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D3.1 Reccomendations and resources to support innovation within ITE: Digital pedagogical capacity building, the focus of the future ITELab introductory modules, is at the core of the modular framework and modules' design led by Dr Conor Galvin, University College Dublin. The design process is described in section 1 of the paper, with sub-section 1.2 providing details about the module architecture, while sub-sections 1.3 and 1.4 deliver an overview of the work in progress towards ‘'boosting innovation in Higher Education'' – a key objective in this project work-stream.

In section 2, the paper outlines observations on how ITE providers can better exploit CPD resources and gives early recommendations based on the development of the ITELab module architecture and the resourcing of the first Module A which is to be trialed as part of the Spring 2018 beta pilot. The second part considers the ITE curricula and how it can be developed in order to achieve more innovative models of teaching and learning.2.

The paper concludes by giving early recommendations based on first observations of the beta-testing of the ITELab modules and the ongoing development of the project. Recommendations will be developed over the course of the project, reflecting the experience of the full pilot and evaluation in 2019 and discussions in the project's ITE Forum.



D4.2 MOOC Outline: an outline providing a detailed description of the rationale, objectives, structure and content of the MOOC.



D4.1 MOOC Requirements Report: the report outlines the requirements of project partners for training studenet teachers using a MOOC on the pedagogical use of ICT.


Initial Case Studies highlight innovative best practices in the integration of digital technologies in the curricula of ITE institutions. A series of case studies will be developed over this three-year Knowledge Alliance project. This first edition examines how universities in Norway, Italy and Germany are currently successfully integrating ICT across their ITE courses and curricula. 
You will find out about the universities' background, the policies and frameworks, which they apply in order to make this change of ITE curricula happen including their innovative approaches to developing Pedagogical Digital Competences. Read more here.
This European Schoolnet Perspective  paper summarizes the research evidence from the ITELab Literature Review Report, ITELab Monitoring Report and other publications on innovation in education and translates the evidence into ideas for policy action. The Perspective highlights examples of how various universities tackle the issues of insufficient teacher training on the pedagogical use of ICT and its integration in Initial Teacher Education curricula via the ICT competence frameworks to ensure all student teachers are equipped with ICT skills necessary in this digital age. Read more: 
ITELab Monitoring Report 1 brings together the key findings published in the D2.1 Literature Review Report (March 2017), coupled with early information gathered through surveys and interviews with project partners and wider stakeholders.
The report covers main institutional frameworks for the integration of ICT in teacher curricula at European level, competence frameworks and self-assessment tools, together with examples of ITELab project partner's use of institutional frameworks and how they integrate ICT across their institutions in innovative ways.

The presentation 'Literature review report - Overview of research on the integration of ICT in Initial Teacher Education (ITE)' summarises current background research on which the project's understanding of how training in the pedagogical use of ICT is currently covered within ITE curricula in Europe and evidence of how student teachers are currently trained in using ICT.

As new research on the topic emerges, this section will be updated accordingly.

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