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Community of Practice
A community of practice is defined as “groups of people informally bound together by shared expertise and passion for a joint enterprise” (Wenger & Snyder, 2000: 139).
Presentation Title Presenter’s Name Date Introduction Leading the way through Heads Together and Deputes Together Henriette Laidlaw Penny Sim 24 September 2008
24 September 2008
What is it? Online COP Heads & Deputes Started in 2002 Funded by SEED What Who When How Flickr Photo from Thomas Hawk
Heads & Deputes
Started in 2002
Funded by SEED
Discussion Forums 21 Forums 1290 Topics 8300 Responses Copyright b_d_solis http://www.flickr.com/photos/briansolis/1411905457/sizes/o/
Who is Online? 3,400 members 2,300 Head Teacher 1,100 Depute Head 90% active or very active 1,000 visits/week 10,000 items views/week Flickr Photo from Thomas Hawk
2,300 Head Teacher
1,100 Depute Head
90% active or very active
10,000 items views/week
800 + Donated Resources School policies Development plans Presentations Questionnaires Curriculum plans Web links Online papers Online publications Copyright jhoweaa http://www.flickr.com/photos/jhoweaa/327651705/sizes/o/
Access to experts Jenny Mosley Shirley Clarke Michael Fullan Gary Bloom Fiona Hyslop Tom Hunter Copyright left-hand http://www.flickr.com/photos/left-hand/2239790269/sizes/l /
Community Engages in Consultation Process Discussions Focus Groups Hotseats Copyright tarotastic http://www.flickr.com/photos/tjt195/113596431/sizes/o/
Themes Enterprise Curriculum for Excellence Copyright tico_bassie http://www.flickr.com/photos/tico_bassie/120810354/
Curriculum for Excellence
Curriculum for Excellence
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219 topics refer to CfE
50 resources refer to CfE
Curriculum for Excellence 2005 2006 2007 2008 Early Discussions Member Resources Growing Discussions CfE Forum Supporting cast Maggi Allan Dan McGinty Peter Connelly Barbara Thomson Fiona Hyslop Gill Robinson Publications & News Practical Experience
7 Factors of Successful Online COP Clear purpose and demand Induction Sociability Facilitation Group ownership Dynamic self-evaluation. Robust platform Copyright Maxey http://www.flickr.com/photos/maxbisschop/324291309/sizes/m/ Copyright Maxey http://www.flickr.com/photos/maxbisschop/324291309/ /
Clear purpose and demand
Induction Welcome new members Sense of community Early experiences Continuous revitalisation of community Commitment Copyright Major Clanger http://www.flickr.com/photos/major_clanger/382513/sizes/o/
Welcome new members
Sense of community
Continuous revitalisation of community
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Facilitation A little push Linking topics Monitor Bulletins Copyright Turkinator http://www.flickr.com/photos/ianturk/422546880/sizes/l/
A little push
Group Ownership a common store of knowledge where: all members donate all members collect all members share
a common store of knowledge where:
all members donate
all members collect
all members share
Member Feedback This is a time of change so may be just the time for our tuppence worth! I find Heads Together very valuable and it has given me perspectives and contacts beyond this region which would not otherwise have happened. From a member sep 08
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The Exchange Shared Discussion Professional Development A Curriculum for Excellence Cybrary Publications News Useful links Deputes Together Leadership and Management Additional Support Needs Early Years Primary Secondary Quality Assurance Raising Attainment Staff Room Heads Together Leadership and Management Additional Support Needs Early Years Primary Secondary Staff Room Access restricted to Deputes Access for Head Teachers and Deputes Access restricted to Head Teachers
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NUMBER HEADS TOGETHER . ... Leading The Way Through Heads Together And Deputes Together Selection of slides some, ...
... described by more than one head as evidence of "managing not leading". ... Deputes Together ... heads and nurtured explicitly through ...
... (circa 1903 through ... Laurencin had shown together with Metzinger and other ... exhibited four elongated and highly stylized heads), ...
Department of Education and Lifelong Learning ... (Leading Together ... l a commitment to support and challenge for individuals at all levels through PRD ...
An evaluation of the Flexible Routes to Headship ... driven heads or deputes found it both difficult and salutary to "give people ... Taken together, ...
THE COLLAPSE OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTER HEARING ... To make way, literally tons of ... we felt we needed to put together this hearing.
So perhaps an alternative approach would be less comfortable but more focused on leading ... together at a wider variety of levels; heads, ... through ...
Leading the Way in Health and ... who was part of the interview panel which appointed the Heads and Deputes ... Kirkcaldy High School has won through to ...