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Modern Learning Curriculum

Leading future-focused curriculum development in your school

The thinking that goes behind a future-focused approach to curriculum is a key part of developing a full approach to modern learning. This programme will take you on a journey exploring ideas about curriculum and how it translates into classroom practice. including the implications for designing learning experiences for learners.

What you will learn

  • How to design a curriculum that is truly future-focused and addresses the needs of all learners
  • How to empower others to reframe curriculum.
  • Ways to increase and enhance your networked learning opportunities.

Start date and length of programme

The programme begins on Monday 16 February 2015, and runs for 17 weeks.

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Who is this for

Leaders of curriculum in schools who are looking for ways to engage staff in designing and implementing curriculum practices that align with the NZC.

Format

17 week course divided into four modules (4-5 weeks per module).

5-8 professional learning hours per module, including three hours online facilitation.

Each module will look like this:

Week 1 - synchronous online session to explore the module content and discuss the main themes.

Weeks 2-3 - complete a task, supported by online resources and discussions and contributed to by the facilitators.

Week 4-5 - group feedback and reflection via an online conference and completion of the module.

Access to the resources will remain open to participants until the end of the year in which the course is undertaken.

The participants collaborate together throughout the programme.

Modules

Module one: Understanding the context for change

Module two: Learner-centred curriculum design

Module three: Supporting a knowledge building curriculum

Module four: Developing a future focused school curriculum

Facilitators

photo of Derek WenmothDerek Wenmoth - Derek is the Director of eLearning CORE Education Ltd.  He has a broad background in education, with experience as a teacher and principal at the primary and secondary school level, and in teacher education and e-Education. Derek is also a senior advisor in e-Learning for MOE and government with 20 years’ experience in designing and facilitating online programmes.

Email: derek.wenmoth@core-ed.org
Phone: 021 336 971

 

photo of Mary Anne MillsMary Anne Mills – Mary Anne is responsible for CORE’s professional learning and curriculum programmes in CORE. She has extensive experience as a secondary teacher and as a professional learning facilitator.  She was programme manager for the NZC within the Ministry of Education.

Email: maryanne.mills@core-ed.org
Phone: 021 823 955

Investment

$750 + GST for one person

$1500 +GST for two people

$1800 + GST for three people

Outcomes

Participants will:

  • gain a deeper level of awareness and understanding of effective learner centred curriculum design which can be shared with colleagues
  • be more capable educators in professional online communities as curriculum leaders who can develop networked learning within schools
  • build their own learning networks by engaging with other curriculum leaders
  • develop strategies to empower others to reframe school and/or syndicate/departmental curriculum.
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