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    1. 1. Term 3 NJC 1 August 2007 HCC4 & HCC5 Principals’ Meeting
    2. 3. Today’s headlines . . . 1 Aug 2007
    3. 4. Public / Private: Perception and Reality
    4. 5. choice
    5. 6. Is bottled water better?
    6. 7. Look at the differing expectations and aspirations we have Airconditioning Housing How do we pay for it ?
    7. 8. <ul><li>Do we want to get into a good, better, best scenario ? </li></ul><ul><li>Or is it more about maintaining a relentless focus on ensuring that we have proof and consistency of our product on a system wide basis </li></ul><ul><li>Clear evidence of outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Clear evidence of standards </li></ul><ul><li>Open and transparent processes for dealing with issues and concerns </li></ul><ul><li>Pride in our work , based on more than just faith </li></ul>
    8. 9. More about our educational products and processes later . . . . But for now . . . . . . Try this activity
    9. 10. Look at each slide on the next pages. They are pictures from schools which could have been taken any time between 1978 and 2007 When each one is displayed, write down what year you think it is
    10. 11. What year is this ?
    11. 12. What year is this ? It’s OK..these are from the same year ?
    12. 13. What year is this ?
    13. 14. What year is this ?
    14. 15. What year is this ?
    15. 16. What year is this ?
    16. 17. So… what years were they ?
    17. 18. And… The point is ?
    18. 19. 1977 Holden Kingswood – It’s the way to go !
    19. 20. 1985 The trusty Apple IIe - 68kb RAM
    20. 21. 1989 Apple IIgs 128kb RAM X2 No hard drive
    21. 22. 1991 – Mac Classic ..the big upgrade from an Apple IIgs No hard drive MS Works run from a 1.44mb HD floppy disk - $5 each Keylink, Nexus
    22. 23. 1992 – Powerbook 100
    23. 24. And, in 2007…. 15 years later ! Recommended that, to run Vista optimally, at least 1 gigabyte of RAM is needed. That is, in the 20 years since 1987, RAM requirement has is about 10,000 times more This is the capacity required to deal with the level of multi-tasking, multi-media, graphic support, etc etc What does this tell us about learners , and teachers ?
    24. 39. 10 to 14 jobs
    25. 76. It is a shift which must be responded to with leadership: Modelling and learning ; from and with others.
    26. 77. The scope of the challenge ahead of us will always be a matter of perspective
    27. 78. In a team with a shared perspective, and equal challenges; who will take the lead?
    28. 80. we blog wiki aggregator netvibes rss MySpace Facebook flickr SlideShare pageflakes
    29. 81. From web 1.0 Static content Internet delivers content to end consumer Content creation in the hands of the ‘experts’ TO web 2.0 The Read/Write web Internet delivers a collaborative platform to users Content creation in the hands of the anybody who wants to create
    30. 83. Ah well . . . not long now….. change … the internet . . expectations . . . change … quality teaching change … accountability . . change …
    31. 84. Ah well . . . not long now….. But: how long does HE have ?
    32. 85. 2006 What can educational leaders do?
    33. 86. Leadership responsibility Effective leaders in an online world understand the transformative potential of ICT. They use their skills in the creation of new learning environments, in the appropriate and purposeful integration of ICT in learning, and in high-level management and communication processes. In these ways leaders are proactive in creating productive 21st century schools. Page 3 Leadership Strategy – Learning in an online world (MCEETYA 2006)
    34. 87. Leadership responsibility School and system leadership that maximises the possibilities accessible through contemporary technologies can do more than enhance current practice. This leadership has the potential to transform learning, teaching, and management. It connects to student and community expectations of ICT integrated with learning. Leadership Strategy – Learning in an online world
    35. 88. Effective leadership across the school or organisation depends on : • understanding the potential of ICT to extend and transform the school learning environment Leadership Strategy – Learning in an online world
    36. 89. Future leaders require the capacity to take account of visionary learning possibilities, evaluate and deploy appropriate technologies, and build the capability of all staff to confidently use ICT in their everyday practices to improve teaching, learning and administration. Government, school and system leaders,professional associations, researchers and universities have responsibilities to ensure current and future leaders utilise the educational possibilities afforded by ICT to improve access to learning, participation in relevant programs and achievement for all. Leadership Strategy – Learning in an online world
    37. 90. Principals and teachers: • ensure ICT leadership across all levels of the school community • review their leadership and the possibilities that ICT affords to teaching, learning and management • mentor potential leaders, providing leadership experiences within and beyond the school. Leadership Strategy – Learning in an online world Leadership Strategy – Learning in an online world
    38. 91. © 2006 Marc Prensky CHANGE TIME Our Lives © 2006 Marc Prensky We are here Discontinuity: Digital Technology
    39. 93. Digital natives and the internet paradigm From Marc Prensky
    40. 97. I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. Michelangelo
    41. 99. © 2006 Marc Prensky Four Things I Hope Are Coming (because we really need them)
    42. 100. © 2006 Marc Prensky Big Challenges And they are all
    43. 101. © 2006 Marc Prensky Change Dealing with
    44. 102. © 2006 Marc Prensky Engagement Producing
    45. 103. © 2006 Marc Prensky RESPECT Getting Mutual
    46. 104. © 2006 Marc Prensky SHARING Our Successes
    47. 105. Open, Transparent, Collaborative Process 6 Pattern Language Method Increases Collaboration with Community Stakeholders We are certainly not alone in looking at how we plan schools and schooling for the 21st century
    48. 106. From the UK
    49. 107. Using online tools to support schools as we currently know them
    50. 108. And, for some students Do we need schools as we currently know them?
    51. 110. Online public school program Teachers manage the learning process
    52. 112. Or, as a place to support the learning of a range of people
    53. 113. Flexible Small Learning Community It’s about spaces
    54. 114. And it’s about how, and where, we learn
    55. 115. To what extent are you modelling the use of ICT to support the work that you do, and as an integral recognition of your role as a learner and leader?
    56. 116. Look out for news soon of some optional sessions exploring a range of ways to use ICT within your leadership role
    57. 117. And now, some general comments about the merit selection process
    58. 118. The selection process can require a few different ways of looking at things
    59. 119. Think across all of the selection criteria How are you going to assess your experiences and choose those which explicitly demonstrate your capability
    60. 120. Developing scaffolds which help you complete the picture
    61. 121. What do I believe? As a result, what did I do? What was the result? So, how does this show what I can do for you
    62. 122. So, how does this show what I can do for you Remember that panels are made up of people coming from a number of perspectives Staff…Convenor..parent.. professional colleague
    63. 123. We wanted to hear a commitment to suspend . .
    64. 124. And yes, it can feel like this
    65. 125. Self discrimination is a powerful thing
    66. 126. Do you have the skills and capabilities ?
    67. 128. Think about the capabilities you DO possess
    68. 130. Domains of capability for highly effective school leaders Personal Inter personal Educational Organisational Strategic
    69. 131. It’s the ‘ bit in the middle ’ which is critically important
    70. 132. competence . . . . .a set of learned capabilities . . Look through the capability domains and assess where you would like to develop What experiences will assist?
    71. 133. Because, when you get into an interview you need to be able to make EXPLICIT linkages . . . … linkages between what you have done in the past and what this means you can do in the future
    72. 134. Behavioural event . . . The best predictor of future action is past behaviour
    73. 135. S ituation T asks A ction R esults
    74. 136. It may sound daunting but In the end:
    75. 137. Collegiality: minimising parallel peril Be yourself: everybody else is already taken
    76. 138. And a quick word about the people you are:
    77. 140. Sincere thanks from all of us for the way that everybody pitched in and did what needed to be done following the amazing storm events. A great effort !
    78. 141. Thank You !!
    79. 142. This edition made with additional slides and some deletions. Roger Pryor. Aug 2007 http://www.pryorcommitment.com/lips2 Did you know ? The included slide sequence used