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Apr 4
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Comparing Different OLCoP Approaches

Hi to others in this group interested in discussing different approaches to OLCoPs,I am starting this discussion following the recent posts in this group on Creating Virtual PD Communities. A number of us in this group have a good level of experience with OLCoPs/VPDCs. However there are a number of different species of this animal! Some OLCoPs are large scale, expensive and complex and open-ended. Others are small scale, less complex, over a short time and are hence much less expensive.  I…See More
Apr 3
Hazel Owen liked Paul Keown's blog post Values, Critical Inquiry and Rape Culture
Apr 3
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Values, Critical Inquiry and Rape Culture

Cross Posted from: http://valuesdilemma.edublogs.org/What a fortnight it has been for values!  Since I started writing my last post on aspirational v real values using the Roast Busters I – III story it has been wall-to-wall reaction and discussion! After the incidents at Wellington College and St Pat's Silverstream a lot has happened! The media has highlighted the issue ‘big time'.…See More
Apr 1
Hazel Owen liked Paul Keown's blog post Aspirational v Real Values
Mar 14
Paul Keown replied to Kamal Bouskri's discussion E-Learning: It's Not Just About Technology!
"Very interesting and thoughtful post Kamal! Unforunately I don't have time to say much in response now. I will try to get back some time soon."
Mar 13
Paul Keown liked Kamal Bouskri's discussion E-Learning: It's Not Just About Technology!
Mar 13
Paul Keown liked Rachel Roberts's blog post VLN Primary Teachers Share their Tips for Teaching Online
Mar 13
Paul Keown commented on Monika Kern's blog post Museum Education in 21C (cross-blogged from http://thebelbird.blogspot.co.nz)
"Congratulations on you new job! Sounds interesting and challenging. I have a bit of experience with museum education and I think any 21 Century dealing with youth should have a drama/role play component to their programme. There is a bit to do in…"
Mar 13
Paul Keown liked Monika Kern's blog post Museum Education in 21C (cross-blogged from http://thebelbird.blogspot.co.nz)
Mar 13
Paul Keown commented on Rachel Roberts's blog post CoOLs - Communities of Online Learning - A double edged sword?
"Excellent post Rachel. I agree people should not be surprised. On the other hand many have probably dismissed the whole idea thinking "it won't happen on my watch so I won't worry about it." I haven't looked at all the…"
Mar 13
Paul Keown liked Rachel Roberts's blog post CoOLs - Communities of Online Learning - A double edged sword?
Mar 13
Paul Keown posted a blog post

Aspirational v Real Values

Cross Posted from: https://valuesdilemma.edublogs.orgThe overall title for this Blog is “Values in Education Dilemmas” and the 'aspirational' verses 'real' issue is an on going dilemma for parents, teachers and schools. In education as in life the aspirational values in our values and vision statements are just that, aspirational. What we often fail to recognise is there is often a large gap between our “aspirational” values and our “real”…See More
Mar 13
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Values, Critical Inquiry and Rape Culture

Posted on April 1, 2017 at 10:30 0 Comments

Cross Posted from: http://valuesdilemma.edublogs.org/

What a fortnight it has been for values!  Since I started writing my last post on aspirational v real values using the Roast Busters I – III story it has been wall-to-wall reaction and discussion! After the incidents at Wellington College and St Pat's Silverstream a lot has happened! The media has highlighted the issue ‘big time'.…

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Aspirational v Real Values

Posted on March 13, 2017 at 16:45 0 Comments

Cross Posted from: https://valuesdilemma.edublogs.org

The overall title for this Blog is “Values in Education Dilemmas” and the 'aspirational' verses 'real' issue is an on going dilemma for parents, teachers and schools. In education as in life the aspirational values in our values and vision statements are just that, aspirational. What we often fail to recognise is there is often a large gap between our “aspirational” values…

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More Bouquets: Two Secondary Schools

Posted on February 24, 2017 at 22:51 0 Comments

Case Study Three: Hobsonville Point Secondary School

Hobsonville Point is a very new school – established in 2014 so now in just its 4th year. Its roll of 348 (2016) is 65% Pakeha , 12% Maori, 12% Asian and 4% Pasifika. It could be argued that because a brand new school starts from a blank slate that it will look closely at current and even future thinking and build a culture, a curriculum and an education based on current best practice. It seems that this…

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Some Values Bouquets

Posted on February 14, 2017 at 23:46 0 Comments

I feel that some aspects of my last two posts may have seemed a bit ‘preachy’ to my readers! While I do think that the points made in those two posts are important I have decided to go a bit more positive and upbeat in this post!

I am going to base my post this week around 2 case studies. There are many other schools I could have selected but in doing some online research these 2 stood out. They are what seem to me to be interesting and helpful examples of schools doing something…

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At 16:50 on December 9, 2010, Janey Nolan said…
Welcome Paul this is a great site
At 9:37 on December 9, 2010, Hazel Owen said…
Welcome on board, Paul :-) Really great to see you here. Would love to have you input, and please feel free to share ideas and resources, and to start and contribute to conversations.

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