Crossing Boundaries for Learning – through Technology and Human Efforts

June 30, 2014
Crossing Boundaries for Learning – through Technology and Human Efforts
Edited by Hannele Niemi, Jari Multisilta and Erika Löfström
This newly published book is based on selected papers presented at the
2013 annual conference of the Teacher Education Policy in Europe
(TEPE) network at the University of Helsinki.
The book presents how:
• Many prior boundaries between formal and non-formal learning sites
are in the process of breaking down.
• Learning spaces are becoming more overlapping, seamless, joined, and
blended.
• Technology creates new practices in schools. Technology can be used
to facilitate personalized learning and inclusion in education, as
well as in partnerships between schools, homes, and the wider community.
• Learning continues throughout life, and a school’s task is to
provide learners with the skills and competences with which they can
continue their learning in different phases of their lives.
• Technology can be an important tool, but without other educationally
supportive structures and equal opportunities for a good education,
technology alone cannot solve problems or provide the necessary skills
for the future.
For more information:
http://www.cicero.fi/recent-news/items/a-new-book-crossing-boundaries-for-learning-through-technology-and-human-efforts.html

 

 

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European Parliamentary Research Service

May 16, 2014

European Parliamentary Research Service

Contributions of members of the TEPE Network figure highly in recent report on Teacher Education in Europe from the European Parliamentary Research Service


TEPE 2014 in Croatia – Call for Papers

November 26, 2013

Dear Colleagues,

You are invited to participate in the Teacher Education Policy in Europe (TEPE) Network 2014 conference “Overcoming Fragmentation in Teacher Education Policy and Practice” which will be held during 15 – 17 May 2014 in Zagreb, Croatia.

The conference aims to explore fragmentation within and across teacher education policy and practice, encouraging discussions on the following themes:

– Overcoming fragmentation by linking the educational sciences with subject methodologies

– Overcoming fragmentation between university faculty and school-based teacher educators

– Overcoming fragmentation by bridging the gap between initial teacher education, induction and continuous professional development

– Overcoming fragmentation by embedding the European dimension within national contexts

The deadline for abstract submission is 3rd February 2014 and notification of acceptance will be sent to the corresponding author by 31st March 2014.

The TEPE 2014 conference is co-organized by the Faculty of Teacher Education, University of Zagreb and the Institute for Social Research ñ Zagreb / Centre for Educational Research and Development.

More detailed information on the TEPE 2014 conference is available on the conference website: TEPE 2014 Conference

We look forward to your contribution and participation!

TEPE 2014 Organising Committee


TEPE 2012 Conference Agenda is online

May 10, 2012

TEPE 2012 Conference Agenda is online

 Agenda of the 6th Annual Conference of Teacher Education Policy inEurope(TEPE) Network

Research, Policy, and Practice in Teacher Education inEurope

17th – 19th

May 2012,Warsaw,Poland


Key Note speakers for TEPE 2012

October 12, 2011

We are delighted to announce that our first key note speaker to be confirmed is Pasi Sahlberg, PhD, Director General, Centre for International Mobility (CIMO), Helsinki.

Pasi will speak on the theme of his forthcoming book “Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland?”

Watch this space for further news on key note speakers shortly.


TEPE 2012 Call for papers

October 12, 2011

The theme of the 6th TEPE Conference is “Research, Policy, and Practice in Teacher Education in Europe”

When? 17-19 May 2012

Where? Warsaw, Poland

TEPE 2012 Call for papers

 


Welcome to new TEPE Board member

August 2, 2011

The TEPE Board welcomed Professor Hannele Niemi as a new member at our recent conference. Hannele is a long standing supporter of TEPE and is currently a member of the European Commission Working Group on Teacher Professional Development.