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  • Introduction

      Learning Communities Online Virtual Learning School clusters and LCOs The 4 Ps How to use this handbook

  • Learning Communities Online

    ...inition The term ‘Learning Communities Online’ (LCO) was coine...ays be the primary focus of these communities. The emphasis here is on the emerging pedagogical practices that must be explored and adopt...schools may be a part of several communities, and each will be defined...

  • Learner Needs

      Focus Ensure learner needs are identified and addressed in an ongoing manner. Explanation The needs of the...community as there are many students enrolling outside of their own learning communit...

  • Logistical Coordination

      Focus Establish staff appointment procedures. Identi...loped collectively and with reference to national practice and in the case of Secondary...development needs. Action Investigate current practice for staffing provisions for o...

  • Pedagogy

      Focus Develop a professional learn...rs will have identified pedagogical practice that is focussed on student-c...to begin applying this to their own practice. Teachers will need support a...ey need to enable change in teacher practice and improvement in student le...

  • Vision

    ...s learning within knowledge building communities) recognising and celebratin...' (of learning, teaching, school practice) - going beyond existing ‘best practice' recognition of te Tiri...partnership. Read the Learning Communities Online LCO Handbook&n...

  • Evaluation & Strategic Planning

      Focus Identify appropriate evaluation processes. Explanation Processes for ev...discussion notes. Evaluate feedback and use to inform further planning and practice. Share feedback with leaders...

  • Finance/Funding

      Focus Explore existing funding models and draft budgetary requirements. Explan...n of a range of LCO funding models would provide examples of sound financial practice or pitfalls to avoid. Key pe...

  • Professional Development & Support

      Focus Identify strengths and professional development needs of schools. Explan...pe and the role of LCOs. Include historical information, examples of current practice and stimulate discussion of t...

  • Pedagogy

      Focus Identify current and desired teaching practices online. Explanation An ide...current and desired teaching practices online, and an understanding...determine changes to existing practices that will need to be made. I...rch about changes to teaching practices....