Rtu P2v Wp5 Presentation

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Rtu P2v Wp5 Presentation

  1. 1. p2v : wp5 the view from northern ireland
  2. 2. professor john anderson, eti geraldine taggart, rtu byron evans, rtu averil morrow, selb
  3. 3. the schools <ul><li>Ashfield Girls’ High School, Belfast, Northern Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>BG/BRG/Borg, Eisenstadt, Austria </li></ul><ul><li>Skeiene, Sandes, Rogaland, Norway </li></ul><ul><li>St Columb’s College, Derry, Northern Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Skovvangsakolen, Allerod, Denmark </li></ul><ul><li>Centre Educatiu Jacint Verdaguer, Catalonia, Spain </li></ul><ul><li>St Pius X High School, Magherafelt, Northern Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Bjerregrav Skole, Randers , Denmark </li></ul><ul><li>Charlottenlund Lower Secondary,Trondheim, Norway </li></ul><ul><li>St Patrick’s Primary School, Dungannon </li></ul><ul><li>St Patrick’s Grammar School, Armagh, Northern Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Lindegaardskole, Lyngby, Denmark </li></ul><ul><li>Godoy, Alesund, Norway </li></ul>
  4. 4. methodology <ul><li>triads of schools are more effective than pairs </li></ul><ul><li>the becta self review framework was effective </li></ul><ul><li>everyone found learning gains hard to judge </li></ul><ul><li>cultural differences are significant </li></ul><ul><li>more follow-up should be planned </li></ul>
  5. 5. we learnt from norway, denmark, austria & catalonia <ul><li>aims not often documented, which inhibits self-evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>extensive use of online resources (replacing textbooks) </li></ul><ul><li>a wide range of electronic resources </li></ul><ul><li>more laptops and mobile devices </li></ul><ul><li>trusting students on the internet without filters </li></ul>
  6. 6. we also learnt about <ul><li>online professional development </li></ul><ul><li>headteachers having little say over professional development courses </li></ul><ul><li>a greater consensus about constructivist pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>an emphasis on ict skills for lifelong learning </li></ul><ul><li>portfolios evidence of practice with ict </li></ul>
  7. 7. and also <ul><li>lack of a progression framework </li></ul><ul><li>and of mapping and recording </li></ul><ul><li>little evidence of monitoring and evaluation of the impact of ICT on learning </li></ul><ul><li>ict support for schools is dependent on parental support </li></ul><ul><li>ict used comprehensively to inform parents </li></ul>
  8. 8. visitors to n.i. learnt about <ul><li>the autonomy of principals </li></ul><ul><li>the organisational structure of schools </li></ul><ul><li>high levels of spend centrally & by schools </li></ul><ul><li>the predominance of desktops </li></ul><ul><li>limited wireless and mobile computing </li></ul><ul><li>support for teachers & their ict skills </li></ul><ul><li>some teachers who still avoid using ict </li></ul><ul><li>their lack of judgement choosing ict resources </li></ul>
  9. 9. and also about <ul><li>a highly organised timetable which may reduce spontaneity </li></ul><ul><li>curriculum reform and a new emphasis on skills </li></ul><ul><li>regular assessment and monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>but less reporting to parents </li></ul><ul><li>some evidence of learning gains, others of poor use of ict </li></ul>
  10. 10. references <ul><li>twelve wp5 reports available on: </li></ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/56hen6 </li></ul><ul><li>uk becta self-review framework at: </li></ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/5erawf </li></ul>

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