Our first online LEARN! conference was held on January 20th with more than 130 registrations and a series of lively fireside chats, symposia, paper and poster presentations. . Sessions were as varied as learning loss in the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of mindset and self-esteem in motivation, or lesson study in different cultural and educational settings.
For those who missed it: videos from the conference are here
Articles about the conference can be accessed here
Three experts shared their perspectives on learning loss and the implementation of catch-up programmes in the Netherlands during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Adopting and adapting Lesson Study in different cultural and educational settings
Lesson study is a professional development method that originates from Japan. It involves small teams of teachers who plan lessons collaboratively, observe each other’s enactments, and discuss their observations of teaching and learning. Three young researchers introduced their recent work on the challenges of translating Lesson study into different cultural contexts and educational structures.
The role of mindset and self-esteem in motivation, exploration and helping in the school context
In the annual LEARN! Conference 2020, three researchers gave valuable insights into their recent findings on the role of mindset, self-esteem, and exploration in the school context.
Fireside chat: TeacherTappNL and TeacherTappUK: teacher agency in a time of a pandemic
As an introduction to the annual LEARN! Conference 2020, Prof. Becky Allen and Dr. Amber Walraven engaged in a fireside chat about TeacherTapp, an application offered to schoolteachers assessing responses to three daily multiple-choice questions throughout the whole year. The data collected serves mainly research purposes, but it also valuable for policymakers. A tremendous amount of data on teacher well-being, teaching style, opinions on policies and many other topics have been assessed in recent years.
Fireside chat - What works in education? How to promote evidence-informed teaching and learning
Prof. Inge de Wolf & Prof. Becky Francis
During this fireside chat, Becky Francis and Inge de Wolf discussed how evidence-informed teaching could be implemented and improved.
Articles written by Salomé Porten.
We thank everyone who made this day a success!