Entries tagged: Teachers

Teacher Development

Nomination call for UNESCO-Hamdan Prize 2015-2016

The fourth edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers has opened the call for nominations. The prize is awarded every two years and[…]

Teacher Development

‘An Industry of Mediocrity’ & Change from Outside?

        By BILL KELLER, NYT, 20.10.2013    “Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach. And those who can’t teach, teach teaching.”   This sounds like a scary aphorism, however, National Council on[…]

Learning Technologies

The Teacher’s Guide to Project-based Learning

Recently we came across an interesting publication on the design of projects for students to ehance their learning experiences. The work is described by the authors as: “A guide on how to design and run[…]

Education Worldwide

Today is Teachers’ Day! (October 5)

Yes, it is. The World Teachers’ day has been held annually on October 5th since 1994.  It was created by the UNESCO, and is celebrated by teachers worldwide. This day has the aim to mobilise[…]

Teacher Development

Teaching teachers for the future

This article was written and posted by David Jones in his weblog   The following is a bit of a summary and initial reflection on the Teaching teachers for the future project that is currently[…]

Teacher Development

Let’s Save Great Teachers

Source | Flowing Data Studentsfirst has published a video in their YouTube channel explaning how the American educative system bases teacher layoffs on seniority; this means that last teachers entering the educative system have the risk[…]

Teacher Development

Call for Demos: VIII International Seminar -Teacher Training: Reconsidering the Teacher Role-

CALL FOR DEMOS en CATALÀ | ESPAÑOL Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with the experts participating in the VIII International Seminar of the UOC UNESCO Chair in e-Learning. The topic of this year is[…]

Misc.

…and thirtyfive more

  Following the topic openned on the last post, the more specific we list items, the more useful they are. Here you have thirtyfive more reassons to go on surfing the net. This time, someone[…]