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Week 3 learning summary

What have we learned this week? We’ve taken a look at the nature of professional learning in schools A variety of case studies have provided examples of evidence-informed CPD approaches …

Building confidence with technology CPD

In this video, we hear from Greg Hughes at the de Ferrers Academy about their approach to teacher CPD for education technologies. Key learning points from this case study Start …

Digital leaders

In this video, we hear from Zainab Patel at the Olive Tree Primary school about their student digital leader programme to support staff CPD. Key learning points from this case …

Video coaching and practice

In this video, we consider how the use of video and coaching might help a teacher to engage in deliberate practice. Deliberate practice is described by Deans for Impact as …

Toast and technology

In this article, Corinne Latham, Headteacher at Seaview Primary School and Nursery, shares how their school has engaged staff with improving their digital skills. Context In Northern Ireland, ICT is …

Teacher Learning Communities

In this video, we hear from Claire Badger and colleagues at Godolphin & Latymer school about their use of teacher learning communities for CPD. Key learning points from this case …

Implementing journal clubs for teachers

In this article, Dr Sam Sims explores how teacher journal clubs can help to influence evidence-based practices in school. If you’d like to implement journal clubs in your school to …

Case studies

If we’re constructing CPD for teachers to support our strategy for education technologies, we know that it needs to be prioritised by leadership teams, underpinned by robust evidence and expertise, …

Building a Professional Learning Culture in Schools

In this article, Hannah Tyreman explores the features of effective professional development. Central to the development and support of teaching staff is the nature of the school’s professional learning culture. …

Harnessing teachers as drivers of change

In this article from Nesta, we consider teachers as drivers of change. Most often, it is teachers who are the arbiters of when and how a technology is used in …

Managing change

In Weeks 1 and 2 we’ve observed the variety of changes and considerations to be made for effective implementation of an education technologies strategy: Evaluate current use of education technologies …

Communicating your strategy effectively

In this video, we hear from Iesha Small about the features of effective vision and strategy communication. Iesha shares how effective communication can help colleagues to see how the strategy …

Week 3 introduction

Welcome to Week 3 of the course: Leadership of education technologies in schools This week, we focus on how establishing and sustaining a professional learning culture to support your education …

What’s next?

Next week, we’ll be exploring how establishing and sustaining a professional learning culture is essential Week 3 – A professional learning culture What is a professional learning culture? How might …

Week 2 learning summary

What have we learned this week? We’ve taken a look at aspects of change management and effective strategy implementation Jess Pather, Peter Twining and Cat Scutt have helped to navigate …