The European Policy Network on School Leadership organises a 6-week long e-learning forum to generate interaction between different stakeholders (policy makers, practitioners, researchers and academics and social partners) on the issue of school leadership. The forum comprises webinars, thematic forum discussions and videos, which are supplemented with a wide range of reference materials available in the network’s resource library. The forum will be running from 26th March to 4th May 2012 and will be accessible on www.schoolleadership.eu.
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The e-learning forum consists of 3 main elements: short videos, webinars that are followed by forum discussions and keynote thematic articles that are followed by forum discussions. The forum will be closed by a week of reflection, during which a general evaluation will be carried out including a description of personal “learning outcomes” and plans regarding how the personal experience can be re-invested in the institutional context.
Experts and practitioners recorded 2-3-minute videos in which they give their personal statement on school leadership. The videos can be commented during the entire period.
- Webinars and thematic discussions
Each week there is a webinar organized on a specific topic. The webinar starts with a 20-minute keynote presentation of a speaker on the topic, which is followed by a 40-minute facilitated discussion. A forum is then created to provide space for further discussion for the rest of the week. Participants can also access the resource library where they can find suggested reading material for each thematic area.
- Keynote article and thematic discussion
Each week a short (discussion-stimulating) keynote article is published on a specific topic. The article is followed by a forum to provide space for further discussion of the questions raised in the article. Participants can also access the resource library where they can find suggested reading material for each thematic area. Discussions continue for one week for each thematic area and are moderated by the writer and a supporting moderator.