Spring Days Plenary

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Presenter(s): Dr Ken Beatty

Misfortunes of all kinds have a way of bringing out the best in people and, when disasters and challenges arise, they often lead to rapid torrents of large and small innovations.

There are several changes in education at the moment that promise to have lasting beneficial impacts on teaching and learning.

This presentation outlines seven of these, identifying challenges and ways in which improvements in education will happen.  

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Duration: 1 hour
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Presenter(s): Jeremy Harmer Jeremy Harmer

In the midst of the disturbing life we find ourselves in a number of positive developments have helped to lighten the concerns that preoccupy us all. There is a heightened sense of community, for one thing, and a growing awareness, perhaps, of the value of people who keep our societies going.

And there is education! We miss it when it is not available. And so people have had to turn, instantly, to teaching online. For some that has has been 'business as usual', but for most educators it has been something of a shock!

This talk looks at examples, from everyday life and previous teaching experiences to see how we should react (and are reacting) to the online world. Is it a nightmare or a beautiful dream, a bee or a butterfly?

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Duration: 1 hour

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