How to Gain the Recognition You Deserve with Fran Jones
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About this webinar:
Professional Development, even in the pandemic counts - ensure you get recognition for the work you have done on professional learning and capture the key milestones in your personal and professional development. Learn about 3 habits you need to grow to ensure you get the recognition you deserve.
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About the presenter:
Originally from the UK, Fran has been proud to head up professional learning at 3 international schools in the past 11 years. LEARNING, LEARNING and LEARNING is the core of her educational philosophy.
Fran believes that a school community should provide learning opportunities for ALL. By that Fran means, students, teachers, parents and anyone who is part of the school community. It is not only about the four walls of a building. A truly holistic approach allows students to SEE learning opportunities EVERWHERE and approach these opportunities with confident curiosity.
For the educational climate to be right, teachers also need to embrace learning opportunities and see themselves primarily as learning partners and mentors. Yes there is a role for information transmission, but this should act as a foundation for exploratory learning that meets students where they are, allows them to build on the knowledge and skills that they have; offer opportunities to take risks and embrace the potential for failure; and build skills grounded in critical thinking, creativity and innovation.
Fran likes to call these core skills EVERY century skills. As an educator Fran feels a profound responsibility to ensure that young people feel supported, nurtured and heard so that they can develop mastery in life skills. Skills that will truly serve them for life, in life and as an integral part of their lives wherever they are.
Fran endeavors to research means of doing this and disseminating knowledge and training to educators so that they in turn feel supported and equipped to bring this “Education for all” philosophy to life.What you will learn:
- Learn how recognition starts with you. Everything you do makes a difference, and you need to acknowledge it.
- Learn how to set up a tracking system. Ever get to the end of year performance review and think “What have I done?”. Get some tips here.
- Learn how to present your achievements. Whether you are seeking a pay rise, promotion or new role.