Proposed Agenda


Opening activity 'People Bingo'


10.00am
Welcome and introductions
10:40am
Morning tea
11am
ICT PD self-assessment rubric - tool for informing cluster review and deciding on next steps. Walkthrough and feedback on use so far by clusters
11:20am
Annual survey (now required to be filled in by all directors, facilitators and principals each year). Walkthrough and chance for questions
11:30am
Processes for writing variations and for exiting clusters (split into two groups - see cluster lists below for your group)
12:30pm.............
Lunch
1:15pm
A look at the upcoming milestone template and lessons to be learned from first round of milestones.
1:40pm
Sharing/ discussion time for attendees (see ideas below for possible topics or add your own when completing the registration form).
2:30pm
Final farewells

Two groups for 11:30am session

Clusters writing variations ...............................
Exiting clusters ..........................................
Futures East Cluster
iPlus Cluster
Eastern Block e-Learning Cluster
Eastnet Cluster
Twincoast Cluster
SustainEd Cluster
Great Barrier Island Cluster
Three Kings Cluster
Bucklands Beach Cluster
BLENNZ Cluster
Nga Taonga Cluster
Global West Cluster

Possible discussion topics/ themes for 1:40pm session

(please indicate your interest in specific topics when filling in the registration form)
Ethical issues around the use of online tools
Sharing of cluster resources, urls
Current research on interventions and impact on student learning
Current research on teacher professional development
Time to look at ICT PD modules from this year
Strategies and systems for setting up new clusters
Infrastructure
Local researchers, e-fellows sharing
National standards
School curriculum
Effective clusters
Inquiry
SOLO taxonomy
Literacy
Numeracy
Managing change
Other?
Sustainability beyond contract