ITE Online Forum: key information and dates

A series of thematic seminars linked to Initial Teacher Education (ITE) to share knowledge across university, industry and policy. Chair: Dr. Conor Galvin, UCD. Supported by the Future Classroom Lab.


2019 Programme
Feb: Hearing the Learner 1
Mar: Hearing the Learner 2
May: Designing Teaching Resources
June: Schools Innovation Forum
Sept: Returns to Innovative teaching – schools
Oct: Returns to Innovative teaching – AI
Nov: ITELab workshop, EMINENT
Dec: Learning by Doing – VR and video


2018
Nov:  ITELab Spring Pilots: Part 1 and Part 2
Oct: Blurring the boundaries between ITE and schools
Sept: Teaching, Learning and PD for Beginning Teachers
Jun: Engagement in future pilots
May: Innovative STEM teaching practices
Apr: Extending international collaboration
Mar: Digital Safety and Judgement
Feb: Innovation, change and implementation in ITE


2017:
Dec: Industry-HEI collaboration
Oct: ITE case studies
Jun: Designing new teaching resources for ITE

ITE Forum 2019

A series of thematic seminars, including short reflective videocasts, linked to the discussion theme.  Discussion led by university and industry experts.

 

Next ITE Forum:     Thursday, 16th May at 15hCET

Theme:                    Designing teaching resources

Link to join:           https://eun2.adobeconnect.com/ite-forum-may19/

Discussion question: "What are the advantages of having ITE participants build their own activities/tools/apps?  Is there a place equally for curating/repurposing these from education providers and if so what capability is required?"

Panel:                      Dr Conor Galvin (University College Dublin); Peter Claxton (SMART Technologies); Prof. David Leat (University of Newcastle);
                                 Dr Alessia Signorelli (University of Perugia)
 

Resources:              App developed by University of Newcastle, that can be used by teachers, school students, school community partners.  https://ourplace.app/    

                                Three links to the websites of three different tools especially designed for helping children and adolescents develop their social, emotional and resilience skills: http://positivepenguins.com; https://socialexpress.com ; https://gostrengths.com

Reflective video to support discussion: Importance of OER for Education https://youtu.be/6Z7kEgIGVKQ?t=6

 

 

 

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 and the Future Classroom Lab. 

ITE Forum Webinar Series

Find below summaries and video recordings of past webinars.

 
 
2019  

21 March 2019

 

 

 ITE Forum – March Theme: Hearing the Learner 2 - the voice of the student teacher

Check the presentation here.

Check the recording here.

The importance of having a constructive and continuous dialogue with students. Read more

February 21st

 

 

 ITE Forum – February Theme: Hearing the Learner 1 - the voice of the student teacher

Should we look at student teachers as customers of their institution, entitled to provide feedback on the courses they attend? Read more.

Check the presentation here.

 
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