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  • Elf rethinking schools cgy

    1. 1. RETHINKING SCHOOLS Dr Chris Yapp Chris_yapp@hotmail.co.uk
    2. 2. Organisations in the modern worldSchools• 1960s • Businesses 1960s – My Primary 208 – Major Employers – My Grammar 649 • Businesses 2012• 2012 – SMEs – Primaries >1000 – Freelance – Secondaries >2000 – Self-employed
    3. 3. “Education has never had really effective links between research and practice. Education research is the great unreformed part of the system. Too little has an impact on childrens learning, and too few teachers use research evidence to inform their teaching.” Estelle Morris, The Guardian, July 2011.11/16/12 e-Learning Foundation 3
    4. 4. Plato "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." Nov 16, 20
    5. 5. Margaret Mead“We must educate ourchildren in what no oneknew yesterday, andprepare our schools forwhat no one knows yet.”Nov 16, 2012
    6. 6. The Assumptions• A Pupil is in a class• With a teacher• Doing a Lesson• In a subject• For a Qualification• In a school• In a Community11/16/12 e-Learning Foundation 8
    7. 7. Examples: Education and Evidence• Learning a foreign Language• Learning a text• Switching Tasks• Concentration11/16/12 e-Learning Foundation 9
    8. 8. Let me tell you a story....First day at school...Parental learning contract
    9. 9. ExampleOn Paper Electronically History History Homework Homework Assessed as Assessed as Assessed as History History English11/16/12 e-Learning Foundation 11
    10. 10. IT is both..• A cause of change – Social, economic, political• A means of effecting change – New processes, virtual organisations, integrated supply chains, work redesign..Nov 16, 2012
    11. 11. So which is it? Learning Learning Technology Technology VLEs A Vygotskian/Steiner/ Wikis Montessori/choose a guru/ Blogs Learning platform Podcasts Electronic Whiteboards16 Nov 2012 Chris Yapp 14
    12. 12. So the Real Impact of IT is...• Blurring boundaries...• Changing Scale • Personalisation • New roles• Changing Scope • New Skills and competencies• Flexibility and Agility• Integration...Nov 16, 2012
    13. 13. Remember…“It takes a village to educate a child”
    14. 14. A hypothesis?• Learning always has been and always will be a personalised experience• It is the organisation of education that has been impersonal• The impediment has been economic scaleability• Technology is making personalisation achievable at scale The art and craft of the teacher has been to balance the needs of the learner and the system
    15. 15. What does this mean for schools?• IT cannot be justified on pedagogical gains alone• Schools and communities• Rethinking the Teaching Professions• Rethinking Curriculum• Rethinking Assessment• Rethinking InspectionNov 16, 2012
    16. 16. The Changing Pattern of Education Traditional Phases Education Training Work RetirementLifelong Learning Education Training Work Retirement Nov 16, 2012
    17. 17. Community Learning Networks Office LibrariesSchools NETWORK HomeAndColleges Schools CommunityAsAnd hubs theOf Colleges ConnectedLearning CulturalCommunities Leisure Nov 16, 2012 centres Centres
    18. 18. 5 Levels of Transformation Degree of Transformation Scope Redefinition External Network Redesign Internal Process Redesign Revolutionary Evolutionary Internal Integration Source: MIT Local exploitation Extent of benefits Nov 16, 2012
    19. 19. Shamrock Organisation Core Contrac t ed Organisation Fringe Pa rt- r He time me lp sto Cu Source: Charles Handy
    20. 20. The Virtual Dimension• iTunes U• TED• BBC Podcasts• …
    21. 21. School Networks School 2 School 1 Arts Facilities Science Facilities School 5 Community Humanities Facilities Resources CPD School 3 School 4 Facilities Sports Language Facilities Lab
    22. 22. The Inherent TensionTransmitting the best from generation to generationVsPreparing for the FutureNov 16, 2012
    23. 23. Vision and Values for the Systems of Learning• Filling the empty mindAnd/or• Lighting a fire
    24. 24. Raymond Williams• Education for.. – Understanding – Adapting to change – Authorship of change
    25. 25. Schools beyond Level 2…• Artist in non residence• CPD in staff room linked to HE• SAELN• E-twinning• E-homework/support• Automated MCQs• E-Portfolios• SMS reminders• …Nov 16, 2012
    26. 26. So, my challenge..• How would teachers/schools describe the processes?• Level 3 and 4 schools?• “Shamrock” schools• Maximising resources to prime purposes – Schools as Action Learning Hubs• Which metrics to focus on?• Ruthless automation of admin• Focus on time budget• Beyond school boundariesNov 16, 2012
    27. 27. School Governance Head of School Head of Head of Head of Head ofTeaching and Staff Assessment Resources Learning Development Head of Community
    28. 28. Learning as a Team ActivityComplex multidisciplinary What subject is this?Problem solving teams “ If we create a GM rice that is enriched with Vitamin A we could reduce blindness inRather than gifted the developing world. Can individuals the West impose this technology for their own good?” 16 Nov 2012 Chris Yapp 31
    29. 29. For Schools to be LearningOrganisations…Teacher as lifelong learnerTeaching roles increasingly diverseLearning as a social experienceTeaching as a research-based professionTeaching and Learning team basedRich assessment systems for teachers and learnersPersonalised curriculum for teachers and learnersFocus on social inclusionGlobalisation/ localisation of learning
    30. 30. Thank You!33 • Twitter: @chris_yapp • Blogs: • Email: • BCS chris_yapp@hotmail.co.uk • http://www.bcs.org/content/conBlog/20 • Skype: cgyapp • National Education Trust • http://www.nationaleducationtrust.net/A rticlesPolicyDebate_SISL_000.php • Long Finance • http://www.longfinance.net/long- finance-blogs/the-pamphleteers.html Oxford Brookes: Social Entrepreneurs 16 Nov 2012