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    Gareth Mills, Challenge and change: Developing modern education and training systems in Europe Gareth Mills, Challenge and change: Developing modern education and training systems in Europe Presentation Transcript

    • Youth on the Move
      Challenge and change: Developing modern education and training systems in Europe
      A matter of design
      Gareth Mills
      www.garethmillsonline.com
    • Negative
      Positive
      • Demoralised
      • I’m not smart
      • Despondency
      • Helplessness
      • Opting out
      • Alienation
      • Affirmation
      • I’m smart
      • Optimism and hope
      • Propensity to act
      • Aspirations
      • Generosity
    • Design Matters
    • 1930
      2010
    • Delivery and consumers
      Designers and creators
      to
    • A matter of design: Three key questions
      What are we trying to achieve?
      What is the best way to organise learning?
      How will we know what we do is working?
      Curriculum
      Pedagogy
      Assessment
    • Positive attitudes - ‘character’
      • Self-confident
      • Self-motivated
      • Adaptable and enterprising
      • Resilient and resourceful
      • Act with integrity
      Skilful
      • Literate and numerate
      • Enquiry skills
      • Analytical skills
      • Creative and imaginative
      • Collaborative skills
      • Self -management skills
      Knowledgeable
      • Understand main branches of human achievement
      • About the ‘best’ (and worst) of the past... accrued ‘wisdom’.
      • Informed about contemporary issues
      Fit
      for the
      Future?
    • The Solar system
      Properties of materials
      Parts of a plant
      The Egyptians
      Magnetism
      Life cycle of a River
      Rhythm
      The branches of knowledge
      Reflecting major areas of human
      endeavour and ways of thinking =
      Sciences, Humanities, Arts
      Enquiry skills
      Thinking skills
      Literacy and numeracy skills
      L2L skills
      Social skills
      Personal skills
      Creative
      Enterprising
      Compassionate
      Resilient
      “Can-do” attitude
      Confident
    • Teach less Learn More
      C21st skills rich pedagogies
      Performance based learning
      Students engage in the scoping, development and realisation of a performance or an event e.g. An exhibition, a community event, a meal, a school production. It involves devising, developing, organising, rehearsing, arranging, collaborating and delivery.
      Design based learning
      Students create, evaluate, re-design products through stages of revision. This work involves, research, creativity, prototyping, testing, review, redevelopment etc. E.g. A community makeover, a classroom of the future, a web-site.
      Problem based learning
      Pupils learning through the process of solving a problem and exploring a big question. Identifying key questions or real problems. Eg. Why causes child labour? Can you believe what you see and read?
      Issue/campaign based learning
      Students explore real world local or global issues and challenges. E.g global poverty,
    • Assessment – a few possibilities
      What
      How
      Teamwork
      Creativity
      Problem solving
      Authentic performance
      Use of Technology
      Simulations
      Portfolios
      Mixed media
      Authentic witnesses and peer review – using social network type solutions
    • Change and challenge?
      “Standards in writing and mathematics are declining because young people are spending too much time….
      … listening to the gramophone.
      The Times 1912
    • Youth on the Move
      Challenge and change: Developing modern education and training systems in Europe
      Thank you
      Gareth Mills
      www.garethmillsonline.com