09 Dec 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

Every child deserves at least a years progress for a years input. Do we value what we assess? If not why are we doing it? The answer always seems to be because that's what we've always done.  Read more here.

09 Nov 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

Just how great is the power of student passion as a push for individualized learning? If we are to truly authentic visible learners voice in their education we must take account of the interests and passions so students can be their own teachers. Read examples here.

04 Nov 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

Education systems must rethink the purpose of schooling if we have any chance of creating the kinds of schools learners and teachers want to be part of. How can we possibly foster life long learning if we start testing at the age of seven? Read more here.

22 Oct 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

Are we preparing young people for their future? Andreas Schleicher tells us that "What counts today are people who are able to apply depth of skill to a progressively widening scope of situations and experiences, who gain new competencies, build new relationships, and assuming new roles".Read more here.

 

20 Oct 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

Education systems across the globe are looking to redesign education to ensure our children have the right skills for their future. Grant Lichtman discusses new schools as naturally evolving internally consistent ecosystems. Watch it here.

17 Sep 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

10 Sep 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

Southern Tioga School District in the United States have stepped outside of their comfort zone and created a new model for shared leadership within the district. It is innovative and daring...and it is working. Read more here.

25 Aug 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

Andy Hargreaves shares how leaders can build trust in this video.  “The first thing a leader has to do is not expect trust from other people, but to model trust themselves—even if initially people look as if they may not deserve it.” Watch it here.

17 Aug 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

Key trends, significant challenges, and important developments in educational technology are summarised in this video summary of the NMC Horizon Report: 2015 K-12 Edition. Watch here.

13 Aug 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

New Zealands' assessment system is changing through a digital move so that learners will be able to assess when ready- "the big ambition is assessment as learning -- so it is so integrated with learning, that you are completing it as you go." Read more here.

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