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HOW TO IMPROVE K12 TEACHERS’
ICT SKILLS IN FINLAND
The Joensuu Region Case
Mari Petrelius and Ilkka Jormanainen
edTech & i...
Biography Mrs Mari Petrelius
Leader of Joensuu Media Center
Early childhood and education
center administration services
1...
Bakground
•New national curricula
•21st century skills
•Rapid development of technology
Challenges on teachers’ profession...
Challenges
•Inefficient use of resources
•Level of abstraction
•Training transfer
•Finance
•Professional identity
ICT in E...
Innovations
1. Pragmatism
2. Peer training
3. In-class tutoring
4. Networking
5. SciEDU continuing education festival
6. E...
Outcomes
1. Quantitative outcomes
2. Qualitative outcomes
3. Peer training matherials
4. Workshop outputs
5. Consepts and ...
SciEDU 2015 at Joensuu
•1st implimentation of the new national curricula
•1200 participants, all teachers
•69 workshops
•f...
Stakeholders
• Joensuu Media Center, City of Joensuu
• Department of Information Technology, University of Turku
• School ...
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How to improve K12 teachers' ICT skills in Finland: The Joensuu Region case

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edTech & interactive technologies research seminar, April 12, 2016 Mari Petrelius, Joensuu Media Center & Ilkka Jormanainen School of Computing UEF

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How to improve K12 teachers' ICT skills in Finland: The Joensuu Region case

  1. 1. HOW TO IMPROVE K12 TEACHERS’ ICT SKILLS IN FINLAND The Joensuu Region Case Mari Petrelius and Ilkka Jormanainen edTech & interactive technologies research seminar April 12, 2016, edTech lab, Science Park, Joensuu Based on the publication: ICT in Education in Global Context, Lecture Notes in Educational Technology. Chapter 12 How to Improve K12 Teachers’ ICT Competence in Finland: The Joensuu Region Case. Mari Petrelius, Ilkka Jormanainen, Mikko-Jussi Laakso and Erkki Sutinen. 2016 Springer.
  2. 2. Biography Mrs Mari Petrelius Leader of Joensuu Media Center Early childhood and education center administration services 1. Developing and promoting the use of ICT at the schools and daycares in city of Joensuu 2. Supporting teachers by arranging and organizing continuing education 3. Coordinating projects considering science and technology education ICT in Education in Global Context, Lecture Notes in Educational Technology. Chapter 12 How to Improve K12 Teachers’ ICT Competence in Finland: The Joensuu Region Case Mari Petrelius, Ilkka Jormanainen, Mikko-Jussi Laakso and Erkki Sutinen 2016 Springer
  3. 3. Bakground •New national curricula •21st century skills •Rapid development of technology Challenges on teachers’ professional competences Double role of ICT Learning method & Learning outcome ICT in Education in Global Context, Lecture Notes in Educational Technology. Chapter 12 How to Improve K12 Teachers’ ICT Competence in Finland: The Joensuu Region Case Mari Petrelius, Ilkka Jormanainen, Mikko-Jussi Laakso and Erkki Sutinen 2016 Springer
  4. 4. Challenges •Inefficient use of resources •Level of abstraction •Training transfer •Finance •Professional identity ICT in Education in Global Context, Lecture Notes in Educational Technology. Chapter 12 How to Improve K12 Teachers’ ICT Competence in Finland: The Joensuu Region Case Mari Petrelius, Ilkka Jormanainen, Mikko-Jussi Laakso and Erkki Sutinen 2016 Springer
  5. 5. Innovations 1. Pragmatism 2. Peer training 3. In-class tutoring 4. Networking 5. SciEDU continuing education festival 6. Empowerment ICT in Education in Global Context, Lecture Notes in Educational Technology. Chapter 12 How to Improve K12 Teachers’ ICT Competence in Finland: The Joensuu Region Case Mari Petrelius, Ilkka Jormanainen, Mikko-Jussi Laakso and Erkki Sutinen 2016 Springer
  6. 6. Outcomes 1. Quantitative outcomes 2. Qualitative outcomes 3. Peer training matherials 4. Workshop outputs 5. Consepts and models 6. An analysis framework for evaluating the effects of teachers’ ICT competence training actions 7. Other benefits for the stakeholders
  7. 7. SciEDU 2015 at Joensuu •1st implimentation of the new national curricula •1200 participants, all teachers •69 workshops •full BYOD with a free WIFI •gamification by Seppo mobile game, Flying Chalcboard Ltd •open to whole community ICT in Education in Global Context, Lecture Notes in Educational Technology. Chapter 12 How to Improve K12 Teachers’ ICT Competence in Finland: The Joensuu Region Case Mari Petrelius, Ilkka Jormanainen, Mikko-Jussi Laakso and Erkki Sutinen 2016 Springer
  8. 8. Stakeholders • Joensuu Media Center, City of Joensuu • Department of Information Technology, University of Turku • School of Computing, University of Eastern Finland • Joensuu Science Society, NGO • Schools of the Joensuu Region • Several enterprises, specialist, authorities and volunteers ICT in Education in Global Context, Lecture Notes in Educational Technology. Chapter 12 How to Improve K12 Teachers’ ICT Competence in Finland: The Joensuu Region Case Mari Petrelius, Ilkka Jormanainen, Mikko-Jussi Laakso and Erkki Sutinen 2016 Springer

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