UK NORDIC BALTIC SUMMIT: 19-20 JANUARY 2011
THEME: Technology & Innovation
Improving 21st Century Learning Synopsis: The InfoMentor solution promotes individualised and collaborative learning as well as quality management across the educational systems in Sweden, Iceland and Switzerland. This presentation shows how InfoMentor joined forces with Icelandic authorities in an initiative to increase student literacy, contributing to an improved score in the latest PISA research (Program for International Student Assessment). Presenter: Vilborg Einarsdottir, CEO InfoMentor Short Biography: B.Ed. in Education and M.Sc. in Strategy and Management from University of Iceland and Arhus school of Business. Lecturer at University of Iceland, Board member in â€œPromote Icelandâ€? and The Federation of Icelandic Industries. Mrs. Einarsdottir is an Ambassador for female Entrepreneurs in Europe.
Improving 21st Century Learning = More Learning per ÂŁ!
ZONE OF DESIRED EFFECTS Source: Hattie (2009), Visible learning
Formative Assessment = Coaching the students Goal: Where shall I go?
Assessment: This is where you are?
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Feedback - Coaching: This is how you get there!
Module for Formative Assessment - Reading
Ministry of Education and InfoMentor Goal: To increase reading literacy in Iceland •Individualised and easy-to-use tools to: • Plan • Evaluate • Monitor •Access to goals in reading Outcome: Tools for every subject. Improved learning, understanding and motivation!
InfoMentor - Improving Education in Europe • Cost effective solution • Sweden, Switzerland, Iceland and Germany • New pilot projects in UK and other countries in 2011 • Partners • WebBased Ltd. Plymouth, UK • Educa Switzerland • Seed company of the year in Iceland 2008 & 2009
More learning per £ !