We are all connected now. From the GFC to terrorism.
Launched in Feb 2004, founded by Marc Zuckerberg. 500 million users from July 2010. If it were a country - would have the 3rd largest population behind china 1.33 and India 1.17. 1 person for every 14 in the world.
As of June 2010, about 65 million tweets are posted each day, equalling about 750 tweets sent each second, according to Twitter
The agenda of change must be bottom up- practitioner led. Leaders must build cultures to get this done. Innovation of pedagogy, processes and organisational structures.
ISOMORPHISM Running in circles. Culture of compliance.
It&#x2019;s on the agenda as daily practice. Celebrate huge failures.
Personalised Learning. Creativity within constraints.
Work with the change that you can already see working in your school. What is already working well. Find it and scale it. Talk about what has gone terribly right.
Innovation for learning - will apply top theory. But be connected to context.
What do you need done? What are your challenges? Where is it broken? Under-performing?
You need to unleash your innovators to break the rules.
Study the world&#x2019;s best in how to lead creative people.
Reward massive failures.
Engaging with the global community. Ensuring quick and rapid knowledge share.
Share between silos.
Read Charlie Leadbeater &#x201C;Learning from the Extremes.&#x201D;
Leading Educational Innovational
Lead Paper, ACEL Conference, Sydney, 2010
We didn’t have...
2. ebooks & Amazon
7. Twitter, Facebook and mySpace
9. Digital Photography
10. ipod, itunes, iphone & ‘angry
11. Sequenced human genome
12. China as a world economic power
13. Harry Potter