The challenge for lots of teachers is to recognise that education is not contained within the four walls of their own classroom. Whatever happens in one classroom should be part of the wider school development and ultimately the ecosystem of education. In this session, Diana will share some of her insights from the Living Schools Lab project and the Creative Classrooms Lab project where she has been responsible for the observation and documentation of innovative practice on the use of technology in schools across Europe. Diana will explore how schools can use the evidence from one classroom to inform practice across the school.
Diana Bannister is the Development Director for Learning Technologies in the Faculty of Education, University of Wolverhampton. She started her career as a Primary teacher and Deputy Headteacher, but then moved in 2001 to the University to lead projects on technology and school improvement. In 2009 she began working with schools across Europe, helping teachers to make effective use of technology to support learning and teaching. She regularly leads professional development sessions with school leaders and teachers exploring strategies for school development. Diana has worked with and visited schools in over 30 countries observing and documenting practice understanding how to mainstream change in schools.
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