«Ways of effective implementation of new approaches of training within the framework of updated content of education:lesson study in school practice» dialogue platform


On May 30, 2018, the branch of the Center of Excellence in Kyzylorda conducted an interactive platform on the topic «Ways of effective implem entation of new approaches of training within the framework of updated content of education: Lesson Study in school practice». The main goal of the event is to study the practical orientation of Lesson Study in the practice of innovative schools within the framework of the updated content of education, to summarize the results of the research works of the 2017–2018 school year, disseminate best practices and best research works.

Teachers and leaders of innovative schools, practicing the Lesson Study, methodologists of the city department of education and the CoE trainers took part in the dialogue platform.

The director of the Center of Excellence branch S. T. Kamalova delivered a speech at the beginning and revealed the importance of research in the practice of the teacher, focusing on the differences of scientific research from the studies of practitioners.

The coordinator of the regional educational-innovative lyceum № 10 N.Esbosyn shared her school’s experience in the study of the Lesson Study, offering valuable information on the organization of this process, its stages, on informing and reflecting the results of studies through regional mass media.

The teacher of school-lyceum № 3 E.Saidalieva shared in her presentation with the experience on the harmonious joint work of teachers within the framework of the updated content of education, of the renewed program that allows teachers to exchange experience in team spirit, solidarity of responsibility and the effectiveness of experience exchange. She noted that the results of the research conducted at school will be presented at the IX International Conference.

L.Abdraimova, the trainer of pilot school № 31 of Zhalagash region made a speech of the optimized model of the Lesson Study, which was «born» with the approbation of updated educational programs, taking into account the advantages and disadvantages of this model.

Coach of the branch K. S. Abdramanova made a report on the difficulties in the research works, ways of supporting the publication of the research results, on effective aids needed for research.

In the final part of the event, the teacher-researchers analyzed the difficulties and achievements in carrying out the studies of the last academic year and determined the tasks for the forthcoming academic year. It was noted that a number of positive changes were observed in the practice of the research groups of innovation schools and the effectiveness of the work was felt.

LESSON STUDY: THE THEORY OF USE AND APPLICATION

LESSON STUDY: THE THEORY OF USE AND APPLICATION

Методическое пособие

Автор:

Пит Дадли (Ұлыбритания)

(ағылшын тілінен аударылған)

 

Баспа:

Астана қ.,

«Назарбаев Зияткерлік мектептері» ДББҰ Педагогикалық шеберлік орталығы,
2013. – 70 б.

 

ӘОЖ 374.00

 

Басылым тілі:

қазақша, орысша, ағылшынша

 
In the method book such issues as planning, implementation and analysis of Lesson study in schools, transfer of  knowledge and practical skills to colleagues, obtained as a result of its implementation is discussed. The method book is addressed to the schoolteachers, higher education teaching personnel and pedagogical institute’s students, as well as to a public.

Workshop «Development of research thinking through the implementation of Lesson Study. Observation, transcription and lesson analysis»

On March 26th-27th, 2018, the workshop under the title «Development of research thinking through the implementation of Lesson Study. Observation, Transcription and Lesson Analysis” with the participation of Toshiya Chichibu, a researcher at the National Institute for Educational Policy Studies (Japan, Tokyo), was held for 60 trainers of the Center of Excellence (hereinafter referred as the Center) and its branches. The purpose is to increase the effectiveness of the Kazakhstani project on implementation of Lesson Study approach in secondary schools of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Besides the trainers of the Center, employees of the Regional State Budgetary Institution of Additional Professional Education «Altai Regional Institute for Advanced Training of Educators», who arrived on an exchange visit to the Center, took part in the workshop. The teachers of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools of the city of Astana also joined the workshop.

During the workshop, the participants got acquainted with the culture of the Japanese model of Lesson Study, the methods of conducting the research of the lesson, the rules for observing and transcribing the lesson. The methods of data collection, time history, seating of observers were actively discussed.

Within the framework of the visit to Kazakhstan, Toshiya Chichibu is going to visit Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools, the International School and two secondary schools (school-lyceum No. 72 of Astana city and Economic Lyceum), where the lessons will be observed and discussion with teachers will be held.

The cooperation of the Center with Toshija Chichibu began in 2013. Within three months that year, Toshiya Chichibu conducted practical workshops and trainings on the implementation of Lesson Study for Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools teachers and teachers of secondary schools in 11 regions of the country. As a result of this work, jointly with the staff of the Center, a «Handbook for teachers on implementation Lesson Study» was published.

The international conference on research lesson study took place in september 3-5

The conference brought together practitioners and researchers from around the world in order to share their knowledge, understanding and experience in conducting LESSON STUDY, as a form of research-based practice.

The conference was a really international event for researchers, university teachers, school teachers, legislators, since they could share their knowledge with each other. The conference was attended by over 500 delegates from 39 countries. Various sessions were divided by themes, such as learning in school, primary school; special needs and inclusive education; a wide range of educational development within LESSON STUDY.

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