The OER4Schools Professional Learning Resource
This is the professional learning resource of the OER4Schools project at the Centre for Commonwealth Education. For more information about this project, visit the OER4Schools project page. To learn more about the aims and content of the resource, see Overview. If you are planning to use this resource, then do contact us to see whether we can collaborate in some way.
The resource was collaboratively authored, primarily by Sara Hennessy, Bjoern Hassler, Nitu Duggal, Wei Shin Leong, and Janet Blair of the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education, and Abel Makonga and Agness Tembo of Chalimbana Basic School (Chalimbana, Zambia). Other contributors to specific pages are acknowledged there. A number of aspects of the OER4Schools programme at Chalimbana Basic School have been supported by http://www.aptivate.org.
2 Units in the professional learning resource
- Unit 1: Introduction to interactive teaching and the use of ICT
- Unit 2: Whole class dialogue & effective questioning
- Unit 3: Group work
- Unit 4: Assessment for learning and lesson pacing
- Unit 5: Enquiry-based learning and project work
- Unit 6: Sharing the vision and action research
See the detailed outline for more information.
The content is developed collaboratively between our facilitators Abel Makonga and Agness Tembo at Chalimbana Basic School and our team at the Centre for Commonwealth Education. We currently only have English language versions. However, you can use Google Translate to view French, Portuguese, Swahili and other language versions.
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