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Presentation at the Future of Learning conference in Lisbon, December 2008

Presentation at the Future of Learning conference in Lisbon, December 2008

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  • 1. Networking learning communities: skills, platforms and contents
    • Riina Vuorikari Senior Research Analyst European Schoolnet
  • 2. European Schoolnet (EUN)
    • 31 Ministries of Education (MoE) in Europe
    • Created in 1997
    • Major European education portals for learning resources, collaboration and skills
    • Leads the way in bringing about change in schooling through the use of new technology
  • 3. Launched in December for eTwinning teachers, in 2009 publicly!
  • 4. LRE provides content by
      • Austria
      • Estonia
      • Finland
      • Flanders (Belgium)
      • France
      • Hungary
      • Iceland
      • Israel
      • Ireland
      • Italy
    • Publishers
      • FWU
      • Cambridge-Hitachi
      • Cambridge University Press
      • Skolavefurinn
      • Contento
      • Promethean
      • Young Digital Planet
      • Siveco
      • Dunlem e-Learning
    • Others
      • OERcommons
      • Cité des Sciences
      • Open University (UK)
      • In 2009 also MoE of Portugal!
      • Lithuania
      • Norway
      • Poland
      • Region of Catalonia
      • Slovenia
      • Spain
      • Sweden
    Ministries of Education (MoE)
  • 5. Skills needed: to navigate through a variety of learning resources Institutional sources (e.g. Ministry of education) Community driven content Teacher-created content Other sources of content creation (e.g.MoEs, school book publishers, museums,..)
  • 6. Skills needed: collaborate and navigate the networks
    • Increasingly, educational activities in both schools and higher education involve collaboration with other institutions, teachers and learners.
    • Collaboration and networking serves as a “new resource” to support and enhance specific learning goals!
  • 7. eTwinning for schools
    • 49 500 active members in Europe
    • Learning 2.0 enables that people, teachers, peer learners, subject experts, etc. can help build new ‘communities of practice’
    • on local and global scale
  • 8.  
  • 9. nodes eTwinning schools eTwinning projects
  • 10.  
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  • 12. New skills needed for teachers ?
    • Educators should be able to perceive the Internet and its different networks as a rich resource
    • that can support and enhance learning and teaching of the future generations.
    • Message for policy makers: This type mindset should be explicitly supported by leadership at the institutional and system level!
  • 13. Paradox: young people have falling interest in maths, science and technology in general
    • Yet young people are keen users of IT tools
      • Majority use a blog, Facebook or MySpace account, or other IT tool regularly (particularly girls)
      • Majority play computer games in some form
      • Now spend more time on YouTube than watching TV
  • 14. e-Skills career portal
    • Targets IT skills for:
      • Students at secondary and tertiary level
      • Early career IT professionals
      • Educators
      • IT stakeholders: companies, EU level actors, etc.
  • 15. Visit the portal
    • http://eskills.eun.org
  • 16. Learning Resource Exchange http: //lreforschools . eun .org eTwinning http://www. etwinning .net e-Skills portal: http: //eskills . eun .org