Presentation on theme: "Perspectives on Learning Seminar Myra A Pearson Head of School of Education 18 March 2008."— Presentation transcript:
Perspectives on Learning Seminar Myra A Pearson Head of School of Education 18 March 2008
Welcome Scottish Teachers for a New Era The Aberdeen Approach Overview of the day Overview
Scottish Teachers for a New Era What is STNE? Research and Development Initiative Funded by Government, Hunter Foundation and the University Developing Teachers: Increasing Pupil Gains Exploring how best to prepare teachers to support learners and learning in the 21 st century
The Design Principles Decisions driven by evidence Engagement with Arts and Sciences Developing teachers and approaches to teaching in partnership Social and educational inclusion Reflective and activist teacher
An Ideal Teacher
Teacher deep curriculum knowledge investigator present relevant curriculum confident exploring new methodologies and technologies Learning environment university-based, new investigative/research model of field experience Support framework university staff and class teachers as mentors to and co-investigators with students Professional Culture decision making, embedded framework of evidence gathering, reflect on impact of teaching on pupil learning The Aberdeen Approach
Build an evidence base – add to knowledge and inform developments Develop new collaborative model of teaching learning and development from Initial Teacher Education through Induction and into the early years of a teachers career.