Has your school committed to RiskIT this year? Have you even heard of RiskIt? If you're looking for a way to encourage staff to embrace new ideas in their use of technology in teaching then you will want to find out more.
Supplement professional learning through embedding video clips into a forum for reflection & discussion.
Find out how Beechwood School in Wokingham made it easier for staff to share what they'd learned on courses, in meetings and through experimenting in their classrooms in this Life Idea
Last month I was lucky enough to be asked to go to Weydon School in Surrey to support their whole staff Life training day. It was an exciting and energising experience so I’d like to share some of the highlights with you. If you are a secondary school looking at organising a whole school training day around developing your online learning then I’d strongly recommend you consider some of the strategies employed by Maria Mason (Curriculum Area Leader, ICT).
In our current economic climate Local Authorities are having to make all kinds of reductions to the support many schools have relied on in the past. A significant number of LAs have had to make substantial cutbacks in areas such as curriculum link advisors that used to go in and support teachers and the curriculum. Our schools are seeing online collaboration between their clusters as even more important now as a way to share good practice and support each other in areas of school improvement and across the curriculum.