Learning Forward’s 2016 Annual Conference held in Vancouver was a seminal event for professional learning in Canada. Carol Campbell and team’s ‘Study of the State of Educators’ Professional Learning’, and Fullan and Hargreaves ‘Call to Action’ garnered huge attention and endorsement.
Fullan and Hargreaves presentation, Professional Learning and Development, is available here for download.
… Read more Learning Forward Annual Conference
In collaboration with Google, Michael has written a blog for Google’s Keyword, their central destination for the latest news updates and stories from inside Google.
Google has commissioned research on the Finnish teaching profession by Kantar Public, an independent social research agency, and invited Michael to submit this piece.
If you would like to read it, please click here.
… Read more Find your own Finland – Google Blog
The book that Andy Hargreaves and I wrote, Professional Capital, is a new way of thinking about the profession. Professional capital refers to qualities within and among professionals that we can and should invest in with our time, effort, commitment and ingenuity. The human capital of individuals’ knowledge and skill is a precious asset. The decisional capital of effective judgment needs deliberate investment and development over time. The social capital of the teaching profession is about the power of what teachers can achieve together by moving ideas around and taking collective responsibility for everyone’s success.
… Read more Announcing the Professional Capital Survey—a new digital tool to improve the teaching profession!