The September ITE Forum brought together voices from schools, universities and industry to discuss, what really are the benefits for schools and teachers in being innovative?
Are you studying to be a teacher and interested to connect with student teachers in other countries? Are you anxious to experiment with them, as part of your training, with some innovative uses of ICT, apps and tools to encourage active and collaborative learning when you start teaching? By joining the second rerun of the ITELab online course "The Networked Teacher – Teaching in the 21st Century", you will start to build your own personal learning network of future teachers, like you, for mutual support and ongoing professional development. It can also make your first teaching job application stand out.
The Autumn 2019 programme has just been launched, connecting all stakeholders preparing future teachers to be C21st classroom ready. Join the connection with over 40 initial teacher education universities across 15 countries, engaging with student teachers, industry, and policymakers. Connect together in co-teaching opportunities, a ‘Networked Teacher' MOOC, ITE online thematic discussions.
Meeting on 16th May 2019, members of the ITE Forum discussed how teachers can design their own teaching resources and the importance of this to teachers' professional development.
ITELab is an EC-funded knowledge exchange project, encouraging innovation in initial teacher education (ITE), supported by a partnership between universities and industry.
Innovative Initial Teacher Education Module Framework Guides published in Italian, Norwegian and Portuguese.06/05/2019
Following successful trials by universities across Europe, two flexible, teaching module frameworks are now published for universities training student teachers: A: Teaching, Learning and Professional Development for Beginning Teachers; B: Designing for Learning.
Student Teacher Voice - Listening to the future teacher (part 2): The importance of having a constructive and continuous dialogue with students08/04/2019
The March online ITE Forum continued its dialogue between universities, industry, policymakers and student teachers, on the role of the student teacher as a university ‘customer', following up on the previous discussion from 21st February 2019.
Innovation in Initial Teacher Education. Emerging trends, issues and recommendations are published, drawing on the work of the EC-funded Knowledge Alliance ITELab project.
During the weekend of 15 and 16 March 2019, the Escola Superior de Educação do Instituto Politécnico de Santarém (Portugal) organized a conference about innovation in teaching of Mathematics and Sciences. More than 150 attendees took part in a very varied programme of keynotes and discussions, as well as engaging, hands-on sessions. The conference promotes the ideas of active and project based learning.
Should we look at student teachers as customers of their institution, entitled to provide feedback on the courses they attend?