Autonomous Leadership Pafos-2012 EU-PDEDE

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EADTU 25th ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE 2012


’The role of open and flexible education in European higher education systems for 2020: new models, new markets, new media’’


The Open University of Cyprus will be hosting EADTU's Annual Conference in Paphos, on 27-28 th September 2012, under the EU Presidency of Cyprus.

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  • Συνεργασία ΥΠΠ και ΥΕΚΑ με το Γραφείο Προγραμματισμού ως Εθνική Αρχή Ίδρυμα Διαχείρισης Προγραμμάτων Δια Βίου Μάθησης με απόφαση του Υπουργικού Συμβουλίου Το πρόγραμμα προωθείται από τις ήδη υπάρχουσες δομές μέχρι να τελειώσουν οι διαδικασίες για τη σύσταση του Ιδρύματος
  • According to European Qualifications Framework ( EQF, 2008:11), “ “ knowledge” means the outcome of the assimilation of information through learning. Knowledge is the body of facts, principles, theories and practices that is related to a field of work or study. In the context of the European Qualifications Framework, knowledge is described as theoretical and/or factual. “Skills” means the ability to apply knowledge and use know-how to complete tasks and solve problems. In the context of the European Qualifications Framework, skills are described as cognitive (involving the use of logical, intuitive and creative thinking) or practical (involving manual dexterity and the use of methods, materials, tools and instruments). “Competence” means the proven ability to use knowledge, skills and personal, social and/or methodological abilities, in work or study situations and in professional and personal development. In the context of the European Qualifications Framework, competence is described in terms of responsibility and autonomy.”
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  • Συνεργασία ΥΠΠ και ΥΕΚΑ με το Γραφείο Προγραμματισμού ως Εθνική Αρχή Ίδρυμα Διαχείρισης Προγραμμάτων Δια Βίου Μάθησης με απόφαση του Υπουργικού Συμβουλίου Το πρόγραμμα προωθείται από τις ήδη υπάρχουσες δομές μέχρι να τελειώσουν οι διαδικασίες για τη σύσταση του Ιδρύματος
  • Συνεργασία ΥΠΠ και ΥΕΚΑ με το Γραφείο Προγραμματισμού ως Εθνική Αρχή Ίδρυμα Διαχείρισης Προγραμμάτων Δια Βίου Μάθησης με απόφαση του Υπουργικού Συμβουλίου Το πρόγραμμα προωθείται από τις ήδη υπάρχουσες δομές μέχρι να τελειώσουν οι διαδικασίες για τη σύσταση του Ιδρύματος
  • Autonomous Leadership Pafos-2012 EU-PDEDE

    1. 1. Autonomous Leadership Best Practice on a Regional Level to tackle Higher Education Students’Future Competencies for the Private Sector European Projects Team Regional Directorate of Primary and Secondary Education in Western Greece, PDEDE Niki Lambropoulos, Charikleia Pitsou, Giorgos Panagiotopoulos,Andreas Rizopoulos, Sofia Christopoulou, Theodoros Baris, Effimia Psychogiou, Sindy Tasoula
    2. 2. Agenda• Introduction• Project-Based Methodology for European Projects• Developing Future Citizens for Local Community Innovation• Autonomous Leadership Best Practice on a Regional Level• Preparing Future Higher Education Students and Citizens• Conclusions
    3. 3. Introduction: EU-PDEDE1. 3rd biggest directorate in Greece2. 3 Prefectures; Achaia, Etoloakarnania & Ilia3. 1,300 schools of both levels of education -primary and secondary-4. 12,000 appointed teachers of all disciplines5. Head of the Directorate since January 2010 is Dr. George Panagiotopoulos
    4. 4. Autonomous Leadership• 90 percent of problems are process, not employee problems (Coate, 1990)• Leadership and educational policy: relationship of the higher education to the future markets.• Transformational leadership (Papadimitriou, 2011) • efficiency (ability to perform) • effectiveness (ability to fulfill political objectives) • accountability (ability to legitimize the results)• Evaluation of Greek higher education focus on • existing structure of secondary education • infrastructural inadequacies of tertiary education • problematic system of entrance • powerful social pressures • contribute to the development of excessive central regulation and student emigration
    5. 5. European Qualifications Framework(EQF: knowledge, skills, competencies - expert)
    6. 6. EQF @EU-PDEDEa) Project-based method for authentic learningb) Direct implementation • of related EQF knowledge, skills and abilities • in authentic creative learning environmentsa) Community Innovation • engagement of the local and regional authorities • social and community innovation • project results sustainability
    7. 7. Project-Based Methodology:Authentic Problem Solving
    8. 8. 6 core PBL characteristics are (Barrows, 1996)1. Student-centred learning2. Small groups3. Teachers as facilitators or guides4. A problem forms the basis for organized focus & stimulus for learning5. Problems stimulate • CoCreativity • Problem solving skills6. Self-directed learning
    9. 9. Project-based Computer Supported Collaborative eLearning (CSCeL)• Team-based activities promote the innovation cycle in practice• Students’ coCreativity: idea generation and implementation in actual project proposals for real funding opportunities• Objectives, daily activities and tasks are macro- and micro- scripted to promote students’ improvisation• Teachers orchestrate the learning activities• The transactive time and cost is reduced to minimum• Interface support of scripting• Student evaluation example – Critical thinking levels (15%, 3 marks) • 4 Participation Levels: Null, Low, Medium, High (15%, 3 marks) – Real life team project (30%, 6 marks) – Online individual questionnaire (40%, 8 marks)16
    10. 10. User/Learner Generated Context/Content
    11. 11. Activities & CollaborativeLearning Convergence
    12. 12. Developing Future Citizens for Local Community InnovationPart of the social competence is the ability to• communicate constructively in different environments,• show tolerance, express and understand different viewpoints• negotiate with ability to create confidence• feel empathy (EU, 2006)
    13. 13. The Future Greek Citizen1. Sense opened citizen2. Knowledge based citizen3. Active citizen4. Communicative citizen5. Productive citizen6. Creative citizen7. Reflective citizen
    14. 14. Interconnected Dimensions (Grossman, 2001)1. Personal: a personal capacity for and commitment to a civic ethic characterized by responsible habits of mind, heart, and action2. Social: capacity to live and work together for civic purposes3. Spatial: capacity to see oneself as a member of several overlapping communities − local, regional, national & multinational4. Temporal: capacity to locate present challenges in the context of both past and future in order to focus on long-term solutions to difficult challenges
    15. 15. Cooperation with Local Organisations and Companies – Innovative School Projects
    16. 16. Autonomous Leadership Best Practice on a Regional Level• Match cultural and regional educational needs• Culture the learned beliefs, values, rules, norms, symbols, and traditions that are common in Western Greece• Way of life, customs, and regional narrative (Gudykunst & Ting- Toomey, 1988) Leadership is related to culture
    17. 17. Autonomous Leadership–Preparing future citizens• New Hierarchical Structure• EU-PDEDE initiative  Employed several methods and techniques to develop students’ new competencies so to bridge the gap between higher education requirements and the future market  Project-based methodology  Innovation Management
    18. 18. EU-PDEDE via European ProjectsFacilitates, supports and directs their implementation• Disseminates the results and best practices impacting the teachers’ views, attitudes,perspectives, ideas and everyday educational practices
    19. 19. Preparing Future Higher Education Students / Citizens International Capacity, Skills & Knowledge
    20. 20. ConclusionsUniversities, National Ministries of Education, Regional Educational Institutions and local schools explore their relationsStudents need to• be competent in leadership, knowledge and skills, even, in demanding situations• enable themselves to promote educational, economic and social progress and international engagement in their societies and communities• unfold their talents• pursue their own individual goals ad dreams
    21. 21. Future Greek Students..Need to be qualified to meet the radically altered external educational environment which impacts citizens’ future in Western Greece
    22. 22. Thank you for your attention!! Dr. Niki Lambropoulos EU-PDEDE Project / Team Manager
    23. 23. Thank you!! European Projects TeamRegional Directorate of Primary and Secondary Education in Western Greece, PDEDEAddress:Dimaion Coast 25Α, P.C. 26222, Patras, GreecePhone: +30 2610 362407Website: http://blogs.sch.gr/eu-pdede/

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