iTEC Mainstreaming event
Every Classroom a Future Classroom
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iTEC Mainstreaming Event
Decades of research and investment in Europe have demonstrated some key drivers and mechanisms for improving standards in schools. Each country has its own examples of excellent, leading edge schools producing impressive results. However, a fundamental challenge remains - the mainstreaming gap.
This strategic conference for 150 invited delegates will look at the challenges involved in up-scaling and mainstreaming innovative teaching and learning practice in order to make every classroom a future classroom. Join senior policy makers from 30 Ministries of Education, decision shapers in regional authorities and teacher educators from across Europe in a debate on:
Discover iTEC toolkits
Designing the future classroom Nº1 - iTEC results
Kristen Weatherby, Senior Analyst on the OECD's TALIS project (Teaching and Learning International Survey), speaks on emerging trends in teaching and learning, such as Bring Your Own Device and the use of social media in education. Her keynote presentation is available here: Challenging visions of the future classroom.
Niel McLean, formerly Head of the NFER's Futurelab project, now Head of Education at eSkills UK, speaks on how the huge increase in access to information brought about by the Web 2.0 is changing the dynamic between teacher and pupils.
Re-imagining education – and the future classroom, Patrica Manson, Head of Unit Inclusion, Skills and Youth, DG Connect at the European Commission
Challenging visions of the future classroom
Future Classroom Scenarios: a systemic approach to mainstreaming innovation, Niel McLean, Head of Centre, Futurelab Research at National Foundation for Educational Research
Taking successful education initiatives into scale
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