Lesson study in a professional networking environment

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The poster presents the experience of collaboration between one of the leading schools of the Almaty region (Republic of Kazakhstan), secondary school No. 2 in Kapshagai, with other schools in the city within the framework of the Lesson Study

The aim of this work is to analyze the mechanism of using the Lesson study as an effective tool for conducting joint research with partner schools in order to create and sustain professional communities of teachers aimed at improving the teaching and learning in the region.

The poster presents the model of interaction between teachers within and beyond the school with the aim of jointly conducting Lesson Study and analyzing the process of collaboration. At the same time, the poster presents some results of identified collaboration, in particular, the creation of Kapshagai Association of Lesson Study (KALS), the functioning of a special website, the publication of the annual printed and electronic journal aimed at presenting research results and tools for teaching.

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Lesson Study and Kazakhstan – status quo and perspectives

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On November 29, 2021, another WALS (World Association of Lesson Studies) International Online Conference entitled “Revisiting Lesson and Learning Studies: Accessibility, Quality, and Sustainability” began in Macao. Traditionally, it is a globally recognized platform for educators and researchers from around the world to share their experiences.

The Center of Excellence of “Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools” AEO (Center) annually participates in the events as a permanent member of WALS.

Today, for the first time, Kazakhstan, represented by the Center, held a symposium with participation of more than 100 experts and researchers, where 4 trainers acted as keynote speakers. The symposium was moderated by Peter Dudley, renowned scholar, PhD, President of WALS, associate professor of the University of Cambridge (UK).

The results of the research carried out within the framework of the “Lesson Study in Kazakhstan” project were presented, the specifics of the impact of distance learning on research process, their difficulties and solutions, as well as the conditions for introducing this approach into professional networking were discussed.

At the end of the symposium, Peter Dudley, summing up the discussion, highly appreciated the CoE’s Lesson Study project. According to the expert, teacher research should form the basis of Kazakhstan’s national education policy and influence changes in the national curriculum, pedagogy, androgogy and the evaluation system.

A total of 12 trainers of the CoE will present the results of their research at the conference.

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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.

Center of Excellence has become a council member of WALS

24 of November 2015 within an annual International conference of World Association of Lesson Studies (WALS) Center of Excellence AEO «Nazarbayev Intellectual schools» has become a council member of WALS.

Since the implementation of the In-Service training programme for the pedagogic staff of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2012) Kazakhstani schools have been implementing, founded in Japan, Lesson study. Lesson Study as a tool for professional learning is now practiced in many countries and it has helped schools around the world develop into learning communities.
24 of November 2015 within an annual International conference of World Association of Lesson Studies (WALS) Center of Excellence AEO «Nazarbayev Intellectual schools» has become a council member of WALS. WALS (The World Association of Lesson Studies) http://walsnet.org/ aims to promote and advance the research and practices focused on Lesson Studies in order to improve the quality of teaching and learning. It provides a platform for research collaboration, mutual assistance and information exchange among its members. It is made up of educational researchers and teaching professionals committed to the improvement of the quality of learning.

Lesson Study as a tool for improving teaching and learning practices

In December 2015, a regional seminar “Use of the Lesson Study approach for improving the practice of teaching and learning” was held in Arshaly secondary school №2 of Akmola region.

Arshaly secondary school number 2 is the leading school in the region, it regularly carries out work within the professional community network for broadcasting educational teacher experience aimed at improving practice of partner school teachers.
In December 2015, a regional seminar “Use of the Lesson Study approach for improving the practice of teaching and learning” was held in Arshaly secondary school №2 of Akmola region. Arshaly secondary school number 2 is the leading school in the region, it regularly carries out work within the professional community network for broadcasting educational teacher experience aimed at improving practice of partner school teachers.

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