Posted 20 Oct 2017 3:54pm
Learned helplessness is a condition that we may all suffer in one way or another. I don't know where the wrenches are kept in the garage because I don't want to wrench anything. It is a lot easier to ask my Dan to wrench things when they need wrenching, and then I don't have to do it. But we can also become victims of learned helplessness if we fail to be able to seek out and find solutions for ourselves.
Posted 21 Sep 2017 10:21am
The Institute of Professional Learning: Te Whai Toi Tangata (IPL) welcomed five school leaders from Ontario, Canada for a ten day reciprocal visit to New Zealand. This follows a successful exchange in 2016. The highlight for the visitors was being welcomed onto Te Kohinga Marae University of Waikato. followed by a hangi lunch on the 23rd July.
Posted 13 Sep 2017 11:30am
It all began in June 2016, when the Institute of Professional Learning and The University of Waikato collaborated on the provision of a professional development course for teachers and principals at Vinschool, Hanoi, Vietnam...
Posted 11 Aug 2017 9:37am
This is the second post about a recent trip to Vietnam as part of ongoing professional development provided by the IPL, University of Waikato, for teachers from Vinschool.
Posted 10 Aug 2017 11:19am
As part of ongoing professional development provided by the Institute of Professional Development, University of Waikato, for teachers from Vinschool I travelled to Vietnam in June with a colleague to facilitate 6 modules of work, firstly in Hanoi and then in Ho Chi Minh city. Mary and I were in Hanoi for two weeks and then Ho Chi Minh for two weeks, so a great chance to see a few sights and taste the culture of Vietnam, when our work allowed us time off
Posted 11 Jul 2017 10:43am
I have been working with teachers in Vietnam on modern learning practices. It has been a great experience, revising all of the principles of learning, assessment practices, student-centred learning, curriculum development, and ways of connecting your school with your community - local, national and global.