Category - organisational learning

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Teaching for Effective Learning: South Australia Department for Education and Children’s Services
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Ngambara Fimityatit: Learning Together in Daly River
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Article: “It’s ‘complex’ – Workplace Bullying as a Wicked Problem”
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Rethinking Professional Learning
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Corporate Leadership as Corporate Authorship: Becoming a Story Maker

Teaching for Effective Learning: South Australia Department for Education and Children’s Services

Visiting Fellow Chris Goldspink presents the research and practice from the Teaching for Effective Learning Programme in South Australia at the Centre for Systems Learning and Leadership at the Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol in March 2012. The Teaching for Effective Learning Framework was developed as a part of ongoing enquiry in South Australia into the nexus between how teachers design and orchestrate learning and learner engagement. The framework was developed through consultation with international researchers, as well as local leaders and skilled practitioners, about the essential elements of quality practice. The framework provides means of measuring quality of practice through systematic observation of teaching practice and been demonstrated to be valid and reliable in this role. It[…]

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Ngambara Fimityatit: Learning Together in Daly River

These murals of a Barramundi and a Brolga have been painted by the community in Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia, to remind everyone about how the community and the children in St Francis Xavier Catholic School are learning and achieving together.  The project, led by Miriam Rose Bauman and Julianne Willis, draws everyone in the school community together to engage in learning and change.  The vision of the project is summed up in the title Ngamara Fimityatit – which means When we learn together, sharing + living the same language for learning, we will be empowered to create a new story for our future… It’s about bringing together local traditional knowledge systems with 21century ideas about learning, in order to empower[…]

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Article: “It’s ‘complex’ – Workplace Bullying as a Wicked Problem”

New Article:  It’s ‘complex’ – Systems Thinking and Workplace Bullying This article written by Damian Stoupe has just been published in the latest edition of Counselling at Work (Autumn 2012).  It draws upon the work of Elinor Ostrom and systems thinking in promoting the use of authentic dialogue as a means of countering the phenomenon of workplace bullying.  Using the notion of wicked problems I suggest we may gain a greater insight into the issues surrounding bullying and be able to challenge the current dominance of event-driven responses in the workplace.

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Rethinking Professional Learning

RETHINKING PROFESSIONAL LEARNING IN THE 21ST CENTURY View more presentations from Learning Emergence network Exciting seminar from Dr Patrick Hazelwood, head teacher of St Johns School Malborough. Patrick is one if the UK’s pioneering heads – developing the RSA’s Opening Minds curriculum and the International Baccalaureate, to create a learning-centred school. He talked about how teacher professional learning is key to radical change. He has published two books ‘How to nurture indpendent thinkers’ and ‘Leading the Leaders for the Future‘.

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Corporate Leadership as Corporate Authorship: Becoming a Story Maker

Corporate Leadership as Corporate Authorship TIm Coburn 2011 Tim Coburn led the second seminar in the ‘Re-thinking  Leadership and Learning Seminar Series’  at Centre for Systems Learning and Leadership at the Graduate School of Education yesterday. It was an original, rigorous and exciting seminar which authentically ‘did what it said on the tin’.   A key take home idea  is that  becoming a STORY MAKER  is a key element of corporate and individual agency and leadership.

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