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    1. 1. Education 3.0 BECTA Next Generation Learning conference 5 th March, 2009 Richard Halkett Director of Strategy & Research, Global Education, Cisco
    2. 2. Cisco’s Commitment to Education Internet and Education: The Two Great Equalizers Education Centers of Excellence <ul><ul><li>Thought Leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Models </li></ul></ul>Cisco Networking Academy <ul><ul><li>9000+ Academies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>760,000+ Students Per Year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>160+ Countries </li></ul></ul>21S Model Schools <ul><ul><li>Cisco Fellows </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jordan Initiative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MI/LA Initiative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NYC Schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>China Initiative </li></ul></ul>Global Education <ul><ul><li>Education Transformation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reform Agenda </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education 3.0 </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Global Education – Who we are <ul><li>An organization engaged in shaping 21st century teaching and learning through thought leadership, practical engagements and strategic communication </li></ul><ul><li>Our focus is on developing, scaling and replicating successful working models to promote global system transformation </li></ul>
    4. 4. What we are doing <ul><li>Introducing the Education 3.0 vision and message </li></ul><ul><li>Practical engagements around the world </li></ul><ul><li>Engaged in strategic education alliances – China, US, India, Australia, Mexico </li></ul>
    5. 5. The three benefits of learning Learning Lifelong personal prosperity £$¥ 元₨ Economic competitiveness Social & environmental wellbeing
    6. 6. 20 th Century Learning: A monopoly Very limited and one-way informal influences on the learner Provision dominated by large, monopoly publicly-funded suppliers e.g. schools Purpose/vision Accreditation & summative assessment Content development & delivery Basic facilities Teaching Community & collaboration Record-keeping & administration Classrooms & learning environment Formal learning Primary Secondary Higher/tertiary Lifetime of Learner Lifelong
    7. 7. Existing education systems are struggling to meet the challenges of the 21st century Education 3.0 system reform Those unserved by current system Students currently in education <ul><li>Recognition of urgent need to invest in education to ensure competitiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Momentum of international (‘Education 2.0’) reform movement in 1990s and 2000s </li></ul>Global pressures <ul><li>Strong basic skills </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced technical skills </li></ul><ul><li>21st Century capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Ethics & citizenship </li></ul>Business and society demands a new mix of skills <ul><li>Live an online life </li></ul><ul><li>Demand a long tail of niche subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Learner (and parent) as demanding consumer </li></ul><ul><li>Device independent </li></ul>21st Century learners
    8. 8. The 21 st Century: A fragmented landscape Government layer Learning provider layer Personal layer Learner Learner Learner Informal influences Many multi-directional informal influences on the learner Accreditation & summative assessment Record-keeping & administration Classroom & learning environment Purpose/vision Formal learning [Basic facilities?] Teaching Community & collaboration Content development & delivery
    9. 9. The evolution of education systems Supported by Adapted System Reform Leadership, People & Culture High-quality Infrastructure & Technology 21 st Century Curriculum, Pedagogy & Assessment Achieved in Holistic Transformation Education 3.0 Source: Cisco, 2008 21 st Century Learning Education 2.0 Education 1.0 Traditional Education Systems Curriculum Teachers Accountability Leadership
    10. 10. Getting there: A transformational Education 3.0 Roadmap in three parts Where are we now?: Diagnostic Tool How to get there: Toolkit Destination Vision: Framework Education 3.0 Roadmap
    11. 11. Anatomy of a Sub-Component 21 st century curriculum The Vision Ecosystem partners Practitioner insights The Research Best practices Diagnostic tool Skills like problem solving and collaboration will be increasingly important to economic competitiveness and social well-being in the future. “ Our teens leave school equipped to work only in the kinds of jobs that are fast disappearing from the … economy.” - Tony Wagner Howard Gardner (2006), Tony Wagner (2008), OECD (2003), Eric Hanushek (2008), Autor, Levy & Murnane (2001), Csikszentmihalyi (1996), Pink (2005), Kozma Being developed in partnership with EDC to spot strengths and weaknesses using available data Themed project work in NYC iSchool, RSA Academy Partnerships with local cultural institutions and private sector enterprises; draw on knowledge from Young Foundation Studio Schools, RSA Open School. Business leaders consistently report skills shortages in STEM subjects and in 21 st century skill areas
    12. 12. The Education 3.0 Framework Assessment for learning ‘ Next practice’ pedagogy 21 st century curriculum Flexible learning spaces Integrated training – technology & pedagogy High standard of educational technology Technology vision led from the top Infrastructure & Technology Integrated ecosystem of partners Innovation management Data-driven accountability & decisionmaking Well-governed and managed system Policies, Procedures & Management Ambitious, collaborative, innovative culture Excellent teachers, principals and system-leaders Visionary leadership Leadership, People & Culture Student-centred, personalised learning Curriculum, pedagogy & assessment Leading transformation Holistic change Pace & urgency Building ownership Routes to scale Sustainable Delivered in partnership
    13. 13. Education 3.0: Cross-cutting Principles <ul><li>Focus on needs & preferences of the individual learner </li></ul><ul><li>Learning anywhere, anytime </li></ul><ul><li>Technology as driver & enabler </li></ul><ul><li>Continuous improvement </li></ul><ul><li>Working across whole or ‘natural system’ beyond school walls </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on equity and outcomes </li></ul>
    14. 14. Education 3.0: Outcomes <ul><li>Engaged students </li></ul><ul><li>Motivated teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Trained workforce equipped for the 21 st century workplace </li></ul><ul><li>Higher volumes of graduates in key disciplines </li></ul><ul><li>Workplace innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable societies and economies </li></ul>
    15. 15. Education 3.0: System Reforms <ul><li>Curriculum Redesigned with learning outcomes related to 21C skills </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>New systems designed to measure competence in 21C skills </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on and for system-leaders (Ministry/Dept/Region/Council) </li></ul><ul><li>Accountability </li></ul><ul><li>Outcome not just management oriented with comparable targets & transparent standards </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>System leadership unites educational and technological vision </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>New ideas are systematically introduced, trialed, </li></ul><ul><li>assessed and scaled </li></ul>
    16. 16. Education 3.0: Getting to scale <ul><li>True education reform is often frustrated by a series of factors, few of which involve a lack of vision </li></ul><ul><li>System fragmentation </li></ul><ul><li>Resource scarcity and competition </li></ul><ul><li>System complexity </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional autonomy and/or bureaucracy </li></ul><ul><li>Entrenched versus empowered stakeholders </li></ul>
    17. 17. <ul><li>To be developed in four white papers </li></ul><ul><li>The working teams are: </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Environments & Formative Assessment Dr. John Bransford </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment Methodology Dr. Mark Wilson, </li></ul><ul><li>Technology - Dr. Beno Csapo . </li></ul><ul><li>Measurable 21st C Skills Dr. Senta Raizen </li></ul><ul><li>Country Deployment and Use (TBD) </li></ul>Cisco-Intel-Microsoft Assessment Alliance Barry McGaw Director, Melbourne Education Research Institute (MERI),Australia
    18. 18. A public service website for education leaders GET Informed , GET Inspired , GET Involved <ul><li>A place to GET connected and GET students ready to succeed in the 21 st century </li></ul><ul><li>Thought leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Case studies </li></ul><ul><li>Webinars </li></ul><ul><li>News </li></ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>More </li></ul>Join the Dialogue