‘Case studies exploring the tensions and challenges of educational collaboration: practitioner research practices to improve collaborative learning.’

Article written by Cloud 3: Strategies to Improve Teaching and Learning Environments One of the most effective ways to support new – or experienced – teachers and researchers is collaborating with others. And even better if our collaborations are both local and international! But collaboration does not always go as smoothly as one would hope.…

Preparing (pre-service) teachers for family-school partnerships: a challenge for teacher education

Over the last decades research has shown the significant contribution of the collaboration between parents and teachers towards students’ academic achievement, social development and/or sense of wellbeing in all levels of education. However, teachers have been emphasizing that collaborating with parents is often a challenge and they considered themselves not always sufficiently prepared. The call…

Hidden in plain sight: workforce diversity

Hidden in plain sight: workforce diversity By Anthony Thorpe, Senior Lecturer, University of Roehampton, London, UK. The educational systems of many European countries seek to meet the learning, mental and physical special needs of children at school. It is a burgeoning area of education provision and a specialist area in many teacher development programmes. This…

Cloud 9 – Sounds & Arts in Transversal Learning

Visit our Cloud website here. To follow during the conference, and discuss: According to the mission statement of Cloud 9, we will create and invite approaches for transversal learning as a deep, wide and holistic phenomenon. As a target of this new cloud, we invite people to share and further develop ideas and interests with…

Inspired by the Visions of Future Education and Learning

The EAPRIL conference 2017 is fast approaching where practice-oriented researchers and practitioners will meet again face to face. This year’s host HAMK University of Applied SciencesFinland will warmly welcome us to share, learn and co-construct topics related to learning, professional development and corporate learning HAMK’s new and renovated buildings have modernised its learning environments. Along…