I hope you enjoyed the Global conference session "Bringing the learning to you: Virtual Professional Development Communities".If you would like to access the Prezi that accompanied the session,…Continue
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Hazel received her MLITT from the University of Birmingham in 1996, and MA First class hons) in Applied Linguistics from the University of Waikato In 2003. She is Director, and education consultant with Ethos Consultancy NZ. Hazel has been recognised for her work in education in New Zealand and the Middle East and is a recipient of several awards and nominations for programme design, research, and teaching practice. She has had more than 13 years experience working with e-Learning in a range of institutions, and has managed and developed projects, as well as designing and facilitating innovative professional development initiatives. Furthermore, she has conducted a number of related research studies into the efficacy of education technology and has presented and published the results internationally.
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I believe that by helping students and teachers keep alive their joy of learning we can contribute to the important cultural work of challenging the current status quo in results-driven education.
Through mentoring and coaching, I support people to recognise how collaboration and co-construction can help them on their journey to transformation. I am ardent about working with people to encourage them to rethink what education could be, so that it meets the needs of all our learners, any place, any time - no matter what the age of the learner. I feel it’s also about recognising everyone as being both learners and teachers, with something to contribute..
Alejarndra Martinez is a psychologist has been working with teachers, initially in rural Chile. She is interested in how teachers view themselves as learners. Currently working on her PhD at the University of Melbourne Alejandra has been working in professional learning teams, to investigate links between courses and students' outcomes.
One of the focus was to move thinking about…Continue
Who would you be? What would you do?
Channel 4 in the UK have released this video for their Paralympics coverage ahead of the Games in Rio. The video features a variety of people playing musical instruments, taking part in sporting events, and completing everyday tasks.
I found it a strong statement about…Continue
Shared by the wonderful Leigh Hynes, I watched this video on a day when I most needed it. As well as being incredibly moving, it also shares the tough journey of how one man came to terms with the loss of his young son. He focuses on being grateful - and on the idea that “Happiness isn't about getting what you want all the time. It's about loving what you have and being grateful for it".
Watching the video turned my day around (thank you Leigh xx) - see what it does…Continue