Archivo de la categoría DigCompOrg

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First steps towards a Digital School Plan

We have now finished the first module of the this MOOC, where we have taken the first steps to learn about “Digitally Competent Educational Organizations”. During this first module, we have had the opportunity to learn about different tools, services and resources, that will allow improving the educational processes. Therefore, this first module has aimed at providing participants with a more global perspective, looking at the educational organisation as a promoter of transformation and designing improvement plans with the support of an Organisation’s management team, or a leading team willing to change the status quo. Despite of the fact that…

A school capable of understanding the new digital culture

Just a few days ago I was reading the last opinion column written by Aitor Lázpita in Cuadernos de Pedagogía, where he wonders if we have not turned technology into the Deus ex machina of the school, this is, something external that comes to solve all problems, in this case the problems of our schools. This reflection seems especially relevant to me to be in the context of this course, where technology is seen as a lever for change and for transformation of the reality of educational organizations. The DigCompOrg framework is certainly ambitious in this sense, as technology in…

The School We Want

Reflecting on the reason behind our activities as teachers will help us to successfully face our day-to-day in the classroom, and for this, we need to see ourselves as part of a community. Obviously, the most immediate and tangible is the one that constitutes our closest environment: our educational center. As the academic year is taking its first steps, we encourage you to think which kind of school you want and then, share it with other teachers in a collaborative panel. It can be a text, an image, a video or an animation, … any format is allowed. All together,…

Cable de red que simboliza a un centro conectado

School and technology, a way to go

One of the biggest challenges nowadays in our school is to achieve that technologies start being one resource more to successfully face its main objective, that is, to train children, teenagers and youngsters to apply a critical and responsible citizenship. But technology in school does not only appear in pedagogical processes, as could be teaching and learning practices, content and curriculum, or evaluation, but also has to do with organisational issues such as leadership and governance, the professional development of its members, or collaboration and networking. In addition, The good usage of technology in the educative centers is not just…

Digitally Competent Educational Organizations (#DigCompOrg) open for registration

Next Tuesday, 19th September, the MOOC Digitally Competent Educational Organisations (1st edition) starts. During 4 weeks, and with an estimated effort of 5 hours per week, this MOOC will address the transformation of educational organisations considering technology as a key facilitator component for the success of this process. The course will analyse and tackle this challenge from three complementary dimensions: the pedagogical dimension (which includes all aspects related to the teaching and learning practice, to the curricula contents, and to the assessment practices), the organisational dimension (which includes leadership and governance practices, professional development and collaboration and networking) and the…