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Dr Chris Yapp [email_address]
My agenda <ul><li>The status of teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Personalising Learning </li></ul><ul><li>The Roles that Teacher...
What’s the problem? <ul><li>Those who can do </li></ul><ul><li>Those who can’t teach </li></ul><ul><li>Those who can’t tea...
Teaching as a Noble Vocation? <ul><li>No-one ever forgets a good teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching is the profession that...
Mark Twain <ul><li>“  I never allowed </li></ul><ul><li>My schooling to </li></ul><ul><li>Interfere with my </li></ul><ul>...
Teacher Assessment <ul><li>“  It doesn’t matter what he does, </li></ul><ul><li>he’ll never make anything of </li></ul><ul...
His response... <ul><li>&quot;It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.&quo...
Those who teach can! Teachers 1.0 2.0 3.0 Dates pre-1976 1976-2008 2008-? Status variable variable High Accountability Low...
My own moments <ul><li>1 + 1 = 2 </li></ul><ul><li>1 + 1= 10 </li></ul><ul><li>1 + 1 = 11 </li></ul><ul><li>2001, A Space ...
A hypothesis? <ul><li>Learning always has been and always will be a personalised experience </li></ul><ul><li>It is the or...
Plato <ul><li>&quot;Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds,...
 
Plus ca change? <ul><li>Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Surgeon </li></ul><ul><li>Train Driver </li></ul><ul><li>… </li></ul>
The Changing Pattern of Education <ul><li>Traditional Phases </li></ul>Education Training Work Retirement Lifelong Learnin...
Values of the Information Society? <ul><li>Competitiveness with social inclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Risk: management over m...
IT and Globalisation <ul><li>Minimum skill set for a living wage rising </li></ul><ul><li>Demand for low-skilled workers f...
The Biggest Mistake <ul><li>New Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>= </li></ul><ul><li>Old Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><u...
Learning on Demand <ul><li>Personalised, mass-customisation </li></ul><ul><li>User-driven quality </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwo...
This implies… <ul><li>A  Culture  of Lifelong Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Access  to lifelong learning </li></ul><ul><li>Co...
Community Learning Networks Community Schools And Colleges Libraries Cultural centres Leisure Centres Home Office Schools ...
Remember… <ul><li>“ It takes a village to educate a child” </li></ul>
Let me tell you a story.... <ul><li>First day at school... </li></ul><ul><li>Parental learning contract </li></ul>
Raymond Williams <ul><li>Education for.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adapting to change...
A Learner in her life plays many parts.. <ul><li>Student </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Librarian/Curator </l...
Teacher Roles <ul><li>Subject matter expert </li></ul><ul><li>Learning resources manager/Researcher/Librarian </li></ul><u...
Re-engineering the Teacher <ul><li>ITT </li></ul><ul><li>Early Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous Profe...
Organisation of early years teaching.. <ul><li>Lower teacher/pupil relation at early years, but target to achieve independ...
Learning as if the Brain mattered <ul><li>Multiple intelligence theory </li></ul><ul><li>Learning styles </li></ul><ul><li...
Special Educational Needs <ul><li>All children have special educational needs </li></ul><ul><li>Technology offers the pote...
Head of School Head of Teaching and Learning Head of Community Head of Assessment Head of Resources Head of Staff Developm...
This implies.. <ul><li>Teacher as lifelong learner </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching roles increasingly diverse </li></ul><ul><li...
So my wishlist <ul><li>A  “Hippocratic” oath for the teaching profession </li></ul><ul><li>GTC to become a General Learnin...
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    1. 1. Dr Chris Yapp [email_address]
    2. 2. My agenda <ul><li>The status of teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Personalising Learning </li></ul><ul><li>The Roles that Teachers play </li></ul><ul><li>Developing the Workforce </li></ul><ul><li>My wish list </li></ul>
    3. 3. What’s the problem? <ul><li>Those who can do </li></ul><ul><li>Those who can’t teach </li></ul><ul><li>Those who can’t teach consult </li></ul><ul><li>Those who can’t consult report </li></ul><ul><li>Those who can’t report audit </li></ul><ul><li>Those who can’t audit politic </li></ul><ul><li>… .. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Teaching as a Noble Vocation? <ul><li>No-one ever forgets a good teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching is the profession that creates all others </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers change the future one pupil at a time </li></ul><ul><li>To teach is to touch a life forever </li></ul><ul><li>… </li></ul>
    5. 5. Mark Twain <ul><li>“ I never allowed </li></ul><ul><li>My schooling to </li></ul><ul><li>Interfere with my </li></ul><ul><li>Education” </li></ul>
    6. 6. Teacher Assessment <ul><li>“ It doesn’t matter what he does, </li></ul><ul><li>he’ll never make anything of </li></ul><ul><li>himself ” </li></ul>Head teacher of Albert Einstein
    7. 7. His response... <ul><li>&quot;It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.&quot; </li></ul>
    8. 8. Those who teach can! Teachers 1.0 2.0 3.0 Dates pre-1976 1976-2008 2008-? Status variable variable High Accountability Low High High Trust variable Low High Performance variable improving High
    9. 9. My own moments <ul><li>1 + 1 = 2 </li></ul><ul><li>1 + 1= 10 </li></ul><ul><li>1 + 1 = 11 </li></ul><ul><li>2001, A Space Odyssey </li></ul>
    10. 10. A hypothesis? <ul><li>Learning always has been and always will be a personalised experience </li></ul><ul><li>It is the organisation of education that has been impersonal </li></ul><ul><li>The impediment has been economic scaleability </li></ul><ul><li>Technology is making personalisation achievable at scale </li></ul>The art and craft of the teacher has been to balance the needs of the learner and the system
    11. 11. Plato <ul><li>&quot;Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.&quot; </li></ul>Mar 4, 2010
    12. 13. Plus ca change? <ul><li>Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Surgeon </li></ul><ul><li>Train Driver </li></ul><ul><li>… </li></ul>
    13. 14. The Changing Pattern of Education <ul><li>Traditional Phases </li></ul>Education Training Work Retirement Lifelong Learning Education Training Work Retirement
    14. 15. Values of the Information Society? <ul><li>Competitiveness with social inclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Risk: management over minimisation </li></ul><ul><li>Lifelong Learning for all </li></ul><ul><li>Social Innovation over Technological Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>“ Smallish” is beautiful </li></ul><ul><li>Participation over representation </li></ul><ul><li>Interdependence over independence </li></ul><ul><li>Value-added with values </li></ul>
    15. 16. IT and Globalisation <ul><li>Minimum skill set for a living wage rising </li></ul><ul><li>Demand for low-skilled workers falling </li></ul><ul><li>Rate of change of skill needs increasing </li></ul><ul><li>State budgets under pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Increased demands for creativity, innovation, design and personal/inter-personal skills </li></ul>
    16. 17. The Biggest Mistake <ul><li>New Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>= </li></ul><ul><li>Old Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><li>IT </li></ul>
    17. 18. Learning on Demand <ul><li>Personalised, mass-customisation </li></ul><ul><li>User-driven quality </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork-oriented teaching and learning </li></ul><ul><li>Exams and Qualifications? </li></ul><ul><li>Administration built-in not bolted-on to teaching and learning processes </li></ul>
    18. 19. This implies… <ul><li>A Culture of Lifelong Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Access to lifelong learning </li></ul><ul><li>Content to support individual lifelong learners </li></ul><ul><li>A social context for lifelong learning </li></ul>
    19. 20. Community Learning Networks Community Schools And Colleges Libraries Cultural centres Leisure Centres Home Office Schools And Colleges As the hubs Of Connected Learning Communities NETWORK
    20. 21. Remember… <ul><li>“ It takes a village to educate a child” </li></ul>
    21. 22. Let me tell you a story.... <ul><li>First day at school... </li></ul><ul><li>Parental learning contract </li></ul>
    22. 23. Raymond Williams <ul><li>Education for.. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adapting to change </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authorship of change </li></ul></ul>
    23. 24. A Learner in her life plays many parts.. <ul><li>Student </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Librarian/Curator </li></ul><ul><li>Researcher </li></ul><ul><li>Assessor </li></ul><ul><li>Counsellor </li></ul><ul><li>Parent </li></ul><ul><li>…… </li></ul>
    24. 25. Teacher Roles <ul><li>Subject matter expert </li></ul><ul><li>Learning resources manager/Researcher/Librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Learning coach </li></ul><ul><li>Educational administrator </li></ul><ul><li>Staff development manager </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum agent </li></ul><ul><li>Counsellor: personal, career, social </li></ul>
    25. 26. Re-engineering the Teacher <ul><li>ITT </li></ul><ul><li>Early Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Action Research - sabbaticals </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching roles and specialisation </li></ul><ul><li>Joined-up professions </li></ul>
    26. 27. Organisation of early years teaching.. <ul><li>Lower teacher/pupil relation at early years, but target to achieve independent learner earlier </li></ul><ul><li>IT suites inappropriate? </li></ul><ul><li>Greater use of public libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Higher teacher/pupil ratio later </li></ul>Sir Christopher Ball’s suggestion: ideal teacher pupil ratio is twice the child’s age
    27. 28. Learning as if the Brain mattered <ul><li>Multiple intelligence theory </li></ul><ul><li>Learning styles </li></ul><ul><li>EQ and IQ </li></ul><ul><li>Brain functioning </li></ul>
    28. 29. Special Educational Needs <ul><li>All children have special educational needs </li></ul><ul><li>Technology offers the potential to take the ‘dis’ out of disability </li></ul><ul><li>The potential will only be realised by commitment to research and implementation of successful pilots </li></ul><ul><li>New teaching and learning skills? </li></ul>
    29. 30. Head of School Head of Teaching and Learning Head of Community Head of Assessment Head of Resources Head of Staff Development
    30. 31. This implies.. <ul><li>Teacher as lifelong learner </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching roles increasingly diverse </li></ul><ul><li>Learning as a social experience </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching as a research-based profession </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching and Learning team based </li></ul><ul><li>Rich assessment systems for teachers and learners </li></ul><ul><li>Personalised curriculum for teachers and learners </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on social inclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Globalisation/ localisation of learning </li></ul>
    31. 32. So my wishlist <ul><li>A “Hippocratic” oath for the teaching profession </li></ul><ul><li>GTC to become a General Learning Council,GLC </li></ul><ul><li>GLC membership to influence/direct some/all of Educational Research Budget </li></ul><ul><li>“ Teaching Schools” </li></ul><ul><li>School Leaving Age to be lowered to 14 with 4 extra years between 14 and 25 guaranteed for all </li></ul>
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