Paul Haywood: 'Building co-operation into open education – learning to nail jelly to the wall'
Academic Excellence Exchange session 6 Paul Haywood: 'Building co-operation into open education – learning to nail jelly to the wall'
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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“I need to follow these people because I’m their leader.”
To appreciate why?
Creative behaviours focused on complex ideas.
Creativity as action and community building.
Creativity as a route to self-belief.
“The spaces and places we inhabit produce us.”
Growing with creativity as an identity.
Action and doing leading to understanding.
Building confidence & perception from experience.
“You’re masters tools will not dismantle the master’s house.”
Understanding the whole; lateral thinking.
Freedom to make mistakes and take risks.
Team construction and co-operation.
Deciding to decide through practice.
I HATE RICH ???????S
FORBES RICH LIST
UK – 11.4 bn
IRELAND – 10.5 bn
ITALY – 20.4 bn
SPAIN – 57 bn
GREECE – 3.3 bn
Portugal’s wealthiest individual has a fortune 600,000 times
greater than the minimum wage.
Salford population census = 245,000
27,000 adults experiencing worklessness in Salford
(17.5%) with an obvious concentration in certain
30 out of every 100 children live in poverty (that makes
about 15,000 kids).
6,000 receive free school meals (not sure what
happens with the other 9,000).
3538 are persistently absent from school and there are
about 160 ‘no-school’ children.
Thank God for Politicians (Educated People)
834 – (remarkably precise number, despite the vague
quality of statistics and metrics).
Government spend (from Treasury) of 4K per family
(40% of total cost) in staged payments assessed on
Total bill to the government and gain for public
spending in Salford (resulting in 834 transformed
families) = 3,336,000.
Bob Diamond’s 2011 bonus reduced to 50% of his 2010
bonus, therefore 3,300,000.
“There are no dangerous thoughts;
thinking itself is dangerous.”
"I appreciate that there are families who face considerable
pressures …… the result of decisions that they have taken
which mean they are not best able to manage their finances.”
The Tory Party spent £16,682,874 on campaigning in the run
up to the 2010 election;
enough to fund 616,884 food parcels.
Connected Learning Alliance: A world in which all young people have access to
participatory, interest-driven learning that connects to educational, civic and career
Prof Martin Hall (Emeritus Professor at University of Cape Town)
Three dimensions to Connected Learning:
C1: the realisation of the self and sense of self as a determinant in the formation
and characteristics of reflexivity and reflection; the subjective other and their
dependency on context, life condition, and external environment refined by their
C2: the specifically different, wide ranging relationships that bind people together
and provide their associations, interest communities, social capital, social agency,
peer support and peer influence, and educational foundation.
C3: the public good and collective value of education (and of total engagement) as
a reforming driver for improving social justice, equality and economic stability.
The CLAN (Collaborative Learning in Andragogic Networks) project
seeks to make use of mobile and interactive devices to prompt and
validate experiential learning from a personal, social, intra-subjective,
and co-operative base.
Our goal is to support every person to access opportunities to achieve
and progress educationally by providing on-line and digital open mutual
learning environments that will structure wisdom, clarify skills, express
value, and establish clear pathways should the learner wish to source
formal credits in recognition of their experience or move to qualifications
SALFORD UNIVERSITY (Faculty of Health and Social Care)
CO-OPERATIVE COLLEGE TRUST (Dept, of Education and Research)
WORKERS EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION (Yorkshire and Humber
TRADES UNION CONGRESS (Unionlearn)
SOLIDAR (Foundation for Humanitarian Development and European Co-
LA LIGUE DE L’ENSEIGNEMENT (European and international affairs)
UNIVERSITY VALLADOLID (Department of Pedagogy) & FIDEAS
1. App for mobile digital devices to capture and record evidence of
learning and enable learner exchange: ELLIE (Evidencing Life-Long
Learning; Initaitive and Experience).
2. Endorsement and accreditation system to support mutual learning exchange
DIGITAL BADGES (Digital APEL)
• Employer friendly (applies to existing training).
• Flexible application.
• Scalable (to the equivalent of 2 credits).
• Adaptable for ‘life-wide’ learning.
• Maps onto formal learning.
• Transparent outcomes.
• Evidence based.
3. Transversal skills learning framework
& LIFE-WIDE SKILLS
INITIATVE / ACTION /
INITIATVE / ACTION /
4. Visual design user guide