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Embrace the challenges of a more flexible, technology-supported learning environment!
Re-think learning spaces and safeguard the well-being of the children and the teachers!
First seminar date and time: 9 June 2021, 15.00 - 16.30 EET
On-site attendance for teachers in Miercurea Ciuc and Tallinn!
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Webinar series on hybrid education - making success and challenges visible
A Webinar series on hybrid education will make best practices and current challenges in web-based distance and hybrid education visible to teachers, researchers, educational technology developers and other educational stakeholders, and that will offer opportunity for mutual support and mutual learning.
There will be 5 webinars:
June 2021 - 1st Webinar:
hosted by the School of Educational Sciences, Tallinn University.
Topics: Using hybrid learning to face uncertainty of teaching conditions under Covid-19 crises. (types of hybrid classroom, technologies used, arrangement of learning activities, methods and procedures).
Keynote speaker: Dr. Janika Leoste, robotics teacher, education innovator with relevant experience in hybrid learning, Tallinn University.
October 2021 - 2nd Webinar:
hosted by the Spektrum Educational center, Romania.
Topics: Learning teams and co-creative teamwork in online and hybrid education, hosted by P1.
Keynote speaker: Kristóf Fenyvesi, University of Jyvaskyla, Researcher of STEAM, Trans-, Multi- and Interdisciplinary Learning
January 2022 - 3rd webinar:
Hosted by the STEM Education Department at the Johannes kepler University, Linz
Topics: STEAM education with innovative methods and digital tools supporting hybrid education.
Keynote speaker: Dr. Zsolt Lavicza, professor at Johannes Kepler University
April 2022 - 4th webinar:
Hoste by the “Apáczai Csere János” Pedagogical Center, Romania
Topics: Innovative learning environments, student participation in learning environment improvement:
Keynote speaker: Tiina Mäkelä, researcher at the University of Jyvaskyla
June 2022 - 5th Webinar:
hosted by the Finnish Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyväskylä
Topics: Wellbeing of teachers, cooperation among teachers, taking risks innovating practices
Keynote speaker: Marja Kankaanranta, senior researcher at the University of Jyvaskyla, expert in digital teacher portfolios
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A Framework for Efficient and Engaging Hybrid Education in Lower-secondary Schools
(Free-ED) is an Erasmus+ School Education project that aims:
- to define a framework for hybrid education (combining classroom learning with web-based distance learning) in lower secondary schools,
- to collect and share best technology supported education practices in the project countries: Austria, Estonia, Finland and Romania,
- to help lower secondary teachers reflect on their practice and develop their digital and pedagogical competences,
- to provide recommendations to education technology developers.
1st Webinar - 9 June
About the webinar:
Estonian experience of Hybrid Learning
Language of the webinar:
- 15:00-15:10 Introduction of the Free-Ed project by Csilla Lazar, Spektrum Educational Center
- 15:10-15:20 Teachers' experiences of last year international STEAM course conducted in hybrid by Janika Leoste
- 15:20-15:40 Estonian teachers coping with distance and hybrid learning this year by Mihkel Kangur and Signe Hohensee
- 15:40-15:55 Teaching and learning together with students. Introducing the results of one year Higher Education project by Larissa Jõgi
- 15:55-16:10 Discussion and group work in Break-out rooms
- 16:10-16:25 Reflection on break-out rooms' discussions
- 16:25-16:30 Closing notes by Csilla Lazar
Benefits of participating:
Gathering the experience of Estonian practitioners. Estonia is known as a digitally advanced country.
Janika Leoste, - Junior Research Fellow on Educational robotics, Tallinn University
Mihkel Kangur - Senior Research Fellow, Tallinn University
Signe Hohensee - Teacher, Educational Technologist , Tallinn 21st School
Larissa Jõgi - Associate Professor of Andragogy, Tallinn University, School of Educational Sciences
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