Youth on the Move<br />Challenge and change: Developing modern education and training systems in Europe<br />A matter of d...
Negative<br />Positive<br /><ul><li>Demoralised
I’m not smart
Despondency
Helplessness
Opting out
Alienation
Affirmation
I’m smart
Optimism and hope
Propensity to act
Aspirations
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Gareth Mills, Challenge and change: Developing modern education and training systems in Europe

  1. 1. Youth on the Move<br />Challenge and change: Developing modern education and training systems in Europe<br />A matter of design<br />Gareth Mills<br />www.garethmillsonline.com<br />
  2. 2. Negative<br />Positive<br /><ul><li>Demoralised
  3. 3. I’m not smart
  4. 4. Despondency
  5. 5. Helplessness
  6. 6. Opting out
  7. 7. Alienation
  8. 8. Affirmation
  9. 9. I’m smart
  10. 10. Optimism and hope
  11. 11. Propensity to act
  12. 12. Aspirations
  13. 13. Generosity</li></li></ul><li>Design Matters<br />
  14. 14. 1930<br />2010<br />
  15. 15. Delivery and consumers<br />Designers and creators<br />to<br />
  16. 16. A matter of design: Three key questions<br />What are we trying to achieve?<br />What is the best way to organise learning?<br />How will we know what we do is working?<br />Curriculum<br />Pedagogy<br />Assessment<br />
  17. 17. Positive attitudes - ‘character’<br /><ul><li>Self-confident
  18. 18. Self-motivated
  19. 19. Adaptable and enterprising
  20. 20. Resilient and resourceful
  21. 21. Act with integrity</li></ul>Skilful<br /><ul><li>Literate and numerate
  22. 22. Enquiry skills
  23. 23. Analytical skills
  24. 24. Creative and imaginative
  25. 25. Collaborative skills
  26. 26. Self -management skills</li></ul>Knowledgeable<br /><ul><li>Understand main branches of human achievement
  27. 27. About the ‘best’ (and worst) of the past... accrued ‘wisdom’.
  28. 28. Informed about contemporary issues</li></ul>Fit <br /> for the <br /> Future?<br />
  29. 29. The Solar system<br />Properties of materials<br />Parts of a plant<br />The Egyptians<br />Magnetism<br />Life cycle of a River<br />Rhythm<br />The branches of knowledge<br />Reflecting major areas of human <br />endeavour and ways of thinking = <br />Sciences, Humanities, Arts<br />Enquiry skills<br />Thinking skills<br />Literacy and numeracy skills<br />L2L skills<br />Social skills<br />Personal skills<br />Creative<br />Enterprising<br />Compassionate<br />Resilient<br />“Can-do” attitude<br />Confident<br />
  30. 30. Teach less Learn More<br />C21st skills rich pedagogies<br />Performance based learning<br /> 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.<br />Design based learning<br /> 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. <br />Problem based learning<br /> 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?<br />Issue/campaign based learning<br /> Students explore real world local or global issues and challenges. E.g global poverty,<br />
  31. 31. Assessment – a few possibilities<br />What<br />How<br />Teamwork<br />Creativity<br />Problem solving<br />Authentic performance<br />Use of Technology<br />Simulations<br />Portfolios<br />Mixed media<br />Authentic witnesses and peer review – using social network type solutions<br />
  32. 32. Change and challenge?<br /> “Standards in writing and mathematics are declining because young people are spending too much time….<br />… listening to the gramophone.<br />The Times 1912<br />
  33. 33. Youth on the Move<br />Challenge and change: Developing modern education and training systems in Europe<br />Thank you<br />Gareth Mills<br />www.garethmillsonline.com<br />

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