More than 300 Slovakian teachers gathered for an international teacher forum in Bratislava this month to discuss teacher collaboration and 21st century learning. Here’s what they said.
Schools can also learn from the experiences of others in changing learning spaces, and apply lessons learned to their own contexts. That’s why the OECD is calling for case studies on the transformation of learning environments.
The vast majority of teachers say they joined the profession to contribute to society and influence children’s development. It seems many school systems can do more to support them in achieving that.
We might take learning more seriously if it felt more like play.
Most people probably have a good idea of makes a “good” teacher or principal. But being a professional encompasses much more than being “good” at work.
Using evidence to improve teaching needs to start with teachers – with their contexts, capabilities and motivations.