MirandaNet, one of the strongest and best-established online education communities, has at its core the use of digital technologies to enhance learning.
- Helen Boulton, Helen Caldwell and Christina Preston addressed the issues below with BETT18 delegates from France on 25th January. They very much enjoyed meeting colleagues from France and felt that the session and discussions were very useful and productive. References were also supplied by Professor Sarah Younie who is also an expert in edutech CPD.
UK context and policy regarding Teacher training and CPD (other international examples welcome) including recent developments and trends
Approaches to integration of ICT (as a tool and ... Read More ...
Education innovation and pupil achievement through practice-based research
21st May, 10:30-17:00
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Workshop: Education innovation and pupil achievement through practice-based research
A workshop for teachers, school leaders, education product developers to plan a research and development strategy
21st May, 10:30-17:00
Research, Business and Innovation Faculty
The Innovation Centre, De Montfort University
With participating MirandaNet Associates and MirandaNet Partners
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This MirandaNet iCatalyst workshop is an opportunity for teachers, leaders, researchers and MirandaNet associates to work ... Read More ...
- MirandaNet: Achieving education innovation through action research CPD – a school, professional organisation and industry partnership
“We’re living in a time when things are moving fast. The rules of the game are changing. Science is changing. Technology is changing. Geo-politics is changing. Learning fast is the only mode of survival. But here’s the crazy thing: our models of learning have not kept up.” Wenger 20141
As the founder of the international MirandaNet Fellowship in 1992, it is interesting to look back at ... Read More ...
- Formal ICT Professional development: the challenges
Year of posting: 2012
Report coordinators: Matthew Pearson, Rachel Jones, Roger Turner.
Accompanying mind map resource: Designing continuing professional development
The challenges to formal teacher professional development that will arise in the next 5 to 10 years are considerable, yet the opportunities to transform practice and create a generation of teachers delivering a world class ICT curriculum are within our grasp. Innovations in ICT and the exponential growth of the digital world will not patiently wait for ... Read More ...
Continued professional development (CPD) through professional dialogue is difficult to maintain over diverse groups. Groups such as PGCE, GTP and existing teaching staff of varying levels of experience have a valid contribution to give any professional development group. Time to talk within any stage in the profession is always at a premium. I would like to enable staff to develop professional dialogue after focused professional sessions on issues. The time to talk is sometimes difficult or impossible to find as ... Read More ...
Over the last decade there have been significant increases in the integration of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) in New Zealand educational institutions. Investment in infrastructure, hardware and applications has been supported by a corresponding increase in the funding for Professional Development (PD) provision for staff in ICT. This is based on the assumption that the level of competence and confidence of staff in ICT impacts directly upon the capacity and capability of institutions to positively engage their ... Read More ...