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Global trends

  1. 1. 21 st Century Schools Global Trends Nick Falk Anne Jakins
  2. 3. ICT <ul><li>Access </li></ul><ul><li>Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Reach </li></ul>
  3. 4. 21 ST Century Education <ul><li>“ If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” </li></ul><ul><li>African Proverb </li></ul>
  4. 5. 21 st Century Education <ul><li>DCSF’s ambition - an education that prepares every child for the challenges of the 21st century; </li></ul><ul><li>create a world class system responsive to challenges of a changing global economy, changing society, rapid technological innovation and a changing planet; </li></ul><ul><li>create a system which progressively breaks the link between disadvantage and low educational attainment; </li></ul><ul><li>tackle profound global challenges, including climate change and challenge of learning to live sustainably on our planet; </li></ul><ul><li>challenges can only be met through creativity and international co-operation , with every school working in partnerships - no school can do it alone; </li></ul><ul><li>realise the benefits and creative opportunities presented by an increasingly globalised world and secure a cohesive and successful society that celebrates diversity. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Motivation
  6. 7. eTwinning is ………. much more than a flexible support infrastructure to implement joint pedagogical school projects. eTwinning
  7. 8. Building the Community of Schools in Europe <ul><li>European platform www.eTwinning.net meeting point for European collaborative teacher input. </li></ul><ul><li>Project ideas, advice and support in a secure online environment </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing teaching resources, a showcase of good practice </li></ul><ul><li>Offline and online professional development </li></ul><ul><li>The social networking tools of web 2.0 </li></ul>
  8. 9. Benefits of eTwinning for your school <ul><li>Promotes collaborative learning through project work </li></ul><ul><li>Reinforces global citizenship and helps eliminate xenophobia </li></ul><ul><li>Involves teachers in sharing good practice and resources </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights innovative and pedagogical use of ICT </li></ul>
  9. 10. Fifth Year Anniversary
  10. 11. Hole in the Wall Project <ul><li>Collaborative Learning - The learning station fosters collaborative learning among groups of children ……………. This allows children to explore, learn, share and learn even more as a result of this exchange of knowledge. This ‘multiplier effect’ of collaborative learning…. </li></ul>
  11. 12. What does research tell us about the value of collaborative learning? <ul><li>Students who studied in groups, even only once a week were more engaged in their studies, were better prepared for class and learned significantly more than students who worked on their own. </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Richard J. Light (Harvard School of Education). </li></ul>
  12. 13. Something is happening <ul><li>1.5 million pieces of content are shared on social media everyday </li></ul><ul><li>120,000 blogs created everyday </li></ul><ul><li>2 blogs per second </li></ul><ul><li>Emails? </li></ul>
  13. 14. 21 st Century Skills
  14. 15. Web 2.0 <ul><li>Social media consumption </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer or producer </li></ul>
  15. 17. iTunes U
  16. 20. ICT in Education UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers
  17. 21. <ul><li>“ Every morning in Africa, an antelope wakes up. It knows it must outrun the fastest lion, or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest antelope, or it will starve. It doesn't matter if you're the lion or the antelope, when the sun comes up you'd better be running.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>African Proverb </li></ul>
  18. 23. Creating a World Class Learning Environment through the Global Dimension
  19. 24. Aims for Today <ul><li>Delegates should be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>Access British Council programmes for International Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Register on the eTwinning Portal and find a partner </li></ul><ul><li>Have new ideas for international projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Use selected ICT tools which enhance international student exchange. </li></ul>
  20. 25. <ul><li>“ The role of the teacher is to create the conditions for invention rather than provide ready-made knowledge.” </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Seymour Papert </li></ul></ul></ul>21st Century Education

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