Presentation on theme: "Networks and Network Learning Roland Absalom. Three Mantras Moral purpose Learning with, from and on behalf of others. Three fields of knowledge."— Presentation transcript:
Networks and Network Learning Roland Absalom
Three Mantras Moral purpose Learning with, from and on behalf of others. Three fields of knowledge
Learning with, from amd on behalf of others.
Three Fields of Knowledge
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
Confusing words Partnership Collaboration
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