What is a Network? A Network is a structure that brings people together.
What people do when they get together? They interact and they learn.
Lots of activity in different directions: not inclusive or thought through. Meetings culture Purposeful activity; directed, sustained and focused on outcomes. Capacity is released (individuals, whole group and beyond). X x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
What do they learn? How to improve teaching, learning and leadership. Professional development
What makes a network a learning network? Purpose and focus Relationships Collaboration Enquiry Leadership Accountability Capacity building and support
NETWORK OF SCHOOLS NETWORK OF SCHOOLS NETWORK OF SCHOOLS NATIONAL POLICY LA
Establishing learning networks 1.Identify a focus……people unite around a compelling idea or an area of need. 2.Establish a group identity. 3. Effective leadership Collaboration Support and building capacity Relationships Enquiry Accountability