WEBINAR: Enhance school climate and student success: A guide to utilizing perception data

WEBINAR: Enhance school climate and student success: A guide to utilizing perception data

Access this webinar as we explore the use of perception data and describe its power in shaping a positive school climate and boosting learning outcomes for every student.

Recognizing the pivotal role of school climate in student success, this webinar focuses on effectively identifying, capturing, and utilizing perception data to enhance educational outcomes. By embracing this strategy, schools can create an environment that bolsters student self-efficacy and encourages active engagement in their learning and overall well-being. When used effectively, the data can be used to reduce childhood vulnerability, improve student outcomes, and give all children the opportunity to thrive.

Explore how the perception data from OurSCHOOL has been used by jurisdictions and schools to improve student outcomes and create meaningful change.

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Our Team - Lorna Cameron

Speaker Biography:  Lorna Cameron

Lorna has been with The Learning Bar now for 7 years now and was an administrator and teacher for over 20 years before joining The Learning Bar. As a member of the Customer Success team she works with school districts across Canada to support and build their skills and knowledge in the areas of data-driven planning and decision making. She comes from within the school system and has seen first hand many of the challenges that you face and has a clear understanding of what schools are doing to overcome these.

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IAE Member Research Series: Maria de Ibarrola discusses the research paper “Evaluation of teachers of basic education: Political tensions and radical oppositions”

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Join us for an enlightening journey into the heart of educational reform in Mexico with our latest video, “IAE Member Research – Maria de Ibarrola Interview”! Discover the intense political drama and challenges that unfolded as Mexico embarked on a major overhaul of its basic education system. 

Maria de Ibarrola, a distinguished researcher, delves into her groundbreaking paper on teacher evaluations, revealing the deep-rooted tensions and oppositions that rocked the nation. From the traditional tenure system to the powerful influence of teachers’ unions, this interview hosted by Nick Burbules uncovers the complexities behind one of the most significant educational reforms in recent history.

Don’t miss this chance to gain unique insights into the struggles and triumphs of educational policy-making. Watch now and be part of the conversation on shaping the future of education!

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WEBINAR: Discover research-based interventions proven to be effective in impacting staff well-being

WEBINAR: Discover research-based interventions proven to be effective in impacting staff well-being

Staff strive every day to put the needs of their students above their own, yet school staff are leaving the profession at unprecedented rates.  Let us share with you practical, innovative strategies to create a more supportive and thriving school environment. Access our webinar ‘Discover research-based interventions proven to be effective in impacting staff well-being.

The webinar explores the multifaceted nature of staff well-being and its critical impact on educational outcomes. Joel Henderson, Research Associate with The Learning Bar, examines ways to cultivate a school culture that places a high priority on mental health and emotional support. The webinar includes a variety of strategies specifically designed to address unique challenges faced by educational staff. These strategies range from managing workloads and enhancing team communication and collaboration to ensuring school safety and addressing staff bullying.

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Our Team - JOEL HENDERSON

Speaker Biography

Joel Henderson is a Research Associate at The Learning Bar. As a member of the research team, he works closely with school districts across Canada to support their needs, with a particular focus on assisting school leaders as they understand and explore their OurSCHOOL data. Joel holds a master’s degree in education and his expertise extends to the areas of instructional design, e-learning, and curriculum development.

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WEBINAR: Supporting Staff Well-being – Fostering Belonging in Schools

WEBINAR: Supporting Staff Well-being: Fostering Belonging in Schools, Gail Markin

Join us for an engaging webinar ‘Supporting Staff Well-being: Fostering Belonging in Schools’. Gail Markin, an expert in educational well-being, delves into the importance and impact of cultivating a culture of belonging to support workplace well-being. Gail will combine research and stories from the field to show how belonging and connection significantly influence our health, happiness, and success.

You will leave the session with actions and ideas that you can take back to your school to support a culture of belonging for all.

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Speaker Biography: Gail Markin

Gail Markin is a counsellor, consultant and coach who supports school districts with health and well-being.
She has a particular focus on embedding well-being into the education workplace.  Gail is the author of Beyond Self-Care: Leading a Systemic Approach to Well-being for Educators where she combines learning from both research and practice to support leaders with practical ideas to create well-being in their schools and districts.  When she is not writing and speaking or podcasting about well-being, Gail is working on an Ed. D. in Leadership and Policy at UBC.

You can find out more about Gail on her website: https://www.gailmarkin.ca/

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IAE Member Research Series: Richard Shavelson discusses the research paper “Methodological perspectives: Standardized (summative) or contextualized (formative)”

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Dive into the fascinating world of educational evaluation with our latest video from the IAE Member Research Series!

Join Nick Burbules from the International Academy of Education as he explores Richard Shavelson, Professor of Education, Emeritus at Stanford University’s thought-provoking paper on the nuanced differences between formative and summative evaluations.

This insightful interview sheds light on the complex interplay of data, politics, and real-world challenges in assessing educational systems, with a compelling case study from Mexico. Discover how different types of evaluation questions can profoundly impact our understanding of teaching quality and student outcomes. Whether you’re an educator, a policy maker, or simply passionate about the future of education, this video is a must-watch! Tune in to unravel the layers of educational evaluation and its role in shaping better futures.

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Thanks for joining us at Insights 2023: Rebounding & Rebuilding Systemwide Well-Being

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Thanks for joining us at Insights 2023:

Rebounding & Rebuilding Systemwide Well-Being

Thank you to all of those who could join us at Insights Alberta, ‘Rebounding and rebuilding systemwide well-being.’ It was a great day where many of our guest were able to share their experiences and learn new strategies to inform effective supports!

A special thank you goes out to our gracious host Rocky View Schools, what a wonderful location for the event and a great team to work with. We’d also like to thank our speakers Karen Power, Lori Meyer, Gail Markin, Jason Kupery, Shane Cranston, and Erika Publow, and panelists Jonathan Kaiswatum, Reg Klassen, David Dyck, and Mike Borgfjord. Their tireless work to support students and staff is inspirational.

If you would like to see the speakers and their presentations please click here. We will also be sharing details on further events and resources related to student and staff well-being shortly.

This is an exciting and challenging time in education and we are committed to working alongside you to give all children the opportunity to thrive.

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WEBINAR: Enhance school climate and student success: A guide to utilizing perception data
IAE Member Research Series: Maria de Ibarrola discusses the research paper “Evaluation of teachers of basic education: Political tensions and radical oppositions”
WEBINAR: Discover research-based interventions proven to be effective in impacting staff well-being
WEBINAR: Supporting Staff Well-being – Fostering Belonging in Schools
IAE Member Research Series: Richard Shavelson discusses the research paper “Methodological perspectives: Standardized (summative) or contextualized (formative)”
Thanks for joining us at Insights 2023: Rebounding & Rebuilding Systemwide Well-Being
IAE Educational Practices Series: Panagiotis Kampylis discusses the policy paper “Nurturing creative thinking.”
ACCESS WEBINAR: Elevate School Outcomes: 10 Steps to Building a High-Performing Data Team
IAE – IBE Educational Practices Series: Watch Keith Topping discuss the policy paper “Philosophy for Children.”
IAE – IBE Educational Practices Series: Lorin Anderson discusses the policy paper “Task, Teaching and Learning: Improving the Quality of Education for Economically Disadvantaged Students.”
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IAE Educational Practices Series: Panagiotis Kampylis discusses the policy paper “Nurturing creative thinking.”

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Watch the next video in the IAE – IBE Educational Practices Video Series, co-published by IBE-UNESCO and the IAE, with support from The Learning Bar. In this video, Panagiotis Kampylis Digital Transformation Policy and Data Analyst at National Documentation Centre (EKT),  Greece discusses the policy paper “Nurturing creative thinking.” Kampyli delves into the conditions children need to grow as creative and critical thinkers . He considers how certain factors in a (creative) learning space and in a school curriculum enhance creativity. Find out more about the activities and learning tasks that enhance creativity.

These videos and associated handbooks cover a range of topics, including guiding principles for twenty-first-century learning, improving education for economically disadvantaged students, recovering from the impact of COVID-19, curriculum design, and teaching students how to become lifelong learners. Throughout this series, renowned scholars share insights from their transformative handbooks on educational practice.

Explore the IAE – IBE Educational Practices Series to learn about improving education for all.

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ACCESS WEBINAR: Elevate School Outcomes: 10 Steps to Building a High-Performing Data Team

We know that going back into the school year a lot of principals are facing increasing responsibilities. Decisions around resource allocation and budgets have already been made and as the year progresses ongoing initiatives will need to be put in place to support student growth. Often the sheer quantity of data that is produced from various assessment tools across the school makes it impossible to analyze it all. This is why we offered this webinar to school administrators.

Establishing a school data team early on in the year can help to build a strong, collaborative approach to school improvement, fostering shared responsibility. It establishes a school-wide culture of data enquiry that drives data-informed decision-making, and ultimately frees up principals time to make those important decisions.

Check out our new webinar with Meghan Bell as she discusses the knowledge and strategies necessary to establish a data team within your school.

Contact us if you would like to find out more about how to use your data to effectively drive facets of your school.

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IAE – IBE Educational Practices Series: Watch Keith Topping discuss the policy paper “Philosophy for Children.”

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Delve into this next video in the IAE – IBE Educational Practices Video Series, co-published by IBE-UNESCO and the IAE, developed with support from The Learning Bar. In this video, Keith Topping, Professor of Educational and Social Research, School of Education, University of Dundee, discusses the policy paper “Philosophy for Children.” Topping offers profound insights and practical strategies for fostering critical thinking, empathy, and meaningful dialogue among young minds, igniting a lifelong love for learning and exploration.

These videos and associated handbooks cover a range of topics, including guiding principles for twenty-first-century learning, improving education for economically disadvantaged students, recovering from the impact of COVID-19, curriculum design, and teaching students how to become lifelong learners. Throughout this series, renowned scholars share insights from their transformative handbooks on educational practice.

Explore the IAE – IBE Educational Practices Series to learn about improving education for all.

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IAE – IBE Educational Practices Series: Lorin Anderson discusses the policy paper “Task, Teaching and Learning: Improving the Quality of Education for Economically Disadvantaged Students.”

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Watch the next video from the IAE – IBE Educational Practices Video Series, co-published by IBE-UNESCO and the IAE, developed with support from The Learning Bar. In this video, Lorin Anderson, Carolina Distinguished Professor Emeritus, discusses his policy paper “Task, Teaching and Learning: Improving the Quality of Education for Economically Disadvantaged Students.” Anderson speaks on the power of inquiry-based learning, collaborative problem-solving, and personalized instruction to help ignite curiosity, inspire critical thinking, and unlock the full potential of your students.

These videos and associated handbooks cover a range of topics, including guiding principles for twenty-first-century learning, improving education for economically disadvantaged students, recovering from the impact of COVID-19, curriculum design, and teaching students how to become lifelong learners. Throughout this series, renowned scholars share insights from their transformative handbooks on educational practice.

Explore the IAE – IBE Educational Practices Series to learn about improving education for all.

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