SELFIEforTEACHERS – Webinar series
To benefit from digital technologies educators must acquire a specific set of digital competences for their teaching practice and their own professional learning. This webinar series supports teachers in developing their digital capacity with two webinars and a final activity.
Wednesday 3 and Friday 5 November at 17:00 CET
In this webinar series, you will:
- Learn how to use the SELFIEforTEACHERS tool to develop your digital teaching practice
- Understand the value the tool can offer in your professional development journey
- Experiment with the tool
To join this webinar series you need to register and log in to Teacher Academy.
What is this webinar series about
In this webinar series we will explore the SELFIEforTEACHERS tool, a self-reflection tool which allows you to learn more about the digital skills you have and identify areas where you can develop further. SELFIEforTEACHERS is designed for primary and secondary school teachers, is based on the European Framework for the Digital Competence of Educators (DigCompEdu), and can be used in conjunction with the SELFIE for Schools tool.
Agenda and speaker panel
Wednesday, 3 November at 17:00 CET
Panagiotis Kampylis holds Bachelor and Master degrees in Educational Sciences and a PhD in Cognitive Science (PhD thesis on creativity). He has a strong background in education, training and lifelong learning, having worked as a policy analyst, researcher, school leader, teacher and teacher trainer. He has published more than 50 books, studies, articles and policy reports. He has led the design and management of large-scale research projects on innovation in education and training, entrepreneurship, digital skills and the pedagogical use of technology. He led the development of the European Framework for Digitally-Competent Educational Organisations (DigCompOrg). He also designed and led the development, testing and implementation of SELFIE tool until August 2020. Since May 2021 he is a Senior Research Fellow at the Italian National Research Council – Institute for Educational Technologies. You can find him on Twitter and on LinkedIn.
Friday, 5 November at 17:00 CET
Conor Galvin (PhD) is a university academic and researcher. He directs the Doctoral Programmes at UCD School of Education, Dublin, Ireland, where he also lectures on various education, digital education, public policy and research methods programmes. His research interests include professional knowledge, EC policy work on educating for environmental sustainability, development policy in the global south, innovation transfer in an information age, e-learning, schools ICT and the impact of new and emergent technology on learning and society. He was the UCD lead on ITELab project, a landmark ERASMUS+ Knowledge Alliance KA 2 project involving higher education institutions and industry to foster innovation and knowledge exchange in initial teacher education (ITE). Conor is now the convenor of the recently announced Commission Working Group on Educating for Environmental Sustainability.
Ms Róisín Moran Beaver is a teacher of secondary English and Computing and has more than 20 years teaching experience - mostly working in Irish first language setting. Róisín is an early adopter of technology in the classroom and is both a Microsoft Innovative Educator award holder and Apple Teacher qualified. She is passionate about Initial Teacher Education and has been involved in ITE since 2014, both at school and university level. Róisín works with teacher-students at Trinity College Dublin and UCD Dublin and has led sessions in the Microsoft Dublin Dreamspace on using technology in teaching & learning as part of the ERASMUS+ ITELab project.