The workshop is aimed at the professional development of trainers on application of Lesson Study approach by the teachers of mainstream schools.
The workshop speaker – Peter Dudley – is the President of the World Association of Lesson Studies (WALS), a lecturer in Leadership and Learning at Cambridge (UK) and Director of Education in the London Borough of Camden (UK). Peter Dudley is one of the researchers who implemented Lesson Study in Great Britain in 2001 and an author of the handbook for teachers “Lesson study: theory and practice”.
There are five sessions with plenaries and informal discussions on the key research topics in the workshop programme.
The workshop agenda and discussions include the following key questions:
– creating knowledge forms while planning, observing and analyzing Lesson Study;
– the importance of knowledge forms in the study of approaches to the analysis and synthesis of results;
– analysis of the Lesson Study findings at schools;
– evaluation of the Lesson Study implication (teaching based on the successful assessment models);
– planning a meta-study of lessons, data collection and analysis; support for the “Lesson Study Development” communities and the process of systemic learning, evaluation of Lesson Study impact.
Travelling Lesson Study strides across the planet! Ideas worth spreading are spread!
Center of Excellence is expanding the circle of its friends and associates far beyond the borders of Kazakhstan. The meeting at the international educational conference “ED Crunch Moscow”, where the experience of Kazakhstani teachers in conducting research was presented, gave impetus to cooperation with teachers from Togliatti (Russia).
The seminar on the topic “Organization of Lesson Study in school” was held for a teaching staff of PEI SS “Educational Center” School” from October 31st to November 2nd, 2018. For 3 days teachers under the guidance of the trainer of the Center of Excellence Zhanna Baigarinova made a plan of their own Lesson Study, modelled the situations, formulated research questions on the practice of teaching, developed the observation forms and methods for analyzing lessons. Special interest focused on the aspects of differentiation, deep learning pedagogy and lesson goal-setting.
The implementation of the Lesson in the daily practice of teachers of the Republic of Kazakhstan has aroused thoughtful interest and inquisitive questions from Togliatti teachers. Feedback showed a high appreciation of the workshop methods, quality of resources and style of conducting the training. In plans to continue working together in matters of teaching and learning.
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
Пит Дадли (Ұлыбритания)
(ағылшын тілінен аударылған)
«Назарбаев Зияткерлік мектептері» ДББҰ Педагогикалық шеберлік орталығы,
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.|