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Issue 13.2

How to transform schools through ICT change champions

Abigail Williams describes how ICT change champions can be the launch pad for improving teaching and learning and fro transforming schools.

Date:
21/07/2010
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Preparing schools for the future

Graham Handscomb indicates that preparing for future transformation may involve radical change now.

Date:
22/07/2010
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Leading into the unknown: learning for tomorrow

In this “think” piece, Richard Gerver paints a picture of an uncertain world facing tomorrow’s children which requires us to not just manage reform but to lead transformation.

Date:
22/07/2010
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CPD and e-learning

Joel Arda examines both the potential of e-learning and also the challenges it poses.

Date:
22/07/2010
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Future schools: the professional development challenge

Paul Clarke poses startling questions about the nature of improvement, the purpose of education and the viability of the society we are preparing children for.

Date:
22/07/2010
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Education as if the future really mattered

What is the future we want and how can schools become part of a “great turning” in global consciousness about sustainability? Jane Reed explores new, exciting pedagogies to enable right choices to be made and sets challenges for professional development.

Date:
22/07/2010
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How to... transform schools through ICT change champions

Abigail Williams describes how ICT change champions can be the launch pad for improving teaching and learning and for transforming schools.

Date:
21/07/2010
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How to... develop staff through whole school visioning

How can we create inspirational learning spaces and bring about school transformation? Alison Gold and Lorraine Laudrum give us a comprehensive change programme for the whole school community.

Date:
22/07/2010
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Professional development to improve transition

Jane Jones describes a professional development research project to bring about better cross-phase understanding between primary and secondary teachers and improve transition arrangements for their pupils.

Date:
22/07/2010
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Future Schools: Future Leaders

What leadership is needed for schools of the future? 'Future Leaders' was established in 2006 to develop the next generation of leaders for the nation’s most challenging schools. James Croft interviews CEO Heath Monk.

Date:
22/07/2010
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Professional development for the School Business Manager

Nikii Messer sees the School Business Manager as making an important contribution to preparing young people for 21st Century change and describes the professional development needed to support and deepen this role.

Date:
20/07/2010
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Creating a world-class education system

Peter Earley reports on a national one-day conference which heralds the changing shape of professional development.

Date:
22/07/2010
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Book Review: Effective Practices in CPD

Graham Handscomb reviews a book that enables the reader to genuinely get to grips with judging the impact of effective professional development.

Date:
21/07/2010
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