Presentation on theme: "Good morning! As you enjoy your morning coffee and snacks, please view the 16 recommendations by the Committee on NE and indicate your response with your."— Presentation transcript:
Good morning! As you enjoy your morning coffee and snacks, please view the 16 recommendations by the Committee on NE and indicate your response with your dot stickers. Thank you.
NE Engagement Workshop 2007 Tier 1 Opening Address by Deputy Director National Education and Planning
NE Engagement Workshop 2007 Tier 1 Lead Faciliators Cheleen Cheong, Head NE Prabu Naidu, Professional Facilator
Workshop aim… Construct from ground-up Ideas to implement recommendations HOW TO TEACH NE BETTER?
Programme 0830 Breakfast and Registration Purpose of NE 0900 Opening Note The World Café discussions Why and how we can do NE better 1200 Lunch and Open Space Technology discussions News Gallery Social Commentary by students Tier 2 School-based Workshops Resources 1530 Tea and Prelim Action Planning for Tier 2 Q&A
The World Cafe Juanita Brown and David Isaacs (1995) Hosting Conversations that Matter
Development of the World Cafe Jan 1995 – Mill Valley, California…in the home of Juanita Brown and David Isaacs 2006 – World over practioners Assumption : people already posses wisdom & creativity within them
The Principles of the World Café
Café Guidelines 4-5 pax in conversation clusters Progressive rounds of conversations (usually 3 rounds, each mins) Whole group conversation
Café Etiquette 1.Focus on what matters 2.Contribute your thinking 3.Speak your mind and heart 4.Listen to understand 5.Link & connect ideas 6.Listen together for insights & deeper questions 7.Play, doodle & draw 8.Have fun!
Roles in the World Café 1.World Café host (facilitator) 2.Table Hosts 3.Members (travellers)
Role of WC Host Ensure spirit (principles) of TWC is alive Communicate café etiquette Pose questions/themes Manage rounds of conversation
Role of Table Hosts 1.Hold the space at the table 2.Summarise the ideas from each round 3.Share the summary generated by out going members from previous round with in-coming members of current round
Round 1: What are the needs and profile of students today?
Table Host remain at your table others move to a new table
Round 2: What kind of citizens do we want to nurture for tomorrow?
Table Host remain at your table others move to a new table
Round 3: How do we nurture tomorrows citizens given the needs and profile of students today?
Table Host remain at your table others move to your originating table
Round 4: Return to your originating tables (Round 1 seating) Table Host share key points from the 3 rounds with members
Harvesting One Insight or / and One Question Harvesting One Insight or / and One Question
World Café - Closure Table Host share summary of key points from the 3 rounds with everyone in the room
Debriefing the World Café Experience What were your key insights / learning about … - the purpose of NE - the value and possible use of the World Café in school
Open Space Technology Harrison Owen (1990s)
Typical Agenda Arrivals and Introductions Introduction to OST Opening the Space Setting the AgendaDivergence Market Place - Session 1 (with concurrent break) Market Place - Session 2 Market Place - Session 3 Lunch Convergence News Reading + Shortlist Voting for Action Items Short List of Voted Action Items (with concurrent break) Leader Selection & Team Formation Closing the Space End
Where Everyone is Respected Where Everyone is Respected There is no one who is Superior or Powerful There is no one who is Superior or Powerful Constructive Behaviour is seen Constructive Behaviour is seen Atmosphere for Discussion & Creation Atmosphere for Discussion & Creation Open Space
Whoever comes is the right people Whatever happens is the only thing that could have happened When it starts is the right time When it's over it's over The Four Principles
The Law of Two Feet or The Law of Two Feet or The Law of Mobility If you find yourself in a situation where you are neither learning or contributing, go somewhere where you can.
Butterflies & Bumble Bees Move from discussion group to discussion group: Cross-pollinating ideas amongst the groups Feel free to move around and contribute! If you choose to use the law of two feet - be a butterfly/bumble bee!
¹ When the Answer is already known ¹ Sponsors think they know the answer ¹ Sponsors feel that they need to be in charge and in control When NOT to Use Open Space
¸ Diverse group has to deal with complexity ¸ No one knows the answer ¸ Ongoing participation is required for success ¸ Management wants to engage the whole system in finding the answer ¸ Response time was yesterday When to Use Open Space
This is what I am concerned / passionate about and I am interested in convening a discussion group around it… Agenda Setting
Step 2. When you are ready, take the microphone and say: I am ____ and I want to convene a discussion group around the topic of ______ (note: can also ask for a co-convener) Agenda Setting Step 1. Connect to the issue that you are most passionate about, and come to the center…take a marker and write the Topic BIG and CLEAR on an A3 paper, with your name in the corner of the sheet Step 3. Post your Topic on the Marketplace Schedule Board
Crafting Verb-Noun Statements a)Communications b)Better Communications c)Regular Meetings with staff d)Weekly Friday morning stand-up meetings at 9:00am with all staff in conference room Which of the four statements will lead to implementation?
In the Market Place… Lunch available between 12.30pm and 2.00pm Why? How? The 16 recommendations
Market Place is Open!
PARTNER GALLERY TOUR PARTNER GALLERY TOUR Form into your school teams Visit all the charts and dialogue together on what you are noticing along the way Decide which recommendations you feel most passionate about, so begin to consider which ideas you will vote for On each selected idea, cast your vote by placing a dot (on the right hand column) using a marker pen (one dot per flip chart paper)
PARTNER GALLERY TOUR PARTNER GALLERY TOUR Visit all the charts and dialogue together on what you are noticing along the way After the tour you will be deciding which recommendations you feel most passionate about, so begin to consider which recommendations you will vote for
Convergence Leader & Members Selection Self Volunteered Team / Peer Nominated Management Assigned
Action Team Planning Immediate thoughts Who else should be in our team? Resources needed High level 1 st draft timeline What might stop us?
Debriefing the TWC/ OST Experience What were your key insights / learning about… - why and how we can do NE better - the value and possible use of TWC/OST in school
Resources Facilitators Network Singapore (FNS) – (the community of practice for facilitators in Singapore)www.fns.sg Open Space: To join the OST listserv and see what the folks are talking about there, go to: (note: this list generates a lot of s/day…if that is a concern for you, then you can elect for the digest version)http://www.openspaceworld.org/oslist (café to go guide is a very comprehensive overview of TWC)http://www.theworldcafe.com World Cafe free subscription listserv: (for people who practice with The World Café to ask questions, share ideas, challenges and, best of all, stories of their World Cafe experiences!)
Recommendation 3: Teacher ownership, ground- up initiatives, innovation, experimentation Recommendation 6: Space to explore different perspectives Recommendation 9: Review SS syllabus Recommendation 8: Create different experiences Recommendation 7: Enhance skills for active citizenry Recommendation 13: Strengthen links with community
Tier 2 school-based workshops Objectives Programme Resources available Feedback to NEB
Tea Break & Prelim Action Planning for Tier 2
Tier 2 school-based workshops Q & A
Does this workshop pass the Head Heart Hands test?
Please complete the feedback forms and leave them on the table outside before you leave. Thank you!