Welcome to the ITE Forum

The Forum aims to facilitate knowledge sharing between universities, industry and policy-makers working in Initial Teacher Education (ITE) on innovative approaches and resources related to the pedagogical use of ICT.

Dr. Conor Galvin, Director of Graduate Studies, University College Dublin, chairs the Forum.

For more information: info-itelab@eun.org

ITE Forum is supported by ITELab, NextLab and the Future Classroom Lab. 

ITE Forum Blog: articles and resources from partners, teacher trainers, student teachers

Read the October blog: Blurring the boundaries: school and university collaboration to prepare tomorrow's teachers

The ITE Forum blog is open to contributions and linked resources from ITELab partners, associated partners and stakeholders. Email suggestions to: adrienn.pap@eun.org:

ITE Forum Webinar Series

Check out the 2018 webinar programme

Find below summaries and video recordings of past webinars.

 
 
2018  

November 22nd,

15.00 - 16.00

 

 ITE Forum – November Theme: Spring 2019 Pilots Briefing

Check the presentation here.
 

October 18th,

15.00 - 16.00

 

 ITE Forum – October Theme: Blurring the boundaries between universities and schools – sharing highlights from the latest research and case studies published in initial teacher education (ITE) and developing the student teachers' digital pedagogy skills. Questions and discussion.

Check the presentation here.
 

September 5th,

15.00 - 16.00

 

 ITE Forum – September Theme: Teaching, Learning and Professional Development for Beginner Teachers – a briefing by Dr Conor Galvin on the trial running in Autumn 2018 with students from University College Dublin, in preparation for the launch of the full pilot, open to all universities teaching primary or secondary student teachers, in Spring 2019. In this session, Conor walks through the module, which includes a strong dimension of practical classroom activities for each week.

Check the presentation here.
 

June 21st,

15.00 - 17.30

ITE Forum – June Theme: engagement in future pilots (forum held on the 21st of June 2018).

ITE Forum Chair: Dr. Conor Galvin, University College Dublin

Check the presentation here.

 

May 16th,

15.00 - 17.30

ITE Forum – May Theme: including innovative STEM teaching practices in Initial Teacher Education (forum held on the 16th of May 2018).

ITE Forum Chair: Dr. Conor Galvin, University College Dublin

Check the presentation here.

 

April 19th,

15.00 - 17.30

ITE Forum – April Theme: extending international collaboration (forum held on the 19th of April 2018).

ITE Forum Chair: Dr. Conor Galvin, University College Dublin

Check the presentation here.

 

March 22nd,

15.00 - 17.30

ITE Forum – March Theme: digital safety and judgement (forum held on 22nd March 2017)

Focusing on: approaches and support being provided in education, and networks to add value to teachers and student teachers.

ITE Forum Chair: Dr. Conor Galvin, University College Dublin

Presenters: Sabrina Vorbau (Digital Citizenship Team, EUN). Rui Gonçalo Espadeiro (University of Evora, Portugal)

Check the presentation here.

 

February 15th,

15.00 - 17.30

Spotlight - associate partners discussion forum: innovation, change, implementation
Dr Conor Galvin, Director of University College Dublin's MA Education Programme, Ireland
Maïté Debry, European Schoolnet, Belgium
2017  

December 19th,
15.00 - 16.30

Knowledge exchange webinar 2
Initial case studies: ITELab university and industry partners
Feedback from workshop, ITELab Forum Programme for 2018
November 16th,
16.00 - 17.30
Capacity Development Workshop @ EMINENT: innovating ITE curricula
ITELab modules and MOOC, survey results, early recommendations
Attendance at the EMINENT conference is by invitation only.  
Click here  for the presentations. 
October 19th,
15.00 - 16.30 
Knowledge exchange webinar 1
Initial case studies: ITELab university and industry partners.
Dr Conor Galvin, Director of University College Dublin's MA Education Programme, Ireland
Bart Verswijvel, Future Classroom Lab Pedagogical Advisor, EUN 
Martin Gaustad, Adviser at the IT-departments Media Centre, University of Agder, Norway
Prof Floriana Falcinelli, Professor of General Education and Education and ICT, University of Perugia, Italy
Prof Dr Silke Grafe, Professor of School Pedagogy, University of Würzburg, Germany
 
June 21st
Knowledge exchange – briefing webinar
ITELab project introduction and the role of Associate Partners
Dorothy Cassells, ITELab Project Manager, EUN
 
 
Design of new training for student teachers (Modules, student teacher MOOC)
Dr Conor Galvin, Director of University College Dublin's MA Education Programme, Ireland
Bart Verswijvel, Future Classroom Lab Pedagogical Advisor, EUN