White hat: pure facts about the situation. Describe the state of the cluster program as you currently see it. All contributions accepted!
Red hat: your feelings about the experience How do you feel about being part of the cluster programme? What are your emotional reactions to the different aspects of the programme?
Grey hat: negative aspects What are all the aspects of the cluster programme that you don’t feel work well? Which systems are not functioning as you would like? What is missing from our cluster model the way it is now?
Yellow hat: right and constructive aspects - these can exist even in a very difficult or stressful situation, e.g. learning will have taken place What are all the most positive aspects of the cluster programme? What aspects do you think it is important that we continue with next year? What has been the most beneficial in terms of teacher and student outcomes?
Green: creative thinking - what could have been changed in this situation, if anything If you had the power to completely redesign the cluster programme, what would it look like? (be as creative and ‘out of the box’ as you like)
Blue hat: summary - the learning gained and the conclusions reached which can be put into practice in the future How has the cluster shaped your idea of how ICT sits in an educational context? What lessons about our experience as a cluster so far can we take with us into our final year? How will you continue to maximise this learning past the three years of the cluster?