Web2 Revolution, Education Revived?

Please find attached my presentation to the SEGfL Content Group, which looks at web 2.0 applications and trends and attempts to look at the potential impact on education. Of course many web 2.0 applications are being incorporated into Learning Platforms and members of the NEN use web 2.0 functionality in their innovative projects. But what other web 2.0 tools should we use or create next? and what is the next big thing on the horizon? My best guess is the Semantic web (web 3.0).What do you think?

About the Author:

Jeff is the Managing Director of JRH Consultancy Ltd with 30 plus years of experience in education, (as an AST, HOD, Senior Teacher, Senior Examiner, Advisor) and as a consultant in the Commercial and Public sector. He offers to schools and LA's the following support and services. Please contact Jeff for more information:

(M: 07765253028 / E: jeffreyrichardh@gmail.com)

*Strategic development of ICT and New Technologies
i. Review ICT (Health Check) - ICT Audit Exercise (Active and Passive ICT) to identify where the school has expertise and where they can improve ICT provision / Review ICT - Total Cost of Ownership Exercise, so that school can identify outgoings and plan and maximise their ICT spend for the future / Review ICT Vision and Strategy for Change - create / update documentation.
ii. Produce an ICT Requirements Report (Key strengths / key weaknesses. Options and Recommendations, including ICT cost saving recommendations / Risk Register).

*Operational use of ICT and New Technologies
i. Introduce, support and develop the Self Review Framework - a very good tool for developing the use of ICT within schools.
ii. Develop a Next Steps innovation programme, e.g: Provide 5 examples of good practice across the school with recommendations for development.
iii. Share good practice in use of ICT, resources and ideas, stimulating discussion and debate.
iv. Develop student voice / teachers voice / community voice within the school.
v. Support the design and build of new learning spaces (new build or refurbishment).
vi. Develop and support the use of Learning Platforms.

*Interactive Content Creation and Publishing
i. Develop school based Interactive Resources (web / audio / video / animation).
ii. Introduce local / national opportunities to create, publish and share content (audio. images, video) via projects such as making the news, digital storytelling, radio and tv school networks etc.

*Change Management and Transformation Training

i. Develop, collect and spread transformational practice in Teaching and Learning, Leadership and Management.
ii. Review Change and Transformation within the school and produce a Training and Transformation Report, with reference to ICT for Management and Leadership / Curriculum staff / Administration staff / Wider Community.
iii. Provide a staffs skills audit and a range of CPD activities for all staff (e-learning, subject specific) / Community Support / Gifted and Talented Support.

*Strategic Curriculum Development / Leadership and Management
i. Review Curriculum and produce Curriculum review document.
ii. Review and develop school Policies and Procedures, including E-Safety, Data Handling Policies.
iii. Review and develop Education Brief including KPIs, Inclusion, 14-19 arrangements, community and business links, QA systems.
iv. Review and develop a Strategy for Change document.

*Subject Specialisms

Provide training and support for the following subjects:
ICT - (Primary / Secondary)
Geography - (Primary / Secondary)
Citizenship - (Secondary)
Media - (Primary / Secondary)
Cross Curricular Activities - (Primary / Secondary) including Transition Activities.
Internationalism - (Primary / Secondary)

 

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