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Naace – beyond centralprescription, towards evidence     based improvement            Niel McLean   Head of the Futurelab ...
Looking backward:• What does research tell us about the intent  and design of a technology-rich curriculum?Looking forward...
Why educate?• Transmit the best of a shared past?• Prepare learners for the future?Change introduces discontinuities.
Learner competences and the curriculum•   Awareness•   User•   Maker•   Evaluator•   HolisticProf. David Layton
Learner competences and the curriculum•   Awareness•   User•   Maker•   Evaluator•   HolisticProf. David Layton
Learner competences and the curriculum•   Awareness•   User•   Maker•   Evaluator•   HolisticProf. David Layton
Learner competences and the curriculum•   Awareness•   User•   Maker•   Evaluator•   HolisticProf. David Layton
Learner competences and the curriculum•   Awareness•   User•   Maker•   Evaluator•   HolisticProf. David Layton
A curriculum for capabilityBlack and Harrison 1985
A place for knowledge:Black and Harrison 1985
And for enquiryBlack and Harrison 1985
Aiming for capabilityBlack and Harrison 1985
Looking forward                  Successful change means making teaching an                  attractive and effective prof...
“We expect teaching schools involved in research and development”There are a number of ways a teaching school can get invo...
R&D at the core of CPD            + 10 months                          + 5 months                                       + ...
‘Disciplined innovation’
Research Insights
City Academy Norwich• Part of the HP Catalyst Programme.• Eco-Virtual Environment (EVE) Project.• Using an open source imm...
“Data, graphics and graphs are fed to the students through tri-screens and the students (e.g. accountant, manager, power e...
Findings• The power of anonymity to re-engage• “Students at our school (as with many) are developing their  confidence. Th...
Projects and prototypesHandbooks and research insights                Online tools for visioning and teaching A community ...
For more information please contact:          Niel McLean       n.mclean@nfer.ac.uk
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  1. 1. Naace – beyond centralprescription, towards evidence based improvement Niel McLean Head of the Futurelab Research Centre at NFER
  2. 2. Looking backward:• What does research tell us about the intent and design of a technology-rich curriculum?Looking forward:• How can schools adopt a research-focussed approach to innovation?
  3. 3. Why educate?• Transmit the best of a shared past?• Prepare learners for the future?Change introduces discontinuities.
  4. 4. Learner competences and the curriculum• Awareness• User• Maker• Evaluator• HolisticProf. David Layton
  5. 5. Learner competences and the curriculum• Awareness• User• Maker• Evaluator• HolisticProf. David Layton
  6. 6. Learner competences and the curriculum• Awareness• User• Maker• Evaluator• HolisticProf. David Layton
  7. 7. Learner competences and the curriculum• Awareness• User• Maker• Evaluator• HolisticProf. David Layton
  8. 8. Learner competences and the curriculum• Awareness• User• Maker• Evaluator• HolisticProf. David Layton
  9. 9. A curriculum for capabilityBlack and Harrison 1985
  10. 10. A place for knowledge:Black and Harrison 1985
  11. 11. And for enquiryBlack and Harrison 1985
  12. 12. Aiming for capabilityBlack and Harrison 1985
  13. 13. Looking forward Successful change means making teaching an attractive and effective profession by supporting “continuous learning.. and engaging strong teachers as active agents in school reform, not just implementers of plans designed by others. It also requires strengthening the knowledge base of education and developing a culture of research and reflection in schoolsso that teaching and learning can be based on the best available knowledge.” Building a high quality teaching profession OECD
  14. 14. “We expect teaching schools involved in research and development”There are a number of ways a teaching school can get involved in research anddevelopment:• undertaking research and development projects within their alliance to identify and/or help tackle key school improvement priorities• show evidence of engagement in research and development which reflects agreed priorities, builds on existing external research/evidence• ensure that existing evidence can be accessed and used by staff and that appropriate staff have the time and support needed to undertake research and development activities
  15. 15. R&D at the core of CPD + 10 months + 5 months + 4 months + 4 mths + 3 mths Time spent leading teaching and learning is over twice as effective at raising student achievement than any other management task. Source: Robinson (2009)
  16. 16. ‘Disciplined innovation’
  17. 17. Research Insights
  18. 18. City Academy Norwich• Part of the HP Catalyst Programme.• Eco-Virtual Environment (EVE) Project.• Using an open source immersive simulation platform (www.opensimulator.org) to engage students in science and maths inquiry.
  19. 19. “Data, graphics and graphs are fed to the students through tri-screens and the students (e.g. accountant, manager, power engineer, environmental scientist), study their specialist information carefully and then meet to share their thoughts on the decision each turn.”
  20. 20. Findings• The power of anonymity to re-engage• “Students at our school (as with many) are developing their confidence. They do not always feel comfortable sharing an idea with a class due to the peer pressure and possible historic experiences with less sensitive teachers. In EVE they are all happy to contribute. They have the freedom to walk, run, fly, dive, zoom in and out on details - they find themselves in a surreal classroom with no walls and an utterly different set of social rules. Peer pressure / bullying is often a complex and refined interaction that involves tone of voice, expression, physical stance etc. In EVE these things just dont exist and all of the students are equal.”
  21. 21. Projects and prototypesHandbooks and research insights Online tools for visioning and teaching A community of enquiring minds Events, workshops, case studies and expertise online and face to face
  22. 22. For more information please contact: Niel McLean n.mclean@nfer.ac.uk
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