THEMES FOR THE UPCOMING ISSUES 2018-2019
Theme1: Transformation in Education (May 2018 Issue):
How can classrooms be transformed for better learning? What makes effective when people talk about professional developments, how professional development can transform practices? How will the new laws in your state & country transform educational practices? What new practices can help transforming approaches educational research? What helps in transforming school leadership practices to make them better? How can assessment methods be transformed to make touch the highest level of Bloom’s Taxonomy? Why Transformation matters in education? Do you know the stories of change agents who transformed themselves and helped others to transform in the education sector; share their stories? How are leading brands in education optimistic for better practices? What new Apps can help educators to transform their practices and leaders for a better condition to learn? What steps can be taken by the policymakers to make education powerful and transform outdated practices into more practical ensuring equity?
Submissions looking at research on the potential of new assessment approaches, as well as implementation challenges, are also encouraged.
Theme 2: Leadership in Education (September 2018)
How school leadership brings better conditions for a learning environment? What are the qualities of effective leadership in education? What makes a successful School Leadership? What qualities and effectiveness are required to promote Leadership? How teacher leadership supports School Leadership? How can Leadership be instilled in the students? How can be a teacher a Leader in her class? What is essential to promote in a Leadership role? What formats, tools, apps can help school leaders to work effectively? How can school leadership ensure equity in schools? How educational leadership changes mindsets? Why is it important to have more leaders than managers in education? Does the phrase education leadership keeps some status at the university level? How leadership in education helps reforming the practices; quote examples.
Submissions looking at research on the potential of new approaches, as well as implementation challenges, are also encouraged.
Theme 3: Right tools for the right Checking (January 2019)
How assessment help in the learning process? What formats and tool can be used in an assessment to be less judgmental? How are inclusive assessments designed and implemented? What assessment formats such as problem-based, project-based can bring more pieces of evidence about understanding? What can help a teacher to decide about the frequency of assessment? To what extent formative assessment is more powerful than summative? How should assessment formats be differentiated? Can home works, assignment, and projects work as real assessment tools? How effective are assessment strategies at every stage of school? Most of the student have exam phobia, how to get rid of that, what looks like a fearless assessment? What apps, tools, and apps can help teachers designing rubrics and using them in assessments? How rubrics are designed and what brings rubrics’ effectiveness? What reforms are required in standardized exams and how they can be made effective? How can coherence of instructional strategies and assessment strategies be ensured?
Submissions looking at research on the potential approaches, as well as implementation challenges, are also encouraged.
Theme 4: Life Long Learning (May 2019)
What do you think of lifelong learning? What instructional practices ensure lifelong learning? How to focus on lifelong learning can be a turning point in a country’s development; tell us some examples. What makes a student; lifelong learner? How can school leadership focus on lifelong learning and develop right conditions? What modern educational research tells about lifelong learning? How neurosciences support the idea of lifelong learning? Do the parents play an important role in lifelong learning and if so; how? How a school environment and cultural responses play an important role in lifelong learning? To what extent contemporary practices and culture are challenges in the way to the lifelong learning? How to bridge the gap in different educational sectors to ensure that student stays successful? Do you know about any change agent who came up with new ideas, strategies, and examples for learning? Share research outcomes, your classrooms practices, leadership roles, policies at school and government levels that ensure that the children emerge as lifelong learners.