications for practice..

Participants: a group of 22 area school principals and middle leaders.

  • Distributed leadership
  • ‘Knowledge as a verb’ (Gilbert, 2005)
  • Collective ownership of curriculum design and documentation to work with the school leaders.
  • Pedagogical intervention
  • Offered a collaborative analysis of themes that emerged in the data related to the participants’ shifting understandings of knowledge and learning.
  • Presented a reflection on researcher’s  learning journey in 2008/10, as a practitioner researcher in the project.
  • Conclusions were drawn by outlining the implications of the case study for curriculum implementation with school leaders and suggestions for further research.

Knowledge (Gilbert 2007)

Noun

Verb

  • Something we have
  • Like building blocks which can be accumulated
  • Autocratic and bureaucratic styles of leadership
  • Something we do something with
  • Deals with performativity  rather than truth
  • More like an ‘energy’
  • Democratic, distributed and transformational styles of leadership
  • Principles of inclusion
  • Community participation in the co-construction and the co-ownership of the curriculum
  • Role of teachers as leaders in the construction of the curriculum
  • Responding to the needs of diverse students.

Comparison:

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Education

Critical Thinking

And

Problem Solving

Education is a ‘knowledge’ based industry

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Anchors = my classroom, ego, control

Dams  = College boards, BOT etc

Silos= Compartmentalise, no collaboration and communication.

We need self-evolving learners.

We do not know the future.

Teach into the unknown…!

Innovative lesson

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