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Ages: 18-99

Description of the practice

This article reflects on "the need for a dynamic, flexible, and open learning environment for every child." Following The Agile Manifesto, "Educational Agility" can be seen as the application in the school context of the strategies, principles, and values for implementing agile thinking: what can agile schools, agile teachers, and agile students bring to the scene for improving quality in education?.


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Example of Implementation

Several psychologists  (such as Vigotsky and Schank) have provided the learning theories that underpin
a new agile educational mindset. To apply these theories practically in an agile classroom, some additional important pedagogical issues need to be considered:

1- Download the full article "Educational Agility"

2-Read the article to identify the main concepts and theories, and try to find some practical examples and evidence of the following changes, in your own school:

Educational and social aim: inclusion, consciousness-raising, citizenship.
Communicative concept: holistic interaction in the digital age.
Psycho-educational theory: connectivism, social constructionism.
Teachers’ roles: facilitator, creator of opportunities.
Students’ roles: the protagonist of autonomous growth experiences.
Skills and competencies: International frameworks for micro/macro
skills for intrapersonal, interpersonal, and proactive development.
Methodologies: contextualised personalisation in hybrid environments
(human-machine interaction).
Space, time, and additional resources: meaningful tools, material
resources, and organisational strategies, needed to apply a specific
Assessment criteria: principles for establishing multi-level indicators
of success.
Dynamics of change: expectations for cognitive, social, and cultural

To know more:
Kowalczuk-Walêdziak, M., Korzeniecka-Bondar, A., Danilewicz, W., & Lauwers, G. (Eds.). (2019). Rethinking Teacher Education for the 21st Century: Trends, Challenges and New Directions (1st ed.). Verlag Barbara Budrich.
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