SUSTAINABLE LEARNING FRAMEWORK
The Sustainable Learning Framework is grounded in established learning and change models, drawing on elements which have been empirically proven to improve outcomes. Thus, its elements are not new. What is new is the weaving and integration of these proven strategies into a new fabric, one that might be reliably used to accomplish critical objectives at scale.
Principles of the Sustainable Learning Framework
- Sustainability and Scale are two sides of the same coin
- Practice Mastery matters most
- Deep Learning – Reflection on Practice and on Actionable Data – is essential to informed action
Features of the Sustainable Learning Framework
Processes – Sustainable Learning Loops drive activities that serve to keep the learning environment viable and adaptive. They are the feedback system of Sustainable Learning and involve the distinct stages of a feedback loop.
Building Blocks are the Design Elements necessary to create productive learning spaces.
Discovery is the application of new algorithms that enhance the speed, scale, depth, distance, and complexity of work. Discovery leverages Digital Affordances, opportunities created by working online that amplify and enhance all aspects of the Sustainable Learning Framework.
Launch of Pilot Program – “Tawasol: Learning Coexistence” The Center for Learning in Practice has recently completed a pilot program that delivered training and support to the leaders of 14 Syrian-led informal learning centers in Egypt. Undertaken in partnership with Plan International Egypt, “Tawasol: Learning Coexistence” was launched in June 2018, responding to the education and […]
How Micro-Credentialing is Helping Teachers – A Look Through the Lens of the Refugee Educator Academy
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