The Directorate for Digital Literacy and Transversal Skills (DDLTS) is inviting you for a seminar about the tool Self-Reflection on Effective Learning by Fostering the use of Innovative Educational technologies (SELFIE).
Date: Friday, 31st May, 2019
Time: 8:15 – 14:30hrs
Venue: St Nicholas College, Dingli Secondary School, Swatar, L/O Dingli, Ħad-Dingli, RBT 2463The purpose of this event is to bring together educators to have them experience a deeper understanding of what the tool is all about and how it will provide schools with feedback about their existing digital education practices, as well as to develop action plans aimed at enhancing their digital learning and teaching practices.
The seminar, among others, will be addressed by our two guest speakers, who are experts in their respective fields of education: Panagiotis Kampylis is from Greece. Pan taught at primay school level including being a Greek music teacher. He also served as a school headteacher and teacher trainer. Pan is also the author of a number of text books and holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Science (Creativity in Education) from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. His current work entails him working both in Belgium and in Spain. In Belgium his remit is that of supporting policy making in Learning and Skills at EU level, while in Spain he is a researcher and project manager at the Human Capital and Employment Unit of the Commission’s Joint Reserach Centre (JRC) which is seated in Seville. Articles featuring Pan’s academic work including those with others may be accessed from: https://scholar.google.gr/citations?user=pg-l3rwAAAAJ&hl=en.
Seán Gallagher, B.Ed (Hons); MBA is from Ireland. Seán is the Director of Incorporation, St. Angela’s College, Sligo, Ireland as it is becoming a campus of the National University of Ireland, Galway. Seán was Principal of Attymass National School, Ballina, Ireland from 1996 until 22nd of February 2019. In 2012-2017 he was seconded as Deputy Director of the Professional Development Service for Teachers in Ireland, supporting schools in integrating digital technologies into teaching, learning and assessment. He has contributed to the work of the JRC Seville on several projects, and was the national coordinator in Ireland for the SELFIE pilot. Twitter: @seanictmayo Recent articles featuring Seán’s school based work may be accessed from: https://bit.ly/2Lgx4oq, https://bit.ly/2VHufAw.
It is highly recommended that a representative from every college and school (state and non-state), particulary but not limited to school leaders apply and actively participate in this seminar. Registration to attend the SELFIE seminar can be made online through the link: https://bit.ly/2VHvUGD. Kindly register by Wednesday, 15th May 2019.
Participants are kindly reminded to bring along their laptop with them. The SELFIE Guide for School Coordinators may be downloaded from: https://bit.ly/2UVm1Ao.