Here are my notes from Keith Kruger’s excellent and thought provoking workshop.
Keith is the CEO of CoSN, the US’s premier voice in education tech leadership. click for CoSN site
Outline of the workshop:
- what has been the impact of technology on education around the world?
- What are the skills that ict leaders need?
- Self assessment
Three major conclusions:
- Competitiveness is a global concern/Developing 21st century skills is necessary
- Leadership & vision matters
- Rethinking pedagogy is essential
A good article by Michael Beavers on Boxes and Arrows. It’s about organisations and clients, but relevant in an educational context.
“…it is good to remember stakeholders can come from anywhere in the organization—often from unexpected places. While our long-term goal is to create a user experience framework, we have to remember that along the way we may also be creating or influencing interdepartmental operations within companies.”
click for Setting up stakeholder interviews pt1
David Allen wrote Getting Things Done – one of the best down-to-earth books for project management. Here’s his website.
click for David Allen’s website